A Guide to Mission Viejo Coffee Shops
Near and dear to the heart of town, Chocobean is a hallmark among Mission Viejo coffee shops, given its relaxed yet refined atmosphere, comfy seating arrangements, shrub-lined outdoor patio, club sandwiches, open-faced bagels, and tantalizing aroma of gourmet java that’s been diligently roasted on-site. The attention to detail that has gone into designing this adorable abode with a delightful balance of charm and utility makes it an easy go-to for daytime meetings with colleagues, long overdue coffee dates, and solo study sessions.
Down at the end of an unassuming strip mall on Jeronimo, Kona Loa offers guests a lush, tropical ambiance underscored by vibrant greenery, artisan wooden furnishings, and accommodations for remote work. The picturesque decor serves as an accomplice to thoughtfully crafted, rewardingly delicious signature beverages like the Dark Muscovado Latte and macadamia nut and coconut hinted Island Latte. They’ve also got an authentic Hawaiian breakfast to give you a taste of paradise, not to mention, nutritious fruit smoothies, spam musubi, and avocado toasts.
Kona coffee trees thrive on the rich volcanic soil and humid climate of Hawaii’s big island, it’s the one-of-a-kind tropical ecosystem there that produces java beans savored by coffee connoisseurs the world over. In a nod to the spirit and flavor of Hawaii, the team here proudly serves 100% pure Kona coffee.
Nestled in a bustling shopping center conveniently situated on the corner of Marguerite Pkwy and La Paz Rd, Higher Ground is a warmly familiar hangout with wooden tabletops, comfy armchairs, plenty of sunshine, and amenities for a productive day. The staff maintains a tempting selection of coffee beverages and tasty eats such as bagel sandwiches, breakfast burritos, and baked goods.
Located across the street from Saddleback College and just off I-5, Little France Bakery uses only quality ingredients and unique recipes to serve scrumptious French pastries, savory crepes, heavenly waffles, and omelets. Get swept away to the rustic French countryside on your next coffee date, stop by for a quick snack before class, or grab a sweet treat for that special somebody on your way home.
Around the corner from Lake Mission Viejo, Bagel & Brew provides patrons a rich culinary experience accentuated by gram-worthy brunch fare ranging from beloved bagel sandwiches and breakfast burritos to healthy scrambles and salads. Whether you’d like to settle into a cozy corner and appreciate the company of loved ones over a steamy cup of joe, dine al fresco with your furry four-legged companion on the patio, or try one of their iconic rainbow-colored bagels for the first time, whatever the case may be, Bagel & Brew has got you covered.
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