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Norma Jean's Coffee & Tea

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8043 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3928
+1 831-685-1236
Today
06:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 05:30 - 17:30
Sat 06:00 - 17:00
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Aptos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I need a pick me up! I stop off at Norma Jean's for a good cup of Joe and a piece of quiche. They are good and fast.

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Thank daveO2177DJ
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Came here as Sparrow not open at 1000 for Saturday brunch. Busy good food , breakfast burrito and croissant Blueberry muffin fantastic!

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Thank mairi_ok
Aptos, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love supporting local businesses and Norma Jean's is one of our top go-to places for coffee and the best darn lox and bagel you'll find anywhere in the county. Located in the heart of the small, charming town of Aptos, this place offers great breakfast burritos, yummy homemade carrot cake and many other wonderful comfort food choices. A really... More 

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Thank EileenM17
Hayward, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This cute local spot has a good selection of pastries, and coffee. They also offer a variety breakfast burritos and sandwiches. Everything we had was Very Good!

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Thank celiayrigo
Aptos, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

You can't go wrong with this less-known place. It has excellent service, wonderful atmosphere and the best drinks around. You can walk to the beach from this Aptos Village place.

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Thank dtakit
Arroyo Grande, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I found this coffee shop early one morning when visiting Aptos before going into Nisene Marks park. I had coffee and a coconut macaroon and found it delicious. The other baked goods, baked on site smell wonderful and are gone quickly. I'd love to see this family owed business flourish as it deserves to be frequented.

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Thank Carie623
Rio del Mar, California
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Norma Jean's is not as fast as Starbuck's; stop and catch your breath. N.J's is not offering the same thing as every other Starbuck's around the world; try something different. Right next to the Bayview Hotel, it's just sweet; what else can I say?

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Thank Richard D
Aptos, California
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Coffee selections are quite tasty and I have had the chai (I like the sweet and spicy option). My husband says their kona (might be a blend) is very good. My favorite however is the oatmeal with everything. By that, they serve a beautiful bowl of oatmeal covered in berries, bananas, nuts, brown sugar... and I think even more. The... More 

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Thank Da2011
Aptos, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Great selection of Coffees Cozy Coffee Shop WiFi available Friendly Barrista Nice Pastries Easy parking

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Thank Conradino
san francisco
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

old fashioned service house made baked goods fresh all the time the owner has maintained a level of service that is the envy of aptos small clean and always dependable its not a starbucks thats for sure

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 16:00
Monday
05:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
05:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
05:30 - 17:30
Thursday
05:30 - 17:30
Friday
05:30 - 17:30
Saturday
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8043 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-685-1236

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?