Casual neighborhood spot for coffee and light bites offers plenty of space for reading, quiet chats and laptop laborers..
Featuring a mini-library of over 800 bargain-priced used volumes arranged by subject and a simple cafe menu of bagels, grab-and-go breakfast items and daily hot offerings like lasagna and mousaka, this Castro hangout straddles the line between old-school coffeehouse and secondhand bookshop with graceful aplomb. Large windows bestow natural light upon patrons working and conversing at the closely arranged tables. Wireless Internet access attracts work-at-home types and others tethered to their portable computers.
Love this place. I love this spot. My favorite coffee shop in my favorite part of the city. The owners (Reham and Joel) and their staff (Jamie, in particular) are super friendly. I'd been living out of state for ten years in a city that had excellent coffee houses in spades. I was disappointed upon first moving back to The City. It was only by chance that I found Morning Due and I'm very happy I did. It has a nice, comfy, refreshingly unpretentious atmosphere that suits me. Other spots close by just seem too-cool-for-school if you ask me. It is what it is...a nice place where you can chit-chat with friendly staff and clientele but also really buckle down and get some things down when you have to. Morning Due's a gem.
What all coffee houses should be.... The coffee is great and the selection of patries are wondeful. I love the buttery coffee cake with a nice cup of coffee to start the day or a toasted bagel and cream cheese. The music is not loud and you can relax and surf the web or read one of the many books they have on the wall. As a matter of fact, I purchased a wonderul book that was over a 100 years old in excellent condition. The high ceilings and large open windows letting in the outside fresh air is so relaxing. The staff is always helpful and keeps the coffee fresh. The ownders and family are very friendly and olnly adds to the beauty of the place. Wondeful cafe for a relaxing day/night. Also, internet available there through surf and sip.
I live this Family.
Seja and Sanad
THey are really great family ,you could feel their Love toward all people when you have cup of coffee in their Cafe.
but the music/radio is horrible!.
the coffee is nice. and the people seem so friendly.
but the radio - commercial, commercial, commercial, is always on when i go in. don't they have a cd player? regulars should pitch in on that and a cd collection!
nicest people, best soy lattes. they're always super nice and make the best soy lattes. the atmosphere is very mellow, and it has lots of light coming in so it's perfect to just hang out and people watch (there are a few tables on the sidewalk), read, or write.
The best in the city, period..
joel, his family, and staff make this one of the best parts of living in the mission dolores 'hood. if you were to look up "ideal coffee house" in the dictionary, i guarantee it would say "see 'morning due'..."
the best single vanilla soy latte this side of single-vanilla-soy-latte-ville, and a champion spot to chill, meet friends, do homework, read, people watch, whatever you feel up to on a lazy, laid back sunday in the city.
Local neighborhood gem. I live in the nondescript Mission Dolores neighborhood and there isn't much around to really make one feel they belong there - except for Morning Due Cafe. Joel, the owner, basically knows everybody who walks in the door and makes great coffee at even greater low prices. The cafe is at many times full of people working on their laptops, studying, or just enjoying good conversation and the oftentimes sunny weather. If Morning Due didn't exist, my 'hood would be a much blander place indeed.
Just something about it. I jusy tried this coffee a couple of weeks ago and let me just say, it is the best in town! I keep going back for more, you got to check this place out! The service is so so, but the coffee amazing.
Love at first latte. I met the love of my life at Morning Due... happily back in the States from a 2 year stay in London I moved into my SF apartment across the street from Morning Due and found it the first morning when I desperatly needed a decent cup of coffee. I walked in and felt immediately welcome and at home. Amazing ambiance. Friendly staff, great owner, Joel. My first latte was made by my now fiance. I'm obviously biased but it's an amazing little find in a quirky little neighborhood. Mission Dolores is in between the Castro and the Mission so there's not too much around comparatively. This is worth checking out even if you're not in the neighborhood. Fun little library of books to enjoy or purchase, local art on the walls, yummy bakery goods, good coffee, good company, good times.
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