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Higher Grounds

54245 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-1379
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries” (4 reviews)
“coffee shop” (12 reviews)
“great coffee” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe
54245 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting with friends, We stopped in for a drink ...2 cold brews with heavy whipping cream, 1 iced coffee, and a cup of tea. Friendly service , comfortable seating inside, nice tables on the deck out front. If your in the area please visit...More

Thank walkondirt
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Everybody local loves this place but I'm not sure why. I've been here several times over the past several years and the coffee is okay, but there's always a bit of an attitude from the barista -- and it's never the same barista! I think...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

We love this coffee shop which we found on a previous visit to Idyllwild. It serves great coffee and there are sofas and small tables both inside or outside on the verandah. Refills are $1 and the coffee tastes great. Friendly service too and a...More

Thank stotty24
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and tea. They will do custom blends for you. Very very good coffee I had a cold chai tea and it was the best. Way better than Starbucks. Very nice guy named David waited on us, very funny and nice. Great time.

Thank Hotinaz60
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is truly a great coffee shop. On the weekends, they have a harpist playing in the mornings. Everyday, they have great coffee, friendly baristas and great looking pastries. They even sell hard-boiled eggs, making it a great place for us for breakfast.

Thank Bert S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Good coffee in a cute little shop up in Idyllwild. Tried a few things all good but of course on the pricey side. Given the location it's understandable.

Thank RainzQuill
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Room with a view!! Great patio to enjoy your coffee and pastries. All your favorites espressos and lattes. Quaint and cozy!

Thank pickychiclet
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My girlfriend and I came here on a Friday night. We were lucky to see a band that was phenomenal. They were called The Cole Withers. We were supposed to go to a movie, but we decided to stay there and enjoy the music. We...More

Thank Luciano L
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I've had good coffee and bad (and I always order the same thing). Go figure. Last coffee I bought had a hair in it.

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This place was very busy as the only coffee designated shop in town. No big chain coffee places in this town which gives this one a family feel and interesting choices for coffee drinks. Lots of places to sit inside or out, drinks were very...More

Thank blesdx4
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54245 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-1379
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