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Moonbow Expresso

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5158 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
+1 209-966-3331
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 06:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 18:00
Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after a day in Yosemite and had a wonderful espresso and a great chat with the owner. If you are in or around this area then you must stop here for some real coffee.

Thank BaronOT
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband has a dairy allergy and hadn't been able to enjoy a latte and many days. What a blessing to find Moonbow with their alternative milk options and dairy free baked goods.

Thank MTiegs
Gothenburg, Sweden
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40 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Like stepping into the 60's, the owner was really cool and laid-back like your archetype California hippie.

Thank Lars_Wonko_Hallin
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Little shack which caused apprehension but coffee and gentleman was excellent and we went back next day

Thank bruce g
Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

After three days camping in Yosemite we were ready for GOOD coffee! We stopped by here on our way out and were not disappointed! My coffee was delicious and the lady working was very friendly! Try the bear claw latte!

Thank Harpers0512
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

After a few night of great camping at Yosemite, we were ready for some good coffee. This cafe was great! There were several fun specialty drinks including the "Bear Claw" and the "Zebra". The barista was very friendly and even told us things about coffee we never knew!

Thank Maria T
Clackamas County, Oregon
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We love real coffee....you know the kind....latte, capp...the good stuff... this place is an oasis in the sea of blah ....the top shelf of coffee in California wine area. Funky local flavor and friendly barista.

Thank jimmythescubadiver
United States
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190 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Moonbow has great coffee! And the staff are fun to visit with. This is a great stop to make .. get your day started off right! Or stop in for an afternoon pick me up.

Thank love2go2015
Amberley, Glos
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Right next to the visitor centre so easy to find and park. Went here two mornings in a row. good coffee from friendly staff.

Thank Will.Power
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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28 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Good coffee,and you get a free refill all day long, but the floor and counters in this place were disgustingly filthy.. and so was the front door.

Thank Cheri C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 18:00
05:00 - 18:00
05:00 - 18:00
05:00 - 18:00
05:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5158 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
  • Phone Number: +1 209-966-3331
It is right next to the Visitor Center

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?