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The Refinery

413 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
+1 310-986-2776
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
16 Oct 2017
“Came in search of breakfast...”
6 Oct 2017
“Great coffee break spot”
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413 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

But none was available. The barista was however very helpful and pointed us towards the Blue Daisy. We were bent on coming back to experience the coffee. Certainly glad that we did as the latte that we had was the best since landed in LA....More

Thank BoinkVal
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Genuine Friendly service. Well trained staff and great coffee selection as well as a good selection of herbal tees

Thank simonmD1663QL
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect and lovely service added to the best coffee in the world! Must do a stop here to rest on the way to the beach!!!

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Don't expect any pastries & breads. Just coffee! More accurate - high quality coffee! I didn't try the tea there and can't comment. My rating is only for the drip coffee I had.

Thank Ualyma
Reviewed 17 September 2017

These guys love their coffee and it shows - not your chain type coffee but crafted by artists. Nothing but coffee, so don't go if you are looking for food - but then coffee is all you really need.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great quality coffee, however a little more desired in the ambience- a bit too minimalist for my liking. However the staff were super friendly and knew all the regulars by name .... it seemed popular with the local residents. Nice place for authentic coffee

Thank Gailani I
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Good coffee is hard to find in LA. I am from Melbourne and I have high expectations for all coffee expreriences. I have been very disappointed in the flavours and milk / coffee ratios. The Refinery hits the mark.

Thank melbs2015
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I enjoyed enough to go back there for a second coffee in the afternoon. After hearing my Australian accent, the barista offered me a "flat white" even though it wasn't on the menu. Great milk texture, delicious beans. Pour over was also great.

Thank HumphreyMurray
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

As Australian coffee snobs, this place just hit the mark.. perfect coffee... great atmosphere and a nice place to people watch..

Thank Rory O
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This place is a couple of blocks up off the beach, has a simple, open interior and has solid coffee offerings. I went with Guatemalan pour-over and was not disappointed. Standard high-end prices, $3-4 for a pour-over coffee, a little more for espresso drinks. If...More

Thank Unpossible
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-986-2776
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