Great Bear Coffee Company

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19 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los GatosCA 95030
408-395-8607
Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 6 AM- 8 PM, Friday: 6 AM -9 PM, Saturday: 7 AM -9 PM, Sunday: 7 AM-8 PM

About Us

The Bear was built in 1991 by the Van Epps family. We've been roasting our own coffee on-site since the beginning. We offer a well-honed selection of coffee beans, all top quality and super-fresh. The read more
  • About

    The Bear was built in 1991 by the Van Epps family. We've been roasting our own coffee on-site since the beginning. We offer a well-honed selection of coffee beans, all top quality and super-fresh. The very first roaster at the Great Bear was trained by Alfred Peet-- yes, that Mr. Peet-- but we never roasted quite as dark as he liked. We have our own blends and flavor profiles, at very reasonable prices.

    At the Great Bear we make our espresso drinks in the old ''bohemian'' North Beach style-- strong, with creamy uncomplicated foam. We love to serve a cappuccino in a porcelain cup: it's so delicious that way and fun to swirl the foam about.

    We have a large hot tea menu as well as a nice selection of ice teas which we brew strong and chill, serving them very cold.

    The Chocolate Coffee Cream is our most famous drink, concocted of chocolate, ice cream and coffee extract, topped with real whipped cream. People go ga-ga over the CCC.

    If you are hungry, we offer a nice selection of quality sweet and savory items including veggie lasagna, breakfast burritos, pumpkin bread, vegan chocolate cupcakes and gluten-free items-- you get the idea.

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  • Highlights

    • House-Roasted Coffee Beans-- offering top quality blends and varietals, very fresh, at reasonable prices.
    • A Nice, Strong Cup of Coffee. Classic Espresso Drinks.
    • Our Famous Chocolate Coffee Cream
    • Large Variety of Teas-- Hot and Iced
    • Great Food Items-- easy To-Go or a quick meal at the Bear.
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  • Directions

    You will find us near the intersection of Main and N. Santa Cruz Ave, one block down from the Park. We are in the middle of the block, on the west side of the street. Look for the rust-colored awning.