The Refinery

Row 1

413 Santa Monica Blvd (Between 4th & 5th Street)
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 986-2776
Café, Coffee Shop
$ $
Mon–Fri: 7:30 AM–6:00 PM Sat: 8:00 AM–4:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Been walking by this spot for a while, glad I finally checked it out, the coffee here is great... Knowledgable baristas! :)
  • Closed on Sundays .. Not the best at all .. Average coffee ..
  • If you feel about hipsters the way hipsters feel about baggy clothes and zombies, this place isn't for you. But with that said, it's the best cup of coffee on the face of this human inhabited earth.
  • Quality coffee bar in Santa Monica... Thank God.
  • Ask for more information and explanations about their coffee. They really know their stuff and the coffee is AMAZING.
  • Go for the almond latte' ,, good texture .. Espresso is rich and well balanced .. Kenyan pourover was not that good.. More watery .. Great vibe and super friendly staff
  • Great cappuccinos! Probably the best espresso drinks in the area.
  • iced coffee and iced soy latte are awesome!
  • Awesome macchiato!
  • Overpriced, over roasted coffee. More burnt than Starbucks--and $5.50 to boot.
  • Great coffe, great staff and free wifi in a cool and quiet spot
  • Best new coffee shop in Santa monica. Hands down. Cute barista too!
  • I just got off the plane from Brisbane and its coffee like at home Perfect.
  • One of the best cafes in LA. Had a delightful Vietnamese Latte on ice that I just can't find anywhere else. Plus, the interior design alone is worth the visit. 10/10
  • Sublime. Superbly crafted espresso based drinks - tested a cortado- silky smooth, good body, toasted almonds and slight saltiness, superb. Slow wifi is the only negative. Best coffee in Santa Monica.
  • Great cappuccino and very friendly staff!
  • Has electric outlet!! Quiet, away from crazy crowds. Batista who knows his shit.
  • mon avis, meilleur caf des environs!
  • Le cortado est dlicieux, whole milk ou soya.
  • Smooth cold brew but wifi kinda slow