Timing is everything! As the tea steeps, it releases "tannins". Tannins are exceptionally healthy for you. But, oversteeping your tea will make it bitter.
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We be jammin'! Fresh out of the oven Cornbread Muffin with Strawberry Jam (gf).
#cornbreadmuffins #glutenfree #strawberryjam #birdsongbakery #freshoutoftheoven #studiocafe #monterey

Why pour-over? The slower pour allows time for the water to pull out more flavor from the grounds. The result is a richer & bolder flavor.
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Come have a ball at Studio Cafe!

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Blueberry Lemon Pecan Muffins (gf), fresh out of the oven.
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If you're a local - come get yourself a loyalty punch card to Studio Cafe. The 10th drink's on us. :)

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Come pucker up with our fun Luscious Lemon Bars, Blueberry Lemon Pecan Muffins, Lemon tea and/or Revival lemon ice cream!

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Come have fun muffin-pairing! Today we have a Chunky Apple Muffin (gf) and a Dark Chocolate Mint Muffin (gf & v).

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We're getting restocked on our locally-made Revival ice cream today. Come check out our fun new selection.

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2 months ago
This is a fantastic find tucked away near Cannery Row. Downstairs from Wave Street Studios. Excellent organic pour over coffee, ice cream and tea choices. Owners are very lovely. Patio is perfect to relax and chill after a day at the Aquarium.
- Kelly-Louise P
2 weeks ago
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We were not feeling well and they helped us pick out a tea to ease our symptoms. Yeah for throat soother tea!
- Kristy A
4 months ago
Friends and I go here almost every week. They have the best gluten free muffins, cookies, and other light snacks I've tried. The coffee is wonderful! Their tea selection is top notch. The atmosphere is delightful and you can't beat the heated seat on a chilly morning. Absolutely my favorite coffee shop in Monterey!
- River W

Sustainability by Design

Studio Cafe serves the best pour-over coffee, loose-leaf tea, organic hand made ice cream and gluten free baked goods in Monterey.

Join us in our timeless garden oasis.  Relax and renew alongside the architectural beauty of this hand-built, eco-modern building, production studio and community hub.

On-site gluten free Birdsong Bakery.

Hand made drinks include:

* 6 specialty coffee blends, roasted locally by the bean geniuses at Acme Roasting Company in Seaside, CA

* 50+ loose leaf teas and herbal infusions, all organic!

Milk and milk alternatives:  half and half, whole milk, 2% milk, almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, oat milk, honey, Raw sugar, Truvia

A treasured stop for returning visitors and locals alike.  

Organic ice cream from Revival Ice Cream, snacks and drinks, yogurt, apple juice, sparkling water, biscotti, muffins, bananas

Coffee process: Hand-poured locally roasted Acme Coffee. Filtered water at the perfect 206 degrees, flood coffee four times to make 16 oz cup

Tea process: Two teaspoons of tea, triple-filtered reverse osmosis water Green and White tea in 175° Oolong and Black Tea in 195° Herbal infusion and Rooibos in 208°

Sustainability is at the core of what we do: Green business operations: media production, community events and broadcasting

On-site water recovery and reuse for our gardens and pond.  On-site composting of coffee and tea

Local employer, local media internships, local youth-serving business

Compostable hot and cold cups and lids, paper straws

Home to our world famous heated concrete bench, fountain and fish pond. Succulent gardens, rusted iron exterior, copper-clad doors and windows. Granite rock walls and hammer-cut brick patio Flowering trees, container plants and table-top gardens

Open 7 days a week 8am to 6pm year-round.

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  • (831) 655-2033


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774 Wave Street
Monterey, CA 93940
United States

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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