We Are Currently Pulling Barefoot's Single Origin San Jose Rojo From El Salvador And Ritual's New Seasonal Espresso, Double Rainbow
Ecco Caffe Espresso
gorgeous notes of bittersweet chocolate begin the cup. vanilla and sugarcane transition seamlessly into a lingering caramel finish. this coffee exhibits a rounded acidity and silken mouth feel creating a classically balanced espresso.
Ecco Caffe Organic Espresso
resplendent tones of tropical lime, tahitian vanilla, dutch cocoa, and tuscan bittersweet chocolate and sugarcane highlight this exquisitely balanced espresso. gently rounded acidity complements its lingering honey-toned finish.
Ecco Caffe Reserve Espresso
flavors of bittersweet chocolate, orange blossom honey, and turbinado sugar segue into a lingering caramel finish. gracefully refined acidity perfectly enhances its elegant sweetness. this is a beautifully finessed and classic espresso. coffee geek awarded our reserve espresso first place and coffee review gave it a prestigious 90 point rating.
Single Origin Espresso Brazil Fazenda Cachoeira
the cachoeira yellow bourbon delivers an abundant, luscious, and syrupy crema that is perfect for cappuccinos and caffe lattes. when blended with steamed milk, notes of cocoa enhance its elegant caramel-toned soul.
Single Origin Espresso Brazil Fazenda Sertaozinho
drenched in dark chocolate, this gem is resplendent with notes of satsuma tangerine, vanilla marzipan and malted milk. this coffee is elegantly balanced and rounded. a lingering caramelized honey-noted finish distinguishes this as a classic single origin espresso. lovely as a straight shot, gorgeous paired with steamed milk in a cappuccino.
Espressos On Bar-barefoot Coffee
The Boss! Espresso
deep dark chocolate ganache and sweet juicy berries. tropical fruits and caramel dance across your tongue. multi-layered chocolate notes build upon the creamy fruit and floral mid-tones.
buckets of sweet tart fruits like apricots, lemon, and honey tangerine mingle with citrus blossoms and thick sweet honey open the first sip. chocolate then comes on big and strong and is followed with a dose of caramelly butterscotch.
Espressos On Bar-ritual Coffee Roasters
High Striker Seasonal Espresso
creamy and vibrant, with flavors of milk chocolate, caramel corn, cherry, orange and cinnamon
Evil Twin Seasonal Espresso
rivaling tropical fruit flavors - pineapple and banana flavors from fazenda serra negra contrast with papaya and berry flavors from fazenda nossa senhora de fatima, resolving with notes of a 65% madagascar chocolate.
Single Origin Sweet Tooth Seasonal Espresso
soft and tropical, with flavors reminiscent of many of the fruits native to the cerrado regionbanana, pineapple and a maple and brown sugar finish
Snow Cone Seasonal Espresso
syrupy and floral, with cherry and lime aroma, and flavors of sweet tangerine and milk chocolate.
Coffees On Bar
We Are Now Serving Barefoot's San Jose Rojo From El Salvador, Ecco Caffe's El Tambor From Guatemala And Verve's Elida Estate From Panama.
Organic Brazil Santa Terezinha Auction Lot
sugar cane, flowers and cocoa are noted in the dry aroma. exceptionally approachable with an elegantly balanced acidity and a deeply satisfying roundness. the finish is long and finessed with turbinado sweetness.
Organic Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga Co-op Reserve
intoxicating peak of season, vine-ripened peach and floral aromatics flow into an exceptional clarity and graceful and rounded acidity. luxuriously balanced stone fruit notes and sweetness are found in the finish
flavors of baked apricots and persimmons. dry spice and cedar hint subtly towards savory characteristics while a citric acidity keeps the balance with a white wine tang. caramelized sugars and juniper aromatics provide a complex finish.
Organic Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Dama Co-op
sweet, transparent, and a stellar coffee with great vibrancy and floral aromatics.
Brazil Fazenda Sertaozinho
ecco is thrilled to share our inaugural offering of fazenda sertaozinho. this years crop is drenched in rich, dark chocolate. tons of sugarcane, caramel, satsuma tangerine, honey, vanilla and malted milk imbue this with an elegant and approachable sweetness.
Colombia Loma Redonda Auction Lot
intoxicating dry aromatics of sugarcane, floral, honey and cocoa transition into a sweet and beautifully balanced cup. elegant citric noted vibrancy, sparkling acidity and honey noted finish.
Coffees On Bar-barefoot Coffee
Ethiopian Amaro Gayo Select
gloriously balanced and thickly sweet. straight up sidamo berries. nuances of orange marmalade, raspberries and cashew fruits. absolutely loaded with sweet strawberries and heavy cream. hints of blueberry in the nose and in the finish.
Guatemala El Socorro Palo Blanco
green apple jolly rancher candy, sweet grape, and apple notes. touches of butterscotch and cream in the mid tones. snappy and vibrant apricot and apple acidity. sweetly balanced high notes with lush midtones.
Edlyna Relationship Coffee
a decadently sweet lemon pound cake with thick creamy fudge frosting. notes of bartlett pears poached in white wine and honey dance around the middle. a surprising flavor of bananas and twinkies with a hint of apple pie. amazingly both sweetly bright and wonderfully thick.
Honey Michicoy Relationship Coffee
crazy fruit bomb of honey & maple syrup with bing cherries, blackberries and apple. rounds out with buttery caramel and cocoa. a decadent, long lasting finish of apricot nectar and honey.
Nueva Granda Relationship Coffee
crisp and sweet at the same time. nicely balanced stone fruits and rounded citrus flavors blossom and boogie. butterscotchy middle layers with sweet finish. very complex and sweet.
flavors of clover honey, bursts of jasmine and hibuscus flowers, and a sugary lemony sweetness. juicily thick and ripe stone fruits abound. absolutely loaded with sweet citrus and red and black currant flavors. wonderful english toffee flavor lounges around for hours.
Chapadao De Ferro
delicate, sweet and heavenly. super nice vanilla almond butter and cashew flavors in the middle are balanced with sweet and clean stone fruit juice in the opening notes. hints of sweet pea blossoms and cocoa and kola nut bless the long creamy finish. just a touch of lightly dusted sweet lemony citrus in the opening.
Coffees On Bar-ritual Coffee Roasters
Helsar De Zarcero
sparklingly sweet, with a lavender candy aroma that turns into rainbow sherbet, crisp berries and plum, with a creamy chocolate finish.
Finca Matalapa La Cidra
lively and sweet, with flavors of ripe pineapple, lime candy, and a subtle maple finish.
Finca La Merced
clean and crisp, with a refreshingly vibrant acidity, sweet with apricot and brownie and aromatic with the scent of lavender.
Chapadao De Ferro
clean and sweet, with beautiful acidity and tropical fruit flavors like pineapple and mango, chocolate, and a long floral finish.
Finca Los Andes
sweet and creamy, with flavors of blackberry, orange, and maple.
complex and refreshing with flavors of of milk chocolate, peach, and mixed berries.
rich with citrus overtones, with flavors of lemon cake, citrus zest, and dark chololate.
Finca Monte Rey Pradera
subtle and sweet, featuring flavors of green pear and milk chocolate
Artisanal Teas-green Teas
Green Teas Are Appreciated For Their Fresh, Vegetal Sweetness And Are Pan-fired Or Steamed To Retain Their Color And Nutrients. Reputed To Increase Concentration, Prevent Osteoporosis, Heart Disease, And Many Types Of Cancer, Green Teas Have Been Found To Be Rich In Polyphenol Anti-oxidants, Vitamins, And Nutrients.
Gen Mai Cha Gyokuro Karigane Uji, Japan
a special grade of tea made with fine sencha leaves and pop rice. a popular tea in japan for everyday use, the taste is toasty and warmin
White Dragon Jasmine Pearls Fujian, China
large, gently plucked, tender green tea leaves rolled with the summer's most fragrant jasmine blossoms into large white pearls. the jasmine blossoms are picked unopened, then layered over the tea leaves overnight. during the night, the jasmine flowers bloom, tossing their intense and exquisite aroma into the leaves which absorb the fragrance. the flowers are discarded, and fresh ones harvested the next day. this process is repeated many times, making it one of the most labor intensive, highest quality jasmine green teas ever. the resultant tea liqueur is smooth, sweet, and viscous with the long lingering fragrance of jasmine flowers.
Mao Jian hair Tip Fujian, China
grown at a high elevation (800 meters) and hand harvested, the leaf tips are rolled to resemble a strand of hair, hence the name hair tip. creating the hair tip shape is second only in difficulty to the creating the rain flower shape, as the shape is very brittle and easy to break during rolling and subsequent handling and baking. this level of artisanship is rare and highly prized by green tea connoisseurs. the taste is fresh and vegetal, with a buttery viscosity and high fragrance
Tai Ping Hou Kui Anhui, China
named after the city of tai ping in anhui, china, near the huang shan (yellow mountain) area, this tea is characterized by a large, flat, double leaf with a hidden downy bud. taste is spinachy - a rich raw green taste with a hint of smokiness from the sun and hot pan drying. the finish is sweet and lingering, with a full mouth feel and roundness in the palate. distinctively chinese in that it is less vegetal and more refreshing to the palate than other asian green teas.
Artisanal Teas-oolong Teas
Oolong Teas Are Semi-oxidized And Roasted Teas With Medium Levels Of Caffeine. Oolongs Have Inspired The Chinese And The Taiwanese For Centuries With Their Full Bodied Brews And Fragrant Aromas. The Vast Majority Of Oolong Teas Are Produced In Fijian Province In China Or In Taiwan. Chinese Oolongs Generally Tend To Have A Darker Roast And Fruitier Nature Than Taiwanese Oolongs, Which Are Generally Greener, With A More Floral Aroma.
Anxi Tikuanyin No. 5
tikuanyin teas are native to fujian province in china. a light-medium roasted tikuanyin oolong from anxi, this tea is a medium oolong with a delightfully fruity body. this traditionally crafted version of the tea is custom roasted for teance using charcoal heat.
this tea is the signature oolong tea of taiwan. lightly oxidized and nearly green, baochong has large, wrapped leaves that give off the aroma of gardenias and lilacs. when brewed, this tea is sweet and smooth with a light jade green color and a distinctive fragrance that long lingers in the cup.
Cold Summit Tung Ting
warm up with one of the most extraordinary, artisanal, hand crafted oolongs in the world. this tea has been meticulously handpicked and then roasted slowly over a bamboo charcoal fire. the resulting tea is balanced, deep, and full of the rich toasty notes for which oolong teas are famous
Artisanal Teas-white Teas
White Teas Are Hand-plucked From The Downy, Premature Leaves Of The White Tea Varietal And Represent The Most Natural Form Of Teas Processed For Consumption. The Chinese Value Them For Their Health Properties And Delicate Nature. White Teas Are Reputed To Be Higher In Antioxidants Than Green Teas. All White Teas Are Extremely Low In Caffeine, Which Makes Them A Delicious Pure Leaf Tea To Drink At Night Or Throughout The Day.
White Peony Longevity Brows
full of silver whole buds and lush green leaves, this tea is named after the beautiful peony flower and the buds that resemble a large silver eyebrow. one of the most highly regarded and popular of all white teas, white peony is alternately sun dried, then indoor hot air dried for natural processing. its brew is slightly sweet and melon like, with a bright, fresh lingering after taste
Artisanal Teas-red And Black Teas
Red And Black Teas Are Fully Oxidized Through An Intense Rolling Or Tearing Process. Red Teas Were So Named In China Because The Tea, When Brewed, Is A Red Or Rouge Colored Liquid. Black Teas Were Given Their Name In Western Europe In Reference To The Black And Withered Appearance Of The Leaves.
Red Lichee Premium Guangzhou, China (higher Caffeine)
this tea is enhanced with the essence of lichee flowers for a rosy aroma and natural sweetness. no sugar needed!
2nd Flush Darjeeling Puttabong Valley, India (higher Caffeine)
planted in 1852, the puttabong valley tea estate was the first darjeeling tea plantation. this remarkable estate remains in operation today and continues to produce teas of the highest quality. selected for its more traditional darjeeling taste, this tea features an earthy taste, with warm flavors and a good aroma.
Yunnan Gold Premium Yunnan, China (higher Caffeine)
composed of gold-colored leaf tips, this tea hails from the yunnan province which has cultivated tea for nearly 1, 700 years. the taste is unique a
brisk, peppery brew.
Herbal Infusions Huang Shan, China (no Caffeine)
different from true tea, which comes from the camellia sinensis, herbal infusions come from the leaves, roots, stems, or flowers of other plants that are known to have medicinal properties. these infusions are all caffeine-free.
Chamomile Medley (no Caffeine)
a calming chamomile blend with a sweet, honey-like character and a hint of mint, blended to relax and refresh. calms the nerves and aids the digestion.
Eight Treasure Tea Fujian, China (no Caffeine)
a prized drink of yunnan, china. eight treasure tea is a chinese medicinal herbal concoction formulated to promote energy, improve circulation, generate blood, tone the liver, and replenish 'chi'. the eight "treasures" include goji berry, jujube red date, citrus peel, ginseng root, cane sugar cube, chrysanthemum, hair tip green tea, and longan fruit.
Bagels From House Of Bagels
featuring: freshly-prepared jalapeno, roasted garlic, and sun-dried tomato flavored cream cheese, and delicious plain cream cheese
Fresh Pastries, Cookies, Breads, And Muffins
Yogurt Parfaits Full Of Fresh Berries And Topped With Granola
Lisas Weekend Waffles
served saturday and sunday, 9 am to 1 pm
light fluffy belgian waffle, served with pure maple syrup and fresh fruit
made with fresh eggnog and your choice of espresso
Allies Hot Chocolate
hot chocolate topped with whipped cream and dusted with peppermint. a yummy treat!
Red Berry Coffee Bar is an exciting new addition to downtown San Jose's food scene, featuring artisan coffees from not just one but six award-winning local roasters! Stop in to sample coffees from Barefoot Roasters (San Jose), Ecco Caffe (Santa Rosa), De La Paz Coffee (San Francisco), Verve Coffee Roasters (Santa Cruz), Temple Coffee (Sacramento) and Ritual Coffee Roasters (San Francisco) as well as artisan teas from Teance (Berkeley). All drinks are prepared according to the highest barista standards, meeting the quality expectations of the most demanding coffee connoisseurs.