The Best Coffee Shops in Morro Bay

You can always find a good cup of coffee when traveling along Morro Bay’s expansive coastlines. Breakfast in Morro Bay is an exciting affair with views of Morro Rock and long stretches of the beach to greet you a good morning. 

Whether you’re big on caffeine or a casual drinker, these superb coffee shops in Morro Bay will give you the caffeine fix you need while enjoying gorgeous views of the Morro Rock:

Top Dog Coffee

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Stop by and smell the roses or the strong shot of espresso at Top Dog Coffee. Take a detour from walking your dog at this pet-friendly cafe. Top dog roasts its coffee through its company Rescue Me Coffee Co., which provides aid to local animal shelters and farmers in need around the world. So when you buy a cup of joe at Top Dog, you’re not only getting your daily caffeine dose, you’re also helping out man’s best friend.

They serve micro-roasted coffee prepared by members of the Barista Coffee Guild and Specialty Coffee Association of America. Catch up with friends in their Zen Garden out back for a lovely afternoon. If you’re feeling peckish, you can enjoy a bite of their breakfast burritos, bagels, or paninis.

Sunshine Cafe

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Sunshine Cafe has you covered if you’re looking for healthy food to go with your coffee. The Sunshine Cafe is a Morro Bay staple where you can enjoy a cup of coffee in Morro Bay and baked goods made in-house. Their locally sourced vegan menu offers plenty of vegan options, including breakfast tacos and croissants to sandwiches, salads, soups, refreshing juice blends, and an excellent coffee selection. They also have kid-friendly food, including pancakes, boxed lunches, and juices. Their to-die-for vegan tiramisu and strawberry balls are a must-try!

La Parisienne Bakery

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Located on the ground floor of the Front Street Inn and Spa on the town’s famous Embarcadero, La Parisienne is one of the best coffee shops in Morro Bay. They bake fresh croissants, flaky brioche, savory quiche, and all baguettes and fruit pastries daily. Owner Philippe Mouret and his wife Debra take great pride in their famous bakery, which also features omelets, soups, salads, and sandwiches. Stop by for a quick sandwich, or stay for lunch and enjoy the simple pleasures of a ham and butter baguette.

Morro Bay Coffee Company

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Morro Bay Coffee Company is among the cozy coffee shops in Morro Bay that roasts its own beans. The baristas are so friendly; they will make you a drink just the way you like it. They will even guide you through your coffee selection if you’re on the fence about which coffee to drink. Try one of their specialty drinks —they’re all delicious and made from fresh ingredients! Don’t miss out on their breakfast burritos and fresh pastries too.

Daisy’s Organic Coffee & Teas

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Who doesn’t love coffee with gorgeous beach views? You’ll fall in love with the picturesque outdoor seating, the lull of the waves, and the sound of sea lions and seagulls as you sip your cappuccino. Daisy’s Organic Coffee and Teas is a family-owned, community-oriented coffee shop set on a spectacular stretch of coastline in Morro Bay. They are committed to using only the best organic coffee and tea products available and baked goods that are locally sourced or baked on-site. Stop by today and enjoy the waterfront views while you relax or catch up on your reading over a cup of macchiato.

Rock Espresso Bar

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While their coffees are great, their hot chocolate steals the show. Get their burritos and pastries to start your day when you stop by for breakfast. This quaint local cafe is among Morro Bay’s local gems. Coffee and tea lovers can find a variety of merchandise in Rock Espresso’s store, from coffee mugs to teapots. If you are looking for a specific item that is not in stock, just ask, and they will order it for you. They serve fine coffee, teas, pastries, bagels, and more.




Whichever cafe you’d go to for your morning coffee run, Ascot Suites is a walking distance away from these shops. Order your coffee to-go and lounge on our rooftop deck to enjoy the coastal views of the bay and Morro Rock. We are also near local shops, restaurants, and locations for endless outdoor activities for you and your family to enjoy.