Meeting a friend for a coffee date in downtown San Diego and not sure where to go? Avoid the Starbucks lines and try this Little Italy coffee shop! Influx Cafe is located on the corner of India and Fir Street, around the corner from Italian favorite Bencotto…and across the street from Barbusa and Born and Raised. Go to Influx Cafe for a really good Americano and massive Bran muffin while catching up with your girlfriends.
The coffee at Influx Cafe is made by Cafe Moto. They pride themselves on their locally roasted organic drip coffee: house, African, South American or decaf.
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What to Eat and Drink at this Little Italy Coffee Shop
There’s always a line – but it moves quickly! If you want something on the cooler side, they have fresh cold brew and other standard coffee drinks like lattes and cappuccinos.
On a hot day, try their blended drinks like the Blended shots of espresso with banana and chocolate. Yum!
If you’re meeting here for breakfast and need a quick bite, try their variety of bagel sandwiches like The Traditional – a toasted bagel topped with cream cheese, smoked salmon, tomato, red onion and capers. For your lunch break with coworkers, they have a variety of sandwiches and salads like the Turkey and Tofu sandwiches and Arugula and Kale salads.
Little Italy Insider Tips
The environment is charming! It’s a great place to meet up with a friend or coworker because you can walk there. There’s outdoor seating and it’s not as noisy as Starbucks. Influx Cafe is a great afternoon spot to get some work done, then go next door to M Wine Bar for a wine tasting. Afterwards, check out Blick Art Supply, a cute and fun store to pop into for gift ideas and window shopping. IT’s right across the street.
This tip brought to you by Autumn Houston The Salon.