Coffee Tasting Room and Education Center in Oakland.





The Tasting Room is open Monday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 4 PM

2523 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612


Experience the full spectrum of coffee in our one-of-a-kind Tasting Room. Enjoy highly intentional coffee drinks made by our skilled baristas who are happy to share their deep coffee expertise. Whether you want to discuss a certain coffee’s processing method, inquire about a varietal, or you just want a recommendation to best suit your palate, we are here to help. Want to learn more? Dig deeper into the world of coffee with our in-person and virtual classes. 


Classes & Events

The Crown is proud to offer a variety of in-person & virtual classes and events, in addition to on-demand classes


Roaster Resources

A round up of our ebooks and articles for all things roasting. Check out the roasting resouces here.



We get it: there are too many terms and phrases to keep track of when talking about coffee. To help keep things straight, we’ve put together these glossaries for you. Check out our Green Coffee Glossary, Brew Glossary, and Roasting Glossary.


Private Trainings

If you’re looking for a private training or personal consultation, our team of experts is ready to work with you. Whether you need help roasting, devloping sensory skills, or perfecting your bar skills, we can help you reach the next level. Read more here.

Tasting Room Menu

Espresso | $4

Espresso + Milk | $5 – $7

Dark/Light Roast | $2 – $4

Cold Brew/Nitro Cold Brew | $5 – $6 

Coffee Tasting Flights:

Espresso $11 / Hot Brew $11 / Cold Brew $11





by MJ Smith 

Apricity is the warmth of the sun in winter. With this au lait, made with kiwi, toasted rice, cardamom, and brown sugar, we’ve created something that’s sure to warm your bones on a chilly winter day. Garnished with Rice Krispies tossed in coriander.



by Taylor Brandon 

Honey, espresso, milk, and Jamaican spices like Scotch Bonnet pepper, all-spice, cinnamon, and thyme gives this miel a Caribbean spin. Garnished with a banana gingersnap crumble.  This drink is sweet, spicy, creamy, and delectable.



by Katilyn Briggs 

Our take on the classic cocktail.  A blackberry and coffee reduction meets a splash of cold brew and Top Hat tonic. A refreshing coffee mocktail, served on the rocks. 



House-made vanilla latte with brown sugar and vanilla bean powder from Oaktown Spice. 


We are happy to offer small quantities of the coffees currently on our menu as green (unroasted) coffee. Ask us to see the green coffee menu! 



Come On By!

Monday – Sunday

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Visiting The Crown

We can’t wait to host you at The Crown! 

We’re located in the heart of Uptown Oakland, which means that you’re in the midst of Oakland’s many culinary delights, but parking is extremely limited. We recommend that you read our FAQ’s before you plan a visit.