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.


Crown Jewel Kenya Othaya Gura Double Washed

Zesty, plum, honey, limeade, and black tea

Crown Jewel Ethiopia Organic Chelbesa Raised Bed Natural

Bold and aromatic, with strong blackberry and dark chocolate notes leading to more complex and subtle flavors like watermelon and guava

Crown Jewel Decaf Honduras FTO San Pedro De Copán Capucas Swiss Water

Chocolate, caramel, cherry, and lemon notes with hints of sweet spice like ginger and turmeric

Crown Jewel Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Dumerso Double Washed

Elegant and effervescent, including strong floral notes of rose and honeysuckle, citric flavors like lemon and orange, and a delicate honeyed sweetness accompanied by notes of apricot and mild berry. 


Espresso | $3

Espresso + Milk | $4 – $6

Dark Roast | $2

Light Roast | $4

Cold Brew | $4

Nitro Cold Brew | $5 

The Classic | $7

Coffee Tasting Flights | Espresso $8 / Hot Brew $10 / Cold Brew $10



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 – Friday

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Saturday – 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.