Espresso Roma - PERMANENTLY CLOSED

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2960 College Ave, Berkeley

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So sad to see you go, Roma!

I have to write a special review to say goodbye to Espresso Roma - a landmark on the corner of College and Ashby. I'm not sure how long Roma has been there - the first Yelp review was written in 2006, but it's the kind of place that many people don't bother reviewing, so it may be there longer than that. Coincidentally, I moved into the neighborhood in 2006 so it has always been my local (along with The Beanery, which sadly closed a few years...read full review
I decided to go have coffee near my new Millbrae apt this morning. I was so surprised I was met by a sweet and accommodating lady who was very helpful and decided to add breakfast to go also. I talked to the other lady and told her I'm new here and her hazelnut latte was so yummy. She told me they just got approved you can eat inside & outside because it all opens up. The egg,bacon,cheese wrap was so yummy. I will be back to try the salmon,avocado,toast and tiramisu I next week....read full review
This place is a hidden gem. The coffee is strong and the service was above and beyond. I walked down from Alvarado and Tunnel Road where I hadn't had power since the night prior. I asked the person working, (I forgot to ask his name but I think he was the owner?), if I could charge my phone. He was gracious, allowing me to charge it there while I sipped on the double shot of espresso on ice with a splash of half & half. It warmed my heart that I was greeted with such kindness...read full review

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Espresso Roma - PERMANENTLY CLOSED

2960 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
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