CAFFE TRIESTE was the first place for Espresso on the West Coast back in the 50's.
Now an International landmark in San Francisco's North Beach and a source for fine coffee online!

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Legendary CAFFE TRIESTE seeks Licensees for expansion!
Licensing/Franchising Business Opportunity

Would you like to open a new Trieste location in the USA?
We want to add new members to our family! If you’re interested in becoming a part of the Trieste organization and/or bringing a lovingly run and original, non ”cookie cutter” style Caffe Trieste location to Northern or Southern California, the Southwest or the East Coast, CLICK HERE

Our Story:
As the first Espresso coffee house on the West Coast in 1956, Caffe Trieste has been serving up optimum quality Espresso coffee and fabulous music for well over a half century in San Francisco. The historic flagship location in North Beach hosts poets, writers, composers and artists, all enjoying the some the finest coffee in San Francisco and the World.

Founder “Papa Gianni” Giotta, Espresso Pioneer of the West Coast, says: “Brew each cup like its for you”. CAFFE TRIESTE – Coffee with Rhythm!

Drop by our recently remodeled Annex Retail Store in North Beach next door to the original Caffe Trieste at 601 Vallejo Steet, San Francisco, CA

The Latest...

The NEW Caffe Trieste Saturday Concert debuts on March 22 to open the 2014 season. The reformatted show follows...more

IN MEMORIAM: Iolanda Bodi (Giotta)
December 16, 1927-March 4, 2014
We are sad to announce the passing of my aunt, Iolanda Bodi. She had been battling Parkinson’s disease since the time of her retirement and return to Italy in 1999...more

Wholesale accounts and other locations where our coffee can be purchased. Some Caffe Trieste celebrity affecionados.
Get the perfect coffee for your espresso.Coffees of optimum quality and value....
Incredibly priced!

Public Appearances - Papa Gianni, “Mamma” Ida, Fabio and Sonia Giotta have frequently appeared on local, national, and international television and radio, in films, and in print and internet media since the 1950’s, and the Caffe has been a popular set for movies and television work. Interested parties, please email: or call 415 550 1107.

You can now enjoy our great coffee at home and buy it online. We have a complete selection of drip coffees as well as our hallmark Italian Roast Espresso, flavored Mocha and decaf varieties.

Coffee with Rhythm!
And again now -
Coffee with Rhythm.

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