Our Guide to Second Breakfast

Hobbits were really on to something with the whole multiple breakfast idea. Around here we can’t even wait until “Elevenses”. 20|20 Creative Group takes second breakfast seriously (it takes fuel to run a brand marketing agency). After arriving to our Osos Street office and checking email, it’s time for treats. In the spirit of sharing, we’re spilling what many locals will agree are the top downtown San Luis Obispo spots to satisfy any second breakfast cravings.

Ascendo Coffee
  • Location: 974 Monterey St.
  • Vibe: One love
  • Why we go: Friendly faces
  • Most likely to run into: Tree huggers and ‘cool’ parents
  • Choice drinks: Cold brew, Chai
  • Favorite treats: Lemon blueberry loaves, assortment of savory scones
Black Horse Espresso & Bakery
  • Location: 1065 Higuera St.
  • Vibe: Unpretentious
  • Why we go: The baked goods
  • Most likely to run into: Elected officials
  • Choice drinks: Spearhead coffee, Bona Fide Craft Draft Cold Brew
  • Favorite treats: Blueberry muffin or Sausage, egg and cheese croissant
  • Location: 685 Higuera St.
  • Vibe: Poor but sexy
  • Why we go: The life-altering breakfast burritos (tots + avocado!) and community art
  • Most likely to run into: Cyclist/poet/painters
  • Choice drinks: Gibraltar, Mocha
  • Favorite treat: The aforementioned heavenly breakfast burrito
Scout Coffee
  • Location: 1130 Garden St.
  • Vibe: Modern oasis
  • Why we go: Ambiance (Clean design + pretty plant wall)
  • Most likely to run into: Wedding vendors
  • Choice drinks: Seasonal milkshakes, Vanilla latte
  • Favorite treats: Sharp cheddar and bacon scone, Gluten-free berry scone, Chocolate chip cookie