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Help Support Zocalo!

We have a launched a Credibles campaign to help us pay for the rising building and construction costs. Help us get the cafe doors open faster, check out the link and share with all your friends and loved ones! Thanks to everyone who has made a pre-payment, we couldn’t do it with out you!


Zocalo Forever! party

Zocalo is finding a new location and our wonderful roaster Sara is taking over!

Don’t miss our Zocalo Forever! party to celebrate the handoff to a new generation and years of Zocalo to come.

Sara roasting at Zocalo CoffeehouseZocalo isn’t a building or an address, it is the community. A place where all are equal and every opinion is valued. It’s been a wonderful 11 years, so come with us to celebrate the continuation of our shared dreams and ideals for another generation!

September 22nd, 7pm-10pm (our last day in this location). More details and RSVP at the FB page here.

Open Memorial Day – 7am to 6pm

We’ll be open this Memorial Day, Monday the 27th, from 7am to 6pm. We hope to see you at Zocalo!

Congresswoman Barbara Lee at Zocalo, Saturday 9am

We are proud to host congresswoman Barbara Lee for her Coffee Talk.

Come, ask questions, and make your opinions known directly to your elected national representative, right here in San Leandro.


We Won 1st Place!

Thank you to our loyal and wonderful community, our friends, and our many customers for their support, and their votes, in winning Best Bay Area Coffee Shop!


Show your Support for Zocalo, Vote Now!

Zocalo Coffeehouse is in the running for 1st place for Bay Area Best Coffeehouse. Thanks to your votes, we’ve ended up in the top three for that last few years running. This year we’re in the lead for 1st and we need your support!

Please support Zocalo and support San Leandro. It only takes a moment to vote. With only 10 days left we’re winning with just 70 votes, so your vote will really count!

Open Christmas Day, 10am – 2pm

Yep, another year another 365 days that we’re open. Come by and grab a cup anytime between 10am and 2pm and say hi!

We’ll have Jamaica Blue Mountain brewed just for you.

Parisian Coffeehouse Jazz , Dec 2nd, 2pm

Don’t miss accordionist I-Yun Chung and vocalist/guitarist Nick Rattray jam on a set of jazz and stage standards, specializing in French jazz and classic musical theater.

With good humor and extensive backgrounds in tango, classical, and rock, they bring soulfulness and spice to everything they touch.

Come listen (and check out Nick, one of our very talented former baristas!)

Zocalo Election Event – Tues 7pm

Don’t miss our Election Event at Zocalo Coffeehouse Tuesday night from 7pm til… well, until later when all the results finally stop coming in!

We’ll have various feeds, sites, and channels up on the big screen, coffee, and tons of friends!

Trick or Treat at Zocalo, Oct 31st, 3-5pm

Safe Treats, Safe Sweets 2012 is happening again this year.

Come by Bancroft and Dutton and trick or treat at over 30 stores. Join hundreds of kids and their parents and get your photo with a ghoul, decorate a candy skull, and check out the Alameda County firetruck and SLPD police motorcycle!