San Diego's Better Buzz Coffee Roasters Opening New Location In La Mesa

September 23, 2023 

San Diego's beloved Better Buzz Coffee Roasters will open a new location in La Mesa.

Founded by then-college students Tim Langdon and Stephanie Garden as a coffee cart in 2002, Better Buzz Coffee Roasters opened its first cafe location at 1909 Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach in 2007. The company has substantially grown over the past 16 years and now has several locations in Pacific Beach, as well as branches in Point Loma, Mission Beach, Encinitas, Escondido, Coronado, San Marcos, La Jolla, Miramar, Mira Mesa, a hub at Fashion Valley Mall in Mission Valley, its flagship cafe and roastery in Hillcrest, and cafes in Temecula and Menifee, CA. There is also a location in the works for San Diego's North County city of Oceanside and a recently-unveiled branch in Carlsbad. 

The newest Better Buzz will move into the standalone building that last housed Super Oscar's Mexican Food in La Mesa. Like other area locations, the new Better Buzz will serve a menu of coffee and espresso drinks, including drip coffee and cold brews, as well as a lineup of organic smoothies and an expanded breakfast and lunch food menu with avocado toast, grilled sandwiches, paninis, muffins, cookies, bagels and a variety of acai bowls. Better Buzz food classics include the Turkey Pesto, Bacon Ciabatta, Ham + Cheese Croissant, and Caprese sandwiches, as well as customer favorites like the Best Drink Ever and Mocha Buzz.

Better Buzz Coffee Roasters newest location is expected to open in early 2024 at 7102 University Avenue in San Diego's La Mesa. For more information, visit