Hipster approved coffee oasis Sextant not only brews up aromatic beverages cultivated in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Colombia, but they also make sure it’s done in an Instagram-ready way. A stark contrast from the bustling industrial neighborhood where it’s located, Sextant is chic, sleek, and a bright spot to enjoy a cup or pastry.
Sextant was founded by Kinani Ahmed, a first-generation Ethiopian, who works directly with growers across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Colombia. The name comes from a tool used by sailors to navigate, as a symbol of how coffee was first transported out of Africa, as well as the commitment to finding the best beans possible. All of the beans are roasted in SF and are “neither too light or too dark,” so if you’re feeling a little like Goldilocks, this is the spot to hit up.