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Payment Methods: We accept Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express,Discover, and cash for local pick-up customers only.

Sweet Maria's Gift Certificates: To redeem your certificate, enter the code into the coupon field at the bottom of the page where you view your shopping cart and click “update cart.”

Location: 2823 Adeline Street, Oakland, CA 94608

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Phone: 510-628-0919 (local), 888-876-5917 (toll free)

Store Hours: Monday-Friday from 10am to 5pm. We are closed the following Holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Our Christmas Holiday business hours vary from year to year; see our Contact Us Page for more details.

Pick-up Orders (Orders placed online for pick up at our Oakland CA. retail location): If you are local and want to pick up your order at our retail space, choose the shipping option "pick up" at check out. Your order will be ready the next business day after 10am. Pick-up and pay is for customers paying cash only. Our warehouse is located at 2823 Adeline Street, Oakland, CA 94608. If you need your order same-day please visit our store. We hold pickup orders for two weeks.

It can be hard to find parking near our warehouse so if you are picking up your online order, feel free to park right in front of our store. If parking anywhere else around the neighborhood, please be careful when crossing the street. Traffic moves pretty fast around here.

Taxes:California residents only: Coffee is food, and food items are not taxed in California. Merchandise is taxable 7.25% statewide. If you live in Alameda County, where our shop is located, the district tax rate is 9.25%.

Order Delays: Check your email if your order is delayed, sometimes we need to contact you to verify your shipping or if an item unexpectedly goes out of stock.

Privacy: We do not sell, trade, or share customer information or mailing list subscriber information with anyone...EVER! Our shopping cart does not store credit card information, just name, address, phone number, etc. Please email Tom at if you have any concerns.

Wholesale:If you are a commercial coffee roastery and would like to order larger quantities of coffee, check out our wholesale business, Coffee Shrub.