Cartel Coffee Lab

coffee shop

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Positive 8

  • Excellent green sourced coffee (they have CoE - cup of excellence varieties available) is roasted and prepared by skilled Baristas right there in the shop. - Brian
  • Some of the nicest coffee to match some of the nicest atmosphere I've experienced at a shop like this. - Benjamin
  • My other favorite coffee shop right up there with LUX. - Jim
  • A very cool coffee shop in my favorite spot in Tempe. - Jon
  • Best coffee shop in Arizona. - Daniel
  • Anyway, this is a great little independent coffee shop with excellent service and a very relaxed atmosphere. - Jason
  • You're just saying it's amazing because you want to talk about the new hot coffee shop you discovered, right? - Chandra
  • Altitude Coffee Lab is a brand new coffee shop in Scottsdale and also makes great fresh coffee and roasts in house. - David

Negative 1

  • Will likely go back, but not the most relaxed atmosphere which, to me, is essential in a coffee shop. - Lane

people

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Positive 8

  • The best of the best and the people there are way too cool. - James
  • Maybe I'll be lucky enough to find some people to play chess with or make interesting conversation. - David
  • Incredible coffee, on the same level as LUX coffee bar and perfect for people closer to the Tempe area. - Connor
  • ) couldn't be more nice and sociable *i truly appreciate when people can remember your name, esp. - Robert
  • Totally a sweet group of people. - Jim
  • Friendly people both work and visit this gem of a hang out. - Barb
  • The people there were friendly and happy to talk about the coffee and engage patrons about what they were tasting. - Andrew
  • The people who work here seem to know about coffee. - Jennifer

Negative 3

  • i guess that weeds out people who arent "cool enough" to go here. - adam
  • Yet I rarely go for coffee alone, and the attitude of the people working there make it so I can only go with "purists". - Jeff
  • The place is kinda old, or looks old and I cannot understand why people think this is a perfect place to study.... - Abz

drink

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Positive 6

  • My drink of choice is an iced Americano: super strong, smooth and delicious. - Kay
  • Talked to the barista making my drink,super nice guy and love the machine he was working on. - Loyal
  • They make great coffee and give you a fantastic place to set down and drink it. - Jon
  • to qualify myself, i'm not a fanatic but i refuse to drink bad coffee. - michael
  • I want to sip a perfectly made drink in a place that feels like home. - Laurel
  • Once you've tried their brew then I suppose you could go for a different drink next time, which I promise will also be wonderful. - Khamis

Negative 5

  • I don't need a undereducated, 30 year old barista to tell me how I should drink my lattes. - Kelly
  • Instead, I drink airport coffee (and I wasn't even in a terminal with a Starbucks). - Sara
  • You shouldn't be commenting about coffee since you drink it with caramel anyway. - C
  • I will drink my coffee however I like it. - Kelly
  • we got a little drink for $3.50....a little..I mean like 6oz. - Kaz

cup of coffee

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Positive 6

  • Excellent green sourced coffee (they have CoE - cup of excellence varieties available) is roasted and prepared by skilled Baristas right there in the shop. - Brian
  • Passion like this is rare, and I firmly believe is the secret ingredient to a successful cup of coffee). - Erik
  • The Mrs. is a coffee nut so we drive all over in search of the best cup and the best beans. - Chris
  • They fresh brew every cup, so you have THE best possible cup of coffee you can get. - AMber
  • If it's a quality cup of coffee your seeking this is one of the best places in Phoenix. - Jim
  • Great decoration and a place to hang around with a good conversation, book and a tasty, aromatic cup of coffee! - Ceci

Negative 1

  • Sure, the coffee is fine, but why suffer the hordes of annoying art-school losers just to get a cup of Joe? - Eric

place

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Positive 44

  • Cool little place too. - Erik
  • Cartel Coffee Labs is a great place with a fantastic product. - Michael
  • This place is great for studying or any romantic date. - Ferdinand
  • I just know that the place is pretty cool. - Jason
  • If you appreciate super high quality espresso and properly steamed milk in a real cappuccino, this is the ONLY place for you. - Chris
  • Thank you universe for this little beaut and the fast, amazing baristas that run the place. - Taune
  • Nice little artsy coffee place with friendly staff that take the time to make really delicious coffee (and i'm not even a big coffee drinker) - M
  • This place is just great. - Haim
  • Make sure you support this place. - Troy
  • I love this place! - Barb

Negative 20

  • The place is infested with packs of unwashed, pretentious ass clowns in skinny jeans. - Eric
  • When we arrived the place was packed and loud. - William
  • This place is a typical tempe JOKE! - Jason
  • A little work on the acoustics of the place couldn't hurt, either. - William
  • For my two cents, skip this place and go to Lux in CenPho/Mid Town right off the Light Rail. - Dave
  • The place is big and loud and uncomfortable. - Kaz
  • If you want real coffee try this little place in scottsdale called Coffee roasters, its a hole in the wall that makes real coffee. - Jason
  • There is a good reason why this place doesn't post their prices: it's because if they did, most folks would walk right out. - Brad
  • This place is definitely OVERRATED. - Kaz
  • The place is kinda old, or looks old and I cannot understand why people think this is a perfect place to study.... - Abz

own beans

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Positive 6

  • They roast their own beans to perfection, and brew up an amazing cup of joe--wait for it--on a customer-by-customer basis. - Jen
  • Some of the best coffee I've ever had - they roast their own beans on site! - Cosmo
  • They roast their own beans from coffee plantations they've visited personally, and consistently pull the best espresso shots I've encountered in the Valley. - Lee Anne
  • They roast their own beans so they are fresh and tasty. - Roger
  • They roast their own beans on site and their coffee is the freshest I have ever tasted. - Chris
  • They roast their own beans on site (roasting days are heaven). - Rob

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staff

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Positive 12

  • All the different coffees I've tried are excellent, the staff is great, and they have a great relaxed but still energetic atmosphere. - Rhett
  • the staff was super friendly. - joshua
  • Great staff and a top rate enviroment. - Trevor
  • Nice little artsy coffee place with friendly staff that take the time to make really delicious coffee (and i'm not even a big coffee drinker) - M
  • Coffee was great, staff was pleasant, and there seemed to be a group of friendly regulars stopping by and staying to study. - lw
  • The coffee itself is amazing and the staff is awesome. - Aaron
  • Nice staff, nice atmosphere and great coffee. - Miles
  • The whole staff is knowledgable and very nice. - D
  • the environment is unique, the staff are really nice. - James
  • Staff was friendly and accommodating. - Mike

Negative 1

  • I go here whenever I'm in Tempe and I've never had one good experience with the staff. - Steven