Java Jolt!

The most delicious ways to wake up and seize the day after losing an hour

The season of beginnings also brings the sometimes dreaded Spring Forward. We lose an hour every March, and while it makes way for our long Spring and Summer days-- it costs many of us late risers our beauty sleep. To combat that spring forward slump, here are some of our favorite coffee shops to provide a java jolt to get you out the door with a spring in your step.

Coffee Shop

Address: 2045 Diamond Blvd. Suite PV14, Concord, CA 94520

Phone #: (925) 375-1251

Coffee Shop is your go-to neighborhood joint, any time, any day. They have specialty coffee to pep you up in the morning, organic smoothies, juices, and food to fuel your day, and craft beer, wine, and cocktails to get your night started!


Address: 1850 Mt Diablo St, Concord, CA 94520

Phone #: (925) 822-3845

Their drinks are made from high quality tea leaves and selected ingredients shipped directly from Taiwan. All products are 100% guaranteed to arrive fresh and tasty. They test the tea leaves each growing season and all ingredients from time to time to ensure the drinks’ consistent and quality. The best tea needs the best ingredients, and they insist on the best for you!


Address: 4383 Clayton Rd #10, Concord, CA 94521

Phone #: (925) 363-3454

Dunkin offers a variety of your favorite coffee drinks including mochas, lattes, regular coffee and more freshly crafted each day! Pair your favorite coffee drinks with a donut to start your day off right!


Address: 2151 Salvio St, Concord, CA 94520

Phone #: (925) 332-7933

The idea of T4 originated from one warm greeting among peoples: A Cup Of Tea For You Wishing to serve the finest tea in every cup of drinks to the customers, To bring most unique and quality tea brews to their customers. T4's motto is Fresh, Fashion, Favor, and Flavor, which composes their unsurpassed tea brews.

Casa Del Afajor

Address: 1665 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520

Phone #: (925) 695-5994

Casa del Afajor is bringing Mexican pastries and coffee traditions to Concord. They have unique combinations of coffee flavors like Horchata Latte that pair perfectly with their cookies, pastries and more!

Touch of Europe

Address: 1880 Colfax St, Concord, CA 94520

Phone #: (925) 446-4647

Explore Europe in your backyard at Touch of Europe Café! They offer European coffees, pastries, sandwiches, and even an international grocery spot. Start the day with a shot of espresso and check some things off your list at the same time.