It all began in 1978 when Phil purchased a convenience store in the heart of the Mission District. He treated his customers with niceness and respect, always paying attention to their needs. He understood that if you put people first, you cannot fail.
In his off-hours, Phil blended and tested brews, trying to make the perfect cup of coffee. After 25 years of experimenting, Phil moved his kitchen table into the convenience store and Philz Coffee was born. From its first day, Philz was about quality and care, warmth and connection.