Cafe X

Robotic Coffee Bars

HardwareGolden Kitty 2018

The world's most advanced system for serving artisanal coffee, tea, and more. Utilizing an industrial robot arm with a quirky personality, Cafe X's Robotic Coffee Bars are capable of consistently producing up to three drinks in 40 seconds. With the mobile app, guests can order ahead and pick up their drink within seconds.

  • Pros: 

    100% Accurate 100% of the Time. Coffee is always perfect, from temperature to taste. Love that I can also choose local dairy!


    There isn't one of these in every airport. Please make that happen. Pretty please?

    Brand loyalty is about consistency of product and experience; Cafe X nails both. I know that my coffee will be perfect so I can focus on new menu items or place my regular order with no worries about quality. Why settle for burnt bitter coffee or standing in line for 30 minutes for a great espresso when Cafe X exists?

    Jennifer Piro has used this product for one year.
  • Hans Lee
    Hans LeeCEO, Sticky

    Good coffee, easy to use, app makes it fast, love the robots


    Small shops so you can't sit there

    We got to try out Cafe X when it first started up and came to see the robots but really enjoyed the coffee so have been back a ton of times.

    Hans Lee has used this product for one year.
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Jason Shultz
Jason Shultz@thehashrocket · Senior Software Engineer, 3form
It should be noted that they have only 3 locations, all in San Francisco. So if you are outside the Bay Area the app won't do you any good. Unless you don't mind ordering a coffee for someone else to drink. :)
Kai Gradert
Kai GradertPro@kaigradert · Designer at AngelList/Product Hunt
@thehashrocket That sounds like a fun feature to include in the app :-) Or if they have an API, somebody else can build a “Let Me Buy You a Coffee” app.
Jason Shultz
Jason Shultz@thehashrocket · Senior Software Engineer, 3form
@kaigradert Yeah, it should be pretty easy. i think it'd be kind of cool. Starbucks doesn't really have anything like that either.
Cynthia Yeung
Cynthia YeungMaker@cynthia_yeung · COO, Cafe X
@kaigradert @thehashrocket Neat idea. Currently, we have gift cards and referral codes, but you're right that it'd be cool to buy someone a coffee from the app itself.
Jack Smith
Jack Smith@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
Very great tasting coffee when I tried it.
Astghik A
Astghik A@astghik_azaryan · Advertising Ninja
Coffee Lovers say Yeah! :)
Mad Mat
Mad Mat@whiletrueeat · Rebel. Leader. Fighting underdog.
they are coming... the robots are coming for us all... the writings are on the wall... :) Kidding, seems like a great idea, good luck!
Rodolfo Benitez
Rodolfo Benitez@rodolfobenitez_
Do you want to put one at the hotel I work at, please?