In the bad old days, most of the coffee consumed in the U.S. was of the instant variety and the only items people augmented their brew with were cream and sugar. We’ve come a long way since those dark times. Nowadays, there is a java for just about every palate—from picky to epicurean. Whether it’s a student in need of a finals week jolt, or a nine-to-fiver grabbing her morning joe, everyone has options. These Silicon Valley coffee shops do more than just pour a mean cup, their beans are delicious to the last drop.