About Us

Our Mission Statement

To enrich and embrace the human experience through our commitment to serve the very best coffee, tea, and goodness in every cup, in every community.

Our Guiding Principle

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” –  Gandhi

In all aspects of our business, it is this principle that guides us forward.

Culture of Care

It’s simply about taking care of one another. We strive to foster a culture of being honest, humble, and understanding. Coaching instead of managing, being responsible while having fun.


In the Press

The ‘Vietnamese American Starbucks’ unites four brothers whose drive stems from early poverty

By Anh Do - July 2, 2019

When the Nguyen brothers opened their first 7 Leaves coffee shop in 2012, they didn’t dare tell their mother and father. The siblings feared that they would be devastated.

After all, their parents were Vietnamese migrants who fled their war-ravaged homeland in the 1990s and eventually settled in Orange County’s Little Saigon. They’d dreamed that their four boys would grow up to be successful…

Cult favorite 7 Leaves Cafe finally
lands in the Bay Area

By Linda Zavoral - February 5, 2019

Ten minutes after the butcher paper came off the windows at 1743 Berryessa Road in San Jose, the line starting forming.

And it’s rarely let up, though this is the soft opening for 7 Leaves Cafe, and the grand opening won’t be held until Saturday. Even with the temperature dipping down into the low 40s on Monday night, the line to order iced drinks was still 30-deep..

Sonny Nguyen, Co-Founder of 7 Leaves Cafe, On The Company’s Rapid Growth

By Michelle Pagaran - April 8, 2019

Seven years ago, Nguyen and his six co-owners (pictured below) opened their first shop in a tiny corner plaza in Little Saigon. Today with 20 locations and counting, patrons dutifully line up for their Vietnamese coffee, milk teas, and other handcrafted drinks.

What does the 7 in ‘7 Leaves’ stand for?

7 Leaves: Vietnamese American Entrepreneurs

By Vikki Vargas and Camille Meggs - May 14, 2018

NBC continues to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by highlighting what some call an “Asian Starbucks” with its roots in Southern California’s Little Saigon.

The Nguyens have been called the “North Star of Little Saigon” because they are constantly lighting the way for the others.

California’s 7 Leaves Cafe Makes the Move to Chinatown

by Bradley Martin - August 2, 2018

The “naturally delicious” 7 Leaves Cafe is rapidly growing in Southern California and is making an early jump into the bustling Las Vegas coffee shop marketplace, launching in Chinatown this summer.

Dubbed the “Asian Starbucks,” and expanding to 16 West Coast cafes by the end of the year, 7 Leaves will take over the shuttered Fat Dumpling at The Center at Spring Mountain, a short distance west of Lee’s Sandwiches.

Our Recognition

Pacific Trade & Culture Alliance Diversity Visionary Award 2016

SBA Family-Owned Small Business of the Year 2017
CSUF Hall Of Fame Center for Family Business 2019


Yelp Silicon Valley Boba Bracket 2019