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JC Beans Coffee House

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34114 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2733
+1 949-496-4700
04:00 - 20:00
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saskatchewan, canada
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a popular little coffee haunt right on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point. It's a readers paradise as well. The walls are lined with quite a library of books, which you can peruse as you enjoy your beverage of choice or purchase for a paltry sum of $2.00. There are tables outside as well. We took note of... More 

Thank crvisitor41
Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a super cute coffee shop. It has lots of book and you can even buy them for just $2. The coffee and pastries were great. Parking was the major downside. We had to park across the street.

Thank Angela H
Boerne, United States
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Not sure how they compete with Starbuck's which is literally next door, but the drive-thru certainly helps. Plus they've got a wide selection of drinks and food!

Thank Jeremy G
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Only have had the brewed coffee an I find it the best in Dana Point. Did drive through as parking is a little of a problem. They have different types of brewed coffee and all are good.

Thank caneguy
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779 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Rain, rain, rain, sit in front of the stove and enjoy it all. Great coffee and a friendly staff make for an incredible combination for success.

Thank yogiacomo
Dana Point, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

always my away from home coffee stop. you get family feel and excellent coffee and treats from breakfast burritos to cinnamon rolls as big as your head.

Thank janetnavarro
San Clemente
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

J.C. Beans is an independent mom and pop coffee shop along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point. The coffee is ground fresh daily and comes in a variety of blends, flavors, and boldness. Some, but not all of the food items are baked onsite, but are all delicious nonetheless. The atmosphere is very cozy with a fireplace and big comfortable... More 

Thank Matt H
Sullivan, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Dana Point for over 20 years. JC Beans was the "go to" coffee house then, and still is! It is full of local charm, has a honesty library and some of the nicest staff around! Veg out, read the paper by the fireplace or have a conversation with a friend on the patio enjoying the fresh... More 

Thank Bunnymaw
Miami Beach, Florida
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not really do they keep up to their advertisements.Coffee tasted burnt and was not drinkable.Nothing more to add.

Thank Claus305
southern cal
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you are in or close to Dana Point and want a coffee or tea drink, please don't go to Starbuck's. JC Beans is 1 block away from a SB and light years better in every respect.

Thank bluheron1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34114 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?