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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Santa Monica
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1312 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 06:00 - 17:00
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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

just wonderful coffee. Nothing short of that .Always look forward to dependable great coffee here in LA. great environment for coffee. convienent locations - the place to go

Thank dlsoduku
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Better than Starbucks! Great service and several locations around Santa Monica. High level of caffeine.

Thank Sheryl E
Santa Monica, California
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141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

love the lattes & tea varieties. You may wait on a busy day, more choices than the bigger coffee chains on every corner.

Thank SMOgal
Boston, Massachusetts
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330 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Being from the East Coast, I am use to and worship Dunkin Donuts. My girlfriend recommend we try The Coffee Bean and I was not disappointed!

Thank David D
Victoria, Canada
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I don't usually have a bad coffee experience - but this was BAD. The servers were rude to the woman in front of me (who was asking clear questions), and the coffee was really disappointing. Dirty milk/sugar area. I won't be back.

Thank bike_bliss
New Vernon, New Jersey
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478 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

I had 30 minutes to kill before a 9:30 business meeting and found this plan for breakfast. I had a large coffee and a pumpkin chocolate chip muffin, a season special. The muffin was delicious, not too big and not too small. The coffee was very fresh and delicious too.

Thank Dan P
Ampthill, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed my double cappuccino - once I got it. A long wait to be served. An even longer wait for it to be made. I guess it's a good sign that it's so popular!

Thank Galahad1
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

This place was within walking distance of our hotel so a couple mornings when we didn't want a big breakfast we walked here. Servers always super friendly and pleasant. Coffee and bagels great, reasonably priced!

Thank tuliplvr22
Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

One measure of management in any company is employee retention. This location always seems to have the same great people, and that speaks volumes. Their service is quick, professional, and always cheerful. This is my favorite place to pick up a coffee during the work week.

Thank MissBrigette
Tampa, Florida
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192 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We are so glad we happened upon this Coffee Shop that we do not have back home in Tampa, Florida. Our daughter LOVES Chai Tea, and this spot has one of the best ever! GREAT FIND! She had hers iced, but I bet the latte warm is excellent as well during colder days. The best part of the visit had... More 

Thank Beth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica

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

Staying in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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