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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3128
+1 310-260-8744
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“great coffee” (4 reviews)
“ice blended” (2 reviews)
“coffee chain” (2 reviews)
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380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3128
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Good coffee, quick service, we were happy with this place. There is a lot of choice over food and beverage.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was a chilly day when we were at the pier in April, so I got a coffee to warm up. I got the caramel coconut and it was seriously the best coffee I've ever had! I got another one at the airport (iced) on...More

Thank Aimee F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A disappointing experience in a busy coffee shop. I dont know why people think it is acceptable to be rude bluntly, perhaps its because this is a little bit of a tourist trap. The coffee was strong and hot, the Malibu slushy thing was very...More

Thank RichardUpshall
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It's located mid pier near the amusement park area. The takeout menu is kid and adult friendly with hot chocolate, snacks, salads, yogurt, bottled water, oatmeal, cold drinks, lattes, and coffee. They have some low calorie and healthy options. The outdoor seating is primarily benches...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 25 December 2016

their coffee latte is spectacular, my favorite is the hazelnut latte.. not a lot of places can pull it off as I like it, but they can so kudos. I recommend it and hope they open in my country.

Thank 810alia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Decent quality coffee but with tourist prices. Good location on the pier but if you're looking to sit there's no inside seating, only the benches on the pier, so it could be hard during busy times; much better for grabbing something to walk with.

Thank Caitlin P
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I was surprised that they don't have a bigger selection of snacks here, we got an iced coffee but the food on offer is minimal

Thank worldwide002
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stumble upon this place while enjoying the Santa Monica beach and pier, looking for a quick pick-me-up. The iced mochas were very good and a good value, and the hazelnut was like nothing I'd ever tasted before.

Thank jsteel1
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Every coffee or tea is delicious, hot or cold. Prices are reasonable. I think they may have invented the Ice Blended. Not only do we order them when she visits, but my daughter makes me get the ice blended mix to take home. A spoonful...More

Thank Jasha S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Coffee Bean is good anywhere...always good brewed coffee and snacks. The staff were friendly and we were happy with the service

Thank coolgranma69
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 17:00
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  • Address: 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-260-8744
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