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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

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21300 Hawthorne Blvd Ste B, Torrance, CA 90503-5607
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CALIFORNIA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This my favorite Coffee Bean #182. The baristas are so friendly & pleasant. Drinks are exactly as requested and prepared with a smile and polite "thank you for coming in". And a big, big plus is their always clean & fresh bathrooms👍🏻👍🏻. Love it!!

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Thank GRNCHLE
Manassas, Virginia
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169 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We met here with old friends from California. The restaurant was quiet, and the coffee was very good. We will be meeting here again.

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Thank Jonathan T
Santa Clarita, California, United States
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212 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is my favorite coffee. They have been serving coffee at CBTL, long before Starbucks hit town. They staff all of their location except for LAX with some great people. I stop hear every weekend and enjoy the coffee and the staff. Order all the traditional drinks. If you like Tea Swedish Berry. If you want a free cup of... More 

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Thank Steven A
Torrance, California, USA
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This particular store has the friendliest service and very fast and efficient. They remember you name, order and give you many tips on other products they provide.

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Thank Dennis L
Los Angeles. CA
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Very busy location, but service is always good. Standard coffee and tea offerings. For something different, try the Hot Vanilla. Surprisingly yummy.

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Thank travelingm0m2008
San Diego, California
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641 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I liked Coffee Bean and this one is located right next to the highway. I got my boost and then got onto the highway for my long drive. The staff was very nice and service was quick. My only issue was that my pastry was a bit stale.

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Thank gzau
Torrance, California
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

I love a good Iced Mocha. Which is why I don't get them here very often. I always order a blended I.M and they ALWAYS over blend it to the point where the drink tastes more like a water with flavor added. I only go in when I'm really desperate for a drink. And the one time I ordered a... More 

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Thank Susan B
Scappoose, Oregon
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

A closure of the nearby Starbucks due to renovations found me without a breakfast spot on morning during a business trip to Torrance. Fortunately, I spied this cafe just across the street and popped in for a bun and an espresso. The friendly staff was very quick to serve up my order on a proper dishes (no bun-in-a-bag here) with... More 

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Thank John R
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

The quality of their coffee is really good. My favorite is their great variety of Teas, with delicious flavors and fragrances. Best of all is the service provided by their employees. They are courteous and helpful. Most of all, the prices are better than other coffee places. Tip: they offer sales, promotions and coupons if you sign up for their... More 

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Thank Bea4trips
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Close to Torrance Marriott. Busy, but usually able to find a table. Decent selection of baked goods to go with beverage.

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Thank Sharon V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21300 Hawthorne Blvd Ste B, Torrance, CA 90503-5607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance

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