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J & S Bean Factory

1518 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2529
+1 651-699-7788
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
22 May 2017
“Best coffee beans in the area!”
16 Mar 2017
“A neighborhood winner!”
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Fast food
1518 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2529
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is the only place to buy your coffee beans for at home brewing. Check it out the roaster owns the place and I'm told ? was the roaster for the originals Dunn'a Brothers on Grand. The whole staff is very knowledgeable about where they...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I travel 20 miles to buy beAns here. Great variety and fine place to hang...Great folk as patrons to interact with. Tables outside. Light meal choices. And for those who care, they still roast their Obama blend.

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great neighborhood spot with excellent coffee. I had the cappuccino. It was perfect! You really get the St Paul vibe here. Has a very nice outdoor seating area , as well.

Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great local coffee shop, with a variety of drinks and some various snack items. Great spot to hang out and catch up on some misc reading.

Reviewed 15 May 2015

This coffee is so good that you'll cringe at buying coffee at Starbucks! The caramel latte is my favorite....so smooth, not too sweet. The staff are young, hip and unpretentious and are friendly! The outdoor patio (mismatched chairs & tables speckled around the pebble-laden ground)...More

Reviewed 30 March 2015

They really do know your name if you come here regularly. Variety of drinks & fresh bakery goods. Also freshly ground beans. Very friendly, pleasant staff.

Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

The big chains may have plenty of show, but when it comes down to the real deal and being able to get a real cappuccino or even exotic and delicious beans J and S does it right. The food is just okay, but really go...More

Reviewed 22 December 2014

J&S certainly sells beans! (About a pound every 10-15 minutes, from what we noticed during our visit). In-house roasting is a key feature here & workers clearly know their coffee varieties, but I wouldn't drop in looking for food or ambiance to compliment my espresso...More

Reviewed 16 December 2014

The Bean Factory is a great place to hang out with some friends over a cup of coffee. The staff is courteous and efficient, the atmosphere is cozy and familiar. It's definetely one of my favourite places whenever I'm in St. Paul.

Reviewed 15 September 2014

You want strong Robusta-Not Bitter - not stale or burnt. You want organic, fair-trade, water-processed, huge variety. You want community-building, single owner, not mass-produced. Come on get your best French Roast ever

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-699-7788
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