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The Artistic Bean

8027 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4034
+1 865-310-2434
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8027 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4034
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's no doubt that this is the best place for a latte in the area. Also folks here were very friendly. I don't usually give this kind of high praise easily. However, I feel confident saying STOP HERE!!!

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coffee was good but the server wasn't that friendly and that turned me off. We could barely get the lid on the cup and they said they were new and were hard to put on...well maybe they should get lids that fit their cup...More

Thank Fastmary
Jeremy D, Owner at The Artistic Bean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, this is the owner of The Artistic Bean. Could you tell when you came in and time of the day so I can address this immediately. Very sorry for your experience as we strive to offer not only the very best products, but also...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to this cute coffee shop several times. There’s a nice menu, and the drinks are always tasty. I especially like their iced latte. We’ll be back! 👍

Thank gabil20182018
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Who would expect to find such an awesome "roast our own coffee" shop in a small town like Townsend? We have friends who have a cabin nearby and told us we had to try it. Glad we did, it's a cozy, welcoming atmosphere with a...More

Thank GnMe
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This place was cozy and friendly. Husband and I got lattes and the kids got hot chocolate. It did take a little bit of time for everything to be made, and there was only one person working, but it was totally worth the wait. And...More

Thank Backincincy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Wherever you travel, it’s very important to have a place to go where you can enjoy that cup of coffee. This is the place to go. There are delicious varieties to savor there or to purchase by the pound to go, because they roast their...More

Thank LovingRetirement2017
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We enjoyed truly great gourmet coffee and excellent pastries. Additional plus: very friendly service, comfy sofa/chairs, good and suitably quiet background music. A very civilized place!

Thank Gesa K
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Great find! Love finding roasters that know how to make great coffee! Great prices and great people!

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We stopped in to try some espresso and get a pound of beans. My husband and I have both worked for coffee companies before, and we tend to love many small coffee shops. The espresso was hand packed and it was amazing. It was very...More

Thank bburg
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I love this place. I am not a coffee drinker, but my husband is, so when I go with him, I order the hot chocolate. I have never tasted hot chocolate this good anywhere else!! Yummy!

Thank Teresa B
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17 April 2018|
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Response from Flipsville58 |
They have soya milk.
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Response from GoldRushJunkie | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday. I stop at this quaint little shop many times during our trips to the area. We always buy several pounds while we are there. Their coffee is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
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08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8027 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4034
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-310-2434
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