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Sentient Bean

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13 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401-6436
+1 912-232-4447
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Indianola, Iowa
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere to catch up on your wifi and caffeine needs. We stopped here multiple mornings. I liked the oatmeal and the peanut butter banana smoothie. You order at the counter and you pick up drinks at the counter, or they bring hot food to your table.

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Thank luv2snkl
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing really stands out about this establishment to me. The seating and decor are lackluster so if you want that warm cozy coffee shop feel it's not really the place for that. The food is alright. I do like their lattes, however. The staff are usually fairly unfriendly. It's nice that it's right by Forsyth Park, however.

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Thank Jenny G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A real gem! Sentient Bean is located directly across the street from the south end of beautiful Forsyth Park. There is a fair amount of seating and the shop seems to be frequented by a diverse cross section of folks from the surrounding community. There was a wide variety of vegan options on the menu. We went for breakfast and... More 

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Thank Jacob H
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went around 4:00 pm, all 3 coffees were empty, had to get decaf. Place was dirty. Don't waste your time here.

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Thank Christina B
Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I tried The Sentient Bean on Christmas morning. My coffee was good...my friend's was not. Both of our breakfast choices (breakfast burrito and chili) looked great but were extremely bland. The only partial saving grace for the burrito was the salsa. There was no hope for the chili.

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Thank Karina H
Vidalia, Louisiana
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112 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for vegan options. The coffee was incredible. Unfortunately, when I got there in the afternoon, the pastry selection was sadly lacking. The banana nut bread was not so great.

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Thank liane69
Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a breakfast burrito and it was amazing. also! if you drink coffee or tea, skip out on starbucks and come here! They have amazing Chai! I was pleased with the environment, which has majority of local people. The first night I went there they had a movie showing in the second half of the café. Following morning it... More 

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Thank idominici
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Walking through Forsyth Park and looking a place to rest a little and have a coffee, I saw this place. It call me in. Good coffee, tasty muffins, nice atmosphere. We liked it a lot.

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Thank Victor V
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I love coffee shops surrounded by beautiful scenes and this spot is just that. From the coffee, artwork and ambiance, all the way up to the food, I was divinely impressed. More or less, treat yourself to a slice of banana bread and if you're feeling vegan-venturous try the vegan breakfast sandwich with vegan sausage.

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Thank Sierra S
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Healthy food in the midst of scores of Southern fried food restaurants! Yay! I took a chance with letting the chef create 3 gluten free tacos for me, only asking that they don't use tofu. Yum! Tasty hummus and lots of fresh veggies! My husband's protein bowl was packed with beans, egg, avocado, spinach, seeds, etc. Coffee was hard to... More 

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Thank Phyllis W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-4447
Description
Since the Bean (as it’s known in the neighborhood) opened its doors in 2001, we’ve tried to make decisions that are good for our customers, our community, and our environment. Strangely enough, we also believe that this way of doing business is good for the bottom line. Our fair-trade coffee is organic, as is our produce and most of our staple ingredients. We are committed to using locally grown ingredients as much as possible, don’t fry anything, and make most of our food from scratch. We are vegetarian, and very vegan and gluten-free friendly! In 2008 we got rid of disposable plastic ware and we continue to recycle and compost. We host almost nightly events organized by members of the community and we strive to be welcoming to even the strangest among us. Check out our website for upcoming events.

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