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321 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5316
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Columbus, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was my first time. I was looking for something similar to Starbucks' Cafe Mocha. The barista, recommended their latte. I ordered a tall one. Loved it. Didn't finish it. It was still good on ice the following day.

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Thank Doy M
northern california
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Good service and great Chai. The space is clean and comfortable and in a great location. Great place to relax.

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Thank carmen301
Pittsburgh, PA
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This shop is close to the Marriott. While staying at the Marriott, I stopped here for my morning coffee and had a thoroughly enjoyable cup. Service was friendly.

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Thank jcp01
San Diego, California
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764 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I'm not a huge caffeine guy but I do like to stop in here for an iced tea on a hot day. They have a large selection and it's worth the quick stop

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Thank CaribbeanFan79
Los Angeles, California
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351 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you have a free hour and want to go somewhere to work, have coffee and people watch. CBTL on MB Blvd is the place to go. The staff is friendly, it is always busy, and in the summer, there is a never ending parade of people going to the beach, having meetings, and enjoying the beach life. You just... More 

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Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Manhattan Beach, California
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311 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I am not a fan of Starbucks at all, so this is my "go to" place. Too, I like to get tea when I go out, so this place works! I like that it has a patio with tables and chairs in the front. Great place to people watch.

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Thank Ace90266
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We go there almost every morning for a coffee as our dogs can sit in the patio area while we meet and greet with friends. The manager is very friendly and they have a great array of morning drinks to please everyone.

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Thank Don J
Reading, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

One coffee shop is a bit like any other - although this one was clearly very popular with its clientele, very busy for a mid-morning.

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Thank BobandJosie
Newcastle, Australia
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122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We had hopes for this to be great coffee based on the ratings, however, the coffee was very average as the milk was burned and the espresso over done.

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Thank Jon H
Australia
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316 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a good Italian style cappuccino- this is the place to go. The atmosphere is good trendy coffee house and the coffee is very good. On our second trip to Manhattan Beach we headed straight there and were not disappointed.

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Thank Travel_addict13_10

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Restaurant Details

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Seating, Takeout
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach

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