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Three Bees Coffee

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224 E Third Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
+1 650-344-2339
06:30 - 22:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
Fri 06:30 - 22:30
Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go here all the time for the super friendly staff, great coffee and good, quick breakfast items like burritos, sandwiches and pastries.

Thank Michael W
Singapore, Singapore
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little coffee house with a very different vibe to the big chains. It is intimate and friendly, and the service was superb, with my coffee being brought to my table. Most importantly, the coffee was great! There is also free wifi. I had a samosa as a snack whilst I was there and it was nice... More 

Thank Mark R
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I'm a pretty boring coffee drinker, and I almost always order an iced coffee, but Three Bees is generous with their coffee sizes and they have good accoutrements for fixing the coffee just the way I like it. The team working is always really friendly, and I have had friends order more complicated drinks, and they are always very accommodating.... More 

Thank Elisabeth G
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Coming out of the hospital day after my surgery, I was just not in a mood for Pete's. But this small, quiet place had everything I was looking for. That made my day. Thanks guys for just being there, at the right time, the right way. No intrusion.

Thank Francesca B
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I love coming here. The staff is incredibly friendly and the coffee is always good. While I can't describe it as high-end coffee, it is well above Starbucks and Peet's. Even better than the coffee and service is the array of pastries and breakfast foods. There are significantly more and better food options here than the other nearby coffee shops.... More 

Thank GemmaKR13
Menlo Park, California
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

Great coffee has, as of late 2012, not come to san mateo. The third-wave roaster haven't colonized with a Sightglass or Blue Bottle anywhere in downtown. Until they come, 3 B's (at 3rd and B) is probably the best choice for a non-starbucks non-peet's coffee. It's kind of a small place, and can get noisy, but the proprietors pull a... More 

Thank bbulkow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 E Third Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-344-2339

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