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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Santa Monica
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200 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2204
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 06:00 - 17:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had a tour of LA picking us up from the waterfront at the Santa Monica Pier. We were instructed by our tour guide that we could use the bathroom in this Coffee Bean and get a treat before we took off. My husband and I walked over and I decided to order something too, just so we'd be paying... More 

Thank VEE1225
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The coffee is very good. My daughter got some sort of frozen concoction and I got a nice hot latte. We sat on the patio and met some interesting characters. It was a fun time there!

Thank Anne F
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

great coffee and wonderful environment. One of my favorite coffee places whenever i come to LA. Worth walking out of your way for.

Thank dlsoduku
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Regular place to have a coffee but people working there was great!!!! They gave me a few recommendations about what beverage was better for me and helped me choose! Great!

Thank Dany597
Oceanside, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

It's on 2nd and Santa Monica Blvd across from Equinox where there is parking, there is also city parking on 2nd St and more expensive parking at the mall. There are inside/outside tables, free WiFi and a larger table for groups. Writers often hang out there as well as tourists. Food, coffee, and tea are available here.

Thank L B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I snagged a blueberry muffin and a blood orange sweet tea for breakfast. The muffin was delicious and tasted real - not a packaged, processed item but freshly baked. I don't normally drink teas so I was surprised I loved the sweet tea as much as I did. Great blood orange flavor and not too sweet!

Thank Ashlee K
Treviso, Italy
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

When I faced these 3 ladies so incredibly rude not answering to any civilized greeting or smile, I watch around looking for the candide cameras I was sure were hidden somewhere... When they called me screaming "Hey You!!!" I started laughing as I found it absolutely incredible that any company entrusted these three ladies to manage the customer experience(or should... More 

Thank Lavitainviaggio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The teenager and I came here daily for coffee/frappe! 😊 totally addicted! Staff were always polite and friendly and happily had a chat with you!

Thank Kerry O
Manchester, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

They serve everything you would expect, but there is nowhere particularly to queue...it's your average Coffee bean I guess...

Thank worldwide002
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

Liked the variety of pastries etc. A nice coffee chain with a good variety of coffees and other drinks. It was our go to place for morning coffee.

Thank Stan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica

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

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