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634 N New St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-3939
+1 610-867-5010
Today
09:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 21:30
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:30
Sat - Mon 09:00 - 21:00
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New England
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped by on a Friday evening and had a great experience. The coffee was excellent. We spent some time talking to the owner getting a sense of Bethlehem (we where on a college tour weekend at Lehigh). She had some good insight on the town.

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Thank NESailor
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Delicious coffee and comfy couches. I really enjoyed the friendly, welcoming atmosphere. It was a welcome retreat from a busy day.

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Thank Candi S
Altamont, NY
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Worth it to walk a block or so if necessary (parking on street usually full during daytime business hours). Small, cozy, great coffee and a few wonderful baked goods, and staff who know how to pull a quick and perfect coffee & espresso. Cool music too. Just what a pure coffeehouse was meant to be, or so I believe.

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Thank Paul B
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I stopped by mid-afternoon on a Tuesday. There wasn't much going on, so I can't comment on the scene. But I can certainly attest to how good the coffee is. I had a medium roast. It was superb. They offer muffins and pastries and other treats, but I didn't try them. I was in a bit of a hurry because... More 

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Thank John K
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Wise Bean is my favorite spot for a rich, delicious and consistently great cup of coffee or espresso. Plus the owners and their staff could not be more friendly and add the extra touch to what a great coffee house should be. Love them!

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Thank Susan B
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

A wonderfully eclectic group of people frequent this gem of a neighborhood coffee shop. Flavorful coffee and fresh baked pastries in an intimate setting any time of the day, 6 days a week. What did we do without it!

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Thank KMKJZ
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoy Wise Bean. The coffee is the best I have found in the LEHIGH Valley, they have yummy pastries and bagels and there is often a group reading the paper and having interesting discussions. It is a gem of a spot.

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Thank Heather M
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

If you are ever in Bethlehem, you need to stop by for a delicious cup of Wise Bean coffee. You walk down the street and the smells grab you and pull you in. They have a variety of coffees, specialty drinks, smoothies and delicious baked goods. You walk in a customer and leave as a friend. You will not be... More 

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Thank Wetachics
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

We had been looking for a real coffee shop and a long-time Bethlehem resident told us to try this one. It was great. Wonderful coffee, pastries, friendly service and cozy atmosphere. Comfortable chairs and strong WiFi too. We went back the next day.

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Thank John S
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Small coffee shop, best latte I've ever had. Not much seating, but cozy as a result. Plenty of friendliness, reading material, and of course free wi-fi. A must try.

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Thank Michael F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 N New St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-3939
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-867-5010

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