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The Bean Fiend

194 S. Algoma Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #43 of 242 restaurants in Thunder Bay
Cuisines: Canadian
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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English first
Rosslyn
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Want a quick bite and a great cup of tea when you are wandering around the boutiques in Algoma/Bay area? Delish sammies, savoury soups, quirky atmosphere and fun wait staff! Excellent spot to meet up with a friend or hang out by yourself, because sooner or later someone will happen by to join you. Love it!

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Thunder Bay
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I had lunch at this coffee and sandwich place. The soup made fresh each day. The sandwich was really well made and the staff super friendly

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This is a perfect place to chill out and have a coffee. The staff is nice, the music is good. They have a good quality free wi-fi. People here are having a good time

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a neat addition to the Bay and Algoma boutique area. You don't really know there is a patio until after you are seated inside, and on a nice day it would be a welcome change. Parking in the area is limited and metered which is a major negative to relaxed dining and shopping in the area. There is... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Bean Fiend looks cool but their hours of operation suck. Like most places in Thunder Bay, they close early so those who work during the day do not have the opportunity to frequent the place. To make it even worse, if you decided to spend your money on food, they stop serving food one hour in advance of their... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Wonderful latte served in a hand crafted mug and delivered to your table. I have to wonder how the get the milk so thick and frothy. A Saturday tradition. would love another location in the south end of the city.

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Thunder Bay, ON
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Great new sandwich menu - not tons of choice, but tons of flavor and deliciously grilled paninis. The recent renovations didn't hurt either, the BF is really bringing a bohemian feel the Bay-Algoma District and has established itself as a hip (ster) coffee shop.

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Toronto, Canada
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174 reviews 174 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

At frst glance,Thunder Bay looks like a nondescript sort of place. But it has a colorful history and loads of colorful personalities and places. There's a funky end of Bay Street, with enviro stores and co-ops and the Bean Fiend is right there with great organic coffee and a relaxing place to drink it. It's like a real coffee shop,... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a neatly decorated shop in the Bay and algoma area with an up scale feel,coffee,soup and sandwich,nice place to make an impresion

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Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I came across this beautiful restaurant while walking down the cutural area of thunder bay known and the bay street algoma strip, I found the food to be amazing the atmosphere, and oso negro coffee was out of this world!

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