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Good Bean

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1 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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5:45 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: The busiest "hole-in-the-wall" espresso bar on the Sunshine Coast...
The busiest "hole-in-the-wall" espresso bar on the Sunshine Coast. Rotating coffee blends and home-made sweets
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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Coffee, hiden jewel!

Coffee is one of the best in Mooloolaba and great cakes/snacks. Found this diagonally opposite Mooloolaba surf club. Will definitely go back for more!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
James B
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Mooloolaba
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Pretty average coffee, I'm not sure what every one is raving about. Watery & order was wrong. The best part is the free chocolate and it is cheap in comparison I guess.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is the third time we have had coffee at the Good Bean and it is nice coffee, BUT there is a problem with how the orders are prioritised. Each time we have waited quite a long time while takeaway customers ordering long after us are served and departed before we get our coffee. It's the same price and we... More 

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ShaneH31, Owner at Good Bean, responded to this review

Thank you very kindly for you review on our coffee. Many of our regulars use a mobile app called txt 4 coffee. This allows them to order takeaway coffees before they arrive so they can pick up when they get there. We NEVER prioritise anybody. Always first come first served but txt 4 coffee allows you to place an order... More 

Mooloolaba
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Coffee is one of the best in Mooloolaba and great cakes/snacks. Found this diagonally opposite Mooloolaba surf club. Will definitely go back for more!

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ShaneH31, Owner at Good Bean, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our coffee. We love the location too ; ) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good coffee.Service is terrible.Staff are too busy chatting to each other.The owner needs to pull them all aside and have a stern word to the lot of them.

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ShaneH31, Owner at Good Bean, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your coffee. I will follow these staff up. Training is a constant passion for the Good Bean, but this is more clarifying my expectations from them I believe. Thank you once again. More 

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I know it was triathlon weekend and all places were busy so I expected a wait...and waited I did. Almost 25 min?? Okay it was good coffee but I reckon Baristas need some speed training!!

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ShaneH31, Owner at Good Bean, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We greatly apologise for the wait. Great feedback and we will continue to improve on our speed and service. I sincerely hope that you enjoyed the wonderful weather for the triathlon. More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Came here on my day off work and just chilled with a book and coffee, amazing quality, very friendly staff and an amazing view. A must visit when in Mooloolaba.

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ShaneH31, Owner at Good Bean, responded to this review

So happy to hear you had such a blissful experience. We love where we work, so good to hear that rubs off on our customers. More 

Rockhampton, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I don't need someone to stroke my hair when I buy a coffee, but it is nice to experience good manners. The staff at Good Bean seem to be more focused on their hipster lifestyle and trying to be aloof rather than being polite or (gasp) even friendly. I've found the service here cold and at times bordering on rude.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

These guys blitz it. Never had a bad coffee at Bean. If you haven't bean .. GO! Friendly,funky,fun. Their Kawana shop 'Good Bean Deli' is also outstanding. Jodes

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a great little spot opposite the surf club/beach. The coffee is good and we've met a few nice locals here, but i like my coffee HOT and when asked for it hot one time my 10 year old could have drunk it.... LISTEN to your customers request and would be perfect!! thanks

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Queanbeyan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Tucked away in the heritage hub of Mooloolaba the good bean serves up excellent coffee and hot chocolates. Just a step away from the best beach in the world. This is definitely on the top of my best coffee and location list.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Mooloolaba

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 8
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The busiest "hole-in-the-wall" espresso bar on the Sunshine Coast. Rotating coffee blends and home-made sweets
Open Hours
Sunday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
5:45 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?