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The Bean Scene

Fast Food
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186 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6112
408-738-4523
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6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Had a nice breakfast and coffee

Had breakfast over the weekend prior to hitting the Farmers Market. The food was nice and fresh and the coffee was great. You can tell this is a place that has a lot of regulars that like to hang out and enjoy their coffee. The staff was great and a pleasure to chat with.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Santa Clara, California
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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Outdoor tables in the shade, easy to hang out & talk. Had a great fruit smoothie blended with ice cream, perfect for a hot day, especially since I didn't want more coffee. Excellent coffee selection. Located in the cute Murphy's area of Sunnyvale.

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Espresso machiato and green tea were what we tried and they were very good! We sipped our drinks as we strolled around the avenue.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had breakfast over the weekend prior to hitting the Farmers Market. The food was nice and fresh and the coffee was great. You can tell this is a place that has a lot of regulars that like to hang out and enjoy their coffee. The staff was great and a pleasure to chat with.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A great coffee shop, my favorite, with good snacks as well. The walls are usually covered with interesting paintings (from the Sunnyvale Art Club).

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good place for coffee/pastries and hang out. The service is very good. The guys that work there are very nice people.

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Northeast USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A very nice casual coffee house that also serves crepes, sandwiches and baked goods. Atmosphere, really good coffee, pleasant service. It's like you've been there before, easy to fit in, read a little, chat. The crepes were very good, light, and well filled. Prices were reasonable. I'd stop in anytime.

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Sonora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great coffee. Savory breakfast which included crepes, breakfast sandwiches, and fruit. Located in the Murphys historic neighborhood of Sunnyvale. Great place to have breakfast and hang with friends.

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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The Bean Scene is a nice relaxing place to spend some time on Murphy Street. It's good for both adults and children and my husband and I enjoyed coming here with our 3 little grandchildren---4 and under. They liked the eggs, bacon, and bagel plate---one plate was enough for all 3, and we enjoyed the coffee and pastries. The apple... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It's amazing how everybusiness has one review that has to be so extreme. The previous review (what an embarrassment) is an example of someone with nothing constructive to say. I have gone to the Bean scene many times. As with any business, there are some visits which are better than other but what is consistent is the care and genuine... More 

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San Jose
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The coffee is burned, the pastries are stale, the service slow, and the inside of the shop is old--and not in a "cool coffee shop" way--in a "needs to be remodeled now" type of way. If these weren't enough drawbacks for you, it's likely that if you're on Murphy and looking to get a cup of coffee, The Bean Scene... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 186 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-738-4523

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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