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The Bean Scene

186 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6112
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English first
Sonora, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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271 reviews 271 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

the food and Owner are great but the man behind the counter, I found to be very rude. Left a bad feeling about this place.

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Palo Alto, California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

nice local place for a cup of java. also serves limited breakfast fare. great place to feel at home, seating inside or outside, your pleasure.

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Los Altos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Bean Scene is a fun comfy coffee place. It's at a great location on Murphy Avenue with such a cute street outside. The staff is very friendly. It's a great place to hang out with a good book or your computer/iPad or some friends. And the coffee etc is all really good! I personally think it's much better than Starbucks.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I love Bean Scene for the relaxed mornings. I like to go there in the morning to catch breakfast with my husband sometimes. Chai lattes are good. The bakery products are good too. Plenty of options and they accept level up payments too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

It's not a fancy place, but if you looking for a latte or other coffee drink in downtown Sunnyvale, it's the place to go

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Irvine, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Nice local coffee shop in downtown Sunnyvale on charming Murphy street. The owner makes a great wet cappuccino, the employee not so much. The bagels are very light and crispy and delicious, they do sell out so go early. The shop can get very crowded on the weekends especially during the farmers market.

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Additional Information about The Bean Scene

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

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