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463 Bank St., New London, CT 06320
+1 860-701-0000
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Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea
Description: A friendly, comfortable coffee house featuring our own freshly roasted...
A friendly, comfortable coffee house featuring our own freshly roasted, fairly traded, organic coffees, teas, and great food! We host local events and feature music several nights each week. We strive to offer the highest quality products to our customers at reasonable prices. We bake our own bread, many of our pastries are made in our kitchen, we also make our own soups, using healthy fresh, high quality ingredients. If you ever have a concern or negative experience, please let us know immediately. Your satisfaction is our primary goal.
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for breakfast

This restaurant just moved and is not under new management and it's a great place for breakfast and they also now serve dinner

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
DeirdreC890
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New London, Connecticut, Usa
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  • Dining on a budget
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New London, Connecticut, Usa
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This restaurant just moved and is not under new management and it's a great place for breakfast and they also now serve dinner

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North Haven, Connecticut, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I've been to Bean & Leaf a couple times. My most recent trip there was the best now that it is under new management. The food is awesome. I had the cuke salad with hummus and was really happy with the crisp cukes, fresh tomatoes, and super tasty hummus. The dressing on the salad was nice and lemony, just the... More 

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New London
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Each and every time I visit this cute, laid-back, coffee shop I am more impressed than the last time. First, they clearly use the freshest ingredients: you can taste it in every bite. I don't actually know which item is my favorite but here are some, in no particular order. -The hummus and bagel chips. Oh my! Warm and crisp,... More 

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hgriffin1, Owner at Bean & Leaf, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are working very hard to continuously improve every aspect of our business and your comments give me hope that our efforts are working. The "secret" to the smooth eggs in the quiche is our immersion blender. We mix the eggs, milk, and salt/pepper with the blender prior to pouring over the remaining ingredients.... More 

Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We ate breakfast here with great breakfast sandwiches and coffee. There was plenty of parking right on the side of the restaurant. Staff was pleasant and there was no wait.

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New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Firstly, let me say that although I am a coffee drinker, I am not a connoisseur; I would absolutely not be able to discuss the acidity of one coffee versus another, nor could I be bothered to, I just want to drink coffee that I like the taste of; and that is what I find a the Bean, Just to... More 

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Westbrook, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I was looking for a new place to try a good cup of coffee. I figured I would give New London a shot. I read the reviews on tripadvisor and selected Bean&Leaf. I drove around downtown a few times till I found it. Parking was easy. I arrived around 10:30AM on January 23,2014. There were a few people sitting around... More 

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hgriffin1, Owner at Bean & Leaf, responded to this review

I am very sorry about your disappointing visit to the Bean. We have tried to get our staff to understand the importance of quickly and accurately filling orders. Unfortunately we have a ways to go. One issue that was partially a factor during your visit was our POS system. When a order is put in the register, it is suppose... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I feel I'm jumping the gun on this review, after only two visits it's really a bit premature to add my two cents but here goes. I do like this clean and modern looking coffee house a lot. So far it ticks all the right boxes, and despite the minimalist somewhat industrial design, the high ceilings and very basic furniture... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Visited Bean and Leaf on a Saturday morning. Appreciated the fresh and interesting choices for breakfast. I had a breakfast bowl with rice, beans, spinach, and free range eggs. Plenty of food for the price. Had certainly more than I could finish. THey had a good selection of scones and pastries as well. I am not a coffee drinker so... More 

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Connecticut
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I was with the previous reviewer and agree with all her points. Maybe if your staff pointed out about the parking garage we would have known. It was mentioned to them about parking. The coffee we got tasted horrible and who knows maybe the changes you have made were noticed. We prefer good coffee. Yes my friend reviewed fast food,... More 

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United States
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Ever since they moved they have gone downhill. Their old location I got excellent coffee and service. Here it is lackluster and parking is harder. I'll be finding a new place to get coffee.

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hgriffin1, Owner at Bean & Leaf, responded to this review

Sorry about your negative experience. I would like to discuss each of your points and welcome you to call me and discuss directly. Please call Bean & Leaf and provide your contact info and I will be happy to call anytime you wish. On to your comments... "Their old location I got excellent coffee and service. Here it is lackluster"... More 

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Additional Information about Bean & Leaf

Address: 463 Bank St., New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: +1 860-701-0000
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 463 Bank St., New London, CT 06320
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-701-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

A friendly, comfortable coffee house featuring our own freshly roasted, fairly traded, organic coffees, teas, and great food! We host local events and feature music several nights each week. We strive to offer the highest quality products to our customers at reasonable prices. We bake our own bread, many of our pastries are made in our kitchen, we also make our own soups, using healthy fresh, high quality ingredients. If you ever have a concern or negative experience, please let us know immediately. Your satisfaction is our primary goal.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?