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The Artful Bean

20 Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
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Ranked #16 of 66 Restaurants in Bethany Beach
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Coffee Shop, Bagels
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Artful Bean is a Coffee Shop and Fine Art & Craft Gallery located in down town Bethany Beach, one block from the ocean. Serving only the Finest Coffee, Espresso and Pastry. We also represent over 40 local and regional Artists and Artisans.

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I feel badly writing this review, but this weekend we got two of the "healthy sandwiches" (i forget the exact name but was supposed to be egg whites, spinach, and mozzarella) the food was terrible, we got it to-go and did not finish it - we had to go somewhere else after. To be fair this was our only experience... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a nice coffee shop close to the post office. Excellent coffee, competent employees, and good food, WIFI, comfortable lounge and local crafts to browse while you wait for your sandwiches. I've been coming here since it opened and I'm always pleased to see it provides the same high quality of food & beverage that I experienced in the... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

On our first visit, a Saturday morning, it seemed as though our servers were hung over and were, frankly, unfriendly. However, we decided to try them again and found that a different server was very pleasant. The coffee is always very good, albeit a little expensive. One concern might be that the owner is trying to sell the business and... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere, delicious foods, and a nice selection of coffee beverages. Peruse the art while you wait for your pastry, sandwich, or other treat to be served. Enjoy!

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Coffee is always hot and tasty. They make excellent lattes and cafe au lait with the house perks good as well. The counter people are very nice. The have yummy pastries, toffee and you can pick up a newspaper as well. Which is handy in offseason when not much is open in Bethany.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife and I make an annual pilgrimage each Fall to Bethany Beach and no trip would be complete without a morning walk on the beach with coffee from the Artful Bean! The coffee and pastries are wonderful and the service excellent!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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146 reviews 146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Been here solo and w the kids a couple of times. Good coffee and other choices too. It's quirky and a local find. Lots of folks checking out the arts and crafts too which look interesting. Recommended!

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you are looking for a light breakfast, this place is great. Good coffee and good food in a relaxing setting. I just love their egg and bagel classic and there are lots of creative choices to please everyone. The menu is vegetarian so you won't find bacon or other meat options.

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baltimore, maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visited nearly every day for excellent coffee and chocolate crossants. Line moves quickly, Very friendly service. Comfy ambiance

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Hockessin, Delaware
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I recall wheeling a stroller down Atlantic Avenue to arrive at the Artful Bean just past its 7:00 a.m. opening, my oldest had an iced tea for the first time this summer. In addition to caffeinated drinks, the Artful Bean now has an assortment of breakfast and other sandwiches and the lox with cream cheese was perfect one afternoon for... More 

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Additional Information about The Artful Bean

Address: 20 Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Phone Number: 302-541-8160
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Coffee Shop, Bagels

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