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Bean Hollow

8059 Main St Ste 3, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4863
(410) 465-0233
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Ranked #4 of 139 restaurants in Ellicott City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I darken the doors of Bean Hollow at least twice a week, usually just for a cup of coffee to take to "work" down the street at the B&O Railroad Station Museum, another Ellicott City institution, probably the best of the bunch. On occasion I`ve dined at Bean Hollow and the food and service are top notch, a bonus being... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visiting my son over Memorial Day weekend, we decided to take a stroll on Main St, in the historic area of Ellicott City. When my 5 year old grandson wanted ice cream,we were conveniently outside of Bean Sensation, which could easily be missed. My wife, daughter in law, and grandson went inside to order ice cream. Within 5 minutes, they... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Good coffe shop with light food - great for a coffee meeting. Cosy - not like some other coffee chains.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ellicott City, the location of Bean Hollow, is a very charming little town filled with history, boutique stores and quaint shops - and a number of diverse restaurants. Bean Hollow is more of a coffee shop, though does offer savory comestibles in addition to a number of delicious sweets. The star attraction, though, is the coffee, which is roasted on... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

took my cousin from L.A. for s stroll thru historic Ellicott City one weekday. We stopped for lunch based on reviews. The sandwiches were tasty, but small, no chips or fries. We are not big eaters, but still wanted something else. Not a great value if you are hungry.

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New Knoxville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I grew up in Catonsville, so when I took my husband back to the area to visit, I told him we had to visit Old Ellicott City, and we had to go to Bean Hollow for coffee and pastries. This coffee shop has a very unique atmosphere that summarizes Old Ellicott City -- artsy, querky, earthy. You just have to... More

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Odenton, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was a first time visitor, and I was impressed. My wife, and I had seasonal hot beverages, which were delicious. The food here was also very good, which includes their prepared hot sandwiches, and bakery items. I would recommend as a place to stop by if you are passing through or visiting Ellicott City.

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Woodbine, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

we love this little coffee shop, we haven't had much experience with the food (but what we've had is good) but the coffee and the atmosphere are awesome. the staff is very friendly as well!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I return to Ellicott City every few months...first on my list is stopping in at Bean Hollow to have a cup of coffee and perhaps more.....staff is a bit offbeat and earthy....but, that's why I go. I truly love this place....I feel that I am on vacation and it's barely 20 miles away from my home...Praise the town of Historic... More

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Germantown, Maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Kids had two amazing desserts. Chocolate layer cake and chocolate mousse. Both great and they have others too. We had two flavored coffee drinks both unique and good. They have a sandwiches and salads as well. We didn't try but other customers said good and fresh. Glad we stopped as most restaurants are brewpubs with bar food. Other reviews are... More

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