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J & S Bean Factory

1518 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2529
651-699-7788
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

J&S certainly sells beans! (About a pound every 10-15 minutes, from what we noticed during our visit). In-house roasting is a key feature here & workers clearly know their coffee varieties, but I wouldn't drop in looking for food or ambiance to compliment my espresso drink (or an elegant restroom). Cold drinks? We've had better. Classic cappuccino? No complaints--it's hand-crafted... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Bean Factory is a great place to hang out with some friends over a cup of coffee. The staff is courteous and efficient, the atmosphere is cozy and familiar. It's definetely one of my favourite places whenever I'm in St. Paul.

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Saint Paul, MN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

You want strong Robusta-Not Bitter - not stale or burnt. You want organic, fair-trade, water-processed, huge variety. You want community-building, single owner, not mass-produced. Come on get your best French Roast ever

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Stop here for your caffeine needs. It's a cute local coffee spot that offers inside and outside seating, treats, hot and cold drinks and free wifi. Prices are reasonable and they definitely acknowledge their regular customers. Service was not fast but not too slow either. Check it out when you are tired of I those chain coffee places.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Often buy their ground coffee. I've never plunked down at any of their tables but there are always a lot of people, a lot of laptops, a lot of deep conversations going on. Love their outdoor patio - on warmer days.

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Delhi, India
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is listed in the local paper as one of the top 10 coffeehouses in the Twin Cities - that's what drew me to this place. It was delightful - from the unique sign suggesting that would-be burglars escape the dark side and apply for a job - to the neighborhood group arriving, dogs in tow, as if on parade.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

I go everyday. Best people, best patio and best coffee! Hands down! Their cold press is amazing! The Courtney Speacial and Mexican Mochas are signature drinks and are fabulous. Since they roast all their own coffee beans, the coffee is always fresh and roasted to perfection.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

The owner fired a really nice employee (Jeanie), said she was "moving on", then gave her a party. Not very nice. She didn't want to leave. He said they needed to make a "fresh start." It's really creepy to fire someone and then say they left of their own accord.

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St. Paul, MN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012 via mobile

Friendly neighborhood atmosphere. Great coffee, with beans roasted onsite.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012 via mobile

Take my advice and never go here. I walked in for coffee and the Barista rudely interrupted my conversation I was having with a friend and even lied and told me they were "out of coffee." This was not a funny joke, and the drink I ordered really did not taste good at all.

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Additional Information about J & S Bean Factory

Address: 1518 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2529
Phone Number: 651-699-7788
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Fast Food

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