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304 Hodges St, Oriental, NC 28571
252-249-4918
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Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Oriental
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Love the biking. So sit back....You will ride your bike more than your car. People are so friendly. They are always saying hi. So warm.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went back to see if things have changed, they haven't. Still mediocre coffee and frozen bagels. So many "furiners" I thought I was in Brooklyn or Jersey. Want to hang with the locales? Go to M&M's or the Tiki Bar around 5:00. You can even get good food. Those that know can't figure out why The Bean is #2

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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You can always tell the quality of a good restaurant by the quality of their espresso. The Bean has an excellent shot (or two if you dare)! Clean bean prep is a must for this to be true! Staff is very friendly and all extras are wonderful! Scones are top notch! I only wish I would have known that a... More

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Oriental, North Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The bean is oriental's equivalent to Starbucks great coffee, real good fruit smoothies plenty of bengals and breads. Also stop by late afternoon or early evening for the ice cream. Friendly people reasonable prices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I loved this little coffee shop and reveled in sipping on my beverage watching the ships come and go in the marina across the street.

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Havelock NC
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had an iced coffee while walking around Oriental . It was very good. Many drinks to choose from, Ice Cream and pastries.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Got a large iced coffee with a caramel shot. Coffee was strong which I like and the ice was frozen coffee cubes. Great idea! Kept the same great taste the whole time no watered down taste from melting ice! A must stop if you are around these parts.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Bean in Oriental is a local landmark. It's THE place by the town dock where everyone meets, greets, eats, and hangs out. It's cute, rather small, and the food is pretty good. They're known for good coffee, excellent smoothies and shakes, good and generous ice cream cones, and just being plain friendly, helpful people. Sitting on their porch watching... More

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Oriental, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Whatever the need, coffee, bagels, muffins, toast, tea, ice cream, good company, a quiet place to do wifi or just watch the boats come in, the Bean serves it up well. This IS THE PLACE!

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Great coffee and tasty muffins. Lots of folks hanging around and conversing in the morning, so it really had a local feel to it. Great place to start your day in Oriental!

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Additional Information about The Bean

Address: 304 Hodges St, Oriental, NC 28571
Phone Number: 252-249-4918
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oriental
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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