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The Bean Bank

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77 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
02 56150106
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent coffee, lactose free milk, great light meals

What a delight to finally find a great coffee shop that actually has lactrose free milk in Ballina plus great light meals. Friendly & prompt service. A real delight. Simple & well patronised by the locals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Brian F
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Maryborough, Australia
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maryborough, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

What a delight to finally find a great coffee shop that actually has lactrose free milk in Ballina plus great light meals. Friendly & prompt service. A real delight. Simple & well patronised by the locals.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The best coffee place I know...and I know a lot of them,..but this is absolutely the beeest ever coffee..and nice deal for brekky bacon and egg roll with coffee...looove this place,..awesome, must try the latte, it's like Italy...but Ballina

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This little café has such good coffee, I am hooked it will be my first stop when next in ballina. I also ordered gluten free muesli with yogurt and fresh fruit yum! The service was great considering the few staff and how busy it was.

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West Midlands
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I ate here today. They are so friendly - the guy recommended a wrap. I like trying new things and this was so tasty. You can walk through the kitchen and eat by the river. The kitchen was spotlessly clean. Lovely staff. Decent price, filling and tasty food. Will certainly return!!

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to this little coffee house on the Main Street for a late breakfast. Food was fine - we had the bacon and egg roll special. But the coffee was the standout. Service is also to be commended in this place. Decor is very well thought out and it is a place you can relax and hang out in

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Northern NSW
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I am trying to review Beanz in River Street Ballina. The home of the best vegie burger ever. I always love the peanut sauce with it and find it hard to pass up one of their fantastic slices. I share that for sure as after the vegie burger there's not much room left. From what I hear everything is fabulous... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good coffee and friendly staff. Not sure it would be the best in Ballina..will have to check out some more spots. If you like a punch to your coffee this probably isnt the bean for you.

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Ballina, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

On weekends I get treated to a large coffee first thing in the morning. The Bean Bank's "love bites" blend is by far the best coffee available in Ballina! I cant comment on the food as I haven't had a meal here.....yet!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

the best coffee in ballina, and I've tried them all. friendly wait staff. very good, i enjoy my time their a lot.

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Bean Bank is not big in size but it makes up in friendliness and service. We had breakfast there over a long weekend and although they were pretty short on staff the coffee was delish and the food was fresh and hot.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: 02 56150106

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?