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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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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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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
Best coffee in Ballina

A friendly little place which sells the best coffee in Ballina - simple as that (although they do cakes, muffins and breakfast as well).

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
John N
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Ballina, Australia
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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A friendly little place which sells the best coffee in Ballina - simple as that (although they do cakes, muffins and breakfast as well).

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fuss free café serving really good coffee and delicious breakfasts. Cool, intimate interior. Delicious bagels.

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Coffee was very good and so was the smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel. Space is small, only five or six tables, but welcoming and cosy.

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Tintenbar Australia
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Small cafe in Ballina's main street. No special ambience but nice friendly service. Usual cafe menu of salad, quiche, burgers no matter how you dress up the description. My Tossed Salad was all greens and little avocado, walnuts, lentils and tasted too heavily of walnut oil. Pricing is average. Ballina now has plenty of options for a light lunch with... More 

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Speers Point, Australia
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170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Only a small joint, and not easy to spot on a rainy morning. But the coffee here is great!! Pros: Convenient parking out front, cosy welcoming interior, friendly service, sensible menu (no bacon - looking after my health) and prompt service. Cons: I prefer bacon on my bacon and egg roll (I know that ham is better for me -... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Great place to meet up with family, lovely coffee, yummmo raison toast. Met up with my beautiful Niece Nina, a Ballet dancing teacher, in Byron Bay. So proud of her, & great niece Tori, it was the perfect place to meet at the Bean Bank Café. Friendly staff with warm smiles. Seating out side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I love this little Cafe, it's so unexpected, best Coffee EVER, beautiful breakfast, lovely service, it's no joke the best Coffee I have ever had!!!!

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Maryborough, Australia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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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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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Additional Information about The Bean Bank

Address: 77 River Street, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
Phone Number: 02 56150106
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
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
Average Prices: USD $5 to $9

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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 to $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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?