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Looney Bean Coffee

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26 Old Mammoth Rd, Rite Aid Mall, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 934-1345
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5:45 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:45 am - 7:00 pm

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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really charming place, great coffee

I was very pleasantly surprised by this place. It is a very charming coffee house. The employees were nice. The coffee drinks were somewhat original, and the two that I had tried where quite good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Eugene K
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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130 reviews 130 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised by this place. It is a very charming coffee house. The employees were nice. The coffee drinks were somewhat original, and the two that I had tried where quite good.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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284 reviews 284 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This cozy coffee house has a great selection of coffees and teas. Some are quite inventive (and caloric). The baristas are friendly. The seating area is lovely. One of the best places to get coffee and relax in Mammoth.

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Seminole, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very quaint little coffee shop in the Rite aid mall. Staff is very friendly. They have great pastries and I love the vanilla chai! T-shirts are cool too!

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Santa Ynez Valley, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Get your legit coffee, latte, espresso, whatever and be sure to ask for a home made muffin to go along with it. Come for the coffee drinks / muffins and stay for the free wifi.

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San Diego, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Looney Bean is THE place to have coffee in Mammoth Lakes. It roasts the beans and the freshness is obvious in the taste of the coffee. Uniformly excellent coffees and very tasty pastries and muffins. The decor is, well, Looney Bean. Sort of Starbucks but with a decidedly Mammoth Lakes flavor. We've been visiting Mammoth for almost 30 years... More 

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Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It's hard to find coffee on par with what Aussies are used to but this place is the exception! Quaint interior is very welcoming.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I always stop to get a drink on the way back out of town. My only negative is that it is a bit pricey. I order a drink that's not quite on the menu & they are always willing to do it, so don't hesitate to ask! The drinks are good, the area inside/outside is clean, and there is a... More 

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Belmont, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Being from the San Francisco Bay Area, we are hardcore "Peets" coffee fans (i.e., strong fresh dark roast) and this is almost the only coffee house in California that serves better coffee than Peets. The pastries are phenomenal as well. Such a great coffee-and-pastry combination makes up for the shopping center setting.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Gotta love driving for 5 hours and then finding a great cup of Joe. Seriously. the coffee here is spectacular. and the local vibe so great. I love hanging in a cafe and chilling, and this is a great place to do it. Definitely check it out when you're in Mammoth next!

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

One day it is great and the next the cashier today was rude, and assumptive. Won't go back there are lots of coffee places here. To make it worse she was talking smack as we left with other customers when we politely said to cancel the order. This place does not deserve the business.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Old Mammoth Rd, Rite Aid Mall, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: (760) 934-1345

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
5:45 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?