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150B 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
360-370-5858
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Ranked #21 of 53 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Coffee Shop, Café, Organic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Tacoma, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stumbled upon this cafe by accident. It's tucked away down a little alley of businesses, so thankfully they have a sign out on the street. The white mocha was divine. Their gluten free cookies were a hit with my gluten intolerant husband. I loved their white chocolate and macadamia nut cookie, it tasted homemade and was soft and fresh.... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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106 reviews 106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The room was full of people guzzling coffee and working their computers. There's a view to the harbor. Our coffee was good. Service is poor-- the barista was grouchy and self-absorbed. Not a particularly friendly spot. They warm up pastries in the microwave, so there is risk of having your sweet goody killed by X-rays. Ours died, but we still... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Eric and his staff are attentive. A good place to meet friends or co-workers for a coffee and treat yourself to a cookie!

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Newbury Park, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great place to grab a cup of coffee and something to eat. Free WiFi. Lots of tables & chairs, as well as a comfy sofa in which to relax. Great place to people-watch!

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Redmond, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Good drinks and food. Clean cafe. Friendly and helpful Staff. Furniture and tables and chairs a bit uncomfortable.

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Bend, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Waiting on line to board the 7:50 AM ferry? Look to your left, and there's The Bean. Go in, get a cuppa and a hot breakfast sandwich. You can eat right there and not worry. They have a closed circuit TV showing the ferry dock, so you can see it arrive in plenty of time to scurry back out to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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75 reviews 75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Bean offers a great cup of coffee, and is located right next to the ferry landing. This provided a nice early morning warm-up while waiting for the boat.

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Friday Harbor, WA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I found that the food here just wasn't very good. Some of the muffins might be fine, but the breakfast sandwiches taste institutional and there aren't any actual stoves where they prepare the food, it's simply heated in a microwave. They're more known for their coffee, but I didn't have a cup.

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Hooksett NH
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150 reviews 150 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited four mornings here while we were staying in Friday Harbor. The coffee is outstanding along with various pastries and delicious oatmeal. The servers were all very friendly and responsive. By the second day they knew us!! We heard that their lunches are great too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This shop is tucked in a side street but was extremely busy. Coffee was excellent and fairly priced fof the area

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Additional Information about The Bean Cafe

Address: 150B 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Phone Number: 360-370-5858
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Coffee Shop, Café, Organic

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