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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf


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Cafe, American
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Came here on a Monday morning. Behind bar area was very dirty . Person making drinks was unkept and not presentable. They were out of Pearl Jasmine so I asked for Earl grey. They went and tore 2 bags open and steamed the tea. All...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Bumble-Brig
Reviewed September 3, 2019

I enjoyed a large cold brew here and it was way better than the cold brew Starbucks offers. I was visiting while dropping off my son at college. I will definitely spend more money here when I return to Riverside.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Rick M
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Coffee Bean is just a copy cat. Staff was not knowledgeable or friendly. Save your money and go to Starbucks for a chain experience or Crave or a local coffee house for a unique experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 26jaimev
CoffeBeanTeaLeaf, Guest Relations Manager at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your time here, as we work hard to offer our Guests the best. Thank you for your feedback and we hope you'll be back in the future.

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a white chocolate latte and got something made with peppermint. The girl making the drinks didn't really know what she was doing and it was pretty busy here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RossFamily14
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Opens early! Good coffee! Pretty interior. Friendly people. I recommend a cappuccino. Very good! Great selection.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelerfood
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Prime location in downtown Riverside across the street from the Mission Inn, and located on a pedestrian and dog friendly promenade. Grab the outdoor sitting early in the evening during Christmas season to appreciate the Festival of Lights.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MandC0218
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

While still a chain coffee shop, their selection, service and servings are better than the popular "big guy".

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 624MikeP624
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Varied menu, great friendly service Unique drinks to Coffee Bean vs. some are right along the lines of Starbucks. Great indoor environment and delightful patio in the early Summer evening ! Black Cherry coffee drink is the best ! C&H

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ahdiii
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I stopped by one morning before a conference to get a mocha. The mocha tasted burnt. Plus, they served three people their drinks before me (maybe just regular coffee? Idk), but they knew them, so it felt like they were giving it to their known...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ihaveatonofcats
Reviewed November 7, 2017

This CBTL is a much-needed cafe in downtown Riverside with extended hours. It's very clean and the staff are friendly. It's located very close to the Culver Center, California Museum of Photography and other attractions. It's also on a pedestrian walk, so has a more...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Skaerje
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