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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Santa Monica
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3150 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3032
+1 310-396-6107
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

The best hot chocolate from a chain coffee shop. Worth it just for that. Creamy, flavorful, doesn't taste like a mix though I don't know how they make it. Baked goods are good too, especially the chocolate chip twist.

Thank travel-adventure42
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I showed up at 5:30 AM, be posted opening time. I guess they forgot to switch back from daylight savings? Ignore the posted opening times, they aren't accurate. I asked about wifi, got a coffee, left a good tip, and settled in to do emails. A half-hour later I was still trying to get onto the supposedly available free Wi-Fi.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

all the usual coffees, with a very nice "flavored" coffee choice available. staff are quite pleasant and helpful, but the service is often quite slow and painful during the morning rush. seems like they always fail to have adequate staffing.

Thank pandpCalifornia
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been to this location several times. 5 stars due to the convenient location, decent free wi-fi access, plenty of outlets, friendly stuff and decent drinks. What more can you ask for from a coffee shop? especially a chain one. Certainly beats the Starbucks across the street!

Thank wcta
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

It tends to be a bit crowded at times...but I have seen crazier coffee shops. What else can you say about an upscale coffee shop?

Thank LawofNY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

This is a really great local gem of a coffee shop! Serves great espresso, lattes and coffee combos Serves a loyal local community, Friendly staff who after a coup,e of visits remember your order from the previous day, making you feel less of a tourist and more of being one of the local community

Thank ANDI S
Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2011

great coffee with lots of wonderful attitude whenmaking your coffee

Thank denise k

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3150 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-6107

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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