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The Bean Scene

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186 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6112
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every city needs their small town, friendly, homey, delicious coffee shop! I visit here any chance I can! Modern day, corporate coffee shops don't cut it these days. In the center of the Silicon Valley, you need a coffee shop like this one! The historic walls are often lined with art & the furniture is both comfortable and interesting. The... More 

Thank Shleetravels
Sunnyvale, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really like this place, and grab my coffee almost every morning. It is an independent coffee shop, and the owner is a really good guy; he sometimes his family comes in to help. They have 3 or 4 flavors of drip coffee you can grab and go quickly. They have muffins and pastry, but they also serve hot food... More 

Thank ebandari
Oberlin, Ohio
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun place to grab a cup of coffee and a bagel. The coffee is very good and the atmosphere is what you expect in a coffee shop. There's a very good selection of coffees and other drinks as well as pastries. The Bean Scene is a great choice to chill with a friend and have a good cup of... More 

Thank Matt A
Sunnyvale, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Baristas are always welcoming and helpful.'Dual' is one of the baristas there who is always open for a good conversation and has a very positive attitude. I enjoy ordering the hot/cold Soy Chai with a Biscotti or pastry. They have a good Wi-fi for your digital devices, and a large screen tv for all those big sporting events. There... More 

Thank raineterno
Sunnyvale, California
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288 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Comfy, quiet and tasty - nice sofas and chairs - a great place to come when you want to work for a few hours. The coffee isn't bad either.

Thank ohdonnaoh
Modiin, Israel
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Located at the lovely Murphy st this place was packed by locals on a Sunday morning. The coffee was excellent, the sandwich was good and the service was very friendly. Excellent value for a breakfast.

Thank Ron_Ellenbogen
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466 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The vibe is unremarkable. Located on “Historic South Murphy,” the feeling inside is individuals stuck to their laptop or smartphone screens amidst a slightly neglected room. The fellow behind the counter was unfriendly, no return smile or “you’re welcome” for a thank you. He did make a very good strong cappuccino but that’s it. My omelet was well below average.... More 

Thank MunichEricJ
Sunnyvale, California
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We do beanScene every Saturday mornings , and its quite place to grab a coffee and muffin and take up call during weekdays ..

Thank infobalacbe
Sunnyvale, California
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

This is must visit coffee shop on Murphy Avenue. Great cappuccino's. Also serve savory and sweet food - my favorite is their cheese and ham quiche. Plenty of seating indoors and patio. Free WiFi.

Thank Boddies2
Mountain View, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Myy friend and I were searching for a coffee spot and unlike her I can't tolerate the computer labs. THis plase is so different and cozy and the wait staff are very nice and the breakfast is divine. The atmosphere was just what I had in mind for a coffee meet, I wish we had such a place in Mountain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-738-4523

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