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Bean & Leaf

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463 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-5547
+1 860-701-0000
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Groton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to visit a new shop that had some pretty good reviews on Trip Advisor. This shop serves as a cafe during the day and a full bistro dining outlet at night. I had the bean breakfast bowl, which was a nice Mexican/American fusion. It's an extra $2 to add bacon or sausage to the dish. My guest had... More 

Thank ChappyRon
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visited this small coffee shop/restaurant for an early lunch. Ordered house fritatta with home fries. So far, so good. Food arrived, delivered by waiter with the greasiest, dirtiest-looking hair I've ever seen. After he left, I looked at my plate and there was a long black hair across my food. Many apologies, and another 15 minute wait for a replacement... More 

Thank Joanna V
Waterford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The waitress was great and gave me and my friend good suggestions . The food was great and we were amazed!!! Definitely going back

Thank Andrea K
Mystic, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I come here frequently with my fiancé. We always get the NY style bagels with cream cheese (all 3 types of bagels are delicious and soft inside). He gets the caramel macchiato and I get the white chocolate latte. Heaven in a cup. My advice? DO IT. EAT HERE.

Thank chickenkendurr
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293 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

A place where locals gather for a good atmosphere! Met a few people that lived next door in the condos. A coffee bar meets Italian place. Perhaps it was late in the day but there were few in any cakes, cookies etc... available. Coffee is locally roasted and tasted good. Nice atmosphere. Nice to work, meet friends.

Thank brynulf
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

The best Sicilian Lasagne!!sandwiches excellent and the cappuccino is the best!! I highly recommend Bean&leaf ,Carmelos restaurant!

Thank Gaspar S
New London, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

Even when it wasn't as promoted for the food, this cafe has definitely topped my list of favorites for their coffee and comfy sitting. Great place for me to study and get work done, especially cause of the lighting. Washington Street Cafe is also notably good, just not as great of lighting in my personal opinion.

Thank Mimi P
Indiana, PA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

Great coffee and pastries, the staff is prompt and helpful. We had espresso, regular coffee, macaroon and muffin--all made in house and all delicious.

Thank CarolynPA1
New York
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

My husband and I went to this restaurant because we were in the area and we read the reviews and it looked nice, my advice is Don t waste your time, there was only one other table in the restaurant being served, they took about 45 minutes to bring out our food, it was ok, nothing to write home about,... More 

Thank Virginia c
New London, Connecticut, Usa
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015

This restaurant just moved and is not under new management and it's a great place for breakfast and they also now serve dinner

Thank DeirdreC890

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 463 Bank St, New London, CT 06320-5547
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-701-0000
A friendly, comfortable coffee house featuring our own freshly roasted, fairly traded, organic coffees, teas, and great food! We host local events and feature music several nights each week. We strive to offer the highest quality products to our customers at reasonable prices. We bake our own bread, many of our pastries are made in our kitchen, we also make our own soups, using healthy fresh, high quality ingredients. If you ever have a concern or negative experience, please let us know immediately. Your satisfaction is our primary goal.

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