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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

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321 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA
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northern california
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and great Chai. The space is clean and comfortable and in a great location. Great place to relax.

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Thank carmen301
Pittsburgh, PA
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This shop is close to the Marriott. While staying at the Marriott, I stopped here for my morning coffee and had a thoroughly enjoyable cup. Service was friendly.

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Thank jcp01
San Diego, California
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755 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I'm not a huge caffeine guy but I do like to stop in here for an iced tea on a hot day. They have a large selection and it's worth the quick stop

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Thank CaribbeanFan79
Los Angeles, California
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332 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you have a free hour and want to go somewhere to work, have coffee and people watch. CBTL on MB Blvd is the place to go. The staff is friendly, it is always busy, and in the summer, there is a never ending parade of people going to the beach, having meetings, and enjoying the beach life. You just... More 

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Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Manhattan Beach, California
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275 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I am not a fan of Starbucks at all, so this is my "go to" place. Too, I like to get tea when I go out, so this place works! I like that it has a patio with tables and chairs in the front. Great place to people watch.

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Thank Ace90266
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We go there almost every morning for a coffee as our dogs can sit in the patio area while we meet and greet with friends. The manager is very friendly and they have a great array of morning drinks to please everyone.

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Thank Don J
Reading, United Kingdom
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399 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

One coffee shop is a bit like any other - although this one was clearly very popular with its clientele, very busy for a mid-morning.

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Thank BobandJosie
Newcastle, Australia
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62 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We had hopes for this to be great coffee based on the ratings, however, the coffee was very average as the milk was burned and the espresso over done.

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Thank Jon H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a good Italian style cappuccino- this is the place to go. The atmosphere is good trendy coffee house and the coffee is very good. On our second trip to Manhattan Beach we headed straight there and were not disappointed.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

I really only called in here to sneakily access their wifi (tourist), but of course ordered something to drink - an iced chocolate. It was delicious - not your usual iced chocolate. Service was also genuinely friendly and efficient. I was tempted to buy some of their products to take home, but as this was my 1st day of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach

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