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The Artful Bean

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20 N Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9263
+1 302-541-8160
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Columbia, Maryland
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a bagels and coffee one morning. The shop is cozy with several seating areas. The bagel was the right size with the right amount of cream cheese. The iced coffee was flavorful. The staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank 10isgirl
Millsboro, Delaware
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I travel infrequently to Bethany Beach. Today I travelled there and stopped in at the Artful Bean. It's been too long since I've been there. I was greeted with a hug by the owner, Rose, and treated to a first class visit. The friendly service can't be beaten. The coffee is of the highest quality, the wi fi is a... More 

Thank JerryReilly
Arnold, Maryland
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433 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went in during a quiet early afternoon. Two teenage girls were behind the counter. There was no one else in the place when we arrived. We ordered one coffee and three sandwiches between the three of us. They acted like we were putting them out when we ordered them. They also ended up getting the sandwiches mixed up. It... More 

1 Thank Kaitlin S
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, tea selections. The breakfast sandwiches are fresh and delicious. I had the veggie sandwich on a bagel with huge hunks of grilled veggies. My daughter had the mozzarella sausage egg bagel which was equally good. We shared the blueberry coffee cake but they had a good variety of Danish, donuts, and different types of coffee cakes. Quaint little... More 

Thank Barbara M
Rockland, Maine
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great place to get a high quality coffee or tea, a little pastry, view some local art and jewelry and sit down with your laptop or other device and use the decent wi-fi.

Thank Mike S
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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288 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Went in for breakfast today. Got a pastry and coffee. They have lots of choices for both. Their service is always friendly and efficient. Theirs only room for a few sitters, but most people take their orders to go.

Thank Mary Dot J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place-- great coffee, muffins, breakfast sandwiches and quick. Everyone was very friendly and it's a great place to grab a coffee and bagel before the beach. You can sit down, but it's more of a grab and go.. I would compare it to a family-owned Starbucks on steroids (although I liked the artful beans atmosphere and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Port Washington, New York
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Took a short walk from our summer house and stopped in for delicious coffee. The service was prompt. The Place was cheerful

Thank lori3dp
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for some smoothies and iced coffee on our walk and they weren't bad, but definitely not great smoothies! I would not get them again and the service was quick, but not friendly at all.

Thank Reedermom2
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A favorite of ours in the past. Now we are dusappointed. Two days in a row our order was taken inaccurately. Also had coffee with many grounds. It is not the same place.

Thank Theodore B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 N Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9263
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-541-8160
The Artful Bean is a Coffee Shop and Fine Art & Craft Gallery located in down town Bethany Beach, one block from the ocean. Serving only the Finest Coffee, Espresso and Pastry. We also represent over 40 local and regional Artists and Artisans.

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