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47-2 Orchard Heights Blvd, Aurora, Ontario L4G 3W3, Canada
+1 905-713-1245
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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always friendly welcome and local place. Good place to stop and grab lunch or a coffee without the feel of a corporate chain. Love these types of places where the food is good and service is warm.

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Thank BritCrit57
Aurora, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This little cafe has that "just like home" feel to it. There are tables and chairs of course but also a nice sitting area by the window on the couch or wing chair. The owner has a huge selection of books to choose from and many times I see people sitting reading the newspaper and relaxing. Personally, I usually go... More 

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Thank debdipaola
Aurora, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you want a quaint, relaxing quiet lunch in a comfortable environment, this is the place for you. It's not very large, but has comfy couches, and a vast selection of books to choose from while you enjoy a selection of freshly ground coffee. Lunch is made fresh daily with a featured special. Very pleasant owners that will serve you... More 

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1 Thank Cathy H
Keswick, Canada
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Have visited this cafe numerous times. Love the secluded location and the coziness of this little cafe. Good variety of breakfast/lunch offerings and so far, everything I've tried has been delicious. Friendly atmosphere. Small patio outside but not inviting. Overlooks parking lot.

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Thank Painterzplace
Aurora, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Always a cheery greeting from Frank, the owner when you walk into this quaint little coffeehouse! A cup of delicious coffee and tasty, homemade lunches! The borscht is one of my favourites! An abundance of sandwich choices too! Also, if you need some quiet time, with your tea, just pick up a book from one of the shelves and take... More 

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1 Thank Andrea123456789123
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you hate the big coffee conglomerates and want something different, head over to On The Bean. Great coffee and eats, nifty atmosphere, comfy chairs, and tons of books to read. They just celebrated 20 years. Support your local indy shop! You'll love it.

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1 Thank Edward F
Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This is a great little cafe. It is cozy and relaxed and the owner Frank is a great guy. His soups are fantastic as are his sandwiches. If you are looking for a nice place to have a relaxing cup of coffee with a friend this is the place.

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Thank lamafat
Aurora, Ontario
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I love to support local businesses and this is one of my favourite to support! Excellent coffee, specialty coffees and lattes, nice fresh baked goods, kind and friendly owners/staff who always manage a smile and graciousness even when it's really busy. The interior is cozy, quirky and always makes you feel welcome...never rushed. I've enjoyed many hours over the years... More 

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Thank taximom5
Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have been going to On The Bean for quite a while now 15+ years. Through an ownership change and the quality is always great. I enjoy stopping in for a cup of Americano and catching up on my reading.

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Thank SoloTraveler4407
Newmarket, Canada
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were looking for a new place to grab a latte and decided to try On the Bean. It's a very small cute cafe that serves coffee, tea, baked goods, soup, and more. Prices were decent for an independently run cafe. The lattes and chocolate fudge muffin were good, as was the service.

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Thank MuskokaStars

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Canadian
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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47-2 Orchard Heights Blvd, Aurora, Ontario L4G 3W3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 905-713-1245

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