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634 N New St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-3939
+1 610-867-5010
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09:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Wed 09:00 - 21:30
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:30
Sat - Mon 09:00 - 21:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys know how to make a latte! They are all about coffee. If your priority is coffee, you will be spoiled.

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Thank ducbil
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met a friend over a cup of delicious hot chocolate and cappuccino. Very quaint place and comfortable to sit and chat. Can't wait to go back and try the delicious homemade sweets! Wise Bean...I love you!

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Thank Christine N
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I travel, I look for coffeeshops. This little shop was easy to find with Street parking. As soon as I walked in the smell of coffee and fresh baked goods grab you and pull you in. The staff was very friendly. I tried the Tanzanian Coffee, and also bought a bag of beans to take home. I also had... More 

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Thank Tom S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I were craving a properly made (NON-corporate) latte and stumbled across this little gem. I went for the mocha and he had the vanilla with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Both drinks were such a delicious treat, handcrafted before our eyes, with perfectly drawn espresso shots and expertly steamed milk, all done with a smile! Perfect funky, friendly... More 

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Thank Lori R
New England
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped by on a Friday evening and had a great experience. The coffee was excellent. We spent some time talking to the owner getting a sense of Bethlehem (we where on a college tour weekend at Lehigh). She had some good insight on the town.

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Thank NESailor
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Delicious coffee and comfy couches. I really enjoyed the friendly, welcoming atmosphere. It was a welcome retreat from a busy day.

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Thank Candi S
Altamont, NY
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Worth it to walk a block or so if necessary (parking on street usually full during daytime business hours). Small, cozy, great coffee and a few wonderful baked goods, and staff who know how to pull a quick and perfect coffee & espresso. Cool music too. Just what a pure coffeehouse was meant to be, or so I believe.

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Thank Paul B
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I stopped by mid-afternoon on a Tuesday. There wasn't much going on, so I can't comment on the scene. But I can certainly attest to how good the coffee is. I had a medium roast. It was superb. They offer muffins and pastries and other treats, but I didn't try them. I was in a bit of a hurry because... More 

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Thank John K
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Wise Bean is my favorite spot for a rich, delicious and consistently great cup of coffee or espresso. Plus the owners and their staff could not be more friendly and add the extra touch to what a great coffee house should be. Love them!

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Thank Susan B
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

A wonderfully eclectic group of people frequent this gem of a neighborhood coffee shop. Flavorful coffee and fresh baked pastries in an intimate setting any time of the day, 6 days a week. What did we do without it!

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Thank KMKJZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 N New St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-3939
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-867-5010

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?