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Looney Bean Coffee

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26 Old Mammoth Rd, Rite Aid Mall, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-1345
05:45 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 05:45 - 19:00
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Anaheim, CA
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop here when we are in town. The coffee is yummy! The baked goods look delish!Wish we could have stopped there each day!

Thank mrsbof3
Lake Roxburgh, New Zealand
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just what a cafe should be, great coffee, great service, lovely home baking and unlimited wifi. Couldn't believe the amount of people going in there to use the wifi and not purchasing ANYTHING, damn cheek if you ask me, staff should not allow it! Went in over a few different days and the crowds were made up of different people... More 

Thank AlisCentralOtago
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had been going to Mammoth lakes over the summer for the past 10 years and had never stopped by Looney Bean Coffee until today. I had read on trip advisor about how great the ice coffee was so I went to try it and it is one of the best Ice coffee I have had in a while!!! The... More 

Thank Peter G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

best ice coffee ever. I ordered some beans they were phenomenal so I am ordering some on line. The coffee is a very distinctive flavor and strong enough to hold up to cream. It was very cute and clean inside. If you are traveling it is a real experience. I think it was my favorite thing I did up in... More 

Thank Deborah G
Poway, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Really like their locally roasted beans. Has a good vibe. Their hot chocolate is yummy, and Velvet Elvis offers plenty of "Uh-Huh" on hot days.

Thank ADVdude
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you are in Mammoth and don't want to wait in long lines at the Starbucks, try the Looney Bean Coffee Shop. It's tucked away in the shopping area as soon as you enter town on Route 203. It's near the Rite Aide and DIY hardware store. This is where most locals get their coffee as it was the original... More 

Thank Kent S
Ramona, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Super cozy, just what I want in Mammoth a Mom and Pop shop! A huge variety of coffee, I stop by daily when on vacation and my kids love the hot chocolate as they say, "Way better then Starbucks!"

Thank Partyfor4
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and a nice selection of flavors make it worth a visit. Velvet Elvis, white mocha, carmelicious, looney latte and the typical full menu of coffee drinks including cold brew. Bagels, muffins, croissants, giant cookies, smoothies, and a frozen vanilla bean. They are micro roasters so beans are available for purchase.

Thank KimChee72
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Good selection of cakes and pastries. we sat outside had our coffee just as I liked it . Had a savory pancake ,lovely. the others had cakes all very relaxing, only downfall only a couple of tables outside. ????

Thank Ian348
Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Lots of milk choices, they actually serve decaf and the best hot chocolate in Mammoth! I did not try any of the cookies but wish I had. Cozy and friendly.

Thank Lisa Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
05:45 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Old Mammoth Rd, Rite Aid Mall, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-1345

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