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Review of Cool Bean Cafe

Cool Bean Cafe
Ranked #1 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Oakhurst
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 0 - USD 5
Description: Nestled in the foothills at the southern entrance to the famous Yosemite, The Cool Bean Cafe is dedicated to serving the mountain community of Oakhurst--and the many adventurers passing through it--with only the highest quality ethical coffee and tea. We specialize in fairly traded, organic certified, shade grown coffee and direct trade, organic certified tea. We offer traditional drinks (double espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, americanos, flat whites) as well as a variety of our own specialty lattes. We also have a pour over bar where you can select from a list of weekly updated coffee origins and have one of our baristas hand brew you an individual cup of coffee. And, for the aficionado, we also offer cold brewed coffee. We bake delicious pastries and breakfast quiche daily, using organic sustainable ingredients when available. We have a commitment to serve food with ingredients that you can pronounce! We also have GLUTEN-FREE options available! We believe in great customer service, and we strive to make each customer delighted with our handcrafted beverages and food. We are located in the center of Oakhurst, next to McDonald's and Pizza Factory. Come give us a try--we think you will be happy you did!
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Description: Nestled in the foothills at the southern entrance to the famous Yosemite, The Cool Bean Cafe is dedicated to serving the mountain community of Oakhurst--and the many adventurers passing through it--with only the highest quality ethical coffee and tea. We specialize in fairly traded, organic certified, shade grown coffee and direct trade, organic certified tea. We offer traditional drinks (double espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, americanos, flat whites) as well as a variety of our own specialty lattes. We also have a pour over bar where you can select from a list of weekly updated coffee origins and have one of our baristas hand brew you an individual cup of coffee. And, for the aficionado, we also offer cold brewed coffee. We bake delicious pastries and breakfast quiche daily, using organic sustainable ingredients when available. We have a commitment to serve food with ingredients that you can pronounce! We also have GLUTEN-FREE options available! We believe in great customer service, and we strive to make each customer delighted with our handcrafted beverages and food. We are located in the center of Oakhurst, next to McDonald's and Pizza Factory. Come give us a try--we think you will be happy you did!
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We loved the Cool Bean Cafe!

We ate breakfast here two mornings in a row while visiting Yosemite. Very reasonably priced and a very delicious breakfast sandwich and coffee. Inexpensive refills, which was appreciated.

Friendly service. Nice outside seating area.

We only wish there was one in Oregon!

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Thank Debbie J
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I like trying local coffee shops for a few reasons one of them being that usually the coffee tastes better then "Starbucks " and two I like supporting local business when I visit a city or town.
I had the pumpkin Chai and it was delicious not to sweet and the right amount of pumpkin!
I totally recommend people give this coffee shop a try!

Thank Evie B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband & I stopped here for the first time to try it out and was very impressed. We are older and found it quite good. We will go there again. We had a lite lunch and coffee. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Great service.

Thank cyndic336
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

There are only two local non-corporate coffee shops in Oakhurst and this is one of them. The other is Slim's. Slims does not make blended coffee drinks. I have no idea why they don't. Slims does serve a decent breakfast and lunch menu.

Cool Beans is great coffee shop, it's just in a bad location. Making a left turn heading north on 41 is a nightmare out of that part of town since it's so close to the stop light.

For local flavor, this is your place for blended coffee drinks and other types of coffee. Otherwise, Starbucks is in Vons grocery store, Raley's grocery store has a coffee joint (Peet's). There is also Starbucks with drive-thru in the Deli Delicious shopping center.

Cool Beans has a small assortment of breakfast items and baked goods. The staff are friendly and there's probably free Wi-Fi. There is indoor and outdoor seating with a tree shaded patio.
There is a drive through coffee shop 10 minutes south of Oakhurst in Coarsegold that I prefer. Zander's. I wish there was a Zanders in Oakhurst. It needs to be on the right side of the road with a drive-through for easy in and out heading north on the way to Yosemite.

1  Thank Yosemitejenn
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The story of the venue is darling and about the owners.
The coffee menu is diverse with some local specialities. The food menu was pretty much homemade treats and very healthy.
Nice service and staff. Clean and friendly.

Thank Kathi T
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