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Bean Hollow

Coffee Shop, Sandwich Place, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Ellicott City
  • Ali
    "Flies are not want you want to see in a rustic cafe"(6 Tips)
    Scott R.
    "The spiced chocolate espresso is a fantastic cold weather treat."(5 Tips)
    Kortney B.
    "Great, chill atmosphere."(3 Tips)
    Sierra B.
    "... thai iced coffee, teas, salads, breakfast"(4 Tips)
42 Tips and reviews
  • coffee
  • lattes
  • lively
  • casual
  • cozy
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  • Catia D.
    Catia DaSilvaMay 18, 2015
    The humus salad was perfect for a quick lunch/snack. The hazelnut soy latte was perfect ! Also I tried the egg salad but instead of bread as sandwich I asked for pita bread which came warm! Yummy
  • Rachel O.
    Rachel OrrSeptember 13, 2014
    Stopped in for lunch and wasn't disappointed! The FRESHEST and most delicious food. Had the hummus plate which was enough to share. Also had the apple salad. So plentiful.
  • Samantha M.
    Samantha MaccherolaMay 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Despite all the ppl hating on the lack of wife, this is my favorite place in the whole wide world. They roast their own coffee, the ppl are friendly and the atmosphere is cozy. Great local coffee shop
  • Drew A.
    Drew AlfgrenApril 9, 2013
    Great coffee, good food, killer deserts. Staff folk are wonderful. Bring a book or have a conversation, if you can't live without web, go elsewhere.
  • Lauren R.
    Lauren RussellAugust 27, 2012
    Old fashioned cobbler cream soda is FANTASTIC! But the staff is very friendly and will recommend something great :-)
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen S. P.August 9, 2014
    Ice cream is great! It has nice texture and consistency: not rock hard and not too melty.
  • Brian R.
    Brian RoedigerMay 20
    Been here 25+ times
    Absolutely, hands down, the best coffee in MD. Staff is amazing as well. Excellent place.
  • Erin M.
    Erin MichaelsJanuary 1, 2016
    Fantastic food, fantastic coffee, fantastic service! Always the busiest spot in historic EC for good reason. Great value!!!
  • Leandro L.
    Leandro LageraMay 28, 2016
    So many good memories for me here that it's hard for me to separate if it's good or not. Nostalgia just takes over...1st place ever to have a chai tea latte decades ago.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BrassoAugust 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Coffee and baked goods are top notch. Speed of service is ehhhhhhhh.
  • Sierra B.
    Sierra BarkdollJuly 20, 2015
    Coffee, lattes, frappes, sandwiches, thai iced coffee, teas, salads, breakfast
  • Katy L.
    Katy LinsaoAugust 22, 2015
    Their lattes are fantastic! Such a cute coffee shop.
  • Devon S.
    Devon ScrivenFebruary 12, 2014
    Even if you don't like flavored coffee the " Camp Fire" is amazing!
  • Kaela M.
    Kaela MacNeilJuly 27, 2013
    seating is tight on weekend mornings, but the drinks are delicious!
  • Mountain M.
    Mountain MojoAugust 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    While eating a delicious bagel & sipping on cocoa stare out the window, you might see Jesus :)
  • Robert T.
    Robert TreatDecember 22, 2012
    They carry Sprecher's Root Beer in bottles, in the case next to the counter.
  • Danielle J.
    Danielle JacekJanuary 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Their seasonal specials are always amazing!
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren AltmanFebruary 13, 2015
    The snickers coffee was its own desert. With whipped cream, caramel, chocolate and peanut butter.
  • Kortney B.
    Kortney BMay 3, 2012
    Awesome place! Great, chill atmosphere.
  • Anne G.
    Anne GonnellaMay 26, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Sit in the window and watch the world go by on Main Street Read more
  • Jessica M.
    Jessica MorsellOctober 23, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Actually, Bean Hollow is ridiculous in that they are the only cafe on the planet that doesn't maintain it's own wifi. Coupled with overpriced knickknacks, it's not the best. But the soups are good.
  • Daniella M.
    Daniella MaJune 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Their monthly latte flavors are amazing
  • Jason P.
    Jason PhillipsApril 15, 2015
    Coffee and service excellent. Very disappointing that there is no Internet service, however.
  • Elysha J.
    Elysha JohnsonSeptember 10, 2014
    Cute place. Pretty small, not much seating, especially on weekends
  • Miguel B.
    Miguel Buddle3 weeks ago
    Hard to beat their apple fritters. Get it heated!
  • Em E.
    Em EricaJanuary 18, 2015
    No wifi! 4G and 3G signals are non-existent inside, and they do not offer wifi! When asked why, they said that the owner didn't want wifi. So much for what the customer wants.
  • Charles M.
    Charles MeleshAugust 29, 2012
  • Scott R.
    Scott RobertsJanuary 9, 2011
    The spiced chocolate espresso is a fantastic cold weather treat.
  • Chris R.
    Chris ReidNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Love this place - great vibe, great coffee.
  • Rachel B.
    Rachel BindelSeptember 11, 2015
    My favorite place to get a coffee downtown!
  • Mountain M.
    Mountain MojoDecember 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    After you hike Patapsco come here and chill
  • Ali
    AliJuly 26, 2015
    Flies are not want you want to see in a rustic cafe
  • Shane G.
    Shane GardnerSeptember 29, 2012
    Tip tip tip
  • Tim C.
    Tim ChampneySeptember 19, 2014
    Breakfast sandwich
  • Benjamin J.
    Benjamin JancewiczApril 9, 2011
    You can make an iced chai but can't make a chai frappe? Dumb...
  • Mountain M.
    Mountain MojoApril 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Typical coffee shop in a historical town with rip off prices. These places are for yuppies & fake hippies
  • @naterkane
    @naterkaneJuly 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    the wifi here goes between really freaking horrible and non-existent. if you need to get some work done, go someplace else.
  • Jared N.
    Jared NunnJanuary 23, 2011
    Evidently there is a "no computers" policy on the weekend so if you came here to chill and write, prepare to be kicked out. Lame.
  • Milo
    MiloMay 4, 2011
    Has a bit of an ant problem...
  • Ben
    BenAugust 28, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    If you need a wakeup get a redeye
  • Benjamin J.
    Benjamin JancewiczApril 9, 2011
    No wifi? F'real?
  • Geri I.
    Geri IpanaqueNovember 17, 2011
    Best pumpkinnnn spice latte ever !!!!!!
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