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Kean Coffee

2043 Westcliff Dr Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660-5509
+1 949-642-5326
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (7 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
2043 Westcliff Dr Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660-5509
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

Good coffee joint in the Newport neighborhood. Interior seating is great, but the outdoors are even better on a sunny day. Coffees were good, I believe they also roast their beans in the back of the shop..? I saw some equipment in the back as...More

Thank TheVeggieSeeker
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I love the coffee here. I had a latte and it was wonderfully smooth. Nice ambient. Also, they give you coffee ground if you want to feed your plants :D

Thank Pureum K
Reviewed 13 February 2015

kean makes just a normal cup of brewed coffee something really special. super high-quality beans, good roasting... they know what they're doing! of course their espresso drinks are even more amazing - the dark chocolate mocha is my all-time favorite. very knowledgeable, friendly staff and...More

Thank Whitney C
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We have visited this location a few times, the latte's are a bit to strong on the coffee side for me, but overall the staff are amazing. They even are part of the team the internationally rates coffees and they are super to talk to...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

I don't know how they do it but it is simply the most flavorful, best tasting cappuccino ever! Whenever I'm up in the Newport area I make sure to stop by and have one.

Thank Cattongue
Reviewed 23 January 2014

The coffee is roasted on site and it is evident in the taste. This is a popular spot, a mecca for coffee conaisseurs, and has the line ups to prove it. It seems to have a cult following and have true devotees who don't mind...More

Thank 45DegreesNorth
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Kean serves the best coffee in town. Always stop here when I'm in the area. Martin "knows his beans". Coffee roasted on site. Really friendly staff. Sometimes hard to find a seat during coffee rush hours, especially on the weekend. Martin is able to get...More

Thank surfotog
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Kean Coffee was recommended by some friends to stop on our way home from Torrance. We stopped and it was full of customers. We went in and waited about 15 minutes to be waited on. Not a problem. We got our coffee to go and...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Great coffee, wonderful service. I was in very quickly, waited on adn out in a flash with greqat tasting hot coffee.

Thank Danteai
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Quite simply the best in the area. This place knows coffee and great cistomer service. They make cappuccino the italian way, the way it should be. I just can't be happier to find this gem. This is my go-to espresso place!

Thank Eiffel21
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2043 Westcliff Dr Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660-5509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-642-5326
Kean Coffee is an independent coffee roaster/coffeehouse owned and operated by Martin and Karen Diedrich. Martin Diedrich founded Diedrich Coffee in 1984, which developed out of his father Carl Diedrich's coffee roasting business. Diedrich Coffee grew from it's roots as an Orange County favorite to become a rather large company, eventually going public and acquiring other coffee chains. In 2004 Martin parted ways with his company and founded Kean Coffee, named for his son, in order to return to his roots as a small, local, independent coffeehouse operator. With Kean Coffee, Martin and Karen have brought the focus back to quality and community, again roasting coffee in-house and elevating coffee to an art form. Kean Coffee is a true community gathering place.
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