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Beans in the Belfry

122 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1113
+1 301-834-7178
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“beans” (37 reviews)
“pastries” (11 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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122 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1113
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a bike ride on the C&O canal. Our friends wanted to show us this unique venue of the church becoming a coffee shop. It was very cool. However, when the six of us plus others were waiting in line to order the...More

1  Thank avolk61
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The last reviewer complained about everything. We had no issues with parking, service or food. Food was delicious. Varied selection of desserts. Eclectic variety of things to buy. They had live music on Friday night. Very good music. Being an old church building with a...More

1  Thank Godguy
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Its been YEARS, LITERALLY, since my huaband brought me here, to enjoy a good cup of tea and a light lunch. I wanted tp suprise him by bringing him home something i think hed enjoy. Had an issue @ the parking meter, just outside(took toll,...More

Thank Donna O
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a coffee shop. They have food but it’s not good. There is one person doing all of the kitchen and so the wait is also long. I had quiche which was dry and served with a “salad” (wet lettuce dressing). The pastries look good...More

1  Thank katrinangel2
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Nice place, good food but don't expect to have reservation honored if you use phone number on ,advisor page, it's incorrect. The correct phone number is the number listed on Beans and the Belfry website. Someone needs to make a correction!More

Thank Merrie H
Hanna P, Owner at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hello Merrie, thank you so much for your post and we apologize for your inconvenience We didn't know there was a wrong phone number on the site until the person who owns that 'wrong' phone number told us. We had it changed right away but...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Went on a road trip to visit the Point of Rocks historic train station and stopped for lunch in Brunswick MD. I had researched this place first but missed the part that it was in a restored church. This place was amazing and possibly the...More

1  Thank SophieDiva1
Hanna P, Guest Relations Manager at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Sophie, thank you so much for your visit to Beans in the Belfry and for your kind 5-star review. We are so glad you all had a very good experience and shared it with us. We really appreciate your comments. Now we look forward to...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere and customer service. Coffee is great too. I found the place a few years back. Very consistent with their menu and quality.More

Thank Fabian M
Hanna P, Owner at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi Fabian, thank you for you second visit. Your favorable comments made out day!!! Join us whenever you can and sign up for our mailing list on our website so we can alert you when there are updates, special events etc. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I personally thought that what I had for lunch was very delicious. The management and staff were very friendly and helpfulMore

Thank Dave L
Hanna P, Owner at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dave, thank you so much for your visit and for your lovely comments. It gives us a boost of energy every time a customer says something nice and takes the time to communicate. We look forward to seeing you and your friends and family again...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Nice to see an old church not go to waste. Beans in the Belfry has a cool individual feel to it. It’s quiet and relaxing. The staff is courteous and the coffee is really good. I’d venture to say it’s the best coffee in Brunswick....More

1  Thank R0BS411
Hanna P, Owner at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hello R0B, thank you for stopping in and giving us a high rating for atmosphere, service and best coffee in town!!! Yes, our coffee is single origin, organic, fair trade and locally roasted just for us in Frederick. We grind a batch shortly before brewing,...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Met a friend here for lunch after a music session. An old church respectfully repurposed as a casual restaurant in the middle of and old American town. Ambiance was amazing; bluegrass string groups jamming in the choir area on the balcony area and people just...More

Thank Paul M
Hanna P, Owner at Beans in the Belfry, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Paul, what a dream review from you. It sounds like I dictated it myself. Thank you so much for your visit and for your kind words. Your high rating really gives us a boost of energy to keep on working hard to create a good...More

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Response from jjpuck | Reviewed this property |
It is open tonight. I just called to check. Wife loves this place and it is still open. Address: 122 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716 Phone:(301) 834-7178 Hours: Open today · 8AM–10PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1113
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-834-7178
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Award winning destination coffee house in a century old historic church building in a historic small railroad town. Open daily from 8am to 9pm, on Friday and Saturday until 10pm and on Sunday until 7pm. We offer a relaxed atmosphere with table and couch seating. Our coffee is always organic, fair trade and freshly roasted. We serve artisan tea, chai, all espresso drinks such as latte, mocha, cappuccino; also local and imported craft beer and wine. Our food menu includes all day breakfast, panini sandwiches, soups, salads, and delicious baked goods such as cakes, pies, dessert bars, many of them made in house. On most Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings we offer live music such as blues, folk, bluegrass, popular tunes; on Sunday we serve a four-course brunch to the tunes of a live jazz band from 11am to 2pm .
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