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Urban Bean

2401 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3350
+1 612-824-6611
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good5%
  • Average15%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible26%
4 Mar 2018
“Lake st location service and coffee sub-par”
10 Jul 2017
“Great neighborhood coffee shop”
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2401 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3350
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

In a very competitive coffee market this place is not a contender. It's dirty, understaffed and makes weak stumptown coffee. They advertise four barrel but don't carry it. The bakery options are in a very dirty case and look unappetizing. Try other choices in the...More

Thank eatlocal1ofakind
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Urban Bean is consistent. They have great coffee, fresh cream (a personal requirement), and they play good music but not too loud. The people behind the counter are frindly and cool and if you are a regular they remember what you came in for. There...More

Thank ScottGrahamMpls
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Kind of a bare bones coffee shop for hipsters. Decor is kind of spartan - OK if you are a Michigan State fan. I'm sure the owner needs to make a buck with all the people hanging out for the free WiFi. I just want...More

Thank Willy M
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this place on a Wednesday morning and were very impressed with the setting. Had the dark roast of the day and a scone . Both were very good. Service was average. The barista was not real engaged with the customers....More

Thank bbmari0n
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Place is very dirty. Staff have dirty fingernails and the coffee tasted like it had an oily film on it. I through mine out and won't be back.

1  Thank Ted J
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We were their last week and the coffee is mediocre and the service is just awful! The place is dirty. Avoid this place at all costs!

1  Thank Katybug32962
Reviewed 19 June 2016

As a black man, I have to say that the passive-aggressive racism at this establishment is abhorrent. I was stared at, sneered at, and made to feel unwelcome. All I wanted was my coffee, and these white hipsters treated me like a pariah…They even made...More

1  Thank astraglyph
Reviewed 20 April 2016

With intense focus on perfection in terms of temperature, process and quality, Urban Bean makes the best coffee in Minneapolis. Baristas aren't regular baristas - they're trained assassins.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Located on Lyndale Avenue with a simple atmosphere. The latte was lovely and tasty. They feature homemade syrups and friendly staff.

Thank JinAbr
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I read the other reviews and not sure I agree with much except that it's expensive. I thought the atmosphere was fine. it's stark but I think that's what they were going for and I've been in far worse. It is on the corner and...More

Thank joxxxxxjoxxxx
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3350
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-824-6611
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