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“Discrimination is Alive and Well”
Review of Urban Bean

Urban Bean
Ranked #118 of 121 Coffee & Tea in Minneapolis
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout
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Dining options: Delivery, Takeout
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 comment about my hat, which bore the words ‘Make America Great Again’… They asked me how I could support a racist like Trump. Well first of all, Trump is not a racist, but these little spoiled hipsters clearly are. They even said something to the effect of ‘my kind’ not being welcome around there. The coffee wasn’t that great, either.

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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
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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
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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 lots of interesting people walking by to people watch. I loved my medium sized latte with home-made hot pepper syrup. It was spicy but not over the top that I couldn't drink it. I would have ordered a large for another dollar or two but the sign said something like if you order a large you should "really add another shot of espresso to it for best taste". Ok, if I am paying extra for a large wouldn't an extra shot of espresso be included? it was $1.75 (I think) for that extra shot which is ridiculous. So, loved my coffee but review is mixed.

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Thank joxxxxxjoxxxx
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

I Don't get it. No atmosphere. Dirty bathroom just average coffee. Sure the Andrea the giant on the wall counts for something. Like hotel room coffee without being FREE.

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