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Hard Bean Coffee and Booksellers - CLOSED

36 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1817
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good27%
  • Average33%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
7 Dec 2016
“Coffee available but not books anymore”
17 Oct 2016
“Liked it better on Dock Street”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
36 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1817
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This used to be a popular place for locals to get a cup of coffee and chat but the original location is now occupied by another shop. Hard bean is still in business but it is more of a fast food business operating out of...More

Thank wladamson
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Generally the coffee is good. My friends rave about it. But the previous location was just flat out better than the Marketplace, which isn't so "special".

Thank Edward K
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I stopped to grab drinks before we went on a watermark tour of Annapolis. Coffee was ok, price was average. Nothing spectacular here. I got their Mexican bean coffee.

Thank Jay s
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We saw people walking around with ice cream cones and decided since Hard Bean was near the water that would be our best choice. It was the worst decision we have made on this vacation. I should have known to leave when I saw how...More

Thank Steph S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good place for a quick sandwich, cup of coffee or perusing all the books you could buy. They try hard to specialize your sandwich any way you want it.

Thank CM101746
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Sadly it has been a few years dice I have had the chance to stop in here. So glad our meeting today was here!!! The staff is wonderful, and my frappe was perfect!! Over the years the shop has changed a bit, a lot less...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is my regular place for coffee and I've taken to getting oatmeal here as well. There is a broad selection of coffee flavors in nice carafes to keep them from getting evaporated. There is also a nice selection of tables and tables with benches,...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

I should have known not to go inside when there was only 2 people in there on a cold evening and hundreds on the street. The other two local shops were packed. Coffee was bitter, and cold. Service was without a smile or even a...More

Thank JDBanks5
Reviewed 16 October 2015

When Gary owned this place and it was a Bookstore which served some food and beverages, especially coffee, it was a good place to compete with City Dock and Starbucks. The locals definitely go here, and on the weekends, it is chock full of tourists...More

Thank GlennStrachan
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I think it probably caters to the tourist crowd who doesn't know any better or can't find anything else nearby. The two muffins we purchased were both very dry and that was after they were warmed up. The place seemed unkempt and dirty in spots...More

Thank SailorBoy55
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  • Address: 36 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1817
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
Hard Bean Coffee & BookSellers is located on Market Space near the Market House in historic Downtown Annapolis.
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