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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%
17 Oct 2016
“Liked it better on Dock Street”
8 Oct 2016
“quick stop before a tour”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
36 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1817
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Good coffee, poor service, I think it is a lot more for local regulars than the OUTSIDERS visiting the area.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I have been to this coffee shop for a quick cup to enjoy while walking around downtown, and I've also sat and enjoyed drinks and ambiance while working on my laptop. The coffee and tea drinks are great, and it does work if you need...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Service if fine but drinks are nothing special and pastries are unappetizing. Potential for great place to relax but seats are old and worn. Wifi is bizarre as well.

Thank biggreentraveler
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This shop confuses me. It has the potential to be a wonderful coffee shop in the middle of town. However, it is a nondescript shell with uncomfortable seating, unappetizing ice cream and uninspired coffee. They offer a $5 hot dog and soda special every single...More

Thank InThePassengerSeat
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Many years ago, Hard Bean was an excellent place to stop in, grab a coffee or hot chocolate (the best in town), bring a book, and enjoy people watching. The days of being that are long gone.

Thank JohnBlechl
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

I popped in here this morning for a quick mocha. Was greeted by completely grumpy and rude girl at the counter. She had no clue what was inside the bakery case. The service was slow. The two girls in the back eating food behind the...More

Thank Bcmatson
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

The ice cream was delicious and would recommend!! The sandwiches are very good but our simple ham and cheese took forever for them to make! Great central location!

Thank leisure9traveler83
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Good coffee, decent cakes, lovely location with a book store inside. If in annapolis and want to take a break it may be worth stopping here

Thank Ettore D
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We both had cappuccinos, which had a great flavor, but it wasn't much like cappuccino - very little foam, though it was hot and was served with a smile. The decor of ice cream freezers is not that appealing, but the seats near the window...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We ate at the Hard Bean on a Sunday morning. My wife wanted a bagel and it was good, very basic. I ordered spinach quiche and it was inedible. To make up for it, I got a couple of muffins and they were great. This...More

Thank JM2005
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Location and Contact Information
  • 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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