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“Sloooooooow service”
Review of Little Coffee Bean

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Little Coffee Bean
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Upton
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Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Sloooooooow service”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Do not go here on a weekend. During the week, the owners are here so the line moves but on the weekend it's horrible. Very slow service. To me their coffee has an after taste to it but people I know love it. I've tried different flavors but it's no better. Their muffins are small & sometimes stale. Their bagels and made to order breakfast sandwiches are very good. I'd rather frequent a small business like this than a giant chain but I just can't get past the after taste of the coffee.

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English first
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
408 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Poor Customer Service, So So Coffee”
Reviewed 9 December 2013

To be fair, the shop was pretty dead when my friend and I spotted it and went in. All the chairs were on the tables and the 3 women behind the counter were more interested in discussing Halloween costumes for their pets than waiting on us. They had nothing out for doughnuts or bagels (the sign outside about yummy bagels is what drew us in) and the coffee flavors were your standard New England Coffee fair. We bought a small Very Berry and it was okay but nothing exciting. It might be the type of place to visit earlier in the day, who knows - we aren't in the area enough to warrant going back.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank quiet_wave
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Mendon
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“Great little townie place”
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Been coming here for years! They have tons of coffee favors and the staff will remember how you take your coffee after you go there a few times :-) bagels are good too!

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Rachel W
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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“Great coffee, breakfast, not so nice staff”
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Very yummy coffee, a HUGE variety! Bagels are always fresh, and again, as coffee, come in huge variety. All breakfast sandwiches are made in front of you on a grill - so they are yummy and fresh. But, the staff! Would it kill you to be a little bit nicer? I know you are a local spot, but for someone who's new to the area, it would be nice to see a smile and make some acquaintances.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank YanaB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food, rude staff”
Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

Staff here is hot and cold. Two are great but the rest are rude and miserable. The cooks are friendly but most of the cashiers and really rude, especially to younger people and people they don't know by name.

Food is really good, egg sandwiches are awesome and make dunkin look like garbage. Coffee is really watered down and weak which is probably why it's so popular with younger kids as it isn't strong...it takes more like coffee milk than coffee.

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