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“Trendy little place”

Backwoods Bean Coffee Shop
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Sparta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$15
Cuisines: American
Description: Backwoods Bean is a local family-owned Cafe serving innovative Farm to Table meals using a constantly changing menu, beer menu, wine list, and coffee drinks. Everything is house-made from our bread to our condiments. We have a large selection of baked goods and pastries and responsibly grown coffee for sale by the cup or pound. We serve pizza on Thursday night and starting in May of 2016 will serve dinner on Friday nights
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Description: Backwoods Bean is a local family-owned Cafe serving innovative Farm to Table meals using a constantly changing menu, beer menu, wine list, and coffee drinks. Everything is house-made from our bread to our condiments. We have a large selection of baked goods and pastries and responsibly grown coffee for sale by the cup or pound. We serve pizza on Thursday night and starting in May of 2016 will serve dinner on Friday nights
Rochester, New York
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Trendy little place”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Seemed a little out of place for the area. Owners made nice dishes. Catered to our daughter who is vegan. We are vegetarian and we had no problem finding a meal here. Ate several meals here and all of them were excellent.

Visited July 2014
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Ennice, North Carolina
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Fine dining comes to Sparta!”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

What was once a great place to stop for coffee and pastries has become the go-to spot for a delicious gourmet lunch. Each day the board offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, quiches, and soups. And these aren't just run of the mill menu items. The salads are filled with fresh greens and vegetables from local farms, with homemade dressing. The quiche is creamy smooth and delicious, and I've never had a sandwich that wasn't wonderful. From the chicken salad and tuna salad to the ham and brie, and the BLT with avocado. All on freshly baked bread. Wonderful!

If you want something more than a regular coffee drink or a cool, blended smoothie, Becca also offers wine by the glass. And on the last Friday evening of the month there is a wine tasting that introduces a variety of regional, national, and international wines.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank GingerBC
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Sparta, NC
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous Chef”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Becca, the owner of this coffee shop, is now serving soup and sandwiches. However, that term does not nearly describe the delicious food prepared by this chef. I had lunch with six friends there recently, and everyone raved about their food.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank SpartaTraveler4
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best you'll find anywhere”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Charming, warm, clean, and offers a variety of other local wares and farmers market items for sale as well. Shop even offers a selection of wines as well. The owner makes all the desserts and baked good from scratch and it's clear she excelled at culinary school. This place knows how to make excellent coffee and sources the best beans and varieties. I've traveled extensively and this shop is one of the best coffee shops I've visited anywhere!

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Etana B
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Afternoon coffee stop”
Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

Always good, never disappointed! You will find good coffee, made to your specific needs and excellent baked goods. Great variety and quality in the sweets . .
And the bread is most, most excellent!

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