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The Human Bean

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Cafe, Canadian
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80 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2M3, Canada
+1 905-377-1755
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Cobourg, Ontario
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't get great espresso just anywhere. You can here, and really tempting sandwiches and desserts too! I'm sure there is more I didn't try or see, but everything I had exceeded expectation.

Thank sc0ttrun
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487 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We found a really good selection of rich cakes and other desserts. The Dutch-style apple pie was delicious. As well they serve a variety of specilty teas and coffees, as well as smoothies.

Thank CanBrit1
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130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect little hole in the wall gathering place! Free WIFI Delicious homemade cream cheeses and fresh bagels. The most decadent cake EVER!! Personally fav is their Chai Latte. Very popular and for good reason!

Thank SBishop18
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We like espresso. This place has espresso. And it's good. The vibe is very down to earth, there are groups of people who are obviously regulars, gathered around tables, enjoying good coffee and company.

Thank Patti L
Da Nang, Vietnam
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Really nice place, has character, nice staff, and dynamite coffee. It's been a long time since I've had an espresso that good!

Thank RickFEllis
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Always an experience coming here. They remember your favourites, and question when you change it up. Their patio area is a great place with the sun shining and the breeze cooling you down. Great place to meet up with old friends or even new ones. Will always come back!!

Thank Brian C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Good coffee, right in the heart of Cobourg, a place to rest and take it easy! Business has been around for a long time, more than 15 years. Newspapers available to read.

Thank Graeme S
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Standard independent coffee place. The prices are ridiculously expensive given the average caliber of the menu. People seem to lounge around and watch passersby. The aura inside seems to cater to regular customers to the extent that newbies are treated like second-class citizens.

Thank John K
Cobourg, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Tbh all I ever needed in this world was steamed milk and they have it, plus Mark is a bro. Great guy. 10/10.

1 Thank emilycburgess
Cobourg, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

My family just moved to Cobourg, and I walk to The Human Bean almost every day. Charmane is wonderful and so sweet to my sons and I. We love the customer service there, and their coffee!

1 Thank 671laurelm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: +1 905-377-1755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?