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JC Beans Coffee House

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34114 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2733
+1 949-496-4700
04:00 - 20:00
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Boerne, United States
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure how they compete with Starbuck's which is literally next door, but the drive-thru certainly helps. Plus they've got a wide selection of drinks and food!

Thank Jeremy G
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only have had the brewed coffee an I find it the best in Dana Point. Did drive through as parking is a little of a problem. They have different types of brewed coffee and all are good.

Thank caneguy
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769 reviews
477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Rain, rain, rain, sit in front of the stove and enjoy it all. Great coffee and a friendly staff make for an incredible combination for success.

Thank yogiacomo
Dana Point, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

always my away from home coffee stop. you get family feel and excellent coffee and treats from breakfast burritos to cinnamon rolls as big as your head.

Thank janetnavarro
San Clemente
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

J.C. Beans is an independent mom and pop coffee shop along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point. The coffee is ground fresh daily and comes in a variety of blends, flavors, and boldness. Some, but not all of the food items are baked onsite, but are all delicious nonetheless. The atmosphere is very cozy with a fireplace and big comfortable... More 

Thank Matt H
Sullivan, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Dana Point for over 20 years. JC Beans was the "go to" coffee house then, and still is! It is full of local charm, has a honesty library and some of the nicest staff around! Veg out, read the paper by the fireplace or have a conversation with a friend on the patio enjoying the fresh... More 

Thank Bunnymaw
Miami Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not really do they keep up to their advertisements.Coffee tasted burnt and was not drinkable.Nothing more to add.

Thank Claus305
southern cal
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you are in or close to Dana Point and want a coffee or tea drink, please don't go to Starbuck's. JC Beans is 1 block away from a SB and light years better in every respect.

Thank bluheron1
San Juan Capistrano, California
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Best Coffee spot in South Orange County. Great selection of beans from all over the globe. The Danish/pastries are also excellent. Tables to sit and talk or finish their studies.

Thank Russ M
Brooklyn, New York
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed in Laguna and were on the hunt for good iced coffee. We found JCs and loved their drive through service. We only had iced coffee but it was a great coffee and very cheap. Well worth the 5 minute drive for the right cup of coffee!

Thank joseph b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
04:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34114 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?