ROMANCING THE BEAN

Neighborhood: Magnolia Park

3413 W. Magnolia Blvd

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A Burbank hotspot in the heart of Magnolia Park.


A stylish family owned and operated coffee house serving up farm to table foods including salads, freshly pressed juices and smoothies, hot and cold pressed sandwiches, and pastries.

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4 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 stars

Romancing the Bean.

A little gem in the Magnolia Park district of Burbank, they specialize in highly delicious coffee and tea drinks (as well as smoothies and delicious food), and everything I've ever tasted from them has been delicious.

Their servers are always friendly and they often have special events like small bands playing for Ladies and Gent's Night out, as well as other special events throughout the week.

The owners are delightful people and strive their hardest to make sure that their store has the highest quality ingredients and people.

I guess the easy way to put it is "I'm a fan". Full Review

5 out of 5 stars

The Service: It's my pleasure to meet with the owner, Kerry, and her great team at her restaurant!! She is so passionate about her business and her customers. Besides the good quality of food, great customer service is definitely the reason we want to go back again.

The Food:

All their coffee are organic. Fresh ingredient and lots of healthy food choices. Love their open kitchen, everything is made to order.

My favorite is "Our Famous Chicken Curry"!! Super flavorful~ you can taste the curry but not overpowering. The chicken is very tender. Love it when they use walnut raisin bread for the sandwich. Highly recommended!

I have tried their Italian Chopped Salad and Kale Salad, light dressing, great texture and all fresh ingredients.

They also open for breakfast, will definitely go back & try their breakfast menu.

The Parking: Street parking on Magnolia (1 hour), on the side streets (2 hours) and parking lot across street (behind the church).... all FREE! Full Review

5 out of 5 stars

I cherish every moment spent in front of authentic coffee. I had plenty of such moments here at RTB. My drink of preference (read: I would kill for it) is a Cubano, which is The Drink of Kings when made in a La Marzocco espresso machine. Here at RTB, they won't put raw sugar in the portable filter, probably because the company doing maintenance says it pits the screen. Nonsense! But I am flexible, as long as there's something else interesting if not good.

On this day, interesting and good were there in spades with an "Affogato," a ristretto double over whipped cream with drizzled mocha and cinnamon. I forget the cost, but it was remarkable AND interesting AND good! Ristretto is a shorter pull...less water and more complex flavors. Added to whipped (normally sacrilegious) and some of that other stuff, it was a nice way to start off my day. I would not try it again, but I would come back to RTB over and over until I forgot I tried it and got excited to try it all over again. Full Review

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