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About

That Third Place

The French have their cafés, the English their pubs; what do we have in America? Somewhere between home and work we all need a ‘third place’ to go — where we can escape the everyday stresses but still connect (via high speed internet, if you choose) to our local community and the outside world. In Bethlehem, The Wise Bean is that place. Here, you can linger over a latte or scarf down a bagel or pastry, get your day started or wrapped up, or just walk over for a short time out. Here, you’re part of an eclectic mix of characters in a comfortable environment, so feel free to be the oddball if you like. We won’t care. The Wise Bean is the neighborhood’s gathering place and encompasses the best of what makes a coffeehouse a special place.

More about us…

  • We offer Free Wifi, of course.
  • We rotate the art on our walls and never charge the artists or ask for a commission from sales. (So let us know if you have something to display.)
  • We serve socially responsible specialty coffees roasted in small lots delivered weekly. You will never touch a coffee bean from us that is more than 10 days from roast date.
  • We utilize local bakers who bake fresh offerings daily.