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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf To Open First Location In Washington, D.C. At Washington Hilton

Iconic California Coffee and Tea Retailer Expands East Coast Presence

With Store in Area’s Leading Hotel

The Dupont Circle neighborhood just got a serious caffeine boost with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf,® just steps inside Washington Hilton. The largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the U.S., The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® opened in mid-February just off of Connecticut Avenue. The family-grown, California-based brand with more than 800 locations worldwide is excited to serve Washingtonians with a full selection of signature blends plus the famous Original Ice Blended® drink.

“We are thrilled to bring The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® experience to our energetic, in-the-know Washingtonian neighbors seeking quality food and beverages,” said Steve Cowan, general manager, Washington Hilton. This opening is the first in the Capital region, and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® in Washington will provide the finest and rarest loose-leaf teas and premium coffees to the residents of and visitors to Dupont Circle, Kalorama, Adams Morgan, and neighboring communities.

“We are delighted to be affiliated with Washington Hilton, whose excellent reputation for service and quality aligns with our own,” said Bob Kaufman, vice president of business development & franchises for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® offers free wi-fi and more than enough seating, in a setting perfect for those having a quick specialty drink, meal or looking for a convenient afternoon work space.

As with all locations, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® at Washington Hilton offers a wide variety of the top 1% of Arabica coffee beans from specially selected estates around the world that are custom roasted in small batches at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® facility in Camarillo, California. The store also offers a wide variety of products, including hand-plucked whole leaf teas sourced from the most exclusive growing regions, as well as fresh baked goods.
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