NEW YORK — Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf suddenly closed all of its Manhattan locations this month, the company said.
The closures were official Oct. 1, according to a Coffee Bean spokesman.
In a statement to PIX11 News, Coffee Bean said there is hope the Los Angeles-based company will return to the Big Apple.
“We … intend to swiftly bring The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® … back to New York City,” the statement read.
“It is our hope that when The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® returns to New York, the new store owners will deliver the products and service our customers have come to expect through their experiences at the other 1,000+ company-owned and franchised The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® locations around the world.”
These are the 12 now-prior locations of the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in NYC, according to the company’s website, which as of Wednesday still listed them as being in New York:
- 22 Cortlandt St.
- 280 Broadway
- 350 W. 14th St.
- 1412 Broadway
- 189 Bleecker St.
- 2169 Broadway
- 392 Columbus
- 606 2nd Ave.
- 1700 Broadway
- 532 Amsterdam
- 405 Park Ave.
- 1469 3rd Ave.
Now, the closest Coffee Bean to the five boroughs is in Trumbull, Conn., about 65 miles north of Manhattan.