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Behind the Bookstore Coffee Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

First of all, trying to find a place to park is nerve wracking. There are people everywhere, and the streets are narrow. You find the bookstore and walk down the side of the store to get to the courtyard where there are tables set. You...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Barbara220
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great atmosphere, tucked away behind the bookstore. Good clean food, coffee and other treats. Peaceful setting.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bmarschok
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Who wants to sit inside on a beautiful summer day? Nestled between two buildings and under a creative canopy of canvas you will find the Behind the Bookstore Coffee bar. Yes, it offers creative food – I had a delicious yellowfin tuna salad sandwich –...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tsdouglas48
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The tent set up in back was cool and comfortable. The selection was OK, my sandwich was good but a bit overpriced. The "greens" in a salad were a bit weird. Not fancy, order and sit down, but fine.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stubonedoc
Reviewed 12 July 2018

In front, a bookstore, Walk to the back, a cocktail bar. Past the tables, a tea and coffee shop. Everything you need! Great atmosphere, offers a $5.00 'Gansett, and bar snacks (poke or fried greenbeans). A little expensive for the food but its an island.,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

May be pricey, but great staff, the best coffee in town and also a very relaxed spot for a drink. The breakfast awesome - you have to try this spot

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Philip v
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Wait staff was non attentive, even rude, food way over priced. Would no go back . Breakfast sandwich was not even remotely appealing, soggy and not worth the price. Two small bottles of water, double the price of what they should be.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ejkiup
Reviewed 22 June 2018

A great little coffee bar to read your newspaper in peace. Shady serving food and a nice little bar off the Main Street. Great coffee

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KittyJitty
Reviewed 18 June 2018

In the past we have really enjoyed this cafe, but on this trip we had a very mediocre lunch. I had the chicken sandwich, the bread was dry and so was the chicken. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Nice quite atmosphere just off the main busy streets. Good latte and pretty too. Will return tomorrow and many more times to come!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank topsil12
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