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3328 Route 23a, Palenville, NY 12463-2312
+1 518-678-3250
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07:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rustic and warm and the staff is welcoming. It's like a little piece of 1950 has been left untouched. Stop in for a coffee and snack or a lunch on the go and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hillsdale, New York
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Circle W is a genuine old-time general store with original features that will bring you back to the past. But that's the only thing old about it. They have a contemporary menu that has something for everyone. We stopped here last week on our way to North Lake to get sandwiches and coffee to bring with us. They have interesting... More 

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New York City, New York
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1,552 reviews
790 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 682 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

... and for lots of stuff you didn't know you needed. The range of "natural" candies is impressive. Friendly staff, good cleanliness, lots of local people and tourists, especially hikers.

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Thank robcurtross
North Merrick, New York
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Circle W not only has a good selection of goods on the shelves, but also offers delicious sandwiches and baked goods. I'm gluten free, so was thrilled to know I could get my sandwich on gluten free bread (which was delicious). Alas, the fresh bakery items are not gluten free, but friends say they are wonderful. (And they do... More 

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Thank whyohyou1
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It s a really quirky, low key general store that sells local maple syrup, honey and other specialities. What makes it special is the range of superb sandwiches made there and then using the freshest of ingredients. They take a while so produce do be patient because it is worth the wait.

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Thank Helen H
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Home made food, they will make special meals at your request, but their own offerings are very good.

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Thank Leslie M
New York
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

On our visit last weekend we went for lunch twice and enjoyed very different offerings. On our first visit we shared some soup and split a large Rubin sandwich, plus a Kale salad. All were so good we came back the next day to enjoy some chili with cornbread and an Irish Beef Guiness Pie, with a side of butternut... More 

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Thank allerton21
Saugerties, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop in and grab some coffee or breakfast! I live close by so it's convenient for me too if I run short of a grocery item while cooking or baking as they have grocery and some dairy items also.

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Thank ninjazrx
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I recently bought a house down the road from Circle W.I go here every weekend for lunch and none of the sandwiches or daily specials have ever disappointed.Ice cream in the back at the Little barn in the warm months is great too!If they have it try the cold brew ice coffee sweetened with maple syrup!The best!They also have books... More 

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Thank Zim L
Weehawken, New Jersey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited this place based on the many positive reviews, and very happy that we did. Food, coffee, and tea were delicious, and service was friendly. Nothing fancy here, but that is the point. And looks like a great place to stock up on some hard to find food items if you plan to cook at home.

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Thank nycjda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:00
Thursday
07:30 - 17:00
Friday
07:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3328 Route 23a, Palenville, NY 12463-2312
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Palenville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-678-3250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?