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Black Cat Cafe and Bakery

195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
+1 518-284-2575
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (43 reviews)
“sandwich” (43 reviews)
“raisin bread” (13 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
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American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice eclectic place for great bites. Tomato bisque was exceptional and the Blast was a blast! Bacon, lettuce, avocado, Swiss cheese on toast. The owner really cares.

Thank Paul L
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks again, Paul!!

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This was one of the worst places I have ever eaten! My bread was frozen (definitely NOT home made!), my coffee was cold and the cake was hard. The tables and floor were so dirty I didn't have much of an appetite anyway. The owner...More

Thank beezer5184
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I grabbed a half sandwich BLT to go that was delicious and packaged so I could enjoy it while a wandered around historic Sharon Springs. Since it was early afternoon, I decided I couldn't indulge in a hot coffee beverage, but I was tempted. Good...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I had heard great things about the Black Cat restaurant so I thought why not try it. Well I wish I hadn't. We placed our sandwich order and after quite a long wait we received our food. I had chicken salad sandwich and the presentation...More

Thank traveler2177
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I went with 5 friends to the Black Cat for lunch. The service was attentive and I loved that I could order half a sandwich or a whole one. I opted for half a chicken curry sandwich so I could have a raspberry bar for...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 26 August 2017

As we travelled along on historic route 20, we were looking for somewhere to have lunch and Google mentioned a few places off the beaten track. We chose the Black Cat Café and were pleasantly surprised. Definitely a stop you must make if you are...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I've been coming to the Black Cat Café & Bakery in Sharon Springs as long as it has been open, about twelve years. Yesterday my dad and I went to the new, additional location of the Black Cat Market in Cooperstown/ Springfield area. I had...More

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I heard a lot about this place and how good it was. I was very disappointed in the service. Very slow. How long does it take to make one sand which. The smoothies were excellent. Fresh flavors. I had to go and ask for my...More

Thank chicaNewYork
Reviewed 1 August 2017

After our book club read about Sharon Springs and the "Beekman Boys," a couple of us decided we had to visit. So it was off to NY for an overnight "girls' trip." Before visiting Beekman 1802, we needed some refreshments and stopped at the Black...More

1  Thank NJ08876
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stopped in for something quick while visiting Sharon Springs during a weekend get away. Friendly staff and everything was good. Small tables available outside so you may sit and enjoy the town for a while!

Thank svan1
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22 January 2016|
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Response from Richard M |
Yes, it's a little cramped but that's part of the charm! It's really a hidden gem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Sharon Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-284-2575
  • E-mail
Now in our 13th year, and a mainstay of Sharon Springs' historic Main Street Black Cat offers high quality, innovative food made with local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Widely-known for our delectable desserts and breads. Indoor and outdoor seating and exceptional and attentive service!
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