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Blue State Coffee

College Hill
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300 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1547
+1 401-383-8393
07:00 - 22:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you're on top of College Hill, this is your best non-Starbucks option on Thayer Street. Decent seating, and the espresso drinks are solid. I particularly recommend the smoothies - the chocolate, PB, banana is my go-to. Stay away from the grilled cheese. For whatever reason, they don't have this one down yet. Bagel sandwiches are good. Service is not... More 

Thank LikeItsMyJob
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very good coffee. Housemade pumpkin syrup excellent and not too sweet. Egg sandwich was huge. Homemade granola was good

Thank Cynthia P
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Ran across the street after our dinner at Flatbread Company for a cappuccino. Great espresso, great atmosphere!

Thank ElvisOnly
Dallas, Texas
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Filled with locals reading, typing and sketching, this coffee house is a perfect place to hangout. The food is very good, the coffee is excellent, and the ambiance is classic. We decided we would definitely return here the next time we visit Providence.

Thank Heliodorus
Hartford, Connecticut
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great coffee, teas and healthy grab and go lunches. Delicious breakfast treats. Clean, nice atmosphere. Nice beverage add ons station.

Thank C S
New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Blue States serves up delicious coffee, lemonade and other drinks and light fare along with a blue state sensibility. This New Yorker is looking forward to visiting Blue States Coffee again very soon despite the distance. Clean, neat with a cool vibe and delicious beverages... what more could one want? Walk right past Starbucks and carry on down to Blue... More 

Thank DianeFT
Hartford, Connecticut
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee based on reviews and loved my Caramel Latte! Great taste! Coffee art with soy milk is a challenge, not here. Will Come through again on our next visit.

Thank daybout
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Always grab a latte or coffee "black" when I am in Providence. It is a casual spot with many teens working on their laptops and chatting in groups. Good vibe- but usually no open seats. The staff is friendly and there are a lot of items to order- I just love grabbing my cup and getting a great first warm... More 

Thank janbK6058QR
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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477 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Blue state roasts their own coffee. That alone makes it worth the stop if you are in need of a break from the big coffee chains specializing in over-roasted coffee. The service was very good, the barista took time to make and excellent cup, and the coffee was perfect. They also carry a respectable selection of loose teas. The cafe... More 

Thank Lynn1950
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

The coffee here was delicious. Seating was ample but full as you would expect a college campus coffee shop to be on a weekday afternoon. The wait in line was long and staff was not very kind nor helpful.

Thank Jordan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1547
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighbourhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-383-8393

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