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Top cafe recommendations from locals

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“The best bread in New Haven! This great cafe/bookstore has been in New Haven for decades. It is in the ground floor of the British Art Museum which makes for a nice combination of activities on a rainy day. The British Art Museum is free also!”
  • 22 locals recommend
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“Excellent music, coffee and muffins, terrace in the back. Wine and beer after 5pm. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“The BEST coffee in town. Pour-overs, killer espresso, and all other coffee permutations. Plus beautiful breakfast and lunch dishes. Quiet working space, friendly staff, some outdoor seats too.”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Voted best Brunch in Connecticut! The food is out of this world and so memorable you will be coming back just to eat here again!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Coffee plus breakfast and lunch including brick-oven pizza! Lots of seats, free wifi, good for doing some work or just relaxing. Nice big patio open in warmer months.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“This is a great little coffee shop, with free wifi, just around the corner from the main Yale libraries.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“AND the BEST COFFEE!!!! It is a cigar lounge...with seasonal outdoor seating and WiFi. Live music on Tuesday and Wednesday nights 9-midnight.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Awesome coffee! Nice assortment of pastries, bagels, sandwiches for breakfast and lunch. Just a few tables inside make it cozy and comfortable! More seating outside.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great small secondhand book store where you can get a snack and read at the tables. Lovely glasshouse seating area.”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Great BBQ with healthy side salads, craft beers, fun music, and outdoor seating!”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Popular cafe downtown. Outside tables available. Great coffee & pastries. Pretty good crepes & sandwiches. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Small bar with live music provided by local bands from the surrounding area.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“ANNA is the owner and proprietress of this amazing little gem in the heart of Westville featuring a South American spin on traditional favorites. Delicious food, homemade pastries, freshest salads, yummy juice bar, and art filled walls make this the perfect little spot to eat and enjoy!”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Leo is a wonderful host at this beachfront location. just steps from Silver Sands State Park and the best Greek food! Try the Gyros and Baklava!”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Nice coffee place in the East Rock area. You should take the opportunity to have a look at the nice houses in the area if you have the time.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend