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Essex Coffee & Tea Co

51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426
(860) 767-7804
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Ranked #7 of 16 Restaurants in Essex
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • English first
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English first
Volcano, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A quick stop in Essex was such a great experience. We stopped in for coffee, but came out with all sorts of wonderful things: blondies, coconut macaroons and a lovely hot caramel apple cider. There were many seasonal treats to choose from. The servers were very friendly and seemed to know most of the locals.

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West Hartford CT
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104 reviews 104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Love this little spot in Essex. The staff are always super nice, they have good coffee and cocoa for the kids and their pastry selection is top notch. Don't miss on the macaroons! Tables inside and ceramic mugs if you're staying, but I recommend taking a stroll to the river.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We like to stop in here on the weekends to grab a coffee to take with us on a country drive. We always pick up one of their muffins or other delicious baked goods. I don't know where they get them as it doesn't look as if they bake on premises but they seem super fresh and homemade.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This place is the only place in the town of Essex that offers gourmet coffee and teas so there is no other choice that to go there for a cup of coffee but the kid that work there is really mean and is lack of people skills. I am not sure if that was the owners son but others behind... More 

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East Haddam, Connecticut, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The coffee and pastries are great. The nautical items for sale are great little stocking stuffers for the holidays.

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Easton, CT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

They have the best coffee and make their drinks as ordered - really love it! The service is great and the coffee is first-rate. Can't wait to go back!

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Essex, Connecticut
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

They have great coffee and baked goods, especially the macaroons. It is a go to place to meet a friend for coffee and conversation. They have wrought iron chairs outside to sit and people watch on the beautiful Main Street. Essex is a pre-revolutionary, ship building town on the Connecticut River. We are fortunate to live here. It is very... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

The shop is small but a full range of teas and coffee drinks, with a comfortable, albeit small seating area. The desserts are wonderful and baked on the premises. It is next door to an ice cream shop so the combination worked well for the entire family.

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Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

One of the nice things about this little coffee place is that it's open until 5, since in the two days we were in Essex this month (staying at the Griswold Inn) we managed to close it each day. Very good cappuccinos, and really good biscotti (maybe I should have said "cappuccini" to be consistent, eh?). Also very good and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Hospitable, local faire with a warm host, great coffee and baked goods, and plenty of clean comfortable seating to relax and enjoy their fares alone or with a group. Loved it on all levels.

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Additional Information about Essex Coffee & Tea Co

Address: 51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426
Phone Number: (860) 767-7804
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Essex
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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