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Atticus Bookstore/Cafe

1082 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 776-4040
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Ranked #13 of 504 Restaurants in New Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Fusion, Soups, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
New York City
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Loved the scones and coffee here. Good service too! Scones sell out so get here quickly. The bookstore area was nice too. Big selection.

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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We made a quick trip to New Haven and walked some of the campus. We stopped her for lunch. It was wonderful. The soups and sandwiches are delicious and we got bakery items to carry with us. It is so worth the stop!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

very nice bookstore and great cards that I didn't see elsewhere. folks who I sent the cards to loved them and even commented on the cards to me. after working up an appetite reviewing their books and other items I had a very nice lunch and great soup. would definitely eat here again.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

When I am in New Haven doing research at the Beinecke, I eat lunch at Atticus almost every day. There is counter service for single diners, and the soups, salads, and sandwiches are excellent. I often browse the books and cards, too. Although they have recently added wine and beer, I wouldn't recommend Atticus for dinner. They don't do a... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

reasonably priced and a great place to go after visiting the Yale Art Gallery. Great bread and a nice space to relax and just soak up the atmosphere.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

really cool place near Yale, awesome breakfast, great coffee, service was fast and you cant beat the location!

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Friendly staff and a great simple menu. A real British university feel in New England. Food is great too and food value. Recommend this to all as a place to visit as you may even buy a book or two!

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119 reviews 119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A student-faculty lunch meeting place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Wonderful soups, salads and sandwiches. And the bookstore that spreads out from the food service area ... Spectacular!

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Southern New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I've been in this restaurant twice before, back in the 1990s, when they served several different types of very good coffee. It was a dream coffee/cafe, with bookshelves on many walls, a relaxed atmosphere, and a lot of college students (it's right near Yale Univ). What a disappointment it was to come back several years later. Instead of an array... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great bookstore/restaurant. Had a wonderful breakfast here. The French toast with fresh fruit was delicious and the coffee was fresh and hot. The place gets really busy but the staff moves quickly and you can get in and out quickly.

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Additional Information about Atticus Bookstore/Cafe

Address: 1082 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510
Phone Number: (203) 776-4040
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Fusion, Soups, Sandwiches

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