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718 N Main St, Russell, KS 67665-1931
785-445-4055
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Well, it's espresso

It may not be what you are accustomed to in Europe or your favorite, independent barista, but it's right there on Main Street. My cappuccino cost $2.85. The interior is a more sophisticated and comfortable than you would find in this part of the state.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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Dorrance, Kansas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Had to look hard to find the grilled chicken breast on my sandwich. Expensive for what you got. 6.99 for a huge penne bun, very little meat, and a bag of chips. I had to ask about the bag of chips after I saw others being served the chips. Triple berry ice tea is made which a fake flavoring not... More 

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Russell, Kansas
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place to go for lunch or get your favorite smoothie or espresso. Great food and great staff. Stop in while your in Russell you won't be disappointed.

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Denver, Colorado
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It may not be what you are accustomed to in Europe or your favorite, independent barista, but it's right there on Main Street. My cappuccino cost $2.85. The interior is a more sophisticated and comfortable than you would find in this part of the state.

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Russell, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I've been patronizing this establishment for a long time and the attitude of the owner has slowly eroded into a rude one where you do feel like you are an imposition. The coffee in and of itself isn't that great. There are definitely better coffees out there to be served. But it was convenient and I liked visiting with some... More 

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Jim P, Owner at Espresso Etc, responded to this review

This review was provided by a local business man whom we had elected to discontinue his line of credit. It was not “personal” rather a business decision that he has since made personal. We offered this "tab" interest and service charge free. Since his monthly charges had dropped to approximately $25.00 per month, it no longer made since for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Stopped at this coffee shop while driving through to Colorado. Instantly welcoming. Clean, tasteful, and very cozy. The coffee tasted wonderful. Owner was friendly and fun to talk to. The whole experience made me wish I lived in Russell, so I could go to this coffee shop more often.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I have family in Russell. When I have visited I have gone to this business on several occasions. In October 2013, however, the service was extremely poor. On all 3 occasions I wasn't greeted when I entered and stepped up to the counter. The female "barrista" finally took her eyes off her smart phone, barely looking at me, and asked... More 

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Jim P, Owner at Espresso Etc, responded to this review

Please accept my apology for substandard service. On two fronts; we have a standing policy of no phones behind the coffee bar. Rest assured that this policy has been reiterated to the staff. For the most part we greet guests as they come through the door. Since this did not happen I am very disappointed. As for myself, I can... More 

Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We did a nostalgic side trip to my little home town of many years ago on our way from Point A to Point B and were pleasantly surprised to find this small gem. The panini sandwiches were excellent, and the chocolate-cherry-root beer cupcake we shared was out of this world--and beautiful to look at as well. The atmosphere is warm... More 

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Lucas, Kansas
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

You'll find exceptional coffee drinks here...and the best Italian cream sodas! Tho they have a limited food menu, what they have is very good. Only open mornings to mid-afternoon, you'll find it accommodating and a pleasant atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

Cutest coffee shop ever! Cozy armchairs, puzzles & games, local art on the walls. I only got a chai but it was great. Was worth the stop off the highway just to be enveloped in the atmosphere.

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2008

On a recent drive across Kansas, I went to the trouble to pull off I-70 and drive into Russell to visit Espresso, Etc. based on previous reviews. The place is mostly Etc., the coffee is low quality and tastes worse than the free coffee from the Marriot I had just left.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 718 N Main St, Russell, KS 67665-1931
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: 785-445-4055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe

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