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Berea Coffee & Tea

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124 Main Street, Berea, KY
+1 859-986-7656
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Today
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mother's Day

My wife and I love to drop by BC&T on our visits to our alma mater, Berea College. Today's visit met our expectations and my wife's sandwich croissant was amazing. They will customize your drink and they're knowledgeable about their selections. The food is fresh and I've always enjoyed my time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
kellandgarland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I go to this quaint coffee shop about three times a week to pick up a beverage before classes. The atmosphere is amazing with the decorative wall decor and the comfortable seating. Depending on the barista for the day, the coffee can vary from pretty good to exemplary. The servers are extremely hospitable and will even bring your drink to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My wife and I love to drop by BC&T on our visits to our alma mater, Berea College. Today's visit met our expectations and my wife's sandwich croissant was amazing. They will customize your drink and they're knowledgeable about their selections. The food is fresh and I've always enjoyed my time while I'm there.

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London
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Located right in the heart of Berea Kentucky , is this really cool coffee shop. They feature lots of variety of coffee drinks, teas, sandwiches, muffins and desserts. Great atmosphere. It was warm enough to sit out front and enjoy my coffee and enjoy the beautiful Berea campus.

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Berea, Kentucky
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The service can be less than great. The coffee and pastries are good. located on The Square in Berea. Parking is best behind the shop (there is a back door). Tables are located in front and behind the cafe as well. Seating during peak times (10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) is at a premium. Once you visit BC&T, you will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited BC&T on a recent visit to Berea. It was drizzly, cool day, so coffee sounded great! The coffee was good, but the service was slow. The atmosphere was nice with lots of seating at tables and cozy chairs and sofas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This was my first visit to Berea and I went to this establishment thanks to a suggestion of the staff members at the near Boone Tavern Hotel. This is a comfy place, which seems to be popular among locals, visitors, and particularly students and staff from Berea College across the street. The selection of pastries looked appetizing and the selection... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have been here many times before, if you are looking for a place to hang out this is the place, it is laid back. But, if you are looking for actual good coffee and food dont go here. First, it is rare for me to write a bad review, i am even more likely to rate an independent place... More 

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Berea, Kentucky, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The service was very slow and not many selections for food and on the expensive side. I probably would not return

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is very much a place to hang out for locals, students, and visitors to Berea. The staff are typically friendly and knowledgable about their products. The prices and food are decent. The coffee could be better, but overall it is well worth a visit.

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Funky spot at the square for coffee or a panini. Average service and pricing. Fit the artistic scene.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 Main Street, Berea, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-986-7656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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