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Woodstar Cafe

60 Masonic St, Ste B, Northampton, MA 01060-3071
413-585-9777
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Ranked #4 of 125 restaurants in Northampton
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- Jul 4, 2014
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English first
Northampton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The best muffins in Northampton! Their service is quick and friendly. The variety of pastries, along with the creatives sandwiches and salads ,is the reason I keep coming back. When I have friends visiting we always go to Woodstar and the reviews are always positive

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New England USA
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19 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had a creative bagel sandwich (cream cheese, smoked salmon, cucumber, wasabi and pickled ginger) and a lime Italian soda. My companion had a salad and a piece of toast. The food was great and the atmosphere was pleasant and relaxed. It was exactly what we wanted during our brief stop in the town. Check out Kestrel, a shop along... More

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West Hartford CT
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89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Coffee shops in Northampton are pretty plentiful and many of them serve a fine cup of coffee. Woodstar stands out as the best though. Something about the preparation that makes me go back there over and over. Creamy lattes, perfectly chocolatey cocoa are standard, Plus they have an awesome assortment of sandwiches, soups and yummy baked goods to accompany the... More

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Turners Falls, Massachusetts, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They serve Esselon coffee - beautiful backed goods - but the baristas rarely crack a smile - mostly just cranky.

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Northampton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Yes it is a busy place but so well worth the wait for a super sandwich, perfectly brewed coffee and the baked goods from the muffins to breads to the by-far best eclair in the world - make this a go-to place whenever I am in the area. This is NOT an alternative to Starbucks - it is a unique... More

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Victoria, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Justing visiting and Woodstar was recommended particularly for their delicious sourdough bread. We had lunch two days in a row: soup, sandwiches and desserts were fab. Great spot,

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Woodstar is definitely one of my "go to" places in Northampton. It's perfect for a quick business meeting with a client, meeting friends for coffee, or taking the kids for a delicious treat after school. The Chocolate croissants are absolutely amazing...buttery, flakey, filled with delicious soft chocolate gooeyness. Yum! Add a Cafe Mocha or chai tea latte and you will... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Woodstar is a refuge for people who -- for political reasons -- want to avoid the more pleasant ambiance and better service (and coffee) at the Starbucks around the corner. Don't count on getting a table unless you arrive at opening time. People park themselves at the cafe, with their laptops, all day.

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Whiting, Maine, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Every time I go to Northampton to visit my daughter, we go to Woodstar. the food is top quality, the coffee is terrific, and the desserts to die for! Definitely recommend this place for a casual bite to eat....you won't be disappointed.

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Woodstar is one of my favorite places in Northampton. For starters, it has great cupcakes. The chocolate croissants are seriously buttery and delicious. On the warm drinks front, their chai tea latte and hot chocolate are also great. Love their whole grain bagels, and they also bake a bunch of different hearty breads. A very popular place, so it's not... More

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