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Black Cap Coffee

144 Main Street, Stowe, VT
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Ranked #29 of 76 Restaurants in Stowe
Cuisines: American
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Islesford, Maine
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I reviewed Black Cap over a year ago, and though I don't usually bother with an update, I found that the place has steadily deteriorated. It is such a missed opportunity for Black Cap's owners. One of Vermont's premier attractions, Stowe needs a great coffee shop, but this place needs a lot of attention. The baristas do not understand how... More

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We were in Stowe to see the sights and wanted to sit for a coffee. Black Cap filled the bill for us. My husband's Americano was based on a smooth and tasty shot. I inquired about the granola -- homemade there, very fresh, with nuts -- which comes with natural yogurt. The serving was generous and hearty. I also had... More

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went their for a light breakfast and coffee our second day of a two day visit to Stowe. The croissants were very fresh and the coffees made as we requested just right for us. Weak latte . We were able to make use of. Their available free wifi that we found easy to use and efficient.

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Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Just across from the rec trail so its a great way to end some morning exercise. Good coffee , nice atmosphere and just get this muffin! You will understand .

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great selection of baked-goods, cards, and nice gift items (and not too cheesy) in a nice, big room with cozy seating and free wifi. I'm only giving 3-stars as the coffee was just so-so, but better than Starbucks, which isn't all that difficult, but says something as to the quality.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopped in for a coffee while strolling in downtown Stowe. The espresso was perfectly made, tasted great and was served in a real cup. Who gets an espresso to go? It's only a shot, toss it down there at the bar and leave.

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dallas, tx
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123 reviews 123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a small casual place where you can get items to go or eat in.We picked up breakfast sandwiches and pastries to take back to our house. They had a nice selection and were quite tasty. It is small with only a few tables. They have a good selection of coffees and teas too!

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Enfield, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I would have to agree with the reviewer who said the staff just stared at you and wasn't friendly, which is too bad because this place has the potential to be a neat little hangout as it is right on the Main St. I won't hurry to go back there.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The espresso the way we all like it: very strong and with just a hint of spices that don't overwhelm the taste of coffee. Always a favorite spot whenever we're in Stowe.

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Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Pumpkins on the porch greeted us before we moseyed inside and dosed up on the good stuff. A beautiful noisette-style macchiato with beans roasted by Brave Coffee & Tea, former owners of the café. It's a cute little place, a little artsy with an adjoining ceramic studio and gallery. Pre-made breakfast sandwiches sit in a cabinet in the mornings plus... More

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