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293 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
+1 413-528-5505
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to the Berkshires with my family a few times a year and this is the cornerstone of my trip. Every morning, it's my duty to go get coffee/tea/smoothes and the paper which is all made possible by Fuel. I've been going for years and loved it but they recently took over a new location across the street from... More 

Thank Chris H
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

traveling on a rainy day, my 3-yr-old daughter and I stopped in. The coffee was PERFECT and the food amazing (I had a flat white, gf lemon poppy bread and a "GB bowl" with kale, egg, quinoa, radish and cottage cheese). Everyone was so friendly and so helpful. We stayed for two hours!

Thank Melissa F
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Rocking bulletproof coffee Ok I'm a coffee snob and I love bulletproof They make it perfectly Who would have expected this in Great Barrington Its hard enough to find in most urban environs Breakfast and muffins/ doughnuts were yummy too great staff super friendly

Thank 6Badmonkeys
Abington, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I would give this restaurant 5 stars for the food and coffee but the service was not very good. We arrived about 12:45 and there was a table available right away. We waited about 10 minutes before the wait person greeted us. We asked for menus and she disappeared and didn't come back for at least 10 minutes. When we... More 

Thank Elaine P
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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161 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Fuel has moved across the street an is twice as large as previous. I've always loved Fuel for its great coffee and cool atmosphere. I've always preferred its authenticity over the more pretentious Patisserie across the street from its previous location. Now Fuel seems rather banal with stark surroundings with little character. The cappuccino was good, but I was given... More 

Thank Steambush
Western Massachusetts
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

In the former Gypsy Joynt/Union location, well known Great Barrington Fuel is reborn as a wonderful, comfortable, cafe. Many seating options to suit the mood, whether working on a laptop, or meeting friends. We had a fine breakfast - modest selection, but certainly enough choices. The coffee and ambience was just right. Really, really nice! Great job, Fuel!

Thank GoodServiceLover
Rhinebeck, New York
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Like being transported to the late 60's in atmosphere and style. But, the coffee is very 21'st century in quality and consistency and depth. The baristas are knowledgeable and nice. Excellent Wi-Fi.

Thank WillyFrancis
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Well, I absolutely love Fuel! I go here almost every day and get a mocha latte (my personal favorite), its not too sweet and not too bitter. Also their McGuido sandwich is incredible, always ask for sourdough bread with bacon and avocado it really adds to the flavor. The people are always friendly! They also have wonderful pastries and the... More 

Thank Taylor M
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

A friendly homey place for good coffee. I haven't yet tried the food but they have snacks and light meals. Ask for the wifi password.

Thank Doug K
Lee, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

I used to come here frequently when I lived in Great Barrington, and still visit when I am in town. Great place to grab coffee a (regular or gluten free) pastry and sit and journal a bit. They feature local artists so the walls are covered with interesting art :)

Thank WellTraveledWanderer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 293 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-5505

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