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Fuel Coffee Shop

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293 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(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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Abington, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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156 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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34 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 7 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
Pensacola, Florida
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

I spent a few days in the Bershires working on a photography project. I looked up Fuel in Great Barrington and saw that it got great reviews so I decided to stop in on a cool, rainy weekday (October 27th). The coffee shop has a warm and cozy progressive vibe and seemed the ideal place to get out of the... More 

2 Thank LeonMart
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

Starbuck's cannot hold a candle to this little, informal, delightful and artsy coffee shop. It's exactly what you always hope to find. It's all about the coffee, but they also have nice pastries, free wifi, colorful clientele, and friendly staff. Go here, Go back. Tip them. Let's keep this place prosperous and open.

1 Thank David K
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

A must stop in downtown G.B. Locals meet to look at art , discuss politics and get some java/food. The owners the Curletti's are the best.

Thank sumacv

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
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: (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?