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Rao's Coffee & Cafe - CLOSED

150 Main St, Thorne's Marketplace, Northampton, MA 01060-3598
+1 413-586-2649
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good68%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Mar 3, 2016
“Rao's is now Share”
Oct 26, 2015
“Great cafe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
150 Main St, Thorne's Marketplace, Northampton, MA 01060-3598
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

I'm not sure if this is under new management, as the food and beverages are the same as before the name change. They usually have a nice variety of gluten-free and wheat-flour pastries, good coffee and chai, vegetarian and meaty soups, and sandwiches on baguettes.

Thank springbyker
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Good coffee, great variety of sandwiches, good desserts. Only problem is there isn't enough seating especially at peak lunch time. The seating is inside a crowded shopping space, so can get uncomfortable

Thank Husainfauzia
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Consistently good coffee and baked goods. Great service. Favorite coffee place in town right in the middle of Thornes!

Thank Dreamingmother
Reviewed September 7, 2015

I enjoy the muffins they have a good variety. The staff is always very friendly. The coffee has a good rich bold taste. They never rush you and even help you with some selections.

Thank junebug762
Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great coffee, and can i add that their chocolate croissants are excellent....? Fresh sandwiches and pastries- a great grab and go when you are in Thornes Market in downtown Northampton.

Thank Localgirl0330
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Rao's is among the best of the many Happy Valley coffee shops. Good ambiance, tasty beverages, cookies and pastries, and friendly staff. The only annoyances are the high noise level (earphones will take care of this) and the popularity -- it can be hard to...More

Thank springbyker
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stoped in for an afternoon cookie and hot chocolate in between meetings. The cookie was ok. The hot chocolate was the worst I have ever had, tasted like it was only hot milk with an obscure hint of chocolate buried beneath the milk. I...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed March 8, 2015

I enjoy the coffee at Rao's and the service is quite good. I recently tried several of their baked good and they did not disappoint. I always look forward to stopping by on a visit to Thornes.

Thank Derek C
Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

I wish I could have a Rao's Coffee where I live. The baristas are great and their beverages are just the best. I sometimes get peppermint mochas from Starbucks but never again!

Thank MovementandLocation
Reviewed June 3, 2014

The staff are so very friendly--always. There are coffee houses in town where that is not the case. Being greeted by happy people is so refreshing. The coffee is very high quality, and Rao's is what I mostly have at home, too. The baked goods...More

Thank NorthamptonSyd
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Main St, Thorne's Marketplace, Northampton, MA 01060-3598
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +1 413-586-2649
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