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Small World Cafe

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14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-3347
+1 609-924-4377
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“beans” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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6:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-3347
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Princeton locals, the students and their friends love the coffee. One of the earliest shops offering organic and fair trade coffee.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love living in Princeton, and it has many great places to hang out. Small World Coffee isn't one them. I'm in a very small minority - most locals absolute love the place. I've never understood why. It seems to have been designed by a...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed June 2, 2017

For the best coffee and great atmosphere head to Small World Cafe. My favorite drink is an iced cappaccino.

Thank squeak12
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This cozy cafe has a great selection of coffee beverages, teas, great Mexican hot chocolate, and baked treats. I use this as a great meeting spot too. I see many people working on their laptops (free wifi available). This is a nice antidote to the...More

Thank Noemidlp
Reviewed April 12, 2017

After giving up cappuccinos/coffee for almost 8 years, Small World Coffee got me hooked once more! Not only are their cappuccinos the best i've had anywhere, they make them with incredible consistency across all of their (super friendly) baristas. There is a nice selection of...More

Thank Duna36
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

I used to be a starbucks gal, but small world has changed me. Their coffee is the best, the ambience so nice, the baristas and cooks so friendly and knowledgeable! The owner treats her employees very well, thus they are happy. This is the only...More

Thank i c
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Nice place, wifi, good coffee and interesting super spicy chai tea. If you want to work, it's a good possibility.

Thank maxparucca
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Visited to get my coffee fix with the family. Coffees, hot chocolates, and tea were all very good. Busy place, friendly staff, and comfortable. Will be returning.

Thank TheRodg
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

The very few gems of princeton. Not cheap, but i support the local business as well as GOOD coffee. And sometimes Lillipies baked goods. Staff are ultra friendly and very accommodating, know what they r doing! I like the small-small near me. Calmer and cozier...More

Thank i c
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This Small World Cafe on Witherspoon Street is one of two in Princeton. It is the bigger one and the most centrally located one and the one where I go most often. It is large enough to go to meet a few friends, have coffee...More

Thank Mariette R
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January 20, 2017|
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Response from Laura35014 | Reviewed this property |
Assorted Pastries at breakfast. Great selection! Sorry I can't help with the lunch menu. We were not there at that time of day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-3347
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-4377
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