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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This location is wonderful. I spent over an hour going through the books, then enjoyed a delicious sandwich, fresh fruit, and an iced tea. There’s lots to explore in store, with the new and used books, toys, and cafe. I hope to go back again...soon.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

My wife chose this place for lunch mostly because we love the Milton milkshake but the food is good too and there is a great variety of books and educational materials and toys to see. Sandwich ingredients are fresh and offer a variety of unique...mixture of flavors. It's truly a bright spot in Lynchburg.More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Went there during dog days of summer and had an amazing milkshake. The "milton". The best I have ever had and I travel a lot. However, even better is it is such a cute little shop. Great destination for all things coffee. I prefer it...to any chains like Starbucks or Caribou coffee. Had fantastic service. It's locally owned. Very quaint, very good. I will stop by as soon as I'm back in Lynchburg.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Drowsy Poet is located inside the Little Dickens' book store(/toy shop), so naturally it is great for reading. They have sectioned off seating, and it's never very busy, so always pretty quiet. If you;re looking for an even more secluded place to lounge and...read, they offer a balcony upstairs. The food is pretty good, average cafe food. To me, the main appeal to The Drowsy Poet is the very comfortable atmosphereMore

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Since they are now located inside a fun bookstore for kids, it was the date location with my 3 year old. He calls it the "marble" place. We got milkshakes which were pricey but very good ($4.50, I think). They are made with lots of...real Hershey ice cream and blended with milk, as opposed to powder or a milk shake machine from a mix. The server was very pleasant. It was a tasty part of our date.More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a WONDERFUL coffee chop on the mountain! They have great hours, heartwarming staff, and delicious coffee. Note: My last trip here was in 1998, so I selected the oldest date provided on the 'When did you travel? box.

Date of visit: October 2014
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was a great find and right near Liberty University. The sandwiches and spicy bean dip are to die for as well as their cupcakes. We ate there 3 out of 5 days and twice in one day! So wonderful and the couple that runs...it are so nice!More

Date of visit: July 2013
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

I've eaten at this cafe dozens of times and never had a bad meal. Soups and sandwiches are fresh and the coffee is wonderful. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars is because service is slow. But the cafe is located inside a wonderful...independent bookstore (Givens Books), so as long as you're not in a rush you can browse while waiting.More

Date of visit: August 2012
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