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“Cool spot for some coffee!”
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Ultra Violet Cafe
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Rensselaer, NY
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cool spot for some coffee!”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

This is a cute little spot for some coffee with friends. There is a nice selection of yummy coffee and window seating available to people watch out onto Delaware Ave. A nice option versus the multitude of chain coffee spots in the Captial District.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Annemarie B
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English first
Lagrange, NY
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341 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“As seen on friends! (almost!)”
Reviewed June 8, 2012 via mobile

Anyone that grew up in the 90's wanted to be part of the clique at the coffee house on friends. Or was it just me. Very cute neighborhood coffeehouse with great atmosphere, food, coffee and wifi. The berry smoothies are great. When you are done walk next door to a great little theatre in Albany called the spectrum. Love the UV. Long live!

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Thank cerveza930
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Saratoga Springs, Ny
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food, affordable & quick service - near Spectrum 8 Theater”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

This is a great spot to get affordable yet quality food before or after seeing a movie next door to the Spectrum 8 theater an Delaware Ave. There are several tables and wifi available. We had a yummy quiche and a turkey & veggie panini & delicious coffee & green ice tea and a cookie for dessert...the perfect late lunch before heading to see a movie on a damp day...Service was quick & friendly and there was no pressure to leave as we caught up on conversation before leaving for the movie. Give it a try!

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank SaratogaGuy
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Albany, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great for before/after movie stop or on its own”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Wonderful and varied hot/cold drink options. Great to pick up something before heading to a movie at the Spectrum. Hot teas in the winter are so good and in the summer I really love the Peach smoothie. They have a selection of cakes, cookies, sandwiches that make a perfect (not heavy) snack or meal. It is a small place but there are some window seats and some seats outside (for warmer days). Nice crowd that isn't just the young people you might think would frequent such a place. Can get a little crowded before/after some movie showings, but that should be a bit expected. Welcoming, friendly, good music, and will give you more hot water when needed for your tea (such a bonus). There is wi-fi and a book exchange where you can take and leave books. Consider a visit even if you are not going to a movie at the Spectrum. Very relaxed atmosphere and you may find yourself lingering and not noticing or caring.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank jinalbany
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Albany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Hybiscus/Raspberry Ice Tea is delicious”
Reviewed September 6, 2011

Very nice service, interesting art. Great to stop in on a walk home from work.

  • Visited August 2011
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1 Thank Heidi W
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