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The Refuge Coffee House

242 E Side Sq, Carlinville, IL 62626-1747
+1 217-854-3686
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great coffee” (2 reviews)
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242 E Side Sq, Carlinville, IL 62626-1747
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just passing through the tiny dot of Carlinville for administrative reasons and saw that there was a coffee shop. Thought it would be entertaining to try it. Our "barista" could not fundamentally grasp the difference between cold brew and regular coffee that has been chilled....More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasant Atmosphere, and good Selection of coffees. Go there to relax and have my special coffee, have it made exactly the way I enjoy. And they always seem to provide me with that, each time I go.

Thank Kraytong G
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Traveling old Route 66, I stopped here for a cup of coffee and really glad that I did. Not only do they serve coffee here, but homemade cookies and cakes as well. It was a very restful and peaceful stop in the middle of the...More

1  Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I asked why was the Coffee Shop called The Refugee Coffee House and the reason is very simple, the owners recognize that as they are in a town which is on Route 66 and it has many travellers from over the world, they wanted to...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped here for a mid morning coffee when riding Route 66, cracking latte, and one of the few good coffees on the route, Really friendly and set in a smashing town square that could have come from a film set. well worth a stop

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This lovely coffee shop has excellent food. A wide variety menu items along with Mocachinno to die for! Staff is pleasant and friendly!

Thank ngmihalek
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great ambience, comfortable and relaxed seating. Enjoyed a nice latte in comfort with friendly staff. Would go again!

Thank brianwD2978EM
Reviewed 27 April 2016

On a rainy day, we took refuge here for a light lunch and a great coffee. Very homey and comfortable setting. Eclectic artwork and furnishings brightened the senses. Interesting food offerings.

Thank Kat N
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is a horrible coffee house. The owner is awful, and the coffee is just mediocre. I woud not recommend this to anyone.

Thank Novae5
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I love places that surprise you! When you look at the outside of this coffee shop you may not be too impressed but get over that and you will find the same surprisingly comfortable interior, slightly Bohemian in style, but good coffee and good staff,...More

Thank Magnums2009
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 E Side Sq, Carlinville, IL 62626-1747
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carlinville
  • Phone Number: +1 217-854-3686
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