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Mama's Boy - CLOSED

Corner of Church and Main St, Phoenicia, NY
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
21 Nov 2015
“Surprisingly good!”
1 Nov 2015
“Just Barely Acceptable”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Corner of Church and Main St, Phoenicia, NY
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11 - 20 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 7 June 2015

This spot is great and I'd come back here again in a heartbeat, but each time I went there the baristas were pretty young and seemed frazzled. One didn't even know they supposedly sold soup, or what kind it was, or even where it was,...More

1  Thank Hilary444
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We came across Mamma's Boy by chance and were charmed by it from the first moment on. They offer a nice range of attractive coffee-shop items, and the woman working that day was friendly and efficient (she said she had been working there for 3...More

Thank marianc95
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Went for a ride through Woodstock and Pheonecia with my family and we decided to stop and possibly get a cup of coffee or something small from Mama's Boy Market. Upon pulling up to the building we realized the building was a little run down...More

3  Thank Britt2593
Michael K, Owner at Mama's Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2015

Normally I try not to respond to negative reviews because responses just come off as argumentative, but I obviously need to respond here as your accusations are very serious. First of all, the tamales are not moldy, discoloration in corn husks occur naturally. We buy...More

Reviewed 19 January 2015

Their pecan pie isn't too sweet (hard to find), the peach pie has the right acidity, and all the crusts are properly flaky. I never know what pie they'll have -- I just get a piece because after all my visits, I know I'll love...More

Thank Rosalind L
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This little jewel is a neat place to get a great cup of coffee, catch up on your emails, and get some work done. Really the only place in town you can sit and work at your computer and get that second cup. Wifi is...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Mama's boy is a homey, funky, coffee shop in the heart of Phoenicia. Michael has created his own blend to create the best cup of coffee for miles around. The food is homemade style comfort food. His soups are deeelish. My wife likes the pulled...More

Thank Mister B
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Clean, shabby, friendly and with delicious food. The establishment has a "Pay it Forward" blackboard where people can buy coffee or baked goods for those less fortunate than themselves. It is clearly a community minded establishment. The bakery goods and coffee are excellent. They also...More

Thank Brooks M
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We went to mama's Boy based on a recommendation, and from it's cool website. I am an annoying coffee snob so take this as you wish. The coffee was weak and not flavorful. They claim "best coffee in Phonecia" so I thought it worth mentioning....More

Thank CoffeeBreaks
Michael K, Owner at Mama's Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2014

Well, when you're right you're right. Here's what likely happened.. Our coffee brewer broke down on a busy weekend in September and I was forced to go out and buy a less-that-ideal temporary replacement until our new brewer arrived. During that period, we may have...More

Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Loved the eclectic, unpretentious decor and unbelievably friendly service, not to mention the creamy, foamy lattes. Will come back - often!

Thank Ayveeo
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I found this little place while filling up at the gas station next door, during a recent road trip which brought me through the Catskill Mountains. I needed a cup of coffee and a breakfast sandwich for sustenance, for the drive between Binghamton, NY and...More

Thank James F
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Church and Main St, Phoenicia, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Phoenicia
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Description
Phone: 845-688-3050 This cafe/market opened at the end of May 2010, and we discovered it when we visited Phoenicia for a weekend in October 2010. It features homemade and local-sourced food in a very casual atmosphere (no table service - you order and pay for your food, then have a seat). We stopped by three times because we enjoyed the food so much and we thought the owner (Michael) was great. He is supporting the community in tangible ways (sponsoring scarecrow-making and a Halloween parade) while serving delicious food. They are even serving s'mores by a campfire in front of the store on Friday and Saturday evenings! Makes me want to live in Phoenicia.....
Mama's Boy serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; you can stop in for a cup of coffee/tea/hot chocolate, dessert, or a whole meal. Michael will make you feel welcome no matter what.
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