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“Continues to Shine in New Haven Coffee/Tea Scene!”

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea
Ranked #10 of 30 Coffee & Tea in New Haven
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Founded in 1985 we are a local, multi award-winning, roaster retailer and the home of Serious Coffee.
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Willoughby's has been around for many years in New Haven and beyond (in CT) and continues to compete and be one of my favourite coffee and tea shops! They have it all as a roaster and purveyor of great fair trade coffees: retail beans of all kinds including blends; paraphernalia - good quality too i.e., TechnoVorm, Bonavita, Bodum, ..... to brew your own; excellent coffee, creative hot drinks and teas galore. Small breakfast pastries and sweets from local kitchens are always available with you drink of choice. I especially like the small Church Str. location that is intimate with a bit of just-off-the-sidewalk seating outside in the warmer months. Always smells delicious, warm and inviting! Enjoy!

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Thank heimei
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Daughter enjoys Willoughby's Burundi Blend so Kit and I stopped in to select some coffees as hospitality thankyous to our daughter for our visit in mid-december. Lily was friendly, knowledgeable and was efficient in bagging our beans. Sumatran French Roast and plain Sumatran along with the Mocha Java Style were doubled up - one for us and one for the kid. Each bean has its qualities and the french roast has a sharper taste that fits my morning preference for a cup of good coffee. The Mocha is smooth and satisfying. The Sumatran is pleasant on the palate, too. Well worth a stop to enjoy a cup there as well as to bring a bulk order home for a daily shot of goodness.

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Reviewed 30 April 2016

We were passing through town and decided to stop for coffee. We spotted Willoughby's Coffee and Tea on the corner. It was frairly crowded with college students. We decided on regular coffee and both added cream and sugar. The place is clean and tide - good for soaking up the local vibe. The coffee was dissappointing and a bit bitter. We aordered pastries that were fresh and unremarkable. If you happen to be on Church Street stop in for coffee otherwise select another option.

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Thank Donald S
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop has been around for years way before Starbucks was ever heard of. They have a nice selection of coffees and teas and plenty of goodies to munch on. There's a few locations throughout the city in New Haven and they're all just as good.

Thank elmcitytraveller
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Simply the best coffee in Connecticut. Iced French roast is as good as it gets in the summer time. Try the special and super special roast hot coffees in the winter. Prompt friendly service. Great locations. Far less annoying customers than Starbucks and much better coffee.

Thank Joseph8484
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