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Essex Coffee & Tea Co

51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1175
+1 860-767-7804
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 17:00All hours
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51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1175
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

It's the only coffee shop in town. If you're in the area, worth checking out. Close pretty early, 5:30 pm. Asked for a cappuccino, was given a latte. No big deal. It was still good. Pastries were sweet, a nice treat. Good variety. Good place...More

Thank BethCohen90
Reviewed 3 May 2017

You might have to wait a bit, but it's well worth it. Excellent coffee, truly great baristas, and the sweets and desserts! OMG! Just apply it to your thighs, Teddy Roosevelt would have said!

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The most friendly people work here, amazing food, ESPECIALLY the owners home made macaroons and Black Bean Brownie. Everyone who visits Essex must stop in and buy some coffee or food.

Thank maddiem888
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the most charming little coffee shop located in an historic building with hand-hewn stone steps, wide plank wood floors and an adorable sitting area with pretty views of town out the windows. We love this place not only for the atmosphere, but for...More

1  Thank I5322ENlauram
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I live in the town of Essex and make the trip to this perfect little food spot at least weekly---often more. First of all it is situated in a colonial building that was there with the Griswold Inn around the Revolutionary War and the War...More

1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Locals were coming in and out while we visited... this is clearly the go-to place for people who are headed to work. The coffee was great, the pastries really really delicious. There are tables and chairs inside and outside.

Thank 1Nicole
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stop to buy coffee every couple of days in this "Quaint Little Spot". The expresso is perfect and the ice coffee has different flavors that are really great. I had the toasted almond yesterday and it was pure perfection. The muffins and little snacks...More

Thank Harley M
Reviewed 13 August 2016

On a hot day with 45 minutes at leisure in Essex (bus tour), my friend and I made a beeline for this lovely little coffee shop. She luxuriated in a frozen mocha latte, while I was delighted with my caramel nut iced coffee with the...More

Thank Saltyblue
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stopped in on a recent trip to Excess. The staff was very nice and expertly prepared our lattes for us. Nice home made snacks on offer.

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Walking in ancient Essex downtown, you enjoy history at 51 in Main St, close to the Connecticut River shoreline you'll find this little cozy place. You'll find gourmet pastries, biscottis and Quiches, along with excellent, espressos, coffees, teas and coffee based drinks. As you're sat...More

Thank Ladope
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1175
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 860-767-7804
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