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The Whistling Kettle Troy

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Soups, American
254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
+1 518-874-1938
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“scones” (24 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The tea selection is like no other you'll find around. First time in Troy location, and its much more spacious than Ballston Spa, yet just as delicious. Had the Asian roast beef sandwich with spicy thai chili sauce and it was fantastic. A bit sticky...More

Thank Tom S
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming by for lunch Tom. We're glad you enjoyed the food and tea! Can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a bridal luncheon. The menu has a great variety and everyone was very impressed. They have crepes, salads, quiche etc. Wonderful service!

Thank theallygator
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming in! We're glad you enjoyed, and hope you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us came for Sun brunch. Two of us split the Afternoon Tea and the third person had a pannini. He said it was very good and would order one again. The tea started with a crepe filled with chicken, red peppers and a...More

Thank Laurie B
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you all for coming in! We can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Broadway in Troy. Hubby had the farmer’s savory crepe. I tried a bite and it was delicious. I had the turkey, cranberry and Brie panini, which was good, though not as tasty as the crepe. The panini was not too...More

1  Thank M C
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi M C! Thanks for coming in. We're glad you liked the food, come back and try some of the teas when you get a chance! We definitely don't want the menu to be confusing to anyone, if you have suggestions reach out to info@thewhistlingkettle.com

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Came by for late afternoon snack time. Hot Chocolates on a cold day. The Mocha Hot Choco was fine. The White Hot Choco with Lavender is pure thick sweetness, almost like light purple house paint. Finally, it seems I've found something "too rich"! I guess...More

Thank Patrick S
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Patrick, thanks for coming in! We're sorry to hear that the service wasn't what you were expecting. We'd like to hear more about this, send us an email at info@thewhistlingkettle.com

Reviewed 29 April 2018

With its incredible assortment of teas, the WK is a must for any aficionado of this most pleasing of hot beverages. That is all I would ask, but for it also to have excellent cuisine makes it a very special tea house. From sandwiches to...More

Thank RalphH42
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for this kind review, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed everything from the tea to the food!

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

First time visit hot our party of nine at Troy location and what a nice surprise. Located in downtown bustling area. Saturday afternoon was busy in the city and restaurant was hopping. Our booth table easily accommodated all of us. Knew to order the tower...More

Thank theskiing62018
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for coming in! We're glad you and everyone in your party enjoyed dining with us. We can't wait to have you back! Oh, and Happy Birthday!!

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Staff is friendly. The food is fresh and delicious. Wide selection of loose leaf teas. I love their box of tea samplers. Definitely a go to place for lunch with friends.

Thank Casey9968
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for coming in and for this review! We're glad to hear you've enjoyed as have your friends! See you soon!

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Last visit for a weekday late (1:30) lunch with plenty of open tables2 of us were not allowed to sit in the window. Reserved for 3/4 people. Told they had to keep them open. Then ushered far into the back. By the way, that table...More

1  Thank ny_mt_girl
kettle2, Owner at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

The front door was left open for an employee, who was set to arrive at 10:45am. We planned on locking it after she arrived so we could have our morning meeting. If the door was locked, you would have had to wait anyway. Regardless, for...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

We went as a family twice to Whistling Kettle and both times had great food and a fun time. Every item is good. Fairly wide choice for vegetarians too right from soups to salads to entrees. Portions are generous. Has a good homely feel, plenty...More

2  Thank prabharao
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks for the kind words, happy to be a "go-to" place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-874-1938
  • E-mail
Description
The Whistling Kettle is a full service cafe with high quality, tasty cuisine and a huge selection of loose tea, coffee, beer and wine. We offer a variety of premium, made to order sandwiches, crepes (both sweet and savory), quiches, premium soups, many salad choices and desserts ranging from scones to cakes. We have nearly 150 teas, french press coffee made to order and a great selection of craft beer and wine. Our teas are also available for purchase, with a full line of accessories. Our Troy location also features the downtown room that can hold up to 50+ guests. We specialize in accommodating large parties and family gatherings. Our menu has choices for everyone and for every appetite.
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