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Essex Coffee & Tea Co

51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1175
+1 860-767-7804
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1175
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Been here dozens upon dozens of times and the coffee and pastries are always of good quality and yummy. They have regular hot coffee in large thermoses you can pour your own (ask for almond milk kept behind the counter if that's your thing) or...More

1  Thank BarnacleSally
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Love to buy a cup and sit out front and people watch. Great coffee and pastry. I would recommend this shop.

Thank Karl K
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This place makes consistently great Lattes and muffins - been getting them for years. Still as good as ever.

Thank mainetraveler0918
Reviewed May 13, 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 May 3, 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 March 16, 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 February 15, 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 February 13, 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 November 4, 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 August 25, 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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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