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Slow Train Cafe

55 E College St, Ste. 3, Oberlin, OH 44074-1644
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
13 Dec 2017
“Great place to read and enjoy”
21 Oct 2017
“Best cookie I've ever had”
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
55 E College St, Ste. 3, Oberlin, OH 44074-1644
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

If you’ve never been to Oberlin check this place out. Oberlin in general is a beautiful little town centered around the college campus, but this is the place to stop for coffee, tea, or something to drink. They also have little scones and other cafe...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Didn't get coffee or stay for food. Just purchase some banana bread and cookies to go. Best chocolate chip cookie, very reasonable prices.

Thank soccermom1122
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My latte was a 5 - great smooth flavor and served the right temperature. Getting that right is at the top of my list. Kind of a lot of signs with rules. Some are obvious and some a little obnoxious - like don't ask for...More

Thank travelgames
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I've now had coffee here at least three times in the past few months. It can be crowded and one has to be prepared to share a table, but it's always been good coffee served without much of a wait. I've been by myself, meeting...More

Thank brian_va
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Very busy spot. The service was good and the coffee was good. We just stopped in for a quick visit. It also has lots of posters on the walls with things going on Oberlin.

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Lives up to its name. Slow, Everytime I've been I have waited between 5 and 10 mins. For regular coffee, it's already made, you just have to put cup under and pull the lever. Not rocket science!!

Thank Joann D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Staff was real good. Vanilla and lavender scone was really tasty. Not dry. Very relaxing environment, I relaxed read my book and drank my tea. It was a nice place to chill between events.

Thank bonardilaw
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We ducked in here twice this weekend to escape the rain. Great coffee! I had a dirty chai the first time, & they sold me on an iced Albino Squirrel today. White mocha with soy milk & a shot of hazelnut. YUM. The latte art...More

Thank Carmen O
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This coffee house was very difficult to find a table because so many people were just sitting there for free WiFi and none of them had a beverage. The indifferent counter staff do not even make eye contact with me and continued conversing with each...More

Thank travel4now
Reviewed 30 April 2016

If you are looking for a hip coffee shop you can hang out in all day long, look no more. You have found it at Slow Train Cafe. Great coffee, a few snacks and even a full bar! Lots of college students hanging out, doing...More

Thank misopiso88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 E College St, Ste. 3, Oberlin, OH 44074-1644
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Oberlin
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