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Tamworth Lyceum

85 Main St, Tamworth, NH 03886-4326
+1 603-323-5120
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Extremely small portions

I have been to the Lyceum in the past and thought the food was very good. This weekend I went back... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Margaret H
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Concord, Massachusetts
Great little lunch stop

Needed to grab some lunch while in the area. Was. Welcomed when we walked in. Had the meatball sub... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Kirk J
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Portland, Maine
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Nestled in charming historic Tamworth, the Tamworth Lyceum is a cafe, coffee shop, general store and meeting space for locals and tourists alike. We have delicious coffee, fresh tasty lunch options, gifts, groceries and even the occasional concert. Worth the short detour off of Route 16!
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  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“coffee house” (2 reviews)
“dining area” (2 reviews)
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85 Main St, Tamworth, NH 03886-4326
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+1 603-323-5120
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to the Lyceum in the past and thought the food was very good. This weekend I went back and ordered the small meal as last year but to my surprise, the portion was incredibly small. The price, of course, was the same....More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Needed to grab some lunch while in the area. Was. Welcomed when we walked in. Had the meatball sub and it was so good! Wife had some soup and she enjoyed it. Recommend if you're in the area looking for a quick bite.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a turkey Rueben and veggie burger in this hip coffee house. Both sandwiches served with chips and a pickle. Really welcoming place and can’t wait to back for breakfast and distillery tour. Hipster vibe with just a few choices of sandwiches. All of...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Funky cafe and purveyor of hipster goods. Located in the old school building (hence the name). Great offering of breakfast sandwiches (see attached photo) emphasizing freshness and good taste. My favorite is "The Herbivore" with fried egg, melted cheese, and locally-sourced greens on a brioche...More

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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Wow thank you so much Marko! Breakfast is our favorite so the love really comes through in the morning menu :) We have a pretty fantastic curator of fine playlists on staff here. You can actually listen to our playlist if you have spotify, search...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What a great place. Very rustic and fun. My husband and I had breakfast here, just a few breakfast sandwich choices but they are so good. I got the Effingham and egg and my husband got the classic. They also make artisan coffee and hot...More

Thank julia_fisher
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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Julia we sincerely appreciate you taking the time to throw a review up here! September is the perfect time to be in Tamworth, we like to call it "local summer" because the weather stays lovely but the traffic eases up :) Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you like the modern coffees and food, this is place in a small town. Sit out back if you want on the porch. Good place for wifi especially sitting inside. Nice coffee house feel. Could sit and work for hours. Had the breakfast sandwiches...More

Thank mee338
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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

There is nothing like a good review to lift our spirits in the height of our summer busy season! Thanks so much for taking the time, the staff really appreciates it!

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We just went for a coffee, but I was also tempted by a crusty fruit tarts from blackberries and peach. Happy, I bought it, I thought it was very tasty. The shop/bar is open all day - not in the evenings- and serves cake and...More

Thank Gerda1515
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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Love the title of this review! Thanks so much for taking the time Gerda, hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

I had the special ,a chicken taco and it was outstanding. Great atmosphere, comfortable and they make you feel at home. No questions asked, come on in, have a seat and how can we make your day better.

Thank Randy M
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped in for a "quick" lunch while in town for a recent wedding. The space is great. The lunch menu is limited but everything looked delicious. We arrived around 1:30 and some things were already sold out, but there will still appealing options. We...More

Thank TripLizzie
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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Hi Lizzie, thanks for the kind words! I'm sorry you experienced a long wait time, I'm thinking you might have visited us last weekend. The wedding in town gave us a welcome but entirely unexpected burst in business! There was also a race happening in...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

As has been well said by reviewers, this is definitely a fun, good place to stop--or even as a destination when you're in the White Mountains. We were headed south to the airport after an end of summer-camp, granddaughter pick-up. This was just the place...More

Thank Peter C
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Morgen B, Manager at Tamworth Lyceum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

So glad you enjoyed our little out of the way spot Peter! Hope you can make it back some time.

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