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Coffee Cup Restaurant

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25 Union St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1557
+1 978-526-4558
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Milngavie, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Needed a coffee and loo stop and most of the places in Manchester seemed to serve main meals. Only filter coffee but it was reasonable. Several flavours of muffin available.

Thank JanandDavid
Diss, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

food only average but warm and friendly service here Soup appeared frozen and reheated but main course was also pretty grim--haddock straight from frozen Tea was good and refills gladly given

Thank paul j j
Peabody, MA
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We stopped here one morning for breakfast and were quite surprised to walk in and find nobody else in the restaurant. It was around 9:30 a.m. We walked over to one table to sit but saw it was dirty so we sat across the restaurant. The waitress that was not very friendly was quick to come over since we were... More 

Thank linhebe
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

For a restaurant that carries the slogan "where the locals eat", this restaurant needs a big change. Mostly the waitresses were just impassionate about their job. No eye contact, no smiles. We came twice to this place and the ordered items came totally different in sizes and servings and some weren't even available. The food itself was nothing special and... More 

Thank Abricott
North Reading, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Our first trip of the year to Singing Beach and we stopped at our favourite cafe to warm up and have some late lunch. Didn't recognize the waitress and then the chef came out to talk and I realized that the Coffee Cup had changed hands. However, the menu had gone from simple and brief to a multi-page plethora of... More 

Thank PapaBearPorridge
Tampa, Florida, United States
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148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

this place has been tried and true to our family for over 8 years. Homemade cooking. everything is cooked to order. large portions. Debbie is the new manager and has been our personal waitress since at least 2007, she always wants to know if you are getting what you want and if not she will make it happen. Grab a... More 

Thank Elaine M
Salem, Massachusetts
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226 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Chicken club sandwich. Lots of garlic and salt. But a 25 minute wait with only a few other patrons. I orginally ordered a haddock sandwich, but they were "out of flour". Hmmmm.....won't be back.

Thank leafpeeper98
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

My husband and I moved into Manchester this summer and we excited to go into the local coffee shop. If was around 2:00 in the afternoon--so the place only had one couple eating. We stood around, then sat ourselves, we couldn't find anyone to wait on us so we tried to make eye contact with the woman in the back... More 

Thank bevArm a
North Reading, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Best praise for a place like this is that we've never had a bad meal or experience there. They serve large portions of good food from a pretty varied menu. I always opt for the 3-egg omelet and have never been disappointed. We've been there in groups ranging from 3 to 12 people and the owners have been very accommodating... More 

Thank Fred C
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Very nice homey place. Excellent Morning Glory muffin. Smooth filtered coffee. Great service. Excellent service. Central location.

Thank Scarisbrick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Union St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Manchester-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 978-526-4558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?