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The Coffee Box

1359 South Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07062-1943
+1 908-756-3285
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“pastry” (2 reviews)
“made in house” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
1359 South Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07062-1943
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in an uninspiring strip of fast food restaurants, this locally owned cafe is a welcome addition to Plainfield. Some good espresso drinks are offered and served by always friendly staff. Patrons aren't rushed to leave this simply appointed cafe with free Wi Fi and...More

Thank G0ldlion
Jeff S, Owner at The Coffee Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the feedback!

Reviewed 23 January 2018

The COFFEE BOX is such a nice place to meet friendly people and network in an airy and fun atmosphere. Thanks to Jeff Spelman!

Thank 430carmencitap
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Coffee Box is a great place for all kinds of coffee drinks, teas, and their sweets are to die for. They also make some tasty breakfast and lunch items. But, most importantly, the staff are very friendly and accommodating.

1  Thank Joe J
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I was curious about this place. Popped in initially for a quick coffee and pastry but decided I’d rather sit and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere. The Barista recommended the Gluten free Quiche and “wow” what a delicious threat.. Been back several times. Still consistently good..

1  Thank Al A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

When you step in the CoffeeBox, it's like stepping into a hip downtown NYC cafe. Very cozy, modern and vibrant. All of their pastries are fresh and made in-house and the coffee is out of this world. I had been a long time Starbucks drinker,...More

Thank KateAlways
Jeff S, Owner at The Coffee Box, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Kate - Thanks for your kind review. Of course we would like more people to find this neighborhood gem. People deserve great coffee!

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nice little place. Good coffee and decent menu. Much rather would go here than Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks. Will be going back when in area.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Jeff S, Owner at The Coffee Box, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for your visit!

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great breakfast at The Coffee Box. The avocado toast was to die for, and the cappuccino was among the best I've ever had. Everything is baked or made in house, so it's fresh and interesting. Congratulations to owner Jeff and team -...More

Thank TorontoJimbo
Jeff S, Owner at The Coffee Box, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this place and it didn't disappoint! Really cute decor and staff was amazingly nice. Definitely needed in the area. A little pricey but can't wait to go back!

Thank RC V
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

1st timers Great service....everyone very friendly Took out....Apple crumb cake...very moist and yummy! Both muffins blueberry buttermilk and mix berry were delish.... Ice chai latte tea and a coffee to go to completed the order. We will definately be coming back again!😊

Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We know the owners and what keeps us coming back is the phenomenal coffee, tea and freshly made baked goods. A favorite of mine is the salmon toast topped with a poached egg and a side salad. My daughters gobble up their overnight oats and...More

Thank nrkmccarthy
Jeff S, Owner at The Coffee Box, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thanks so much for your family visits which always bring a burst of joy to the shop,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Breakfast, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1359 South Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07062-1943
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-756-3285
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Local independent coffee shop featuring Intelligentsia specialty coffees, Kilogram organic tea, Omanhene hot chocolate, fresh baked goods, delicious meals, cookies and desserts.
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