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Chocolate chick Dec 28, 2005 08:40 PM

Hey, does anybody know where to get great coffee anywhere in Westchester? I'm looking for mom & pop coffee houses, not starbucks...thanks

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    jd RE: Chocolate chick Dec 30, 2005 02:36 PM


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      neighbor RE: Chocolate chick Dec 31, 2005 03:18 PM

      Unfortunately not in Westchester, but the coffee house in Brewster (Putnam County) on Main Street near the train station is lovely. Non-chain, friendly, cozy, delish coffee and baked goods, comfy chairs, outside seating in summer. If a google is to be believed, it's called "Boone Dog Coffee House."

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        Sarah Cohen RE: Chocolate chick Jan 16, 2006 09:27 PM

        If you are looking for a real cup of quality coffee, I would have to recommend Gallery Cafe in New Rochelle, its over by the library.I would go there everyday if I could, but I am stuck drinking the starbucks junk all week cause I work in the city but I always go there on saturdays when I go to return my books. definately check it out. 41 Lawton Street I think...

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          cmauras RE: Chocolate chick Nov 17, 2006 02:13 PM

          Coffee Labs in Tarrytown!! They roast their own coffee and it is the best espresso I have had in the US. You can also buy their roasted beans.

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            yeshana RE: cmauras Nov 17, 2006 11:06 PM

            coffee labs- very nice owners. bring your pups!

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            jth RE: Chocolate chick Nov 17, 2006 10:07 PM

            slave to the grind - Bronxville

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              MRS RE: Chocolate chick Nov 17, 2006 10:12 PM

              I echo jth. Slave to the Grind is not onloy great coffee, it;s got a great vibe.

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                worksmarts RE: MRS Nov 24, 2006 08:39 PM

                Another ! for Slave to the Grind - real coffee, nice folks.

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                CindyK RE: Chocolate chick Nov 25, 2006 05:22 PM

                Wait - yeshana
                Explain what you mean by "bring your pups." Do they let you bring your dog inside?

                I've always wanted to open a coffee shop where you could stop for a cup of coffee and have your dog get a treat. But it's against health laws here.


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                  yeshana RE: CindyK Nov 28, 2006 01:57 AM

                  go ahead, you'll see other dogs inside and they do have a bowl of doggy treats!the only disadvantage for us is that our dog is huge and very hyperactive- the shop is small.

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                    holycrow RE: CindyK Dec 1, 2006 12:45 AM

                    The reason Coffee Labs can allow dogs inside is because they don't prepare any food. They serve pastries but they "cook" anything. It's a mighty fine cup of coffee and the beans they roast are great. I used to be a Black Cow fiend, but Labs is better.

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                      holycrow RE: holycrow Dec 2, 2006 03:26 AM

                      Sorry about the mistake, what I meant to say is they DON'T cook anything. That's why the pooches can hang out there.

                  2. Sra. Swanky RE: Chocolate chick Dec 11, 2006 12:24 AM

                    The Black Cow Coffee Co. in Croton. Awesome Mom and Pop coffee!

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                      Sambossanova RE: Chocolate chick Dec 12, 2006 03:51 AM

                      coffee labs over slave to the grind any day...unless u want to run into a bunch of HS students and Sarah lawrence kids, not necessarily a bad crow but the coffee isnt that good. coffee labs has superior coffee. I buy my beans all the time there.

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                        laylag RE: Sambossanova Dec 12, 2006 06:34 PM

                        Sambossanova, How are the bean prices at coffee labs?

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                          jth RE: Sambossanova Dec 14, 2006 02:05 PM

                          It's a driving thing, I live in bronxville, Tarrytown is a good 20 minutes away

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                          barryreena RE: Chocolate chick Dec 14, 2006 05:11 PM

                          BLACK COW in Croton, NY is great

                          good coffee, good people, good atmosphere
                          and what else do yuo need

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