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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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    1. 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."

      1. 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...

        1. 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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          1. re: cmauras

            coffee labs- very nice owners. bring your pups!

          2. slave to the grind - Bronxville

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

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              1. re: MRS

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

              2. 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.

                Thanks!

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                1. re: CindyK

                  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.

                  1. re: CindyK

                    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.

                    1. re: holycrow

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

                    1. 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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                      1. re: Sambossanova

                        Sambossanova, How are the bean prices at coffee labs?

                        1. re: Sambossanova

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

                        2. BLACK COW in Croton, NY is great

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