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Rubi's Coffee & Sandwiches

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264 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-2202
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Carlisle
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

grilled cheese to die for. Loved the smells, the atmosphere and the coffee. Def worth the walk down the alley. They have wine too!

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Thank Sara69801
Lee, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have been eating lunch at Rubi's since 2013 when ever we are in Great Barrington because we love the ambience, coffee and the grilled cheese on Pullman bread. Our recent lunch was a huge disappointment. We had grilled bread sandwiches with barely enough cheese to hold them together. No gooey melted delicious cheese. Somebody rearranged the dining room too... More 

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Thank ginny w
London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nice lunch at Rubi,s. A good selection of sandwiches, freshly made and a varied selection of soft drinks that didnt include the usuals

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Thank RafandRachel
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We picked up a bunch of cheese from Rubiner's (associated with Rubi's) around the corner and ordered wine and bread to top it off. Great warmth in the place, very charming. Sit outside or in the a/c inside. Wine selection by the glass is limited, albeit still very good.

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Thank HM786
Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a must visit place, if you are looking for a coffee shop in Great Barrington. We stopped in for lunch and their sandwiches are to die for. My husband had a ham and cheese sandwich, and I had an egg and cheese. These savory sandwiches were made with fresh made bread that was grilled crispy and buttery. It... More 

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Thank Weedwacker_11
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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982 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

My iced latte was just perfect...the wait a bit in this busy funky quintessential New England cafe. Had to ask for napkins, straws and sleeves for the hot coffee, so not quite on top of things but friendly. Menu looked terrific, but we already had eaten lunch, but this was a nice way to complete our meal.

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Thank PlatinumHoney
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Rubi's is friendly, quality, cheap good caffeinates and food: pastries, sandwiches, soups. Staff is friendly and the environs are bohemian elegant. Great WiFi.

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Thank John G
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

An informal small restaurant where you preorder at the bar and then settle down at small tables (inside and out) and wait for delivery. Excellent grilled cheese sandwiches, soups, Cubanos,and some vegetarian offerings. Great coffee and teas. A good place for pre or post movie bites since the restaurant is just across the way from the Triplex cinema.

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Thank nangold
brooklyn, ny
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Rubi's coffee is great and their grilled cheese sandwich is amazing but the last three times I was in there, they were understaffed and we waited a very long time for our coffee.

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Thank jems1234
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

The food is pretty good, especially the grilled cheese. But the service can be slow and the people are not always pleasant. Still a wonderful little coffee shop. The sandwiches are a little pricey because they use high quality cheeses.

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Thank Taylor M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington

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