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Rao's Coffee
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Rao's Coffee serves your favorite eye-openers for the day ahead. Open 7 days, 7am - 10pm, come in and try our delicious, fresh-roasted and international coffees ground locally by Rao's Coffee Roasting Company. Have a Panamanian espresso and a freshly-baked muffin or pastry. Special roasts are featured daily. Free WiFi, lots of space, and lots of Amherst vibe.
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Rao's has great coffee and a strong internet connection. And 4 bathrooms!
Nice place to sit .... lots of people working on their computers.... otthers meeting up w/friends.
Good place to tie your dog outside. Very friendly staff and owner.

Thank Shelley R
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Distinctively different coffee with a refreshing crisp taste. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly folks that will share a table with you if it's packed on the weekend.

Thank freedomandchocolate
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

This is a great alternative to Starbucks, in terms of location and coffee. The staff are nice and knowledgeable.

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Thank S C
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

This is a great place to study and hang out with friends. I went to college in the area, so I admit part of my bias towards this place is the memories I've created there and the nostalgia I feel for Western MA. That said, I still think, objectively, it's a great coffee shop!

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Thank satorib
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

I've frequented Rao's many times over the past year as a grad student at UMass; almost daily for the past couple months. I continue to go back because it has the best coffee in Amherst.

I must warn that Rao's is not a Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks. If you want a sugary coffee drink, Rao's is not the place for you. If you love coffee or espresso you must visit Rao's at least once. You can also pick up bags of coffee in the cafe for home brewing. Their online store will ship coffee as well.

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1  Thank 42ryanh
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