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Atticus Bookstore & Cafe

1082 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2302
+1 203-776-4040
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1082 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2302
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great combination of cafe, restaurant and bookstore. This place has a strong sense of place. All is curated with a distinctive voice - the baked goods, the salads and the espresso drinks are all first rate. Before or after consuming food there is the browsing...More

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The oatmeal was raw. And it had ONE strawberry. There was no other fruit option. Coffee weak. Bacon cheddar scone overcooked and burnt.

Thank 958trixie
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent our Sunday lunch at Atticus , a bookstore amd cafe. Books is our passion and we found several to our liking. The atmosphere was very pleasing , diverse and inviting. We ordered Roasted Red Pepper with Feta soup , Hummus...More

Thank Maryam I
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We're early birds, and we found that Atticus was one of the few places outside hotels that opens early (7 am on Sat). We loved it. Not a huge menu, but what was there was very good. I had delicious Avocado Toast, with a bit...More

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We loved this café and bookstore. We ordered various items from the small menu and were delighted with all of them. The hummus, black bean soup, and turkey club were exceptional. Our waiter was friendly and accommodating. A delightful cozy experience for a cold wintry...More

Thank txmxsue
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This place is a typical for breakfast, the menu looks good, but food was just Ok. The scone was very good. Coffee just Ok. A bit overpriced...

Thank Homero V
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A really friendly bunch of staff with great, warm yummy food for a quick bite. Meatballs were super. Awesome hot chocolates and cakes and slices too. Will a full tummy, perusing the many novels, cards and gifts was bliss.

Thank lormesher
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The cafe is inside the book store. There's limited cafe table space, and the menu is fairly limited, but the food is good and there's a good coffee, tea, etc.

Thank Bert S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Food and service were adequate. Very busy restaurant inside a book store. Nice place to grab a salad or sandwich. Bread was fantastic!!

Thank mbakbay
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Atticus is a great place to grab a quick, but nice and light lunch or breakfast. There's always a place outside where you can sit and enjoy your meal - right opposit are public tables at the Yale Art Gallery. Good choice for vegetarians, the...More

Thank DadaSuzzy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1082 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-776-4040
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