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The Dam Cafe

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2014 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040-3405
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Sebastian, Florida
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407 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

First of all it was self service and we had to wait in line to place our orders. The omelets arrived and were crispy and the cheese if present was certainly well hidden. The potatoes and toast were okay but neither of us are big on carbs. This was our first and last visit

Thank Jane T
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The dam cafe is definitely my go to breakfast place in the area. Their sandwiches are bomb, but their breakfast plates are great too. I don't love their lunches but their hot chicken salad is ok. I always set work meetings here, too, it's a good atmosphere to chat.

Thank hugebrat413
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went to the dam cafe, we had the 2 different types of Omelets with home fries. They were so fresh and delicious! I wished I had taken pictures of our dishes! Highly recommend it. Next weekend we are back in MA. We are already planning to go back!

Thank Raheela B
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food is very good - love the soups and sandwiches. Food was fresh, great service, and affordable.

Thank Mejkc
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Casual, quaint, yet quite modern. Easy menu selections that twist your favorite comfort foods just enough to keep you coming back until you've rated everything on the menu. Not the fastest service, but always very friendly.

2 Thank Givner M
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee, beer, etc. I love it for lunch. Very laid back atmosphere with friendly staff. Very affordable.

1 Thank Foody-JJ
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357 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Met a friend for lunch and its a place that feels like a coffee house cafe which was very laid back and comfy . Chalkboard menu as well as menu, lots of daily specials and homemade muffins, breakfast foods.We opted for a salad and corned beef with a side of soup.Very tasty, excellent flavors! So good, I ordered a take... More 

2 Thank Daphnenero
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

My fiance and I were out early on a Saturday morning walk and decided to stop in for a coffee,when we walked in and saw this place was more than just coffee and bagels we decided to have breakfast.the choices on the menu sounded great and didn't disappoint,the portions were huge,this was our first time there and can't wait to... More 

1 Thank John P
Keene, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Walk directly to the counter and order. Breakfast is served all day. If you are staying then find a spot to sit and absorb the eclectic atmosphere. Very casual and comfortable. The food was delicious and the staff was very pleasant. Found this restaurant on accident...it was a great find. I would definitely go again.

2 Thank montayseymour
Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stopped in for breakfast on Sunday, we ordered at the counter sat down and waited for our food. About ten minutes later the server brought us our food ,but it really was the order for the table next to us. Ten minutes later the correct order came out my breakfast burrito was fine. My companions stuffed French toast was... More 

Thank jentjh2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2014 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040-3405
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Holyoke

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