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Caffe Kilim

163 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4251
+1 603-436-7330
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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163 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4251
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This coffee shop is very fun and interesting. I is located a short walk from downtown Portsmouth but is worth the trip. The staff is very helpful with helping you to decide between sizes and drinks.

Thank dogorman
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I've never had their coffee but they make a good latte. When you get a flavored latte, They also tend to be on the sweeter side even when you ask for only one pump but other wise good. Staff is always nice plus they have...More

Thank SweetDee11
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This local coffee shop still makes excellent expresso coffee drinks with bold coffee and not-too-sweet flavors. This was our destination because we were delighted to find that Caffe Kilim still exists in a "new to us" location on Islington St. We discovered Caffe Kilim almost...More

Thank travlin_fam5
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I cannot tell you how excited I was that there was a Turkish coffee shop in little old Portsmouth! Walking in was okay.. good decor true to the americanized-turkish feel... no floor pillow seating.. no ground readers.. I got it though... makes it feel not...More

Thank Scamp-San
kilimcafe, Owner at Caffe Kilim, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

We are sorry you did not get to experience our Turkish coffee when you visited our shop last summer. We have been serving Turkish coffee for several years. The day that you visited must have been when we suffered a problem with the equipment. Clearly,...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016

I've loved this place for many years, going back to its old location on Daniel Street. Friendly staff, relaxed environment, wonderful coffee. There's always interesting music playing, and tasty snacks and Turkish food products are available for purchase.

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Had excellent Turkish coffees while enjoying the comfy chairs & Turkish decor. Friendly staff, nice prices; great looking pastries!!

Thank jovi1947
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Walked in and was instantly impressed with atmosphere. That's when I knew I could ask the barista for advise for the perfect coffee. After a large draw on my drink and chat with the owner, I knew I have to review this shop. ShopLocal ShopOften!!

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We love Caffe Kilim! I'll drive the 30 minutes it takes me to get there to have a latte! The coffee is delicious and the staff is always friendly. A true neighborhood coffee shop with people sitting inside or out chatting. Fun décor to entertain...More

Thank lunamadre2
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Unique and comfortable Turkish coffee shop. Not only is the coffee delicious but the staff is always friendly! I love this place and will go back over and over again!

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Kilim is a real deal local coffee place in Portsmouth. I love the vibe and Yalcin and his Turkish friends and family. You can find some authentic Turkish items here as well as fantastic coffee.

Thank Suzan H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4251
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-7330
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