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Black Cat Cafe and Bakery

195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
+1 518-284-2575
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (45 reviews)
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“raisin bread” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I heard a lot about this place and how good it was. I was very disappointed in the service. Very slow. How long does it take to make one sand which. The smoothies were excellent. Fresh flavors. I had to go and ask for my...More

Thank chicaNewYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our book club read about Sharon Springs and the "Beekman Boys," a couple of us decided we had to visit. So it was off to NY for an overnight "girls' trip." Before visiting Beekman 1802, we needed some refreshments and stopped at the Black...More

Thank NJ08876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for something quick while visiting Sharon Springs during a weekend get away. Friendly staff and everything was good. Small tables available outside so you may sit and enjoy the town for a while!

Thank svan1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the Black Cat Cafe by accident, and we were so glad we did. It is worth a detour off the main road to come into this quaint small town. The cafe has very friendly staff and a charming owner, with a great sense...More

Thank daylilly50
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You!!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were staying in the nearby town of Cherry City at the O'Neill Farm House. We went on a drive to see where my husbands grandma use to work and stumbled on this cute little place. We had coffee and hot chocolate. The owner was...More

Thank Rebekahontherun
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It is a small restaurant but with a friendly staff and very good food at a fair price. We stopped after a tour at the Beckman farm for lunch on a cold day and had hot tea and great sandwiches, and then topped it off...More

Thank David L
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This place just isn't very clean. We're not obsessed about cleanliness and have happily eaten in many a dive. But this was just plain off putting. Dirty bathroom. Dirty silverware, with food stuck on. Opened, unrefrigerated salad dressing, which our server shook up with his...More

Thank PapKap
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The most wonderful turkey sandwiches, and soups. Good coffee, wonderful staff and owner is always a big help with information about the town. We love this place.

Thank 33Buddies
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank You! Tony

Reviewed 15 December 2016

The carrot cake was wonderful, have never had one before that was this outstanding. The corn chowder was excellent. The carrot ginger soup was just okay. The turkey sandwich was good... could have used a piece of lettuce or other greenery to jazz it up.

Thank kdb_fcb
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank You!!

Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I recently had lunch at the Black Cat Cafe, our visit was delightful. I had a BLT which sent my taste buds flying. In addition to the BLT I also had macaroni and cheese made with the blackened cheese and for dessert...More

Thank WAlker706
ant0nym, Owner at Black Cat Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2016

Thank You!! Tony

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22 January 2016|
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Response from Richard M |
Yes, it's a little cramped but that's part of the charm! It's really a hidden gem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Sharon Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-284-2575
  • E-mail
Now in our 13th year, and a mainstay of Sharon Springs' historic Main Street Black Cat offers high quality, innovative food made with local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Widely-known for our delectable desserts and breads. Indoor and outdoor seating and exceptional and attentive service!
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