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Freedom of Espresso

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144 Walton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1225
+1 315-424-8840
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Syracuse, New York
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I'm devoted to FoE except for one thing: a PM barista at Solar who is tone deaf to the point of rudeness. She insists on playing late-night rave music, endlessly repetitious, supremely boring and loud. Most other times this is a place for quiet meetings, rendezvous, study, knitting, internet browsing and drinking great coffee and tea, so this human anomaly... More 

Thank 8wellthen
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Good coffee and eats, but the service was poor and prices were rather high given portion sizes. Would hesitate to make a special trip.

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Media, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Fast friendly service and a welcome comfy break from the heat! Good selection of coffee & froufrou coffees.

Thank Rebecca H
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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323 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in because of the Tripadvisor decal on the door Really warm good morning from the barista, however I have to agree w another reviewer. Price is a bit steep and can't say the coffee warranted the price. Next time I'll probably go across the street for my latte.

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
Manlius, New York
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

They roast their own coffee beans... Stronger flavor... NICE and not so busy with university kids on wifi at Starbucks

Thank vinooram
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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128 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We went for breakfast, there is not much of selections, the service was good, but every thing else was average, the place is very quite

Thank Raaodi
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

This café offers one brewed coffee (house blend). This blend has been the same for many years. It is watery, lean and possesses a consistent off flavor, as if diluted by apple juice. No other choice exists. I have a wide coffee tolerance and find it repulsive. I'd prefer convenience store coffee if given a choice. The prices are WAY... More 

Thank jsc632000
New York
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

The inside could use a little touching up, but it was the perfect place to stop in for a cup of hot coco on a cold day! The guy working there was also super nice!

Thank Langlokt
New Hartford, New York
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415 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

Excellent lattes and assorted coffee drinks. Much better than any of the dozens of chain coffee places around town. Will return.

Thank kristen033
New York
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153 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

The coffee is well prepared, high quality, baked goods are always top quality, staff are friendly and knowledgeable. A must go in Armory square.

Thank nunya n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Walton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1225
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-424-8840

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?