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The Whistling Kettle Troy

254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
+1 518-874-1938
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“scones” (23 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This very busy spot in downtown Troy is not to be missed. There is an endless list of amazing teas-available hot or cold and great food! We had an order of quiche and homemade sausage sandwich that were both very good. There is a great...More

Thank Robert S
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Robert, we're glad to hear you enjoyed. We hope you'll stop in again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2018

We asked our tour guide at Rensselaer for a recommendation for lunch in Troy and she emphatically recommended the Whistling Kettle. We were so happy we followed her advice as this was such a great place. Walking in the door you see a great selection...More

Thank 3PNUTSinNH
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for giving us a try! We're so glad you liked everything, and we can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

The tea selection is like no other you'll find around. First time in Troy location, and its much more spacious than Ballston Spa, yet just as delicious. Had the Asian roast beef sandwich with spicy thai chili sauce and it was fantastic. A bit sticky...More

Thank Tom S
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for coming by for lunch Tom. We're glad you enjoyed the food and tea! Can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Came here for a bridal luncheon. The menu has a great variety and everyone was very impressed. They have crepes, salads, quiche etc. Wonderful service!

Thank theallygator
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for coming in! We're glad you enjoyed, and hope you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Three of us came for Sun brunch. Two of us split the Afternoon Tea and the third person had a pannini. He said it was very good and would order one again. The tea started with a crepe filled with chicken, red peppers and a...More

Thank Laurie B
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you all for coming in! We can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Broadway in Troy. Hubby had the farmer’s savory crepe. I tried a bite and it was delicious. I had the turkey, cranberry and Brie panini, which was good, though not as tasty as the crepe. The panini was not too...More

1  Thank M C
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi M C! Thanks for coming in. We're glad you liked the food, come back and try some of the teas when you get a chance! We definitely don't want the menu to be confusing to anyone, if you have suggestions reach out to info@thewhistlingkettle.com

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Came by for late afternoon snack time. Hot Chocolates on a cold day. The Mocha Hot Choco was fine. The White Hot Choco with Lavender is pure thick sweetness, almost like light purple house paint. Finally, it seems I've found something "too rich"! I guess...More

Thank Patrick S
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Patrick, thanks for coming in! We're sorry to hear that the service wasn't what you were expecting. We'd like to hear more about this, send us an email at info@thewhistlingkettle.com

Reviewed 30 April 2018

With its incredible assortment of teas, the WK is a must for any aficionado of this most pleasing of hot beverages. That is all I would ask, but for it also to have excellent cuisine makes it a very special tea house. From sandwiches to...More

Thank RalphH42
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for this kind review, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed everything from the tea to the food!

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

First time visit hot our party of nine at Troy location and what a nice surprise. Located in downtown bustling area. Saturday afternoon was busy in the city and restaurant was hopping. Our booth table easily accommodated all of us. Knew to order the tower...More

Thank theskiing62018
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for coming in! We're glad you and everyone in your party enjoyed dining with us. We can't wait to have you back! Oh, and Happy Birthday!!

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Staff is friendly. The food is fresh and delicious. Wide selection of loose leaf teas. I love their box of tea samplers. Definitely a go to place for lunch with friends.

Thank Casey9968
kettle2, Public Relations Manager at The Whistling Kettle Troy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for coming in and for this review! We're glad to hear you've enjoyed as have your friends! See you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 19
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180-3235
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-874-1938
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Description
The Whistling Kettle is a full service cafe with high quality, tasty cuisine and a huge selection of loose tea, coffee, beer and wine. We offer a variety of premium, made to order sandwiches, crepes (both sweet and savory), quiches, premium soups, many salad choices and desserts ranging from scones to cakes. We have nearly 150 teas, french press coffee made to order and a great selection of craft beer and wine. Our teas are also available for purchase, with a full line of accessories. Our Troy location also features the downtown room that can hold up to 50+ guests. We specialize in accommodating large parties and family gatherings. Our menu has choices for everyone and for every appetite.
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