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A local treasure

Cozy music venue- great video selections. Seating for about 45. Coffee, beer and wine available... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Hamden, Connecticut
via mobile
Best Video Coffee is the BEST

I love this famous institution. It gas the best bands at night and the coffee is too darn good... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
John W
via mobile
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Dec 21, 2017
“A local treasure”
Nov 24, 2017
“Best Video Coffee is the BEST”
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1842 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-1405
+1 203-287-9286
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Best Video has been a Hamden institution for many years. They have filled a void in our community for us with local live music, The venue has coffee, tea and non-alcoholic beverages for your refreshment while hearing local aritsts. The owners are musicians and have...More

Thank george s
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Cozy music venue- great video selections. Seating for about 45. Coffee, beer and wine available. Amazing environment for musicians and music lovers. Huge video selection arranged mostly by directors and genre. They have open mic nights, monthly bluegrass jams, movie series. A small charge plus...More

Thank Sashi2
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I love this famous institution. It gas the best bands at night and the coffee is too darn good. Also, the employees do the best job at recommending movies and film, both new and old.

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful neighborhood spot to enjoy coffee and baked goods or wine/beer with entertainment on some evenings. The DVD collection is amazing and the staff always helpful. Truly a gem in the heart of Spring Glen!

Thank Melnie55
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Haven't rented a video from here since I was a kid, but I like to go in for some coffee sometimes. Their little shop is small, but gets the job done. I went in today after not going for a while and the latte was...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Honestly, mash potato, bacon pizza well I had my doubts but I truly wish I had tried it earlier. Wow it is truly amazing, beyond delicious! It doesn't look like you imagine in your mind, so relax. No its not a red pie. Just try...More

Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This one-of-a-kind place almost defies description. But here goes anyway. Upon entering Best Video, one might think it is merely a large video store with shelf upon shelf of DVDs. And one would be correct. It's the last of its kind with a streaming universe...More

Thank BobbieB853
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