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Esselon Cafe

99 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035-9484
+1 413-585-1515
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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99 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035-9484
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot for coffee and cake. The chocolate chip cookies wre enormous and tasty. Too many wasps to sit outside at present but it looks like a cool area to sit out. Don't be put off by the busy parking lot - there was ample...More

Thank Gill68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 1st visit to Esselon &I took did not disappoint. My daughter in law & I enjoyed a portabella mushroom sandwich & a chicken sandwich respectively. A bonus was the beautiful garden & outdoor seating on a lovely summer day.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place with lots of conversation, beautiful tin roof, outdoor seating, no table service, delicious food especially the pancakes and eggs. Local, fresh, healthy. Big variety of coffee to choose from. Refill service at your table. Handicapped accessible.

Thank ElaineL63Sunshine
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

When in the area, I make sure that I eat breakfast here. I just love the food. They have some awesome food choices. Their baked goods are also superb. I always order a latte and they make them very well. I am fussy about my...More

Thank nurse87
Reviewed 12 August 2018

It was a very rainy day and we were meeting a friend for lunch who luckily got there before us and had a table. CROWDS of people tell you "yes" this is a good, popular place. In all the years we have been coming to...More

Thank WearArtThou
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Don't let the location on Route 9 dissuade you; the garden and patio are shielded by a hedge and shaded by trees and awning, and both are really nice for a leisurely lunch. We sat inside to enjoy the AC on a hot summer day...More

Thank flplantdr
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The food and service here is really good. Yes, it is self serve but the food and menu are great and I went when I visited Amherst. A really good place. The best place I have found in Amherst/Hadley and there a re a lot...More

Thank Magictravelnow
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Esselon is always fun, especially this time of year. Take a glass of wine, a wonderful salad or sandwich and sit in on of the chairs in the garden and enjoy the flowers. A summer's day doesn't get any better.

Thank lovesinns
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Love the garden seating and coffee drinks. The meals are decent, prices ok. Would like more gourmet vegetarian options. The veggie burger is not bad. Fries are sometimes dry. Salads are basic, could be a bit more exotic. Soups are good, especially the tomato bisque....More

Thank Swanji
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I went here with my sisters for lunch and had the Mediterranean salad. The salad was excellent, but more importantly, it's wonderful to be able to eat in a place where you know for sure that the food is organic and so finely prepared. I...More

Thank maracuja888
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035-9484
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Hadley
  • Phone Number: +1 413-585-1515
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Description
Esselon cafe is an award winning café featuring fresh roasted coffee, rare and exotic teas, and a full menu. Esselon is centrally located between Amherst and Northampton, on Route 9 on The Common in Hadley, MA, with ample parking. Esselon offers outdoor dining during the Spring, Summer and Fall months in our gardens. You'll love the casual atmosphere, the rich décor, and our friendly, upbeat staff. Esselon offers breakfast Monday through Friday and an award winning brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 3pm. We feature seasonal specials as well as a regular brunch menu. Esselon Cafe has a full bistro lunch menu and an extensive dinner menu Monday through Saturday. A substantial wine selection and local craft brewed beers are also available. Enjoy iced and brewed coffee beverages, iced and hot teas and seasonal drinks, plus pastries, baked goods, and fresh sandwiches ready for quick and easy pick up.
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