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Friday, September 20, 2013

Take a Tour of the New Phoenix Coffee Shop in Coventry

Posted By on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Earlier this month we wrote about how the relocation of Phoenix Coffee Shop's Coventry branch from the south end of the street to the north end marked the end of a coffee-based era.

While some of you naysayers may still be bemoaning the move, we had the opportunity to visit Phoenix's new digs this week and take a peek at the brighter, more modern-looking era they're now stepping into. 

We recommend that you go check out the new space for yourself, but until then here are some photos to give you a feel for the place.

Phoenix's new location is at the corner of Hampshire and Coventry.

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Here's what it looks like from the outside. Assistant Manager Jeremy Klinect says they're working on getting a sign. 

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From the entrance, the interior looks modern, open, and bright.
Klinect describes it as more "professional."

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It has a decent amount of seating, both here-

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And at the bars.
*Bonus, there are outlets-a-plenty

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After perusing the menu, 

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You place your order at the counter.

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Then pick up your made-to-order latte, crafted by Phoenix espresso artists

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You can add all the fixings at the creamer station, which Klinect said is a piece from the Ohio Foundry

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Just don't you dare mix up their spoons.

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If you ask nicely, the baristas may let you take a peek behind the counter

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And at their dish station (why not?)

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The bathrooms look a lot nicer than at the old place.

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There's also cool decor, like this sign created by RustBelt

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And these recycled lights.

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The wood paneling on the back wall is all recycled, too.
Hey, see that guy on the ladder?

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He's creating space for local artists to showcase their work. 
Pretty cool.

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Overall, we were really quite impressed. Congrats to Phoenix on their new home.

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