Hole in The Wall: Harvard General Store


Sarah Newton, Editor

The Harvard General Store is located at 1 Still River Road in Harvard. They are open Monday through Friday 7 am – 7 pm, Saturday 7:30 am- 6 pm, and Sunday 9 am- 5 pm. They are a quick 10 minute drive from the school and a great place to do homework with friends after school or get some coffee on a weekend morning. They opened their first store in 1881, and the management changed in 2012 when it was bought by Scott Hayward.

They are a cute local restaurant with a small town feel. They offer more than just food and drinks, as they are also a small shop with Harvard apparel with other small souvenir items that can be purchased. They are a grocery store, a gift shop, bike shop, a cafe and restaurant all in one convenient place.

They have home-made breakfast sandwich’s, breakfast burritos, omelettes, pancakes, bagels and the usually breakfast items such as eggs, toast, hash and bacon. For lunch they have salads and alternating soups of the day. They have quiche and a lot of vegetarian options. The vegetarian options include sweet potato and avacado panini, black bean burger, hummus veggie wrap, grilled cheese. They have a variety of different wraps such as caesar salad, sweet Thai chicken, and buffalo chicken. They offer multiple sandwich’s such as a Reuben, and their “Famous” TBTA which is a panini with turkey, bacon, tomato, cheddar, avocado.

The General Store offers a wide variety of bakery items that pair well with their coffee. They have scones, muffins, croissants, banana bread, sticky buns and much more. All of their bakery items are made on sight from scratch every morning.

Go Check out the Harvard General Store the next time you have the chance! They have something for everyone!