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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.

2578 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia

Coffee, Baked Goods, and Comic Books at Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc. (40% Off)

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Highlights

Enjoy robust coffee with a variety of baked goods at this coffeeshop, which also holds a variety of comic and graphic novel events

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Anthonytop reviewer helpful reviewer
11 ratings10 reviews
August 15, 2021
I rated this already, I don't know what you mean by having me rate it again
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Anthonytop reviewer helpful reviewer
11 ratings10 reviews
August 14, 2021
Great customer service, support and consideration. Will definitely be returning here soon. Shout out to my man Randy!!!
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Marilyntop reviewer
28 ratings13 reviews
January 23, 2021
This place is awesome. They have the best hot lattes I’ve ever had. Fast and friendly service. I will definitely be back for more. ❤️
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Shaun
4 ratings2 reviews
December 17, 2020
Always great!!
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Shaun
4 ratings2 reviews
December 10, 2020
Always good service!!!
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Leslietop reviewer
11 ratings11 reviews
May 12, 2019
As always, a fun time.
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Patricia
1 ratings1 reviews
May 8, 2019
Not enough Space to give all my positive comments about this place. Cool atmosphere. Nice comfy chairs to lounge in. Great coffee. Great sandwiches. Terrific sweeties. Picnic style table to eat your food at. More comfy chairs in the back. Great place to strike up a conversation. Lots and lots of comics. Stuff to buy. I had a good time thank you
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Demetriustop reviewer
22 ratings10 reviews
April 28, 2019
Crazy cool comic cave!!!
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About This Deal

The Deal

  • $12 for four vouchers, each good for $5 worth of coffee, baked goods, and comic books ($20 total value)

Caffeine: An Energetic Impostor

An obvious part of the appeal of coffee and tea is their ability to widen your eyes and put a spring in your step. Learn how they do it with Groupon’s quick look at the neurochemistry of caffeine.

Behind caffeine’s seemingly magical stimulating effect is some simple neurological sleight of hand. To understand it, it’s helpful to first take a microscopic look at what makes us tired in the first place. Every time a neuron fires, it produces a neurotransmitter called adenosine. Receptors in the nervous system gauge the levels of adenosine in the brain, running through the spinal cord, and emanating from the top of the head. As those levels rise continually throughout the day, the brain is programmed to start winding down.

Therefore, as adenosine builds, one’s sense of alertness fades—unless caffeine enters the equation. Caffeine molecules happen to be shaped just like adenosine, and the receptors in charge of monitoring the neurotransmitter’s presence cannot distinguish one from the other. Caffeine binds to the receptors just as adenosine would and simply blocks them, preventing them from detecting actual adenosine and transmitting the associated message of fatigue to the body. In so doing, caffeine forestalls the body’s sense of tiredness until the dose wears off and the brain can detect real adenosine again, typically five or six hours later.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. May be repurchased every 90 days. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Limit 4 per person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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