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17 West Washington, Athens, OH
Today
7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good latte!

I stopped in at Donkey Coffee while in Athens on business based on the Trip Advisor reviews. They were right. The latte I had was the best one I have had in quite a awhile. I enjoyed it- my only regret was I got a small instead of large! If you like coffee give it a try when you are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Brad N
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I stopped in at Donkey Coffee while in Athens on business based on the Trip Advisor reviews. They were right. The latte I had was the best one I have had in quite a awhile. I enjoyed it- my only regret was I got a small instead of large! If you like coffee give it a try when you are... More 

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Athens, Ohio
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I like Donkey Coffee, and it is a favorite place to go when I want to sit and read with a coffee for an extended period. The owners are very friendly and wonderful supporters of the local community. Sevice people can be very S-L-O W, and you can feel like you're at a french cafe. It has honestly taken me... More 

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Nelsonville, Ohio
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's mostly a student hangout..lots of study area upstairs..sofas, and chairs, cookies coffee..older retro feel to decor..close to campus..tables on sidewalk outside as well sort Have some live music events in some evenings

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Wadsworth, Ohio
6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My oldest son worked at the Donkey 10 years ago, and got me and a friend down to play an open mike night one Thursday. It was a treat to see that it hadn't changed much when I took my youngest son to college orientation. Great coffee and a chance to buy oldest son a stainless steel coffee mug to... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After walking around Athens and OU my daughter and I searched for Donkey Coffee, having had a good experience with them at the Nelsonville Music Festival (I visited their stand there for iced mochas a few times). I loved the building and the atmosphere. There is a lot of room for college students to spread out and study or meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

6 pm on a Thursday It was laid back and quiet A variety of seating arraignments with plush sofas and chairs with or without tables wraith nice local art and easy listening music And good coffee with friendly service

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Nice and comfy, in a school town. Everything is good, soy hot chocolate one of the best. Slightly pricy but it is all worth. Baked goods are fresh.

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Coolville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I seriously LOVE Donkey Coffee. I can never go to Athens without getting Donkey before I leave. Caramel Frescanti (sorry if I spelled that wrong) is the love of my life

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Athens, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

When I first entered, I was immediately struck by how much I liked the place. It was warm, (both temperature-wise and decorum) and had some chill music playing. I wandered the shop as my coffee was being made. It was cool because it would flow room to room. It felt like being in your own house it was so comfortable.... More 

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S. Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a great selection of beverages and staff as well. I stop in almost daily; first due to the great chai but also because the vibe and staff are just really good.

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Additional Information about Donkey Coffee

Address: 17 West Washington, Athens, OH
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 West Washington, Athens, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?