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English first
Gainesville
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've had coffee here before, but this was first time I enjoyed their special edition hot chocolate. It was excellent. Smooth, sweet but not overly so, with a little bite to it. I nice break from coffee, and a winter treat.

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SE USA
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365 reviews 365 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Who knew Gainesville had such a great place for coffee, hot chocolate and scones? The service is exemplary and the scones came fresh out of the oven. The espresso is hot, thick and has a wonderful creme on top. We went early in the morning (they open at 8) and had no trouble parking. We went back the next day... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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208 reviews 208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Volta has good, unique coffees, but since everything is made to order, it takes a considerable amount of time to get your order. Don't go if you're in a hurry. Otherwise, if you can get a table, its a great place to hang out, chat, or study. Their fresh scones are amazing. A different recipe every time but always perfect.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Listening to Jazz while enjoying an excellent mocha: that's a good way to start the day. Don't expect a rushed Starbucks espresso: here they take their time to give you a truly unique coffee experience.

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South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Oh gracious! I was a loyal, card-holding Starbucks coffee drinker until I met Volta. I don't know all the techniques, brands and knowledge behind the establishment known as Volta, but I know that it makes for ridiculously good coffee and espresso. The soy Latte is super smooth, almost nutty in flavor and in no need of sugar. Same for the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Always a great cup of coffee or New York Egg Cream bringing in delicious flavors in pour over style, handcrafted. I don't even like plain espresso but they have some that I can tolerate enough to smile and rave about. Their hours vary so you'll want to either call or check their website or Facebook for updates. Also homemade there... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Get this.....a handcrafted coffee...beans ground...placed in a warmed filter carafe...first a little water then a little more...then it is just right. Forget the cream and sugar, how could I make that any better. Unhurried and refreshing atmosphere I am coming back to try the Mayan Chocolate!

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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Volta's coffee and espresso are unparalleled, at least I have not had anything like it. They keep track of what is in season and only serve what is fresh, which means the selection is always changing but all of the options are quite good.

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The coffee was really good, cappuccino and chocolate too. Good selection of cakes cookies and other sweets and there were coffee tastings every week. Cultural events take place there, from poetry to music.

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Starkville, Mississippi
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Coffee served there was tasty, interesting, and it was served very nicely, too. We ordered scones as well, which were egg-free (not easy to find!) and went very well with coffee. I would say that the coffee store would suit artistic types and intellectuals, good for reading a paper, studying, and of course chat with friends. There is also a... More 

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Additional Information about Volta coffee

Address: 48 Southwest 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone Number: 352-271-4361
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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