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Java Joint

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126 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1542
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Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to Hang out

We had some coffee here and spent probably a couple of hours using our laptops to find a good place to stay. The owner was friendly and accomodating. Location was perfect right downtown. Coffee was good too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Linda O
Charlotte, Michigan
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Charlotte, Michigan
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some coffee here and spent probably a couple of hours using our laptops to find a good place to stay. The owner was friendly and accomodating. Location was perfect right downtown. Coffee was good too!

Thank Linda O
Bardstown, Kentucky
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Java joint is the place to stop for a good cup of coffee with many varieties to choose from and a quick desert, or a fine lunch while in Bardstown. The historic building coupled with ecletic coffee house decor and local art make the atmosphere very interesting.

Thank GemDandies
Akron, Ohio
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The staff was friendly and in fact made a fresh pot of coffee for us, but it was just before 9am so we were surprised that the day already seemed to be over. There were no fresh pastries either, which seemed odd. The coffee was average and the overall vibe was a little worn out. Not sure if we might... More 

1 Thank Ruth G
Bardstown, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Try the 3rd Street Club it's piled high and so delish. My husband always has the Muffy he says it's the best!! Great coffee!

Thank trish714
Boise, Idaho
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I enjoyed a good cup of coffee that wasn't Starbucks which I was forced to drink most of my trip. The coffee here was so good and didn't taste

1 Thank Barbara C
Pennsylvania, US
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385 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I was pleased that my iced latte was made with pre-chilled espresso, thus eliminating the instant warming and dilution that comes from pouring hot espresso over ice. It really makes a difference. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank nylady21
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

We went after a day of shopping and it was a great disappointment! The place was dirty. They kept telling us they were out of everything. The building was very hot and they would not turn on the AC. We will never go back!

Thank Vtsc
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you are having a so-so day, the Java Joint will not only provide great food, but friendly service and make you feel right at home. In my opinion the food and the presentation just keeps improving. My favorites are Steve's soup creations and I love that I can get a cup of soup, half sandwich and several small tidbits... More 

Thank Sarah B
Bardstown, Kentucky
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We've stopped here a couple of times and sure enjoy the people, but the drinks are just okay. Often they are only warm, not really hot. And sometimes, they are actually not that good.

1 Thank R-L J
Nashville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped in for a quick business lunch that turned into quite a treat. I had a hard time picking what I wanted from their homemade tuna and chicken salad, homemade soups, and artisan paninis. Fortunately they allow you to pick two for lunch that come served on a platter with a side of chips, a few veggies, and a... More 

Thank Emily C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1542
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: 502-350-0883

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?