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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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Good coffe break

Stopped in for coffee after a long day of touring Bardstown. Coffee tasted fresh and robust just like I like it. Service was average but okay since that is all we ordered.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They aren't always open but when they are I would eat there! Delicious food! Friendly staff. Small but quaint! Just love this place!

Thank RNRFarm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We went here a few days after Christmas in the afternoon and the staff seemed surprised to have customers. We were told the steamer was broken. I should have used my coffee instincts and walked away when I saw their espresso maker looked like one you buy at Walmart and the coffee maker looked like the one in my office.... More 

Thank Adam F
Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Stopped in for coffee after a long day of touring Bardstown. Coffee tasted fresh and robust just like I like it. Service was average but okay since that is all we ordered.

1 Thank SmokiesJunkie
Charlotte, Michigan
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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!

1 Thank Linda O
Bardstown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

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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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 via mobile

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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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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407 reviews
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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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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: Dining on a budget, 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?