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City Java & News

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Carteret, Beaufort, SC
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6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: City Java & News, the newest espresso bar to come to Beaufort's Historic...
City Java & News, the newest espresso bar to come to Beaufort's Historic District, offers the best in espresso drinks, breakfast lunch wine & beer, print materials and free wireless internet access. Located within City Loft Hotel, City Java boasts the perfect small (10 or less) conference space. We are excited to share our passion for hot coffee, cool drinks, good news and now lunch with Beaufort. See you soon at City Java & News!
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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ribaut Road Location

My two brothers and I were looking for lunch while visiting our Mom across the street in Beaufort Memorial. Hoping for more than coffee we entered City Java for the first time. We were greeted with friendly smiles and introduced to their sandwich menu. The deli meat tasted top notch and the rolls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
pauladc2015
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My two brothers and I were looking for lunch while visiting our Mom across the street in Beaufort Memorial. Hoping for more than coffee we entered City Java for the first time. We were greeted with friendly smiles and introduced to their sandwich menu. The deli meat tasted top notch and the rolls were soft. We enjoyed the well prepared... More 

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stopped in here while walking on our why to the Chocolate Tree. Very good espresso drinks, however would have liked it in an actual mug instead of a paper cup.

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Pawling
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

do you need coffee or tea at 6am in Beaufort SC? City Java is your place. Delicious, friendly and THE place to be on any Beaufort morning! My husband and I had the pleasure of being here after a sleepless night for our morning coffee and tea. We also brought in the Beaufort morning by sipping our second cups on... More 

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indianapolis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

During a recent trip to Beaufort we visited both locations. The staff was extremely friendly. Excellent orange muffins and delicious coffee.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We loved going here for coffee when we stayed at City Lift Hotel! Good coffee..,great muffins..,,locals seem to like it too.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

they have a new location on Ribaut, across from the hospital and i enjoyed a tasty Korean pork sandwich w/ homemade kim chi - i was very pleased, so much so that i would have it again - but then again so many menu items looked good, so i may have to sample a few. they serve a full breakfast... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Citi Java on Carteret St. has great coffee, sandwiches, sweets, and a decent selection of newspapers. It is a small space in a good location. The owner recently opened a second coffee shop on Ribaut Rd, across from the hospital. That space is larger and has lots of light. The new Citi Java serves breakfast and lunch. It is my... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We found the coffee to be excellent and it didn't give us the jitters! Selection of newspapers and local information is good.

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Everything homemade daily from muffins to sandwiches. Fresh and pressed in a panini grill. Choice of coffees from rich dark to med.

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Topeka KS
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104 reviews 104 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I tried a couple of the breakfast sandwiches -- heated up and toasty, they were quite good. The coffee selection was good, and the service very pleasant, as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carteret, Beaufort, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

City Java & News, the newest espresso bar to come to Beaufort's Historic District, offers the best in espresso drinks, breakfast lunch wine & beer, print materials and free wireless internet access. Located within City Loft Hotel, City Java boasts the perfect small (10 or less) conference space. We are excited to share our passion for hot coffee, cool drinks, good news and now lunch with Beaufort. See you soon at City Java & News!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?