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102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
843-524-2326
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
College atmosphere

I've been here a couple of times now: it's a quiet coffeehouse that also serves gelato and a few other things. Pleasant atmosphere that takes me back to my college days. Live music some nights.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Ms N
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times now: it's a quiet coffeehouse that also serves gelato and a few other things. Pleasant atmosphere that takes me back to my college days. Live music some nights.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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76 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I got the chocolate gelato here and all I can say is AMAZING. Best gelato I've ever had. My husband got the peanut butter and it was outstanding as well. We didn't try the coffee here, but I'm sure it's amazing! Must stop here for dessert if you are in Beaufort!

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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stopped in here randomly today while visiting Beaufort, and loved the Mango Gelato and enjoyed the views with some great coffee! Great looking pastries that we didn't get to enjoy, but we loved what we got and we plan to stop in here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

If you love a nice coffee house setting with a good variety of gelato and coffee drinks, then this place is for you. Great service while we got our gelato and a friendly environment!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My friend and I both had quiche. Hers was slightly better. I think it had bacon and onion. Mine was vegetable with a side of pineapple. The potato crust was unexpectedly delicious. We split a blueberry muffin, which was not overly sweet, and it was packed with berries. The coffee was splendid too. It was an overcast day, April 19th,... More 

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Potsdam, New York
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255 reviews 255 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Likes: fast service, seating outside, varied menu Dislikes: No coffee (or not enough) in the blender-based "coffee" drinks

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Concord, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stopped by on a walk along the water, what a pleasant surprise. Great coffee and wonderful pastry, with an awesome view.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was on a spring break cruise and this was close to where we got off of our ship. I ordered my usual White Chocolate Mocha and spent my waiting time admiring the baked goods (unfortunately I had just eaten a big breakfast). The coffee was delicious and the wifi worked! The young man who waited on me was pleasant... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Rich, dark and perfect. Venti mocha, price comparable to Starbucks. They used ghiradeli squares. Served at a perfect hot but drinkable temp.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great cup of coffee and great atmosphere. Just needed a midday cup of coffee and this fit the bill. Also got an apple strudel which was great too!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 102 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC 29902-8502
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-524-2326

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