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All 32 Tappahannock Restaurants

Java Jacks Coffee House

504 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-5225
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Ranked #4 of 32 Restaurants in Tappahannock
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Essex county has developed a rich past downtown with many nice small shop but this piece of the past was very tasty. Breakfast was extra special with blueberry pancakes, eggs, and bacon. From the many rooms of old decor to the all glass corner window seat we enjoyed our visit. Very clean, friendly staff I love this place and will... More 

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A wonderful alternative to chain or institutional restaurants, Java Jacks is like visiting your favorite coffee bar, tea house, or home style lunch diner, maybe all three wrapped up in one sweet little house. Linen table cloths, attractive and friendly waitresses, cosy nooks for private conversation, free wifi, short order cook Maria always on standby! This is a delectable local... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stopped here for breakfast on our way home from a busy holiday weekend only to find a very quaint old building with the best lattes and brunch selections. I had the banana walnut french toast with a side of Jacks (fried dough with powdered sugar, much like a benet in New Orleans). the food was Absolutely fantastic!!! Prices were... More 

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ark va
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stopped here for coffee one morning and were pleasantly surprised at finding a full food service. So we sat down for breakfast, were handed a menu with many original choices from "jacks" (fried dough hot and sprinkled with powdered sugar DELICIOUS!) to fruit to entrees made from local seafood. Had the crab cakes and they were wonderful. Not a lot... More 

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Our office orders from Arnest (Formerly Java Jacks) on a regular basis and lately the quality of the food has not been great. 3 of us ordered the club and received non toasted, stale, white bread with no bacon a few pieces of turkey and ham with mozzeralla shredded cheese and a tomato. Not what we have received in the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

New owners/name, but the cooks/ staff is the same. Most of the menu is the same as it used to be, which was a gem of a find in Tapp. Been eating here for years... Go for Breakfast, get the Jacks- fried beniets topped with powered sugar. Maria never fails to impress any time of the day- always consistant, always... More 

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Kilmarnock
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

They had great coffee, and the menu was interesting, but I have been there three times now, and I can't say there was anything really special going on. Once, I ordered the crab omelette, and the crab meat was not fresh; very fishy flavor and strong aroma typical of crab meat past its prime. The other two times the food... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Arnest Seafood is a very quaint little cafe. Don't be fooled by the name, this is more than just a seafood place. We stopped by two mornings in a row for breakfast, which was wonderful each time. Everybody was incredibly friendly, the coffee was frequently topped off, and the food was delicious. What more do you need? Well, I guess... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The atmosphere and vibe is much the same despite the ownership and name change. The menu appears identical to JJs, to include the Jacks. According to their menu, "a 'jack' is a fried light Italian bread known as a Zepolli." One to two of their breakfast items contain seafood, as they have a seafood spin on Eggs Benedict called Eggs... More 

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Mclean VA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Hi, This cafe is in an old, smallish house which gives it some country atmosphere. The breakfast menu has many choices. My husband was happy with his vegetarian omelet. The yellow grits were good and the breakfast potatoes were wonderful. They were flavorful and not greasy at all. Good service. They seem to be running a successful cafe. I hope... More 

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Additional Information about Java Jacks Coffee House

Address: 504 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Phone Number: (804) 443-5225
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Seafood

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