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“Java Nosedive.” 3 of 5 stars
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Java coffee house
argwings kodhek road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #16 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Java Nosedive.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Having been a frequent customer of the Java since the first cafe opened at Adams Arcade, I can't help but be really disappointed with it now. The service is really poor, in all the branches and it seems to be really trying to cut costs (at the expense of quality) wherever they can (see:the cafes no longer have the serviette dispensers on every table as before). That said, the coffee is still good, though you may have to wait for it for a while.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sandy, Oregon
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132 reviews 132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Only place to get American Style coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Starbuckesque bistro coffee house. The baked goods taste of western flour not the heavier and coarser African flour.

Visited February 2012
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Tasty Mexican Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Situated in the ground floor of the famous Yaya Center Shopping Mall this restaurant is a most to go, tasty food excellent mango juice and milk shake and try not to miss to try one of the Kenyan coffee and tea they offered. Their staff are more than friendly.

Visited October 2012
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New York City, New York
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20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“A very good coffee place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

A great place to meet friends and relax. Can also be used as a relatively quiet workspot. Would greatly help if they provided free Wi-Fi

Visited September 2012
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“Good food, relaxed atmosphere and slow but friendly service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Good choice a food and a very relaxed atmosphere. Had a little wait for food but overall was really happy with the service and price. It is at a shopping centre too so lots of shops to visit. There is also an Irish bar and cocktail lounge on the same site.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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