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Killer Esp

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


$2 - $8
Cafe, American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee was ok. Very dark. Staff wasn't too friendly. We got a sticky bun which was good. I wouldn't go back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RP2358
Reviewed February 6, 2019

This is my favorite spot in NoVa. Funky decor, comfy couches and chairs, great coffee and coffee-like drinks. Plenty of tasty breakfast/snack food including gluten free pastries (what a bonus!). It's a bit small, so it's often hard to get a table. That's the only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

The wait in line was not very long. The staff were friendly and patient. Ordered coffee and a Jamaican Salteña. The coffee was strong and full of flavor. The Salteña was well seasoned, with a little kick. Perfect way to start the morning!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tahlrath
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This coffee. I was a serious starsdollar fan but after coming here, I have abandoned that mermaid. I’m in town a few days a week and this is my go-to stop for the killer Mocha and Jamaican empanada. I can’t get enough. The coffee is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Supermomo2
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A great option for gluten-free foods! They have quick pastries and cookies to take or sit in the cafe with. The coffee was also very good!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

I need to come here more, as it much more enjoyable than the cafés closer to my home. The coffee is excellent, and the pastries are extremely fresh. I’m enjoying an almond croissant as I write this. The staff are friendly and the interior is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alfred M
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after a business dinner, while walking back to our hotel. The sign on the window drew us in...Espresso, Sorbet, and Pie, because we wanted an espresso and sorbet. Once inside, we were told that they are “out of the sorbet business”. After ordering...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank cheez66
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Cute, eclectic, but very tiny place. Hard to move around when it is full of patrons. The girl behind the register was not very personable, but the other baristas were smiling and friendly. I felt the desserts were overpriced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Auntgranny56
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for coffee and a snack. The Jamaican beef empanada was good. The hot chocolate wasn't as hot as it could have been. Nice ambience. Friendly servers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Neat little coffee shop with the best flat whites we've had in this hemisphere! However, it's always very crowded due to a bunch of folks who use this for studying or working - I really wish more coffee shops would cut back on wifi -...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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