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Java Nation

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10516 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-2426
+1 301-327-6580
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  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
“egg sandwich” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
10516 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-2426
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here many times, over five years. It's packed almost every time I'm there - many folks use it as consulting office and business meetings. As with many other reviewers, I like the Egg Avocado & Tomato (EAT) which is always perfect. And, obviously,...More

Thank Oliver0001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised. The Thai iced tea was not too sweet and woke me up. The egg sandwich was a perfect start to the morning. In general the ambiance was great and it was a fabulous place to start...More

Thank DCJoMo
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have coffee at Java Nation every weekend. The staff are warm and friendly, the cafe is clean, and the coffee is the best in the area. We frequently order the EAT (egg, avocado and tomato) sandwich, the oatmeal with fruit and...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I just happened to be in the neighborhood and stopped in. What a nice surprise! One of the best cups of coffee I've had in a while and a delicious bagel. I can't wait to stop in another time and try some other things.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Java Nation is a great alternative to the two big chain coffee shops. They serve freshly prepared foods including traditional egg sandwiches, huevos rancheros, crepes, and my personal favorite the EAT (egg,avocado,tomato). Homemade soups and specialty items like papusas are also on the menu. Another...More

Thank pine1144
Reviewed January 22, 2018

It's really great to have a locally run alternative to Starbucks for coffee. Not only that, they have great food and serve wine and beer. The sandwiches are freshly made and tasty. The empanada or pupusa plates are an interesting alternative to other locally available...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Heard about Java Nation from a friend and happened to be driving by this morning after a work-out so figured I was good for a tasty breakfast! Friendly service in a pleasant environment (and they had lots of customers and free wifi) I had a...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Good cold brew, quiet place to read, awesome menu and nice service. Great independent place to stop.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Good coffee, good food, good ambiance. My only criticism is that the chairs are not that comfortable.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed June 22, 2017

If you're a bit over-Starbucks-saturated, JN is a nice alternative. I haven't tried their food but it seems a pleasant place to hang out.

Thank Cynthia B
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10516 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-2426
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +1 301-327-6580
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