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City Java & News

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301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best coffee in Beaufort, SC. The coffee comes from Ravenel, SC and is delicious. They make coffee ice cubes with left over coffee!! This helps iced beverages from being watered down. Genius! They can make just about any beverage you would like and have a fun and creative menu. (City latte = raspberry and white chocolate....yum.) Awesome... More 

Thank Louisa843
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had coffee at both of Beaufort's downtown locations and I would highly recommend City Java for all you espresso needs. They know their stuff.

Thank SCreviewer2008
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always liked coming down from my room at the City aloft to this cute little cafe for my morning coffee. Newspapers, a few knick-knacks, snacks, juices and libations even are within just a walk downstairs.

Thank Logan P
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I adore this cute, little coffee shop! The barista's are as sweet as can be & the coffee/baked goods are unreal. When I moved away from Beaufort, I craved City Java all the way from Charlotte! Now, when I visit my family in Beaufort, I always stop at City Java on my way in & on my way out! All... More 

Thank Christieb1
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Located with-in the hotel City Loft Hotel. Great coffee, juices and muffins. Coupons from the hotel cut costs of items.

Thank Jill-Living
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Iced coffee with Iced coffee Cubes!! Tell me where have you seen that before??? Great sandwiches and yummy snacks too Open morning till early evening

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Good coffee and a pretty decent selection of newspapers including NY Times and USA Today. The young staff needs customer service training. I was alone at the counter but had to wait an inordinate amount of time to be greeted while the staff focused on wiping things down.

Thank Sharon S
Saint Augustine, Florida
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Everything there is fresh and wonderful. We had beers, scones and coffee over the course of two visits. All were just terrific. Loved it. Will be back.

Thank JanetteAF
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The City Java Coffee Shop is just a regular coffee shop. Nothing spectacular to talk about. The staff was a bit young and really needed to work on their hospitality skills.

Thank Rebecca M
Atlanta, GA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

As if City Loft Hotel wasn't amazing enough, the adjoined coffee shop, City Java was packed full of delicious drinks (even have non-dairy option) and kind, helpful staff that really know what they are doing! Don't miss it!

Thank Tia E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 18433795638
City Java & News, the newest espresso bar to come to Beaufort's Historic District, offers the best in espresso drinks, breakfast, lunch wine & beer, print materials and free wireless internet access. Located within City Loft Hotel, City Java boasts the perfect small (10 or less) conference space. We are excited to share our passion for hot coffee, cool drinks, good news and now lunch with Beaufort. See you soon at City Java & News!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?