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City Java & News

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301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
6:00 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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Beaufort, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little place with great coffee, breakfast pastries, and sandwiches. Lots of folk set up their computers while enjoying a cup of coffee.

Thank KCC843
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best coffee in Beaufort. While their prices are comparable to other coffee shops in the area, you get more for your money. When you get a frozen coffee they put real espresso in it at no extra charge. Their 12 oz espresso drinks come with 2 shots of espresso (at competitors you only get 1) and their... More 

Thank Lisa O
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had their coffee before and it was pretty good. I have been disappointed with Starbucks here in town so decided to go back to City Java. Waited 10 minutes behind one person in line and had to leave for appointment. I really needed a cup of coffee.

Thank Snowny2016
Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 August 10, 2016

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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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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

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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
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
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?