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“Funky College Town Coffee Bar”
Review of Java Monkey

Java Monkey
Ranked #2 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Decatur
Price range: $1 - $20
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Funky College Town Coffee Bar”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Makes a great cup of java--what else is there to say--far superior to
Starbucks and a limited menu. Echoes the college town that Decatur
is home to.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Darling Little Coffee/Wine Spot”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Stopped in during some shopping in Downtown Decatur...great coffee, and AMAZING carrot cake. It's very cramped and dark, but that just adds to the cool vibe.

Visited February 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent Non Chain Coffee Housee”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Java Monkey in Downtown Decatur has been a favorite of mine for years. Various Coffee and Teas and Food as well. They often have entertainment and it is a hangout for local artist. Lots of local color here and the staff is amazing

Visited January 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Phenomenal Espresso”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Java Monkey has a nifty, comfortable shop setting. Extremely delicious coffee with brewistas who truly know what they are doing. Prices are extremely reasonable compared to every other coffee shop and for the quality. Would definitely reccomend a flavored cappucino for the sweet tooth and a macchiato to anyone who really appreciates some real-deal espresso.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Emily E
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Decatur
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“A great independent coffee house!”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

A great place for wine, coffee, etc. You can even buy a pound to take home! Most of it (all of it?) is organic. Nice place to hang and talk. Unfortunately, they allow smoking outside which is incredibly disheartening and incongruous with their 'organic' philosophy and the general population of Decatur. So, often, on a beautiful autumn day, the outside patio will be empty save for perhaps 2 chain smokers and a lot of dirty ashtrays while the rest of us are crammed inside wondering 'what is wrong with this picture?!' I wish they would adopt a no-smoking policy for the entire property.

  • Visited October 2012
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