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“Not often that you get a bad cup of coffee”
Review of Cafe Carrboro

Cafe Carrboro
Ranked #1 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Carrboro
Price range: $2 - $13
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co
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Not often that you get a bad cup of coffee”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

You can usually count on a good cup at a coffee shop but I actually got a bad one here. Even though they roast their own beans, I think they mess up the brewing. Mine tasted watered down. My wife and daughter ordered espresso drinks and they were both sub-par. One staff member was great but two others were "too cool for school". Atmosphere is uninspiring. They need to ditch the display cases up front. Great location but this place needs work.

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Carrboro, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“best latte in town”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

There never seem to have much food, but the coffee is very good. The people are nice, and sometimes there is music.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Carrboro_NCFranny
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Southeast Florida
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Come one, come all!”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

Three of us -- one vegan, one ovo-lacto vegetarian and one omnivore -- had a delightful lunch at this little place. The food was of the highest quality, simply and freshly prepared, with good options for us all, and the service was friendly and quick. Prices are extremely low for food (and coffee) of such quality. The furnishings and menu offerings are simple but everything seemed clean and well thought out. Jessee's may look like a dive, but it's a GREAT dive!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank meredeschats
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good lunch, very good coffee”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Nice little place. Decent service, good food and yummy coffee. Went there initially with a special offer, but it was certainly good enough to return to....

Visited October 2012
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Thank MZ07040
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SF
Level 6 Contributor
271 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Great coffee is about all we can say”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

We recently stopped by for coffee here and were extremely disappointed.
Food: We had a coffee and a pastry. The coffee was excellent and the pastry was OK.
Service: The best term I can think of is surly. There was no one at the counter, but they could not be bothered. They had 4 pastries in their glass shelf, without labels and we felt that they were doing us a favor when we asked what they were. We ordered a latte and a coffee with steamed milk, the coffee was poured and left till the steamer and latte person was ready for it, result cold coffee.
Ambiance: Dirty. The toilets were disgusting.
We will never be back.

  • Visited November 2012
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