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Java Joe's
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Reviewed June 23, 2012

We loved the place. Food was decent and in walking distance. My wife loved our Saturday morning breakfasts. We stopped going simply for the rude waitresses. We know everyone has off days and stuff happens, but 3 times in a row (yes 3 strikes and Joe's is out). Rude, short, sorely, and 'seemed bothered that we were there' are the best adjectives to describe the staff. Final straw was we arrived 40 minutes prior to closing. There were still half dozen tables occupied but apparently the waitstaff was all gathered at the counter ready to leave for the day. We walked in and were greeted with a sneer and "we close soon "(note 40 minutes to go). We turned around and left and haven't been back. That was two years ago.

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Reviewed April 21, 2012

Lori S ~ the menu clearly states WARM STRAWBERRIES, WARM APPLE, AND WARM MIXED BERRIES ONLY. The truth is the owner came out and asked if your daughter would like something in its place or even just a plain waffle. I was there that day! Since it was not the mistake of the waitress and your own fault for not reading the menu why shouldn't you be charged. I heard the owner say if you had ordered something else you would only be charged for the it and not the waffle & strawberry compote which is actually very good by the way. Wow, I guess folks can come on these websites and say whatever they want regardless of the truth.

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Reviewed April 6, 2012

We used to have breakfast at Java Joe's for special occasions - the food was good, but pricey. We went about 4 times a year for 8 years. The last time we went, my daughter ordered a Belgian waffle with strawberries as she has for 8 years. Instead of the fresh strawberries she always received in the past, it was covered with a purple mush they called strawberry compote. We sent it back but was charged for it. When we questioned the charge, the owner came out, yelled at us, and made derogatory comments about my daughter until she was reduced to tears.

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Thank Lori S
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Reviewed August 19, 2011

My kids and friends love to go there for breakfast. There is never a long wait, and the breakfast are served quickly. They have never gotten an order wrong. If you don't want butter on your toast, its not going to be on your toast.

Love love love the Morning Glory pancakes!

The coffee is on the weak side, comparable to diners everywhere. Its what I expect. They have free refills and will come to the table often to refill the cup.

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Reviewed August 6, 2011

I haven't been to Java Joe's for a while, but oh how things have changed. When it's practically empty we had really slow service. The coffee was burnt and after our order was taken, 3 separate groups arrived and had their orders delivered before ours. They were regulars, we were not. They also have Credit card stickers on their window, indicating that they take cards? WRONG! They now have a 'Star' ATM, and for a fee you can use it. Wawa is right next door with 2 PNC ATM's with no fee.
Also, there seems to be an ongoing dispute with Wawa with regards to parking. Java Joe's has 'NO WAWA PARKING' written on their own signs. The chain-link fence which has been up for a few months doesn't help the already congested parking.
So, if you're looking for bad service, burnt coffee, overrated food and terrible parking, look no further.

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1  Thank JD S
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