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City Java & News

301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
+1 843-379-5282
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (20 reviews)
“iced latte” (3 reviews)
“caprese” (3 reviews)
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6:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to pick up a quick cup of coffee, or meet someone for business. Easier parking than the other coffee shop down on the waterfront. Some outdoor seating. Delicious pastries and sandwiches, healthy eats. Newstand available. Delicious coffee, too!

Thank JosetteG200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly atmosphere and back room for private meetings.Incredibly large number of coffee flavors and coffee blends. One can also have a beer or a glass of wine.

Thank psbindra8
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a small little coffee shop at the City Loft Hotel. It offers various coffees and other drinks, pastries, and other small-meal items. When my wife and I stayed at the City Loft, I had a regular coffee and a seeded bagel there for...More

Thank Rephar
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Good coffee, but average muffins come from a commercial bakery. Good organic yogurt, ok yogurt and fruit parfait, and pricey for it all.

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent coffee and the treats looked good, too! Service was quick and friendly. Try the City Latte!

Thank Allison V
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Has a delicious hot chocolate from here every morning on our vacation. They have newspapers, coffee, eats, evening drinks of varying degree and snacks too!

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The food and service are excellent! Might be the best and most unique cafe I have ever been too, even has local beer on tap with a happy hour.

Thank martilanderson
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Of every coffee shop in the Beaufort area, City Java is the place to go. Their coffee is the smoothest I've ever tasted. Their espresso is by far the best, and is not bitter like most places. Oh and lastly, they have the most wonderful...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a great cup of coffee go here. A very welcoming place, with a variety of great food and great staff especially Bethany.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Whether you want iced coffee or hot coffee, city java does not disappoint. Prices and service are very good.

Thank nysoutherngirl
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 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: +1 843-379-5282
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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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