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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 mocha” (3 reviews)
“caprese” (3 reviews)
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06:00 - 18:30All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This place has a fantastic variety of coffee and baked goods. There is seating both inside and outside. There can be a short line at the counter at times, but it moves very quickly. The staff is efficient and friendly. The yogurt parfait ($5) was...More

Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We stopped in for breakfast since it was attached to our hotel and we had a $5.00 off coupon. We ordered two pots of tea and two muffins. The tea was brewed in cute little pots and it was enough for two cups. The blueberry...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Stopped here because we had a $5 gift card from the hotel located in the same building. It was enough to get a coffee and a scone. The food was fine, nothing exceptional but certainly average or better. Service was okay.

Thank NDfan65
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Good coffee menu and quick friendly service. I was expecting fresh sandwiches but they are prepared, wrapped and displayed in a cooler.

Thank Boyce W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a locally owned coffee shop attached to a very highly rated hotel. Their coffee is outstanding and the morning snakes are locally prepared. The owner and wife are very present.

Thank chdykeman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
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
  • E-mail
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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