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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” (4 reviews)
“caprese” (3 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent spot for drinks, food and conversation. Friendly staff serving custom coffee and teas. Good spot to start the day.

Thank jthomascu96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a cute little place under a marvelously renovated motor lodge! Good coffee complimented by average bakery items. Fit the bill and filled my needs!

Thank joeBuffalo_Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to Beaufort, we happened upon City Java & News. The young lady behind the counter was friendly and made good recommendations. I had a hot chocolate, and my only complaint was that it could have been richer, but it was still very...More

Thank rgc1600
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

City Java's food and coffee rivals that of higher priced counterparts in major metropolitan areas. Major bonus points: coffee ice cubes for my iced latte!

Thank Marissa_K_P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Love the smoothies here. Not sure about the food as I have never ate anything from here. But go for the smoothies alone as its worth it.

Thank bmbaird62
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great way to start the day - the coffee ice cubes in your iced coffee are legendary! During my most recent visit I discovered they also have two beers on tap (even an IPA!) making for great afternoons as well!

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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 25 October 2017

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 24 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 23 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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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