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1511 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5013
+1 704-333-5566
06:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Wed 06:30 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 06:30 - 20:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great chai tea! Lots of delicious cakes very quite and fast service. Would definitely recommend it if you are in town

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went here because the bread we had at the restaurant the night before served their rolls, which were so incredible, we went for coffee and pastry the next morning. Friendly staff - and everything we ate was TOO good!

Thank Susan P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I don't go often but I when I want something special - I go to Nova's. The baked goods are fresh and I think the staff is great. Very friendly and patient (when I go in and have to have advice about the best things to buy). At least check it out.

Thank Alex D
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I visited this bakery 2 or 3 times over this past week. Coffee is good and pastry in above average. Not enough tables to sit at.

Thank Khalid M
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Friendly neighborhood service and excellent baked goods. I love going in on weekends and sit in the tatty couches having a danish and a coffee.

Thank Jerry F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I love this bakery. Typically I stop in for either a princess donut (think cream puff), chocolate eclair or a chocolate muffin with brown sugar center. I don't eat sweets that often but go here for an occasional treat and it is always yummy. I've never bought their bread but the loaves always look amazing! Check them out whether you... More 

Thank NamasteNature
Erie, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The Matthews location used to be Dilworth Coffee but was sold to Nova's. Of the 5 times I've been there, the coffee has been room temp at least 3 times. It it weren't so convenient to take clients I would go somewhere else. I'm probably going to a greasy spoon for coffee from now on (not a lot to choose... More 

Thank Ben A
Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The baked goods at Nova's are what keeps me coming back. Scones, muffins, danishes and fresh bread. They are always have great service and show they care about what they do.

Thank Jessica V
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Whether you want a nice cup of coffee or a danish, this is the joint. A Charlotte staple, you're getting beyond excellent quality and supporting a local family business, so just go there.

Thank Dustinclemens
Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

I live right down the road from Nova's, and now consider myself spoiled. Their coffee is delicious, and their sourdough and Italian loaves have been fresh and tasty both times I have purchased. Hands down, one of my favorite coffee spots in Charlotte. They have their beans available to purchase and you should definitely load up! Service can be inconsistent,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5013
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-333-5566

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?