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Cup A Joe

3100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5437
+1 919-828-9665
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“beans” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:30 Hours
3100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5437
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The coffee is only okay, actually mine tasted a little metallic. However, maybe I came at a bad time but the customer service was horrible. Was I at McDonalds? The people who work there are complete automatons, with little regard to anything other than getting...More

Thank ncsu0823
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Locals all know Cup A Joe. Dark strong very good coffee, not syrupy artificial like the chain stores. I have a milky way latte. 3 rooms for sitting plus chairs out front. Lots of windows to watch Hillsborough street.

1  Thank lisa r
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I like this place, but I feel as if it's too glorified for what it actually is. The coffee wasn't spectacular and the inside was too open for me. But, not a bad place to just grab a cup of coffee real quick, just wouldn't...More

Thank Olivia A
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Spent a lot of time in this place. As I've gotten older, the appeal of sitting on bus benches with broken springs has faded. But, the coffee and atmosphere is still good. Sweets are good but any other food is mediocre.

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Cup A Joe serves a great cup of coffee, the beans are roasted right inside the coffee restaurant, we purchased freshly roasted beans

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in and got some awesome iced coffee on a hot day after a NC State tour. It's served in a big glass, and depending on what milk you ask for, they put out a jug next to it. Sugar/syrup is also diy. There's...More

Thank bassclar15
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really love good coffee. We have been buying our coffee beans from Cup A Joe's for many years. Their coffee is always fresh, roasted perfectly, and consistently superb. The folks that wait on you are friendly and very efficient. Occasionally, we...More

Thank jimacapps1949
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in from a road trip. Clean and nice interior. Reasonable selection of snacks. I picked up two jalapeño cheddar biscuits, a cinnamon roll and as large drip kenyan. I thought the coffee was great for a drip cup. I will return when in...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is a legitimate Indy coffee shop, and for me is so much more relaxing and comfortable than the chains. Also, you gotta think it's about half the price, and the coffee comes in ceramic cups, therefore it feels more like home. A large coffee...More

Thank UnclePen
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I guess this is the it place for coffee close by NCSU. Nice and fast service. The staff looks like they have several coffees while they work haha all hyped up!! Nice pastries. Visited several times while visiting Raleigh for several weeks.

Thank surftravelerpr
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5437
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-828-9665
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