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Shenandoah Joe Coffee Roasters

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945 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4421
+1 434-295-4563
06:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 06:30 - 19:00
Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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467 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you want a coffee and don't want to go to a chain like Panera, or Starbucks, Shenandoah Joes is the place. Always good coffee. I get take out.

Thank samtrip12345
Arlington, Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really think this is the best coffee in C'ville. We only get to the area about once per year, but this place is a must. Great standard coffee and specialties. They offer soy and almond milk, and they have smoothies.

Thank JPinAVA
Decatur, Georgia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy but good specialty coffees and lots of folks just chilling out with books, work, quiet conversation.

Thank M0minga
Charlottesville, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I've been coming to Shenandoah Joe regularly for 6 years. it's a bit of an empire in Charlottesville and for a reason. Their coffee is consistently terrific and reasonably priced. There's an option for every level of coffee connoisseur. The baristas are always quick, friendly, and willing to educate you. The atmosphere is relaxed. The scones are perfect.The wifi is... More 

Thank CaptPatton
Mobile, Alabama
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the best coffee. I equate this coffee to that of San Francisco or New Orleans. Food is limited, but is made up by the significant number of different coffees they have available. I recommend ordering your coffee in a French Press.

Thank John R
Davidsonville, Maryland
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place had very good coffee at a reasonable price. We had the latte, americano and a pour over bold roast. All were very good. Croissant was great also.

Thank Paul J
Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Great selection with knowledgeable baristas serving great coffee. There is a wide range of beans from all over the world with choices of how you want it brewed, filtered or ground. Good wifi as well making it a local hangout for those working. I think the selection of food could be vastly improved but maybe it is a case of... More 

Thank Horracks
Bettendorf, Iowa
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129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

hands down the best, best roast, exotic selection, tasty treats and a great staff, I ALWAYS have coffee there when I'm in town and usually leave with a pound of 2 of their diverse offerings

Thank esfesq
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We visit Charlottesville regularly in connection with events at the university and have made Shen Joe's a regular part of our routine there. We get plain old coffee -- usually the Ethiopian or Dave's Blend -- nothing fancy. But each cup is made separately to order and never fails to taste absolutely delicious. It also has a nice vibe. There... More 

Thank John K
Sawyer, Michigan, United States
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Granted, many of the reviews say that "if you like Starbucks..." etc. However this place is marketed as a pretty local place and doesn't have very good single origin light to medium options. It was disappointing that the suggestion the barista gave to me would have been a dark roast in any specialty coffee shop I am used to around... More 

Thank PrestonBradleyStell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4421
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-4563

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