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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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Mobile, Alabama
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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126 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
Dayton, Ohio
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154 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We like to stop at local places for coffee. We stopped at Joe's and the coffee was very good. We had a latte and pour over coffee and they were both incredibly tasty.

1 Thank LAURA T
Arlington, Virginia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The place to go if you are serious about your coffee. I also like Corner Joe near the university. My favourite drink is a traditional latte, 8 ozs proportioned correctly. Delicious!

Thank Wildegenes
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

What a great place. it doesn't look much from the outside, but when I say the way they brew the coffee (in stylish eco friendly brewing systems) I felt like we were in a coffee house in California. Service is quick and friendly and they have free Wi-Fi.

Thank Jules H
Charlotte, NC
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Coffee shops that really care about and know coffee and coffee drinks are rare in my opinion. When I am in Charlottesville, I go there several times a day--Preston, Ivy and the Corner. I always order a macchiato which is easy to get in France (and I assume Italy) but is usually not made correctly in the U.S. All taste... More 

Thank Iggzy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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?