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Coffee Shops in Charlottesville

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As the leaves fall and the weather cools down, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a warm cup of coffee. National Coffee Day is just around the corner on September 29th, so why not ditch the Folgers and try one of the best coffee shops in Charlottesville? Starbucks may have a special place in most people’s hearts, but let’s leave the mainstream for a moment. These local coffee shops have it all: ambiance, organic brews, and bold flavor.


Nestled near one end of the Downtown Mall, Mudhouse is the perfect place to get your caffeine fix while spending the day on the historic pedestrian mall. There are also two other locations in Crozet and Bellair Market. Mudhouse recently won a 2018 Good Food Award Winner for their Limu Dabessa. Besides offering award-winning, delicious coffee, Mudhouse is a great spot to study, work, or even meet with friends. They even offer subscriptions so you can enjoy their coffee at home!

Snowing in Space Coffee Co.

With a clever, yet quirky name, Snowing in Space is located between the Downtown Mall and UVA on West Main Street. Dubbed the SpaceLab, the Charlottesville office was Snowing in Space’s first coffee bar. Although they specialize in nitro cold brew, they offer a variety of other espresso drinks as well. Be sure to check it out for the funky atmosphere and cold brew on tap!

Shenandoah Joe

Another one of the best coffee shops in Charlottesville is Shenandoah Joe. After opening their first coffee shop on Preston Avenue in 2007, they have since expanded to several other locations around Central Virginia. They offer an extensive selection of coffee from locations all over the world. Only choosing the best ingredients, Shenandoah Joe is all about crafting quality coffee.

Be sure to check out these three local coffee shops in Charlottesville for exciting flavors, fair trade beans, and tasty brews! Whether you prefer decaf or enjoy a good caffeine fix, there’s no better place to celebrate National Coffee Day!

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