Coffee and Light Fare

Coffee and Light Fare

Atlas Coffee
2206 B Fontaine Ave

Coffee, espresso and tea. Not open in evenings

Bodo's BagelsStudent Fave
1418 Emmet St. 977-9598
505 Preston Ave. 293-5224
1609 University Ave. (Corner) 293-6021

A Charlottesville staple. Take out or eat in; be prepared to stand in line. 

C-ville Coffee
1301 Harris St. (near Route 250 East, across the street from the tennis courts.)

Standard coffee-house beverages, baked goods, deli sandwiches featuring Boar's Head brand meats, and Asian noodle bowls. Popular place to study. Has back room with a corner featuring kids' books and games. Free Wi-Fi.

Greenberry's Student Fave
1049 Emmet St. (Barracks Road Shopping Center)

Popular spot for law students. Coffee, baked goods. There's also a branch in the Law School and Alderman Library.

Grit Coffee 
19 Elliewood Ave. 
2035 Bond Street (Shops at Stonefield) 284-8461
112 Main St. (Downtown Mall) 971-8743

Java Java 

421 E. Main St. (on the Downtown Mall)

Serves fair-trade, organic coffee all the time, in addition to numerous baked goods, including the gluten-free variety.

Mudhouse Student Fave
213 W. Main St. (Downtown Mall)
3455 Seminole Trail (located inside the Forest Lakes Exxon)
1345 Parham Circle (located inside the Mill Creek Market Exxon) 
2401 Ivy Road (located inside the Bellair Market Exxon)

Fresh-squeezed juice, coffee, tea, baked goods, sandwiches, and soups. Sometimes the downtown mall location has live music.

Panera Bread

1121 Emmet St. N. (Located inside Barrack's Road Shopping Center)

National chain that offers sandwiches, soups, baked goods and coffee drinks.

Revolutionary Soup Faculty Fave 
108 Second St. SW (side street off Downtown Mall)

Soups made daily, sandwiches and salads. 

Shenandoah Joe's Student Fave
945 Preston Ave.
2214 Ivy Road

Local roaster's own coffee shop. Sells organic, Fair Trade coffee from South America, Central America and Africa.


The ubiquitous chain is found inside Barnes & Noble at Barracks Road, inside Harris Teeter at Barracks Road, 1601 University Ave.(near the Corner), 1980 Rio Hill Center (inside Kroger at Rio Hill), inside Target on 29 North, and 1986 Abbey Road (Near Giant on Pantops 250 E).

Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
414 E. Main St. (Downtown Mall)

Lunch specials. Large selection of teas from all over the world; also has occasional performances and hookahs.