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Donkey Coffee

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17 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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08:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 01:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Athens, Ohio
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only get coffees and cookies there so we do not have a wide range of experience with the place but what we do get, we really like. However, many of our friends like what Donkey serves just as much as we do and we know quite a few folks that go out of their way to get something there.... More 

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Thank WJRothman
Highland Park, Illinois
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee was good, but nothing special. Maybe it's better than the competition in Athen? The coffee shop has many small rooms above the entrance and seating outside to drink your coffee and study/read.

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Thank mark l
Boston
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

really flavorful coffee - I had a mocha latte and it's one of the better ones I had. Would be a fun place to read or work but I was on my way out of town so I got it to go and strolled down the street.

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Thank Z K
Athens, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wonderful folks. Great coffee. Enriching events. Life is good. It really is a coffeehouse in the best sense of the word. A place to write, have a conversation, or take in something coffeehouse-art-ish. Really a great enrichment to the community. Stands up to any coffeehouse out there.

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Thank Socialcatalyst
Brewster, Ohio
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Got an Ice Coffee w/Hazelnut...was very good, not quite as strong as I like, so if you like strong get a shot of Espresso in it.

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Thank Leslie C
Ashland
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189 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

They do know how to make a great latte here and it has a great vibe! Students studying with their coffees all around and sharing the wifi. Entertainment in the evenings. Recycle friendly.

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Thank TomGrandy
Ann Arbor
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After a lovely hike in Hocking Hills State Park we made our way to Athens where we found a more desirable Ohio university where you would be a Bobcat...much nicer than a Buckeye I think. Found this great coffee shop. Want coffee? Get it here.

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Thank Joaniestravelbuddy
Athens, Ohio
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Donkey is a nice place to hang out. Anybody who frequented a coffee shop when in college will instantly recognize that atmosphere -- a strange mix good and bad coffee (and teas) served by enthusiastic folks, plenty of low lighting and well-worn (but not grimy) seating. You can come to read, work on that assignment due tomorrow, or just watch... More 

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Thank aniruhil
North Adams, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a quick trip here for coffee with family. We had two little ones with us and 4 adults. The staff was very accommodating, and the space is great for finding a quiet nook or playing one of their board games. Our party enjoyed all kinds of beverages - smoothies, steamers, iced coffee, and speciality drinks. Yum! If I lived... More 

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Thank JessOnTheRoad
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I was visiting the Hocking Hills area and wanted to get some dinner in Athens. Came here for an after dinner coffee. I am so glad I did! It was a weekday night and not so busy. Great coffee and whatever they were baking for the next morning smelled magical too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:00
Thursday
07:00 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens

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