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“Good Coffee - Not Cheap or Fast, but they have Wi-Fi!”
Review of The Java Factory

The Java Factory
Ranked #34 of 37 Coffee & Tea in Halifax
Cuisines: Canadian
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

Greetings,

OK, I mostly agree that it wasn't cheap, but not too expensive either. The service was ok, it wasn't fast, but not too slow either. The people there were nice and the Wi-fi was a good speed too!

If you're not a coffee snub, then I think you'll be fine with it, but if you are... there is a Starbucks a few blocks away...either way, you'll get your Java fix. Enjoy!

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Thank James A
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

we were on cruise and stopped here for a quick lunch at the pier. There service was slow and the sandwich was small and expensive. They did have local beer from the craft beer store next door which was good.

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Reviewed 23 July 2012

We stopped here on our way back to our cruise ship after a long day of touring the city. All we wanted was an iced coffee to cool down a bit. The first thing we were asked was if we would be paying in Canadian or U.S. dollars, even before we were asked for our order. When we indicated USD the price of an iced coffee went from $2.75 to $3.85!! The exchange rate between the US dollar and Canadian dollar is not that big people!!! In fact it was running roughly $1.00 USD to $1.05 CAD when we visited.

On top of this the coffee arrived in the smallest plastic cup possible. The girl behind us ordered and Iced Tea and paid in Canadian and received a cup size roughly double that of the Iced Coffee we ordered. The service staff were also very aloof and uncaring.

Clearly this is a tourist trap and looking to rip off anyone paying in USD. To add insult to injury the change was returned in Canadian and not USD!!!! DON’T GO HERE!!! Take your business up the street to the more reputable vendors and stores.

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