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The Best Coffee Shops Near 50 College Campuses (Slideshow)

Davenport Coffee Lounge
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Best Shop Near American University: Davenport Coffee Lounge

+ Energy Boosts: Price of a small coffee is $1.25; accepts AU meal plan money; free Wi-Fi; plenty of seating; study central
- Caffeine Headaches: It gets crowded

Davenport Coffee Lounge is a nonprofit, student-run organization that believes in friendly service and delicious products. It’s nestled in the SIS building in the former chapel and strives to bring students, faculty, and staff together. It’s a favorite among students who need a fix of caffeine before classes. There are plenty of seats and tables to accommodate workers and those just catching up with friends.