Ben Kneller

Jittery Joe's is a chain of coffee houses based in Athens, Georgia. In 1994, the first Jittery Joe’s opened in downtown Athens, Georgia, next to the famed 40 Watt Club. Open 24 hours a day, they offered fresh coffee roasted in-store. There are now five locations in Athens, two in Watkinsville, GA and one each in the Georgia cities of Cartersville, Alpharetta, and Buford. There is also a location near the Clemson University campus in Clemson, South Carolina. A shop was opened in the University Commons housing complex at Georgia State University, although it only stayed open for a few months before closing. Its most recently opened shop was opened in a corner of the LifeSprings Resources bookstore on the campus of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia. The coffee shop has also received attention due to the recording Jeff Mangum's album Live at Jittery Joe's. Jittery Joe's expanded into the New York market in August opening a shop inside of LIM College. Drawing acclaim from the New York Times within a month of opening, the store instantly became a Midtown favorite. Jittery Joe's is host to Ed's WellReads Books, a used book concession that has featured books in the Five Points...


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