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Joule Coffee & Table

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May 30 — We are open for regular hours on Memorial Day and serving our brunch menu!

May 2 — Join us for our family style SEAFOOD BOILS! For three nights in May, we’re laying down the newspaper and rolling up our sleeves to welcome the summer in true beach fashion. Make your reservation here.

Apr 22 — Not sure whether you need a coffee or a cocktail? Come in and try our coffee cocktail flight, a tasting trio of three of our favorite boozy coffee drinks.

Apr 7 — With the weather warming up, we’re dedicating our supper series this month to a theme that every North Carolinian holds near and dear: BBQ. Join us every Thursday and Friday during April for a feast from the fire! Just $29++!

Mar 7 — This month's Sunday Suppers theme is Tex Mex! Starting March 17, join us on Thursdays and Fridays for a $29 family-style feast featuring our riffs on Tex Mex classics. Full menu and reservations here.

Feb 15 — We will be closed today, 2/15, at 4pm for our staff party. See you tomorrow!

Feb 1 — Join us on Thursdays and Fridays in February to celebrate Mardi Gras with our family-style dinner series! See the menu here, and sign up for a reservation here.

Jan 23 — We are open today, January 23rd, for our regular brunch service!

Jan 22 — Happy Friday! We are OPEN today with regular hours; join us to warm up over a cup of coffee or hot chocolate!

Jan 20 — We're featuring Counter Culture's Ana Lucia Pinta on the pour-over bar today. This bean, grown on a single-farmer plot in Colombia, has a sweet and crisp flavor with notes of clementine and cane sugar.

Jan 4 — Join us in January for a series of special dinners! On select evenings, we'll be staying open late and transforming into the red sauce joint of our dreams, complete with a family style menu of meatballs, lasagna, Caesar salad and more! Click here for details and reservation information.

Dec 30 — Something new and delicious is coming to Joule in January. On select evenings, we'll be staying open late and transforming our daytime shop into the red sauce joint of our dreams, featuring meatballs in red sauce, lasagna, Caesar salad, and more! Gather la famiglia and join us for a $29 family-style spread, as well as special cocktails and wine features, and a killer dessert list. Details here.

Nov 24 — We will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving. We will re-open on Friday, November 27th, and will be serving our weekend brunch menu from 7am to 4pm.

Aug 17 — We're excited to be participating in Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week! Join us for dinner between August 17th and August 23rd and enjoy a starter, an entree and a dessert for $30!

Aug 13 — Join us on Thursday, August 27th for a classic seafood boil! More details here. Call or email to make your reservation!

Jul 3 — We will be open during regular business hours (7 am to 10 pm) on the 4th of July! Come visit us as part of your Independence Day celebration!

Jul 2 — New to the dinner menu! Steak frites with house-made Worcestershire sauce, and fresh pasta with tomatoes, okra, peas and crawfish!

Mar 26 — We're thrilled to announce the Firestarters pop-up dinner series at @deathandtaxesnc! Tickets are available here:

Jan 29 — Greetings! We will close at 4pm on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1st, for our annual AC Restaurants holiday celebration. We wish you a safe Super Bowl and we look forward to seeing you for our regular hours of operation on Monday, February 2nd. Cheers!

Dec 19 — We're ready for the holidays! Our holiday hours and New Years Eve reservation information can be found here.

Dec 3 — Joule is now serving a full dinner menu, 7 nights a week beginning at 5:00pm. We hope to see you soon!

Nov 29 — Joule will be serving an abbreviated, but special dinner menu until Sunday, November 30th from 5-10PM. We are preparing to debut our all-new dinner menu on Wednesday, December 3rd!

Nov 26Friends, Joule will be closed on Thursday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Friday, November 28th during normal business hours.

Sep 30 — Joule will be closed early, at 4pm, on Thursday, October 2nd for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and encourage you to get your breakfast/lunch/caffeine fill before then! We will be re-open for normal business hours on Friday, October 5.

Jul 10Friends, Joule will close early this evening (Thursday, July 10) to host a private event. Our dining room will close at 4pm and our coffee bar will close at 5pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and invite you to join us for normal business hours tomorrow, July 11th.

Jul 8 — Have you heard about our event at Poole's this Sunday? We'll be hosting our 2014 Summer Stir the Pot event at Poole's on Sunday, July 13th. Stir the Pot was conceived as a way to bridge our community with others through shared food and fellowship; for each installment, we invite an out-of-town chef to come to Raleigh as part of a special two-night experience. This Sunday, July 13th we're bringing TWO chefs: Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, of Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen and Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Tennessee. They'll be preparing a tasting menu at Poole's on Sunday, starting at 7pm. Seating is limited. Tickets on sale here. On Monday July 14th, we invite you to join us in one of our favorite time-honored traditions: the Southern potluck. Starting at 7pm at CAM Raleigh, we will celebrate our guest chefs by preparing a main dish, and we invite you to bring a dish to share. Tickets may be purchased here.

Jul 5 — Friends, we will be closing early Monday, July 7 for a private event. Our dining room will close at 4pm, followed by our coffee bar at 5pm. We will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, July 8th.

Apr 12 — We are delighted to welcome André Hueston Mack of Mouton Noir wines to Joule this Wednesday, April 16th. André's wines embrace the playful side of the wine world with labels like O.P.P (Other People's Pinot), and Horseshoes and Hand Grenades... but it's more than the shtick that compels us to the wines of Mouton Noir. The wines are true to place, and incredibly well balanced. We can't wait to share them with you. The event is $35 per person (including tax and gratuity) and begins at 7:30pm sharp. Seating for this event is limited, so reservations are required. Please email Matt Fern at to reserve your seats.

Apr 10 — Our new spring menu has hit the board! We are armed and ready for all your beverage cravings this new season will bring.

Jan 22 — Friends, Joule will close early this Saturday, January 25 at 6:30pm to host a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and invite you to join us for normal business hours on Sunday, January 26th.

Jan 4 — We are so excited to announce that we are now open Sunday nights until 10pm, serving crafted coffees, cocktails and our evening menu just for you.

Dec 27 — On New Year's Eve, Joule will be open from 7am until 10pm. Beginning at 5pm, we will be serving a special three-course menu to ring in the New Year. The price per person is $39++, with choices for each course. Matt Fern and the crew have whipped up some exciting new cocktails, and we'll have great beer and wine selections (with an extra nod to sparkling) on offer as well! Joule is an ideal spot for groups, and we can't wait to host you and your friends on New Year's Eve. For reservations to the Joule New Year's Eve dinner, email   On New Year's Day, Joule will open at 7am for coffee and breakfast, and at 10am we'll begin our new tradition of New Year's Day Brunch! This meal will feature our standard brunch menu, plus some New Year's Day classics, such as braised Heritage Farms pork, collard greens, Hoppin' John (made from Sea Island red peas and Carolina Gold rice), and cornbread! We'll serve New Year's Day brunch until 4pm, so come down whenever you feel like it!

Dec 18Come join us Thursday, December 19 at 7pm as we unveil the Carolina Ballet's Official Photographer, Tim Lytvinenko's new book recapping the 15th Anniversary season of Carolina Ballet. Joule will be creating a special holiday themed cocktail for the evening, and there will be prints for purchase and the limited edition book available to order.

Dec 18 — Joule Coffee will be open on Christmas Eve from 7am until 9pm! Stop by and celebrate the holiday with us.

Dec 12Joule Coffee will be closed this evening, 12/12 for a private event. We apologize if this changes your coffee/food/booze plans for this evening. We will reopen tomorrow for regular service beginning at 7am.

Nov 26 — Joule will be serving brunch on Black Friday! We will be open for regular business hours on Friday, and offering brunch from 10am-3pm.

Nov 25 — Happy Thanksgiving! Joule will be open for coffee, pastry and light fare from 7am to noon on Thursday. Join us for dine-in or take out on Thanksgiving.

Nov's a secret! Don't tell anyone, but we're hosting our friends at Mother Earth Brewery of Kinston, NC to offer up a sneak preview of their annual batch of Silent Night Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout two days before its official release! Come out and meet the minds responsible for this amazing beer, including Mother Earth Brewmaster Josh Brewer and the team of master coffee roasters from Counter Culture Coffee, who each year provide us with a special coffee blend exclusive to Silent Night. There will be free samples of 2013 Silent Night available, as well as 8oz pours of 2012 Silent Night available for purchase (it's been aging nicely!) This special event gets started at 6pm, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Nov 7 — We may serve coffee but who doesn't love pickles, pigs or whiskey? On November 25th, please plan to join us as we host our dear friend John Currence to celebrate the release of his much anticipated cookbook. Stay tuned for details on this special event!

Oct 18 — From the Bar: Bichon Freeze...a frozen cocktail that riffs on a classic greyhound with additional notes of citrus and elderflower.

Oct 17 — From the Kitchen: Braised Short Rib with Jarlesberg cheese, pepper jelly, and whole grain mustard on grilled sourdough has been making folks reeeeeeal happy.

Oct 16 — Featured Bean: Biloya...A natural sundried coffee from Ethiopia with fluffy body, stone fruit acidity, and blueberry jam notes. You can try a shot and a pourover side by side.

Sep 1 — We'll be open Labor Day serving coffee and pastries 7am-10am with brunch from 10am-3pm. See you then.

Aug 28 — Good morning Raleigh! We'll be serving coffee and pastries today through Friday Aug 30, from 7AM-2PM.

This Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (For the Holiday) we'll be serving brunch from 10AM-3PM.

We're closed Tuesday Sept 3rd,
re-opening Sept 4th with full hours, dine-in breakfast, all-day menu, and cocktail service.

We look forward to seeing you!

223 S. Wilmington St, Raleigh NC, 27601 • [919] 424-7422 • 7AM-7PM, seven days a week

News and Events
  • Spring Stir the Pot with Steven Satterfield

    Our next Stir the Pot event will be May 19, with guest chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union in Atlanta. More information on this incredible event can be found here.

  • Poole's Sunday Night dinner service

    Sunday Night dinner service is coming to Poole's! Our last Brunch will be March 24 and we'll begin Sunday dinner service March 31. Loyal brunch folk, worry not! Our new project, Joule Coffee, will be offering a brunch featuring some of the Poole's brunch menu classics.

  • Matteo Corregia Wine Dinner

    Join us March 18 at Poole's for a four course wine dinner, welcoming our friends from Matteo Corregia. $75++, seating is limited. Please call Poole's at 919-832-4477 to reserve a spot.

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