The Java Den

Located in our sister property, Grand Central!

1022 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53715

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday from 7am-3pm

Good coffee is just a few minutes from your front door.

Order online

Enjoy the convenience of having your drink ready when you walk up to the counter!

Local favorites

Java Den sources its delicious coffee and food items from many different Madison businesses.

A positive impact

We value sustainability and strive to reduce our environmental footprint by supporting local initiatives.

Wonderstate and Ledger Coffee

Special crafted blends made right here in Wisconsin. Try the unique Java Den Blend made by Wonderstate Coffee. Balanced and fragrant with hints of milk chocolate, citrus, and floral.

Rishi Tea and Nessalla Kombucha

Premium tea and botanicals imported directly from gardens across the world. Craft brewed Kombucha using organic and fair trade ingredients. Stop by and try for yourself!

Gotham Bagels and Madison Sourdough

The perfect New York bagels made by hand. Delicious bakery items made to share the love of Wisconsin grains and wild fermentation. Whatever your pick, Java Den will provide.

Grab and Go

Bubblrs, bottled water, chips, trail mix, fruit snacks, and much more! Great for busy students and faculty who need to pick up some study fuel for their long days.

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Brews & Views

Get a taste of what’s brewing for our monthly specials and events!

What's summer without some fun?? Grab a friend or companion and enjoy our special brews today and everyday! 🍹💛
June is here!!! ☀️ We have some fun, light, and fruity specials this month, so come give them a try!Raspberry CCB: Served chilled, with a raspberry cold foam and flavored with vanilla. it's the perfect way to refresh and satisfy your cravings.
Berry Blast Iced Mocha: This invigorating fusion of rich, velvety mocha and the vibrant burst of mixed berries is a true delight for your senses. Served over ice, it's the perfect indulgence to beat the summer heat.
Honey Lavender Latte: This delightful beverage combines the soothing essence of lavender with the natural sweetness of honey for a truly blissful experience. Treat yourself to a moment of tranquility with our Honey Lavender Latte, a harmonious blend that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Summer Breeze Tea: Quench your thirst with our refreshing Summer Breeze Tea, flavored with the delightful flavors of peach and blueberry.
Nothing but happy faces here serving you the best coffee at 1022! 🤩
Starting the day right with the perfect shot of espresso! Liquid gold to fuel your morning hustle. ☕️
Crafting nothing but the best and tastiest specials here every month at Java Den! 😄 Have you tried out our May specials yet? Stop by today!
Happy May! Summer's just around the corner, so are exams...and graduation! To our seniors, happy grad season! And for everyone else going through exams, here are our delicious May specials
to help you secure those A's! 😉All-Nighter Almond Latte: a nutty and creamy latte made with almond milk and almond flavoring, perfect for staying up all night to study.
Bee Sting Cortado: Bring your EpiPen’s because this cortado may sting. This cortado has the kick of cayenne tamed by honey to excite your taste buds.
Coconut Cloud Cold Brew: This month’s cold foam cold brew but with toasted marshmallow in the cold brew and coconut in the cold foam. The perfect thing for a spring day.
Honey Bun Chai: is a creamy and indulgent drink that combines the warmth and spiciness of chai tea with the smooth sweetness of honey and frothy milk.
Look at that beautiful swirl! Treat yourself to a pick-me-up at your favorite coffee shop. We'll be waiting! 😉
Spring is looming! Enjoy the beautiful weather with our April Specials! 🌷Baklava Latte: This latte is based off the classic Mediterranean dessert that is made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey. The flavors of pistachio and honey come together to create baklava in a cup.Blueberry Cream Cold Brew: Served chilled, with a blueberry cold foam and flavored with vanilla. It's the perfect way to refresh and satisfy your cravings.Chlorophyll Crush: Refreshing and vibrant green iced tea that blends the goodness of matcha and blueberry. As you sip on the Chlorophyll Crush, you'll enjoy the subtle earthy notes of the matcha, complemented by the fruity sweetness of the blueberries. Whether you're looking for a refreshing pick-me-up in the morning or a relaxing afternoon treat, this green iced tea is sure to satisfy.Spring Garden Party Latte: Celebrating the return of sunlight and tulips. Brought to life is a spring garden party in a cup with flavors of lavender and almond.
Tired? Sleep-deprived? Can't wait for spring break? Come visit us for some study fuel to power through the midterms before break!
We're excited to welcome a new month with our March specials! It's going to be a beautiful month with spring right around the corner, so come out and enjoy it with us! 🍀Luck of the Irish Latte: Enjoy an Irish Cream Latte, blending espresso, steamed milk, vanilla, and Irish cream for a luxurious and comforting drink that captures the essence of Ireland in every sip.Girl Scout Samoa Cookie: It’s the time of year again that all cookie lover’s dream of... Girl Scout Cookie season. This latte is based on the Samoa cookie with flavors of chocolate, caramel, and coconut milk.Shamrock Cream Cold Brew: Our take on a caffeinated Shamrock Shake. This cold brew is mixed with vanilla and topped with green mint sweet cream to celebrate this March Madness.Thin Mint Chai: Paying homage to the Thin Mint cookie this twist combines mint, chocolate, and chai. This drink will leave your tastebuds in a tango. Try it hot or iced.