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Done with JuneBug Cafe

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Done with JuneBug Cafe

SWatston | Jul 27, 2005 06:36 AM

I have officially ceased all contact with JuneBug. When they first opened, I loved their big sandwiches, open space, and neighborhood appeal. As the year drew on, the service became dismal at best.
Slow is not the word. At least half an hour for a sandwich. Routine seems to be to have only one person working at all times, which may be a salary saver for the owner, but since she herself cannot get the sandwiches and drinks out in a decent time frame, it's a loss.
One afternoon, after a friend and I finishes our sandwiches (we counted- they took 23 minutes to make), we strolled back to the counter for some iced coffee on the way out. The owner and one of her 'employees' sat at the front table, and watched us stand there like idiots for 5 minutes before the girl said "Do you want something?".
Other funtimes that have been had at Junebug include:
Not being open when their hours posted say they will be,
Never once having multigrain bread, despite it being on the menu, sour cream and milk for coffee, watching the feet of the owner and her employee of the month in the back room while a line of customers is forming at the counter, and of course, my personal favorite-paying $2.50 as of recent for a 16 oz. iced coffee (with sour milk). I just don't have time for rude service. My lunch time does not call for waiting 30 minutes for a sandwich that I called in before I came. That is, when the phone gets answered.
Sorry Junebug- you're part of my history book.

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