Java Surf Café & Espresso Bar

Meet Dwayne Appleton, owner of Java Surf Café  & Espresso Bar; a local café and coffee shop with multiple locations around Hampton Roads.

Do you have a nickname? What is it?
D: Big Boss

What is one food that you will not eat?
D: No shellfish of any kind

What was your favorite movie?
D: The Princess Bride – last year for my birthday we rented out Beach Movie Bistro and watched that.

If someone was to give you a gift (money’s no object) what would you want?
D: A fully decked out 1961 4-door Chrysler

What is your biggest fear?
D: Losing momentum or not moving forward. Life is about growing, you have to keep growing.

What is the one quality you admire most in others?
D: Honesty- people who are honest about who they are and truly know themselves can communicate honestly.

Where is the next place you want to visit?
D: Rachel and I want to travel overseas to Japan.

If you had to pick one place in town to take a tourist, where would it be?
D: Java Surf Café!

Describe your perfect day off.
D: All day at the beach near 55th Street just swimming and hanging out.

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