5 Starbucks Alternatives in Hoboken

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5 Starbucks Alternatives in Hoboken

Ahh, coffee! Perfect year-round, but especially during winter months, even if it hasn't been that cold here in Hudson County. Starbucks is great, but you can get it anywhere. Check out these 5 Starbucks alternatives, you can only find in Hoboken, each offering a unique selection and story behind their business and success.

1. bwè kafe - 1002 Washington St

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Bwè kafe is committed to providing great coffee and a friendly environment to the Hoboken and surrounding communities. As a social enterprise, a portion of the proceeds go to ensuring children and youth in Haiti have access to safe drinking water and quality education. Not your usual coffee shop, bwe kafe is a gathering space for people who see the value in coming together with neighbors in an open and welcoming setting while having their cup of coffee make a difference in the world.

2. Black Rail Coffee - 800 Jackson St

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Black Rail Coffee's signature offering is first and foremost, the coffee. Their signature house blends display bright citrusy notes, a flavor that is a great way to wake up and start your day. In addition to coffee, Black Rail offers a wide array of espresso based beverages, teas and pastries. They also take great pride in their gourmet pressed sandwiches, of which the combination of ingredients has been carefully selected to create a meal to satiate any palette.

3. City of Saints Coffee Roasters - 1320 Bloomfield St

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Roasting in Brooklyn and thriving in Hoboken, City of Saints Coffee Roasters understands that coffee is always a part of something else, part of a community, part of a tradition, part of a story. Offering coffee, lattes, espresso drinks, and local pasteries, City of Saints is a neighborhood favorite.

4. Bean Vault Coffee - 1 Newark St

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Bean Vault Coffee serves one of the best cups of coffee as well as delicious treats. Serving freshly roasted Toby’s Estate coffee no more than 2 days old compared to the usual 8 months old. The equipment used is incredibly high end, making for a fantastic cup of coffee.


5. Maroon - 638 Willow Ave

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Maroon offers an awesome selection of espresso beverage, coffee, hot chocolate, and tea. Every cup is customized and prepared to your order. Organic unsweetened soy or almond milk available. Maroon also specialized in scratch made Greek yogurt muffins, juice blends & Green yogurt smoothies, fresh baked croissants, and yogurt parfaits.

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