Coffee Shop Lovers Roundup

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From single origin coffee beans to nitro cold brew coffee, New Jersey coffee shops are serving up all kinds of trendy and specialty drinks to satisfy coffee connoisseurs. Find your perfect cup at these coffee shops around the state. 

 
Boxwood Coffee Roasters

Take in the bright, contemporary vibe at this family-run coffee shop in Summit and Westfield, where single origin coffees and custom blends serve as the foundation of all types of coffee drinks, from pour overs to lattes. Pair your beverage with a fresh pastry or gourmet avocado toast.

 
Café Volan

A hipster haven with an abbreviated menu, this no-frills café in Asbury Park is known for its straightforward selections—Americano, cold brew, espresso, ice chai lattes and more—and its everchanging toast specials (be sure to try the beloved avocado toast). 

 
Coffee Corral

Specializing in Arabica beans roasted onsite, this Red Bank coffee joint boasts almost 15 single origin coffees, New Orleans-style, cold brew and organic roasts, making it easy for every type of coffee lover to find something satisfying. You’ll also find organic premium teas by Flying Bird Botanicals, gourmet espresso drinks and smoothies packed with fresh ingredients.

 
Endgrain Coffee Bar

This cozy little café in Pitman has a small menu that packs a punch. Specialty drinks like creamy cold brew on nitro, freshly made pour over coffee and seasonal specials (think: pumpkin affogato and hot apple cider) garner a dedicated following.

 
Jersey Java & Tea Co.

Sourcing small-batch coffee beans from an ever-rotating selection of roasters, this café in Haddonfield supports small businesses with its handcrafted coffee drinks. Be sure to order a slice of the six freshly baked quiche made onsite, such as goat cheese and red pepper.

 
Köffeewagon Roasters

While this airy coffee shop in Hasbrouck Heights offers everything from smooth cold brews to imported teas, its freshly roasted pour-over coffee is the main draw. Take your pick from a variety of bean and roast options (as well as organic and fair-trade selections) and enjoy a crisp cup of coffee

 
Modcup Coffee

With its preppy, midcentury modern vibe and three locations in Jersey City, this chain is an energizing place to get a much-needed dose of caffeine. From its “gold label” coffee—served hot and hand-brewed or cold via a 12-hour ice drip—to its nitro cold brew coffee, there are plenty of way to put some pep in your step.

 
Out There Coffee

Located just blocks from the beach, this coffee shop in Cape May is the perfect spot to stop for a pick-me-up to kick start your day. Order anything from coffee drinks made with locally roasted beans, specialty tea drinks such as a London Fog (Earl Gray tea with lavender or vanilla flavoring, and steamed milk), or a superfood latte with additions such as grass-fed butter, coconut oil, collagen protein or mushroom extract powder.

 
Small World Coffee

With two locations (Witherspoon St. & Nassau St.) just a few blocks away from each other, this duo of Princeton cafés exemplifies a cultural, college town vibe, with monthly art shows, live music events and a menu touting brewed and iced coffees made from locally roasted beans.

 

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