HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. – Bergen County is full of places to get your caffeine fix, but if you want to perk up with the strongest espresso, the richest cappuccino or the most thoughtfully made cuppa joe, there are a handful of absolute musts -- at least according to Daily Voice readers who selected five among the best of the best.
Who Has The Best Cup Of Joe In Bergen County?
Coffeecol Arepa Bar & Grill, Teaneck
Cool Beans International Coffees & Teas, Oradell
Koffeewagon Roasters, Hasbrouck Heights
Moon Doggie Coffee Roasters, Maywood
Sogno Coffee House, Westwood
Each is now vying for a spot in our ongoing DVlicious contest. The winner will be chosen Monday, March 21 at 5 p.m., soon after voting closes. In the meantime, here’s a brief profile of one our our finalists. Each nominee is being highlighted this week before the ultimate reveal on Tuesday, March 22.
So start sipping, savoring– and voting. You can vote multiple times, though only once per day. The winner receives a DVlicious certificate and the honors of being the county’s caffeinated favorite.
The Fine Grind: Koffeewagon Roasters is owned by Bruce "Juan" Pettineo, who began perfecting his grinding skills two weeks after coming across a 17-year-old Primo roaster in New Hampshire.
Most Popular Brew: The shop boasts a pour-over coffee machine — which makes a fresh cup on the spot by pouring hot water over coffee grinds — and features hand-brewed teas and healthy snacks.