ORADELL, 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: This is a coffee institution with a bohemian, funky atmosphere that has been in Oradell 18 years. There are four different coffee roasters and 40 different kinds of coffee, not to mention 80 different kinds of tea and 30 different kinds of beer and craft whiskey.
Owner Chris Marino, a Teaneck resident, lived in Italy for a year and tried to model Cool Beans after Italian coffee shops that were more like cultural centers of the community. "We offer the best quality coffee we can in a relaxing environment," he said.
Most Popular Brew: Tico Dark roast.
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