Despite it only being one square mile, Hoboken has a surprising amount of cafés and coffee shops. Finding your local coffee shop is an important part of being a local and a highlight of being a visitor. So, whether or not you’re a native or an out-of-towner, here are the best cafés and coffee shops in Hoboken
, New Jersey.
Cafe, Contemporary, $$$
The chic Aussie-style coffee shop Bluestone Lane
has recently opened its doors on Washington Street, and coffee lovers everywhere are rejoicing. Bringing its signature Gold Coast vibe and fun, modern interior to the East Coast, Bluestone offers popular menu items such as avocado smash toast, and their expert baristas brew sustainable coffee. Plus, you can sip on something warm on their outdoor patio on sunny days.
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The Roost Outpost
Even though it’s right around the corner from the famous Carlo’s Bake Shop, The Roost Outpost
can still draw a crowd. Its vintage look and feel combined with its comfy and laid-back vibe create a welcoming ambiance for friends to hang out in and enjoy a pour-over cup or Nitro-brewed coffee. The Roost Outpost also houses a small marketplace where you can purchase artisan and lifestyle goods.
Black Rail Coffee
Cafe, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, $$$
On the border of Hoboken and Jersey City, Black Rail Coffee
is so good that they can serve two towns.
Swing by this cozy yet lofty and minimalist café to fuel up on hot pour-over coffee, espresso, and their Sandwich of the Month.
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Cafe, Coffee Shop, Contemporary
At this café, there’s more to a cup of coffee than meets the eye. The heritage and inspiration behind Jefferson’s Coffee
is a family roasting plant in Tucson, Arizona. Today, you can come here for fresh-roasted coffee beans and local dairy products that go into creating espressos, cappuccinos, and lattes.
City of Saints
At their third and only New Jersey location, Hoboken’s City of Saints
coffee shop prides themselves on having integrity, ethics, and undeniably delicious coffee. With an unabashedly unapologetic motto, “drink what you like,” City of Saints makes flavorful cups in a stylish storefront that has a distinctly mid-century mod style.
Bean Vault Coffee
Cafe, Contemporary, $$$
Located right near the waterfront walkway and only a few blocks from the ferry, train and PATH station, Bean Vault Coffee
is perfect for grabbing a coffee on your way to work or a weekend walk. It’s a welcoming and rustic shop with plenty of sweet treats, too.
Courtesy of Bean Vault Coffee
Maroon Cafe Bake Shop
This petite corner café serves fresh, hot coffee and artisan loose-leaf tea from their storefront on Willow Street. On top of that, Maroon Cafe Bake Shop
also sells sweet treats, sourdough bagels, and ice cream to satiate your sweet tooth.
Cafe, Tea Room, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Tea
means “drink coffee” in Haitian. Coffee shop owner and philanthropist Maryanne Fike opened Bwè Kafe
as a means of supporting her foundation, Love for Haiti/The Ark Project, which funds and assists youth education programs for children in Haiti. At Bwè Kafe, they serve Haitian-style coffee and baked goods, but it’s the mission and heart of the coffee shop that truly makes an impact.