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Reader's Coffee Shop Reviews
readers review their favorite haunts. If one of these establishments is
close to you, why not check them out and let them know you heard about
them at CocoaJava.com?
Coffee Shops (Google Maps)
370 shops listed and growing - you can help
build this map! The only criteria is that any additions must primarily
be coffee shops that are not major
chains. It's like a Wiki in that people can add and edit. You'll want
to add a small description, and note any special services such as
Also, check out their new myspace
Coffee Houses Map (at
The idea is for coffee enthusiasts to build upon what has been started
by adding coffee houses that have been missed, and editing and enhancing
information that is already there. To
add coffee houses, go to the Independent Coffee Houses map, click on "Know any coffee houses we are missing?",
fill out the form, click submit and your information will be posted within
a few hours. To edit information about a coffee house that is already mapped, click
on the icon associated with the coffee house. An information box will
pop up, click the edit link, fill out the form, click submit and the
changes will appear within a few hours.
Another source of
information on restaurants and coffee shops can be found at:
Restaurant Directoy, Restaurant Resource, Dining Guide.
are coffee houses that have been recommended by CocoaJava readers
- if one is close to you, why not check them out? Also, if you know
of a good cafe that isn't on this list, drop us an email about them.
Located in Smyrna, Georgia. Working Late? Need coffee? Need
to work on the computer away from the job or the home TV? You need CoffeeNet!
Located in the fashionable "SoCo" (for South
Congress) area of south Austin. Traveling people
come here everyday for the Austin experience.
In the town of Bemidji, Minnesota, they understand the magical pairing
of the internet and coffee. Indulge in both at Cyberbug's.
Cafe and Lounge
Featuring nightly events, live music, jazz, open-mic, games, free wireless
internet, and an assortment of good food and drinks all made fresh to order.
Jump 'n Jive Java
Espresso, cappuccino, latte, coffee, tea, chai, hot cocoa,
steamers, ice cream, sandwiches, & quiche! Free WiFi, free use of
laptop to surf the net. Carries whole bean Ancora coffee, or can grind
it for you. Located in the Gateway Retail Center on the corner
of CTY RD CB & W. American Drive within the town of Menasha, Wisconsin!
Live music, and even a children's storytime!
Recommended by CocoaJava readers who discovered this coffee shop on a trip to
North Dakota. They enjoyed the shop so much that when they returned home, they
placed an online order for Moxie Java's coffee.
Siuslaw River Coffee Roasters is located in Florence Oregon next to the historic
Siuslaw River bridge built in 1936. Their location in the Old Town waterfront
district is a favorite getaway for many people traveling along one of the most
beautiful sections of coastline in the country.
There are five coffeehouses, all located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Bridgehead was the first company in Canada that offered fair trade coffees.
If you are in Canada but not close to Ottawa, you may order Bridgehead
tea and other items online. They opened their newest shop on trendy Elgin
Street this past summer. All of them also have free wireless access.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, offering a wide range of fair trade, organic and
gourmet coffee and espresso roasted daily right in the store. They carry over
60 fine loose leaf teas. Freshly baked pastries and locally made gelato and ice
cream are also available. For your sweet tooth we offer imported Italian chocolates
and candy. A professionally curated art gallery and free wi-fi add to the great
- United States
Tobacco & Gourmet Coffee
Northern Minnesota's premier coffee shop. The shop will also ship coffee
beans, natural tea and premium cigars anywhere in the United States.
Fresh roasted single-estate coffees roasted in New Hampshire. BagABean
offers free delivery to your home or office, in Nashua, New Hampshire
The place to be for a great coffee drink and a light lunch or breakfast
in Greenville, South Carolina.
An artisan specialty coffee roaster located in Santa Clara in Northern California.
Bay area local musicians are featured Friday and Saturday nights starting at
8:00, and open
"The Original Cafe Du Monde Coffee Stand was established in 1862 in the
New Orleans French Market."
City Brew Coffee commenced operation of its first retail location in Billings,
Montana during December 1998. The company has now grown to include 7 brick and
mortar locations across Montana with 2 additional locations under construction
as of January 2005.
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Founded in 1963, this California based company is branching outward into
other states and countries. Check the locater guide to see if you live
Six locations in Arizona, with one to be open soon at Westgate.
Beans Coffee Pub
The finest fresh roasted coffee from Montana's newest micro roaster.
Located in Great Falls, Montana.
Located in St. Paul, Minnesota - they will also sell you their coffees
online, and give you a glimpse into the shop via their webcam.
This Spokane Washington shop was recommended by a local who's a regular
patron. Even thought they are not yet ready for a full e-commerce sales
system, you can still order products online via a PDF form, or through
Located at 1319 Baltimore St. in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Offers more
than 150 varieties of gourmet coffees & teas from all over the
worldalong with chocolate and iced Italian biscotti, chocolate covered
dried fruits and nuts, and a "delicious" line of "home
Horse Coffee Co.
Don't miss Manic Mondays or Frappe Fridays in the heart of Anchorage,
brewing chicory coffee, regular & flavored coffees, teas, ice blended
coffee beverages and smoothies. Sandwiches, soups, salads made fresh upon
ordering. Specializing in gourmet desserts like: peach cobbler, bread
pudding, lemon cake, pecan bars, lemon bars, creme brulee bars, pound
cake. Weekly specials include Gumbo, Jambalaya, Etouofee, Red Beans & Rice
and more. We
sponsor Jazz and Poetry nights.
Fresh Roasted Coffees
Located in Locust Grove, Georgia. Drop in for a visit if you're close by, or
order online if you're not!
Two locations in Seattle, Washington. You can order coffee online,
as well. There's an extensive listing of past articles at the site,
many of which are well worth reading.
Located in Troy, New York. Features over 31 flavours of fresh
In Springfield, Ohio, the place to be to get a great coffee drink and
a light lunch.
Coffee and Friends
A locally owned and operated coffeehouse, meeting place, and neighborhood-friendly
coffee shop located in Rita Ranch on the southeast side of Tucson.
Joe's Gourmet Coffee Shop
A tourist favorite, right by the ocean in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
A small coffee roaster/retailer/wholesaler on historic
Amelia Island, Florida. Stop by for fresh pastries with your coffee,
or order beans online.
This Flagstaff, Arizona cofffee shop was recommended by a CocoaJava
reader who says, "Their coffee is by far the best I have ever had and
I know that they receive orders from all over the country from people
who have had a taste while visiting."
Mocha your next private or corporate event extra special with a delicious
selection of chocolate mochas, flavored lattes, hot chocolate, and other
drinkable desserts. Their mobile mocha bar goes anywhere you want to have
fun! Atlanta area only.
Three New York locations - Staten Island, Albany and Hudson. Wireless
internet access is available for patrons. "Our space is available
to anyone who wants to share their craft whether it be a singer, writer,
musician, sculptor or poet."
Cocoa Beach, Florida -
Select your green
coffee beans from our offerings and Wahoo Coffee will roast your selection
in our store for you in 10 minutes. Wahoo Coffee has the largest selection
of fair trade and organic coffee beans in Brevard County. Wahoo Coffee
also serves espresso drinks along with our frozen smoothies and surfaccinos.
Free Wi-Fi hot spot with purchase.
The Witches Brew
A pagan run cafe in
Auburn, NY. Also sells herbs, lotions and books. Look for bumper stickers,
rainbow products and other support items for
gay community (proceeds go to the Unitarian Church's Auburn Pride Celebration).
Seasonal and regular coffees are available, and also "The Witches Brew",
which is more of a robust blend sure enough to get you flying, (on a
Also the Kitchen Witch is always working hard baking sweets to make
your mouth water. There is also a wonderful lunch menu with paninis,
sandwiches, salads and soups. "Come on down to
the Witches Brew and sit for a 'spell'!"
Coffee Roaster and Tea Company
Located in Seattle's Wallingford District, open seven days
a week until midnight. Enjoy Zoka coffees,
baked goods and food at this popular cafe.
Elsewhere In The
A coffeehouse chain in Eastern Europe - mainly Poland and Latvia.
(The site is in English.)
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