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Who serves the best coffee in El Paso, TX?

Euri Giles | Clareifi

Where is the best coffee shop in El Paso, TX? A list of ten of the most talked about coffee shops in El Paso.

What better way to start the day than reaching for a cup of freshly made coffee? Hot or Iced, black or latte, java lovers around El Paso have options as well as strong opinions on who has the best coffee in the city.

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The National Coffee Association and The Specialty Coffee Association of America conduct annual surveys regarding coffee consumption each year. According to their research; “Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day, making the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world. On average, 250 Cups of espresso and coffee drinks are sold per day at almost any espresso drive-thru business with a great, visible location.”

A Brief History of Coffee

According to the National Coffee Association, “Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. There, legend says, the goat herder Kaldi first discovered the potential of these beloved beans. The story goes that Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that after eating the berries from a certain tree, his goats became so energetic that they did not want to sleep at night. Kaldi reported his findings to the abbot of the local monastery, who made a drink with the berries and found that it kept him alert through the long hours of evening prayer. The abbot shared his discovery with the other monks at the monastery, and knowledge of the energizing berries began to spread. As word moved east and coffee reached the Arabian Peninsula, it began a journey which would bring these beans across the globe.”

Here in America, it wasn’t until the late1800’s that coffee began to be mass-produced by The Pioneer Steam Coffee and Spice Mills (better known today as — Folgers Coffee.) In 1966, America was graced with its first major coffee chain — Peet’s Coffee, which started in Berkeley, California. Today, much like the craft beer industry, coffee is making a resurgence to its roots and local coffee houses can be as unique as the community they serve.

Who’s got the best coffee in El Paso, TX?

There’s too many to choose from local businesses and franchise chains like Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, or Corner Bakery. Either way, I want to hear from you, El Paso. Who has the best coffee in El Paso, and why?

Well, here we go again! We may be in for the debate of the summer with that question. Word of mouth is usually the best indicator of where to go to get the best coffee in town. A quick google search will yield different lists that fall in line with a majority consensus of favorites here in El Paso.

Here is a list of ten of the most talked about coffee shops in El Paso:

1. District Coffee - 222 Texas Ave Suite F, El Paso, TX 79901

2. The Hive Java Lounge - 1505 George Dieter Dr #115, El Paso, TX 79936

3. Salt + Honey Bakery Cafe - 801 N Piedras St #6, El Paso, TX 79903

4. Bldg 6 Coffee Roasters - 11385 James Watt Dr Ste B-6, El Paso, TX 79936

5. 2Ten Coffee Roasters - 3007 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79903

6. Café Con Leche - 2430 Wyoming Ave, El Paso, TX 79901

7. The Coffee Emporium - 5817 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79912

8. Coffee Box - 401 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79901

9. Caffe Fioretti - 3429 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79903

10. Joe Vinny & Bronsons Bohemian Cafe - 824 N Piedras St, El Paso, TX 79930

No matter your preference, black or extra cream, hot or iced, a good cup of coffee is often the first thing that we consume in the day.

Have you tried any of the coffee shops mentioned above? Which one is your favorite? Did I leave your favorite off the list?

Let me know in the comments below.

I’d love to hear your feedback, and get your thoughts about who has the best coffee in El Paso?

Stay caffeinated, El Paso!

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