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Where to Find Serious Coffee in El Paso

BLDG 6 Coffee Roasters
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BLDG 6 Coffee Roasters
11385 James Watts Dr.
915-629-2021  

Coffee is a passion at BLDG 6. This green coffee bean micro-roastery focuses on creating small batches of carefully crafted coffees that are cautiously selected using the most effective techniques. The staff at this local favorite takes espresso supremely seriously and is sure to provide you with a cup that is the most precise little brew you have ever had.

Coffee Box
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Coffee Box
401 N. Mesa St
 

Nestled just across the attractive San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso, this coffee shop is nothing short of unique. Coffee Box calls two stacked shipping containers home so will certainly want to make time to sit and sip your coffee there. You may come for a carefully curated cup buy you’ll want to stay for the delectable, baked pastries.

Coffee Emporium
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Coffee Emporium
5817 N. Mesa St.
915-584-2255 

Serving the El Paso community for over 30 years, this independent café offers carefully roasted beans from around the world. Fair trade, exclusive Kona and Jamaican beans along with the everyday favorites are just the tip of the iceberg at Coffee Emporium. Locally grown pistachios, fine teas, and best of all chocolate! Let the friendly staff assist in paring the perfect cup with a square of their famous homemade fudge.

Hillside Coffee and Donut|
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Hillside Coffee and Donut|
4935 N. Mesa St.
915-875-0182 

Offering a true coffeehouse experience, this hip and trendy shop sits amongst brick walls, large windows, and wood floors. From regular drip brew to a more complex Chemex process, Hillside aims to honor the wants of every customer. The Choco Abuelita donut made with Abuelita Chocolate and topped with cinnamon and sugar is not to be missed.

Joe Vinny & Bronsons Bohemian Café
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Joe Vinny & Bronsons Bohemian Café
824 N. Piedras
915-801-0475 

The laid-back, urban feel of the shop definitely receives our seal of approval. Caffeine addicts flock to the café for more than just the fueled drinks that flow from the bar. Craft beer, delightful pastries and live music make Joe Vinny & Bronsons a truly exceptional space for those seeking a more café unconventional experience.

Kinley's House Coffee & Tea
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Kinley's House Coffee & Tea
2231 N. Mesa St.
915-838-7177  

Nuzzled in the hub bub of the University’s foot-traffic is this no-frills, low-key café. The baristas are skilled at construction your standard espresso drinks but for a change of pace, there’s an extensive list of not so traditional drinks. The teahouse features a wide array of Japanese green teas perfect for those laid-back moments.

Kopi Coffee
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Kopi Coffee
2231 N. Mesa St.
915-838-7177 

Serving specialty and organic coffee you’ll find this neighborhood café is a great place to discover your next favorite roast. In addition to employing a staff that is nothing short of super friendly, Kopi faithfully serves up a great cup of coffee. Avid coffee drinkers will be impressed as Kopi is certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Try the Turkish Latte, it won’t disappoint.

Perks Coffee
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Perks Coffee
1580 Joe Battle Blvd
915-801-4422 

Authentic and handcrafted is what you’ll find at Perks. Artful lattes and an endless array of specialty drinks are what set this café aside from the rest. Recently established, Perks is one of the most exciting additions to El Paso’s coffee scene in recent years. Although Perks has an extensive menu, an espresso shot with perfectly steamed milk is something they do well one of the many reasons they have secured so many devout followers.

2Ten Coffee Roasters
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2Ten Coffee Roasters
3007 Montana Ave.
915-562-8200 

2Ten prepares every cup with a certain passion that can only be appreciated when one understands the journey and meticulous process attached to that perfect cup. The age-old cupping process is how they go about choosing which coffee to serve their customers. Using seasonal roasts, they put an emphasis on clean, complex flavors.


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