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Monday, December 9, 2013

Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Coffee Is...

Posted By on Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM

       You've crowned a winner. | Nancy Stiles
  •        You've crowned a winner. | Nancy Stiles

You guys were pretty vocal on this one -- there is a lot of good coffee to be had in St. Louis. The winner took a whopping 47.17 percent of the vote, while write-ins accounted for more than 31 percent. So, where should we all be getting our next cup of coffee?

See also: The 10 Best Coffee Shops in St. Louis

WINNER: La Cosecha Coffee Roasters (7360 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-991-0049) is your winner for St. Louis' most underrated coffee. The collaboration in Maplewood with Great Harvest Cafe is its only stand-alone coffee bar, but luckily you can get La Cosecha all over the city at places like Winslow's Home and Deer Creek Coffee.

Here's the full report:

  1. La Cosecha Coffee Roasters (7360 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-991-0049): 47.17 percent
  2. Other: 31.13 percent
  3. Gelateria del Leone (3197 South Grand Boulevard; 314-776-3500): 10.85 percent
  4. Northwest Coffee Roasting Company (4251 Laclede Avenue; 314-725-8055) (8401 Maryland Avenue, Clayton; 314-725-8055) : 8.49 percent
  5. More Than Coffee (14240 Manchester Road, Ballwin; 636-591-3333): 2.36 percent

Original poll here.

The most popular write-in by a landslide was Comet Coffee (5708 Oakland Avenue; 314-645-7158). OK, we get the hint, we'll go there too.

We'll be back next week with another edition of Underrated/Overrated -- got an opinion about which food group we should tackle next? Tell us in the comments.

Gut Check is always hungry for tips and feedback. Email the author at nancy.stiles@riverfronttimes.com or follow her on Twitter.


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