When you're working multiple jobs just to stay afloat in the state that does everything to work against you, you need to be able to not only stay awake but alert as well.  What you need is a great cup of coffee.

When we asked both my listeners and social media where the best coffee places were in New Jersey, we received so many responses that we had to break it up into the best coffee in Central Jersey, the best coffee at the Jersey Shore, and now the best coffee in South Jersey.

Having owned two coffee houses in New Jersey — Coffee Dot Comedy in Sea Isle City and the Daily Grind in Ocean Grove, both of which are no longer there — I strongly urge you to support your local coffee shop.

The "Mom and Pop" coffee shops are among the hardest to succeed in New Jersey. The competition from the national chains is strong.

In order to do it, you need to find a blend that is so good that people keep coming back because they can't get it anywhere else, same with whatever else you're doing. Check out these places and support them

@LindaRo90028797

Endgrain Coffee Roasters, Pitman and Collingswood

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Endgrain Coffee Roasters Google Maps
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@sojo4ever

Crescent Moon in Mullica Hill

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Crescent Moon Google Maps
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@macr8e

The Bean Street Café, Marlton

@nursekate74

Roast Coffee Company in Medford! Ask Dennis it’s in his neck of the woods!!

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@KennySerpico

Grooveground, Collingswood, NJ

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Grooveground Google Maps
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@luvmyshepherds

Chompsky’s in Wenonah

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Evermore Coffee Roasters in Burlington

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Casciano Coffee Bar & Sweetery

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Casciano Coffee Bar & Sweetery Google Maps
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Saxbys in Haddonfield

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Jersey Java and Tea in Haddonfield

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