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

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       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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11 comments
Christina Eldridge
Christina Eldridge

The Sump - on the corner of Jefferson & Winnebego - they even import & roast their own beans

Sadie Lankford
Sadie Lankford

Thanks for mentioning Comet Coffee... they're the besssst. :D #NOM

Ellyn Hloben
Ellyn Hloben

Seriously underrated, 7-Eleven and Quiktrip coffee....both surprisingly really good.

bigmike63077
bigmike63077

the most under rated coffee, the coffee in my kitchen coffee pot every morning


Thomas Doyle
Thomas Doyle

Yes Louise it looks like coffee carFe.Best coffee for me is Kaldiz and Panera hazelnut.

Jesse Plan
Jesse Plan

If this coffee were "white", Riverfront Times author Tef Poe would call it racist.

Louise Lybarger
Louise Lybarger

I don't know about underrated coffee, but does anyone else think the reflection in that photo looks a bit like a coffee carafe?

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