Grind

A Guide to Locally Roasted Coffee Beans in Metro Phoenix

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See also: 10 Best Coffee Houses in Metro Phoenix

Altitude Coffee Lab Utilizing the Portuguese Joper roasting system, this North Scottsdale-based operation currently only sells its boutique roasts, along with brewed drinks, from the European-style cafe/roastery.

Bergie's Coffee Roast House The Bergeson brothers have been roasting in the Valley since 2008 in a converted home in Gilbert's Heritage District known as Bergie's. Café Cortez Coffee Company Ron Cortez lent his name and coffee expertise to his roastery, which roasts for about 100 different places in the state including French Grocery, Solo Cafe, and Sweet Republic.

Cartel Coffee Lab Seen by many as one of the Phoenix-area's best coffee roasters, Cartel supplies coffee (beans and brewed) to local restaurants and cafes. Jobot, for instance, uses a specialty blend of Cartel-roasted beans.

Coffee Reserve Primarily a wholesale coffee roaster, it can be a little trickier to get your hands on Coffee Reserve coffee, but if you dig what they brew at P.F. Chang's or Pei Wei restaurants, try stopping by the roastery to pick up a bag. Echo Coffee Echo Coffee's cult-like following knows to go to the Scottsdale cafe first and foremost for the coffee beans, but Pig & Pickle and Tom Thumb's Fresh Market also serve up brewed Echo-roasted coffee. Echo Espresso No, you aren't hearing an echo, there's both an Echo Coffee and an Echo Espresso operating out of Phoenix. The Echo Espresso roastery operates out of West Phoenix, making specialty coffee and selling teas and espresso machines since 1990.
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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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