What's the Best Cup of Coffee You've Ever Had?

We want to know: tell us about your favorite local neighborhood coffee shop
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While we admit we're prone to hit up the Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts around the corner when we're in need of a caffeine boost, there's really nothing we love more than a leisurely cup of joe in our neighborhood coffee shop. It's why we're scouting all across America to find out where you all have your cups of coffee, and we want to know — what's the best cup of coffee you've ever had? 

Whether you're addicted to the Stumptown, Blue Bottle, and Intelligentsia coffee chains of the world, or you prefer to spend your Saturdays in your local coffee shop, we want to know. In fact, we've already gotten some hints of your favorite coffee shops, thanks to Twitter and Facebook. Some of the independent coffee shops given shout-outs so far: 

 Hard Times Café in Minneapolis

 Flying Goat Coffe in Healdsburg and Santa Rosa, Calif. 

 Anderson's Coffee Company in Austin, Texas 

 Small World Coffee in Princeton, N.J.

 El Diablo Coffee in Queen Anne, Wash.

 Mead's Corner in Wichita, Kan.

 COFFEED in Long Island City, N.Y.

Give your beloved coffee shops a shout-out — either on Facebook, Twitter (@marcyafranklin or @thedailymeal), or by email — and they may be featured in an upcoming story. (Have we inspired your next rainy Saturday activity yet?)

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