• More Than Coffee: The Roost Outpost in Downtown Hoboken

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    There may be an overwhelming amount of coffee shops in Hoboken — but when taking a close look at them all, it’s easy to soon find that each has its own special niche. The Roost Outpost, with an original location in the East Village in Manhattan, has a home in downtown Hoboken, nestled on 55 1st Street. What makes this coffee shop unique, especially in the Mile Square, is that besides coffee, guests can also shop unique clothing and home goods inside as well. Read on to learn more about this local spot {and why it’s a great place for that next cup of coffee}:

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    The Menu

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    From hot and cold coffee to espresso, tea, juice, and beyond — The Roost Outpost can satisfy any caffeine {or not} craving. Some super delicious drinks include the {brand new} Rose Cardamon Latte, Almond Chai Latte, Moroccan Mint Tea, and Iced Pomegranate Berry Tea, to name a few. Fans of Nitro Cold Brew are in luck, as that’s an option here, too.

    See More: A Guide to the Coffee Shops of Hoboken

    As far as food goes, The Roost Outpost has got plenty of that, too. It’s an ideal spot to grab warm, homemade oatmeal or pastry en route to work or during a work from home {or a coffee shop} day. The shop also carries homemade doughnuts from The Law of Donutgineering, made fresh in Hoboken daily —  they had us at homemade. 

    The Store

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    Right inside The Roost, there is a selection of locally made and designed clothing, bags, home goods, accessories, soaps, and more. Basically, it’s is a one-stop shop for all things coffee and shopping. The shop makes it super easy to support hardworking local businesses because it’s super easy to browse racks and shelves while sipping on a cup of Joe.

    Location and Hours

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    The Roost Outpost is located at 55 1st Street in Hoboken — for those who take the PATH train to work, it’s in a great spot as it’s just a couple of blocks away {yet not smack in the middle of all the morning rush}. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 7:00AM-7:00PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00AM-7:00PM. The hours work for just about everyone, which we love — whether for the early birds heading to work or those coming home late and need that caffeine fix before dinner.

    For those who frequent the city and need a Roost fix — find them at 222 Avenue B in NYC for the same, unique goods and drinks with a New York City twist.

    Read More: Hudson Roasters: 3 Generations of Coffee Roasting in Hoboken

    The Verdict

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    Consider stopping in The Roost Outpost for a beverage of choice or when searching for locally made gifts. The location and hours are convenient and not to mention, the food and drinks are delish. And for dog lovers, it appears {as per the shop’s instagram} that four-legged friends are also welcome inside — SCORE!

    Have you been to The Roost Outpost? Do you have a go-to order? Let us know in the comments!


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    Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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