America’s best coffee chains not named Starbucks (or Dunkin' Donuts)

These shops may be small in comparison, but they're big on flavor and appeal.

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Biggby Coffee

Biggby's slogan is "Biggby Coffee is my happy place" and for people who actually feel that way, the number of "happy places" around the country is nearing 200. This quick expansion – the company is just 20 years old – can be attributed to a quality product and dependable service, reflected in the fact that Biggby is continually named to "best of" lists by magazines such as Entrepreneur.

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