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Alternative to Dunkin Donuts Box o'Joe

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seth203 Dec 4, 2013 09:52 AM

I am having a Brunch Party this weekend (30-40 people), and don't want to be continually making pots of coffee on my coffee maker. I could go the Dunkin Box of Joe option, but want to know if there are any alternatives for large bulk brewed coffee that I can get...

Does Starbucks do this?

Any local places? Sweetleaf perhaps?

Please limit your responses to Manhattan, Western Queens, and Greenpoint.

Thank you.

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    Elisa515 RE: seth203 Dec 4, 2013 10:04 AM

    Suggest you post to Outer Boroughs for Western Queens and Greenpoint.

    You'll get Manhattan suggestions (if there are any) here.

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      seth203 RE: Elisa515 Dec 4, 2013 10:09 AM

      I would like Manhattan responses but will take your advice and post to outer boroughs for Queens and BK.

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      alepenazzi RE: seth203 Dec 4, 2013 01:09 PM

      Starbucks definitely does it, in fact it's a dollar cheaper than Dunkin Donuts and way better…

      PS It takes them 10/15 min to make it but you can call any Starbucks in advance and they will start brewing it for you so you can just go and pick it up.

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        Ttrockwood RE: alepenazzi Dec 4, 2013 03:56 PM

        +1 Starbucks, good enough for what it is, they also give you cups, milk and sweeteners. You must call in advance or potentially get stuck waiting a half hour or so.

        Another idea is to see if a friend has a keurig machine you could borrow- you can buy the coffee pods and leave them in a basket by the machine on the buffet and everyone makes their own cup

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        amnyc RE: seth203 Dec 10, 2013 05:50 AM

        I don't know where in Manhattan you are, but Bagel & Bean on the west side recently did a great job for me (but I also ordered bagels, I don't know if that will impact the price).

        They drop off the coffee and then will come back to pick up the thermos-thing later that day.

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