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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A local espresso joint has been named one of the top coffee shops in the nation!

The Daily Meal ranked Peregrine Espresso near Eastern Market on Pennsylvania Avenue as number 5 out of the top 50 coffee shops in the United States.

According to The Daily Meal, this is why Peregrine Espresso ranks high: "Peregrine not only makes great coffee, they have created an excellent atmosphere and provide stellar customer service."

Dawn Shank, one of the shop's award-winning baristas, said, "I love hearing that customers and people who have been here have had such a positive experience because we have a really positive experience every time. It's great that it's going both ways."

Learn more about Peregrine Espresso here: http://peregrineespresso.com/

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