One of the best ways to enjoy your trip to enjoy New York City. Imagine you are one of the “Sex and the City” beauties, strolling down the busy Manhattan and stopping by for a coffee date with your friends. That’s so posh!
Gone are the days when coffee shops are just a place to read newspapers or have business meetings at. Nowadays, cafes are also a favorite hangout place for friends, family, and even couples. Some café fanatics do not even go for coffee alone. They are also after the quaint and cutesy design of the café. Think Instagram-able or Pinterest-worthy places.
So we’ve rounded up some of the must-visit quaint cafes around New York City that you should visit when you are in town. Whether to have your early morning coffee or kill some time and read a good book or just simply hanging out with friends, these cafes are just fitting for your chic taste.
1. Milk and Pull
This artsy café offers artisanal coffee and espresso that will definitely make you coming back for more. This coffee shop is perfect for those working remotely as it offers a co-working space ambiance. There are some hanging plants and hardwood floors that add up to the charm of the place. Aside from coffee, they also offer some baked goodies to make your mouth busy while you are working or catching up on your reading.
181 Irving Ave (between Stanhope St. and Stockholm St.), New York, NY 10003, USA
307 Malcolm X. Blvd (at Bainbridge St.), New York, NY 10003, USA
778 Seneca Ave (Corner of Madison St.), New York, NY 10003, USA
2. Mr. Moustache Coffee Shop
The avocado toast is a must-try in this café. There’s also some shaved ice and different kinds of lattes such as lavender, cinnamon, rose and many others. It is a great place to have a sip of coffee after strolling Union Square or just kill time while people-watching. You can proceed and get a tour of Central Park right after your caffeine fix.
227 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
This coffee shop is a must-visit primarily because of their delicious-tasting coffee which was sourced from farms around the world. They also serve baked goods and some sandwiches and salads to pair up with your coffee. What’s nice about Coffeed is they give 3-10% of their profits to their charity partners who basically supports children and adults with disabilities. So when you dine at Coffeed, you are also taking part in this cause.
COFFEED, 590 6th Avenue, New York, NY, USA
4. Ost Café
If you have been dreaming about visiting a European country, particularly Vienna or Prague and experience drinking coffee in a café there, then the closest you get to those countries is the Ost Café. This coffee shop is designed in such a way that it looks like a café in Vienna or Prague.
Ost Cafe, 441 East 12th Street, New York, NY, USA
5. Café Angelique
Another European-café feel. Café Angelique will make you feel like you are actually having coffee in Europe. Their great-tasting coffee is best paired with their French pastries, sandwiches and even brunch fare and delicious desserts. The place is small but cozy enough for some catching up with friends.
Café Angelique, 68 Bleecker Street, New York, NY, USA