Best Coffee Bars in New York: Add Your Favorite

Seth Kugel plugs into New York's best coffee bars. Add this to Peter Meehan's picks from a year ago (the first four of the following guide) and you have a pretty comprehensive list of where to get a serious cup of joe in New York. Notice I said pretty comprehensive. Add your own favorites to the list and we'll try to put them on the map.

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Ninth Street Espresso

Address: 700 East Ninth Street, New York NY 10009 (Avenue C; map)
Phone: 212-358-9225

Gimme! Coffee

Address: 495 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 (Williamsburg; map)
Phone: 718-388-7771

Café Grumpy

Address: 193 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11222 (Greenpoint; map)
Phone: 718-349-7623
Notes: Second location at 224 West 20th Street, New York NY 10011 (map)

Oslo Coffee Company

Address: 133-B Roebling Street and 328 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn NY
Phone: 718-782-0332


Address: 1385 Sixth Avenue, New York NY 10019 (b/n 55th and 56th; map)
Phone: None

Mud Spot

Address: 307 East Ninth Street, New York NY 10003 (b/n First and Second; map),
Phone: 212-228-9074
Notes: Also in Kiehl's, 109 Third Avenue, New York NY 10003 (13th Street; map).


Address: 41 West 58th Street, New York NY 10019 (b/n Fifth Avenue and Sixth; map)
Phone: 212-832-0022


Address: 761 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021 (b/n 65th and 66th; map)
Phone: 800-562-1465

Joe: The Art of Coffee

Address: 141 Waverly Place, New York NY 10014 (near Sixth Ave.; map)
Phone: 212-924-6750
Notes: Two other locations

Telegraphe Espresso Bar

Address: 107 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011 (near Sixth; map)
Phone: 212-488-5810

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Porto Rico

Address: 201 Bleecker Street, New York NY 10012 (b/n MacDougal Street and Sixth Ave.; map)
Phone: 212-477-5421

The Roasting Plant

Address: 81 Orchard Street, New York NY 10002 (b/n Grand and Broome; map)
Phone: 212-775-7755


Address: 86 East 7th Street, New York NY 10003 (near First Ave.; map)
Phone: None listed

Think Coffee

Address: 248 Mercer Street, New York NY 10012 (at West 3rd Street; map)
Phone: 212-228-6226

Jack's Stir Brew

Address: 138 West 10th Street, New York NY 10014 (b/n Greenwich Ave. and Waverly Place; map)
Phone: 212-929-0821

Grey Dog

Address: 33 Carmine Street, New York NY 10014 (b/n Bleecker and Beford; map)
Phone: 212-462-0041

The Tea Lounge

Address: 254 Court Street, Brooklyn NY 11231 (Cobble Hill; map)
Phone: 718-624-5683