The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in New York

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, New York and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Abu’s Bakery – The best German chocolate cake

Abu’s Bakery – The best German chocolate cake

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“Abu’s Bakery” in New York has been a cornerstone for the community for years. My favorite thing to get there is the signature German chocolate cake…

Full Article by Jovana Santiago-Rhodes

Arthur Avenue – New York’s real Little Italy

Arthur Avenue – New York’s real Little Italy

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“Arthur Avenue” is the “Real Little Italy” in New York. For me walking the Belmont section of The Bronx is like exploring the local street markets of Italy.

Full Article by Milena Brown

Blue Spoon Coffee – Independent coffee shop in FiDi

Blue Spoon Coffee – Independent coffee shop in FiDi

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“Blue Spoon Coffee” in New York’s Midtown is one of the few spots in the city that serves incredible coffee with Intelligentsia beans. Great music & staff.

Full Article by Nick Papa

Cafe Grumpy – Afternoon pick me up

Cafe Grumpy – Afternoon pick me up

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“Cafe Grumpy” in New York is one of the best cafes in the city. Sometimes I just grab an espresso, other times a cappuccino or macchiato, but my latest…

Full Article by Craig Nelson

Cafe Lalo – The perfect nightcap

Cafe Lalo – The perfect nightcap

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“Cafe Lalo” New York displays an endless row of every dessert iaginable, from cannolis, cheesecakes, pies, tarts, chocolates and more! Talk about heaven!

Full Article by Milena Brown

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