Whether you are traveling here for the weekend or live here all your life, New York is one of the best places to find a perfect cup of coffee. From gourmet restaurants to cozy while-in-a-wall cafes, there are plenty of spots to get your perfect caffeine fix. Today I’m sharing with you the list of top 10 places where you could not only score not your regular cup of coffee but fulfill the love to latte art and elegant snacking.
SWEET MOMENT NYC (106 Mott St. | @SweetMomentNYC)// You say “coffee art” and I immediately think of this place, the motherland of colorful cream art drinks! Whether you want a cute Millennial pink bear latte or a winking lavender panda, you’ll never forget the experience at this unique NYC-based coffee spot!
WATTLE CAFE (489 3rd Ave. | @wattlecafenyc) // If you are obsessively following a million of coffee art accounts on Insta, that’s the #1 place for you to check out. Try their turmeric latte and if you feel super adventurous, go for essential oils tea—how cool does it sound?
CULTURE ESPRESSO (72 W 38th St., 247 W 36th, and 307 W 38th | @cultureespresso) // Whether you are planning on staying or taking out your coffee, definitely order it in a to-go cup. Culture Espresso’s cups are so adorable that I personally can’t stop sharing them on my blog.
GREECOLOGIES (379 Broome St. | @greecologies) // Known for their all natural Greek yogurts, this Nolita-based shop also offers lactose-free caffeinated options like almond matcha latte. If you are looking for an authenticly Greek coffee experience, go for Freddo espresso and latte or indulge in Greek frappe.
CHA CHA MATCHA (373 Broome and 1158 Broadway | @chachamatcha) // This matcha spot is so popular that it doesn’t even need an extra mention—everyone knows that if you want the coolest matcha in the City experience, you go to one of these colorfully decorated cafes.
LA MERCERIE CAFE (53 Howard St. | @lamerceriecafe) // If you have zero self-control when it comes to pastries, I actually recommend avoiding this place because exclusive desserts you can find at this elegant cafe are impossible to skip. Especially if paired with a cup of perfectly brewed espresso or a cup of hot chocolate!
MATCHA N MORE (177 Hester St | @matchanmore) // As it comes from the cafe’s name, there is much more than just matcha that you can find at his place. How about 24K soft serve ice cream or a rainbow matcha latte? If it doesn’t impress you, I don’t know what would.
HU KITCHEN (78 5th Ave. | @hukitchen) // I recently wrote about this gluten-free spot on the blog and I stick to my beliefs: if you want to have the best cup of organic coffee in the City, you go to Hu Kitchen! And yes, don’t forget to pick up their paleo pancakes to pair your cup of joe with!
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There you have it: top 10 spots to get a perfect cup of coffee in New York. I wonder if you’ve been to any of these spots before? Also, feel free to share your recommendations in the comments area below.