Best cafés in New York

Check out the top cafés in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Bluestockings

1. Bluestockings

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6 local reviews
172 Allen Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-777-6028
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Jocelyn
This self-proclaimed “radical” bookstore and café hosts readings and discussions on health, race, class and se…
Gabe
This self-proclaimed “radical” bookstore and café hosts readings and discussions on health, race, class and se…
Cs
Radical independent bookstore, collectively run. Free events almost every night. Also has a cafe with great co…
1. Bluestockings

1. Bluestockings

host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
172 Allen Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-777-6028
Jocelyn
Jocelyn
This self-proclaimed “radical” bookstore and café hosts readings and discussions on health, race, class and sexuality, featuring stellar wri…
Gabe
Gabe
This self-proclaimed “radical” bookstore and café hosts readings and discussions on health, race, class and sexuality, featuring stellar wri…
Cs
Cs
Radical independent bookstore, collectively run. Free events almost every night. Also has a cafe with great coffee. Open until 11pm.
2. Manny's

2. Manny's

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79 local reviews
212 Patchen Avenue, New York
Open now
+1 718-483-9868
CafeRestaurantFood
Jess & Hagan
Great café a short walk from our home.
Kevin & Yuan
Popular café. Friendly staff. Quaint decor. Laidback atmosphere. Great for breakfast and lunch. Excellent…
Eva Maria
Cafe in the historic district of Bed-Stuy also offering small meals, great for breakfast or lunch.
2. Manny's

2. Manny's

host-0host-1host-2
79 local reviews
212 Patchen Avenue, New York
Open now
+1 718-483-9868
Jess & Hagan
Jess & Hagan
Great café a short walk from our home.
Kevin & Yuan
Kevin & Yuan
Popular café. Friendly staff. Quaint decor. Laidback atmosphere. Great for breakfast and lunch. Excellent selection of Dough donuts (a …
Eva Maria
Eva Maria
Cafe in the historic district of Bed-Stuy also offering small meals, great for breakfast or lunch.
3. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn

3. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn

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29 local reviews
171 East Drive, Brooklyn
Open now
+1 718-462-0010
HealthPoint of interestEstablishment
Elizabeth
A skating pavilion with two rinks providing 32,000 sq ft for seasonal ice skating, roller skating, and water p…
cassandra
In the summer, the Splash Pad is great fun for the kids. There is also roller skating on the indoor rink. Th…
Gina, Sadiya, Carlos & Vlada
Skating right next to the lake -- and only 10 min walk from our place!
3. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn

3. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn

host-0host-1host-2
29 local reviews
171 East Drive, Brooklyn
Open now
+1 718-462-0010
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
A skating pavilion with two rinks providing 32,000 sq ft for seasonal ice skating, roller skating, and water play, 15,000 sq ft of beautiful…
cassandra
cassandra
In the summer, the Splash Pad is great fun for the kids. There is also roller skating on the indoor rink. The parents can relax at the caf…
Gina, Sadiya, Carlos & Vlada
Gina, Sadiya, Carlos & Vlada
Skating right next to the lake -- and only 10 min walk from our place!
4. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

4. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
1058 Bedford Ave, New York
Open now
(718)230-4147
Cafe
Inma
This is my favorite café in the area. If you love plants, this is a must-go spot since the back of the café i…
Bridgett
Great coffee shop and café with a modern atmosphere.
Elise
Lovely local cafe with farm to table treats. Good place to work on the laptop in the week or have weekend brun…
4. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

4. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
1058 Bedford Ave, New York
Open now
(718)230-4147
Inma
Inma
This is my favorite café in the area. If you love plants, this is a must-go spot since the back of the café is a gorgeous plants and flower…
Bridgett
Bridgett
Great coffee shop and café with a modern atmosphere.
Elise
Elise
Lovely local cafe with farm to table treats. Good place to work on the laptop in the week or have weekend brunch
5. Grandchamps

5. Grandchamps

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40 local reviews
197 Patchen Ave, New York
Closed now
(718) 484-4880
Caribbean Restaurant
Robert
Casual morning to night café offering Haitian dishes & sandwiches, plus breakfast items and groceries.
Charlotte
Lovely local café and grocery store serving Haitian-inspired food, coffee, pastries and more.
Robin & Bob
This wonderful brand new Haitian restaurant also sells some dry goods - the space is really airy and cool - tr…
5. Grandchamps

5. Grandchamps

host-0host-1host-2
40 local reviews
197 Patchen Ave, New York
Closed now
(718) 484-4880
Robert
Robert
Casual morning to night café offering Haitian dishes & sandwiches, plus breakfast items and groceries.
Charlotte
Charlotte
Lovely local café and grocery store serving Haitian-inspired food, coffee, pastries and more.
Robin & Bob
Robin & Bob
This wonderful brand new Haitian restaurant also sells some dry goods - the space is really airy and cool - try the cod sandwich!
6. Cafe Erzulie

6. Cafe Erzulie

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8 local reviews
894 Broadway
Open now
CafeBarFlorist
Kat
Wonderful café 1 block away.
Kim
This place is a hidden gem! Tucked behind a tiny flower shop just two blocks or so from the Myrtle-Broadway JM…
Nanie
Such a lovely cafe! Small menu of sandwiches. A really nice tropical ambiance with a tranquil outdoor area. G…
6. Cafe Erzulie

6. Cafe Erzulie

host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
894 Broadway
Open now
Kat
Kat
Wonderful café 1 block away.
Kim
Kim
This place is a hidden gem! Tucked behind a tiny flower shop just two blocks or so from the Myrtle-Broadway JMZ train, Cafe Erzulie is a Hai…
Nanie
Nanie
Such a lovely cafe! Small menu of sandwiches. A really nice tropical ambiance with a tranquil outdoor area. Great for a breakfast spot.