Cool coffee shops like this one are still rare on the Upper East Side. This tiny outpost of Birch Coffee on 62nd Street has excellent coffee served by very friendly baristas. The rest of the neighborhood knows this, so leave plenty of time if you’re stopping by before work.
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Neil's Coffee Shop
The food at Neil's hasn't changed in half a century, but we're okay with that. This Upper East Side diner is a classic.
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The Zodiac Room
The Zodiac Room is a fancy American restaurant inside the Neiman Marcus at Hudson Yards.
Abraço is a fantastic espresso spot in the East Village that serves extremely moist olive oil cake.
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A little Italian cafe and sandwich shop on the Upper East Side near Central Park. We love the sandwiches, but hate how much they cost.
Bluestone Lane Coffee
The Upper East Side location of Bluestone Lane is in a very pretty old church. It’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch.
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