Cafe Grumpy in Chelsea has two big things going for it. The first is that there’s no wifi here, so you won’t be surrounded by 23-year-olds who are “thinking about thinking about applying law school.” The second thing is their plant-filled back garden. Sit here when it’s nice out, and drink something cold. Or hot, if you’re unfamiliar with how body temperatures work.
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Chama Mama is a Georgian restaurant in Chelsea where you can get a good stew and some excellent khachapuri. Bring a group, and order a lot.
Milk & Hops Chelsea
Milk & Hops is a casual spot in Chelsea with a huge beer selection, as well as some cheese, meat, and sandwiches.
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Citizens of Chelsea
Citizens of Chelsea is another Australian coffee shop where you can grab a good small meal.
Think is a pretty big coffee chain in NYC, and we’re partial to the NYU location where you can sit on a couch and eat a grilled cheese sandwich.
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