The Upper East Side may have the highest ratio of Starbucks to neighborhood coffee shops of any neighborhood in Manhattan. This, along with the fact that it’s open till 9pm every night, makes Cafe Jax worth knowing about. It’s a casual spot with snacks and plenty of small tables, which are useful if you’re looking to meet a friend or get some work done.
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It’s time to up your Indian food game. We really can’t get enough of this place. The food at Om is authentic, light, and incredibly good.
The East Pole
The East Pole is a restaurant where you should meet a friend for a martini in the east 60s.
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Kos Kaffe Roasting House
Kos Kaffe is a neighborhood coffee shop in Park Slope where you can get a good sandwich or a salad and sit a nice little table.
The Elk is a coffee shop in the West Village that looks how you’d expect a coffee shop in West Village to look. It’s “cute.” And they sell candles.
Streetsweeper Cafe & Lounge
Streetsweeper is an all-day cafe in Prospect Lefferts Gardens with a pizza-focused menu.
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Bluestone Lane is an Australian coffee shop with several locations throughout the city. Come here for some avocado toast or granola.
East Harlem Bottling Co.
East Harlem Botting Co. is a neighborhood brunch and burger spot to hang out with friends, your kids, or a TV.
Gregory's is a coffee chain in NYC, and the locations tend to be good places to both eat pastries and get some work done.
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