Intelligentsia Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

1. Intelligentsia Coffee

9.3
180 10th Ave (btwn W 20th & W 21st St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Chelsea · 152 tips and reviews

Johannes K.Johannes Kotschy: Lovely place to work. Super almond latte, superb personnel and quite quiet outside.

Fred W.Fred Wilson: Umber's sweets are so good

Project Latte: a NYC cafe culture guideProject Latte: a NYC cafe culture guide: Although the High Line Hotel's exterior looks something like a correctional facility, if you venture inside, you'll find Intelligentsia's attractive lobby coffee bar, their first in NYC. Read more.

Blue Bottle Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

2. Blue Bottle Coffee

9.2
71 Clinton St (Rivington St), Lower East Side, NY
Coffee Shop · Lower East Side · 8 tips and reviews

Keith M.Keith McKenzie: All their coffee is great, but the New Orleans is next-level. Glad to finally see this Bay Area import in the neighborhood!

Lakshman J De S.Lakshman J De Saram: Great coffee in the LES

Noah W.Noah Weiss: The nicest Blue Bottle I've ever seen -- looks like an Apple Store. New Orleans iced coffee ftw.

Birch Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

3. Birch Coffee

9.3
134 1/2 E 62nd St (at Lexington Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper East Side · 79 tips and reviews

Sam B.Sam Brown: Easily the best coffee spot in the area. Cute little shop, try and snag a seat at the window for some classic Upper East Side and Lexington people watching.

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Birch Coffee opens in the Upper East Side. Offering coffee, pastries, juices, a book lending library, & conversation cards. Read more.

Boris G.Boris Goldstein: Different taste of Birch Coffee

La Colombe Torrefaction is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

4. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
270 Lafayette St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · SoHo · 409 tips and reviews

Kyle M.Kyle M: The double chocolate cookie is extremely gooey and super delicious. Absolutely must get at least once in your life!

ThrillistThrillist: These guys know how to make a seriously good cup of coffee. Gotta love their latte, and in the summer, it's superb on ice.

J CrowleyJ Crowley: I like to choke myself in between sips. Combined with the coffee, it really wakes you up.

La Colombe Torrefaction is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

5. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
75 Vandam St (at Hudson St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Hudson Square · 62 tips and reviews

Ashleigh G.Ashleigh Gardner: Lots of seating and great cold brew coffee

Claus R.Claus Rodgaard: Good coffee but terrible acoustic.

Ethan C.Ethan C: Spacious and airy interior with nice custom furniture but acoustic are terrible and gets quite loud. Good espresso drinks and small selection of sweets. Wish they served lunch or something savory!

The ELK is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

6. The ELK

9.2
128 Charles St (btwn Washington & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · West Village · 92 tips and reviews

Christian B.Christian Brumm: Excellent coffee, both espresso and cappuccino. Also sandwiches look great, have to try!

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Feels like an SF sightglass coffee outpost planted in the West Village. Airy and woody. Tasty cappuccino, and a solid chai latte too.

Ethan C.Ethan C: Serving up single origin coffee roasted by SF's sight glass. Some light & tasty food options too. Airy Scandinavian-esque interior with selection of lifestyle goods for sale.

Birch Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

7. Birch Coffee

9.2
21 E 27th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 454 tips and reviews

Ethan C.Ethan C: Newly renovated rugged interior with nice bookshelf. Good pastries and awesome espresso drinks. Great for study.

Steve C.Steve Campbell: Come here with Anthony Liang. Totally different experience.

Anthony L.Anthony Liang: Cold Brew Iced Coffee or Mocha.

Gasoline Alley Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

8. Gasoline Alley Coffee

9.1
325 Lafayette St (btwn Bleecker & E Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoHo · 279 tips and reviews

Adrian P.Adrian Phillips: Big fan of espresso and these guys did not disappoint. Small space, accessible from either Lafayette or Mulberry street. Cappuccino was excellent. They move fast, so great stop before work.

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: DANGER: They have doughnuts from Dough. Blood Orange is my favorite.

DensDens: The cold brew here is so strong it makes me want to punch thru walls Kool Aid Man style. If that's your thing, god bless. If not, look out

Blue Bottle Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

9. Blue Bottle Coffee

9.1
54 W 40th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Garment District · 118 tips and reviews

Shalyn H.Shalyn Huang: All the drinks are pretty amazing so you can't go wrong with anything here. I love the cappuccino, cold brews and pour-over

GothamistGothamist: Blue Bottle Coffee's newest outpost just opened in a historic former church, complete with a dedicated drip bar, and a mini-keg for their New Orleans-style iced coffee. Read more.

Ian Z.Ian Zabel: Blue Bottle is inside the WeWork building on 40th St. right across from the carousel.

Coffee Project is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

10. Coffee Project

9.2
239 E 5th St, New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 94 tips and reviews

Arjun Shivanand K.Arjun Shivanand Kannan: 3 words: Nitro cold brew. Best cold brew ever, and extremely nice and knowledgeable staff. Great place!

Mike S.Mike Singleton: Don't be fooled by the deconstructed latte. Make sure the staff fully constructs yours.

Andrew F.Andrew Furman: Nitro cold brew is some of the best I've ever had.

Voyager Espresso is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

11. Voyager Espresso

9.1
110 William St (btwn John & Fulton St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Financial District · 49 tips and reviews

Nishant B.Nishant Bhatt: Almond milk better than advertised. Espresso top notch. Will return.

Russell S.Russell Sinclair: Tucked into a hallway coming out of Fulton station, this place makes amazing espresso drinks.

Barry H.Barry Hott: Awesome underground espresso shop! Enter from John St between William & Gold

Porto Rico Importing Co. is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

12. Porto Rico Importing Co.

9.1
201 Bleecker St (btw 6th & MacDougal), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Greenwich Village · 102 tips and reviews

Gabriel H.Gabriel Hayes: Has such a wide variety of beans. Can get beans for iced coffee and espresso. My favorite regular coffee beans are the Black & Tan and the Tanzanian Peaberry

Marcus S.Marcus Swift: The cafe blend is the best kept secret in the city for home espresso brewers; the crema is golden and tastes almost like chocolate.

Amanda S.Amanda Saviñón: Bring your own mug and get a soy latte for 65cents all the way in the back.

Mudspot is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

13. Mudspot

9.1
307 E 9th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 309 tips and reviews

Joshua N.Joshua N: The almond french toast is always an awesome brunch or breakfast item, wash it down with a Mud Mocha!

Darcey H.Darcey Howard: Go all the way to the back, the very back to find an enclosed garden that feels great in winter or summer. And order the rosemary chicken sandwich. Yes they have more than good coffee here.

Brendan L.Brendan Lewis: Huevos Rancheros is killer. Fun fact: the hot sauce is so spicy, it caused my beard to grow two inches upon consumption

Oslo Coffee Roasters is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

14. Oslo Coffee Roasters

9.1
422 E 75th St (btwn York & 1st Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper East Side · 65 tips and reviews

Andrew L.Andrew Litvak: Top-notch coffee, easily one of the best in the UES

Lauren D.Lauren DeGeorge: I feel like I'm cheating on Joe (The Art of Coffee), but...this is the best coffee on the UES.

Liz L.Liz Lesnick: Try the chocolate-covered, sea salt graham crackers.

Happy Bones is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

15. Happy Bones

9.1
394 Broome St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoLita · 184 tips and reviews

Molly S.Molly Stoddart: Lovely little coffee spot. Fantastic coffee.

Jon S.Jon Steinback: look at their crazy-ass paper straws!

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Some damn good espresso. Cortado is the read if you want to really taste it without too much milk.