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

1. Intelligentsia Coffee

9.4
180 10th Ave (btwn W 20th & W 21st St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Chelsea · 161 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.

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

2. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
270 Lafayette St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · SoHo · 419 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: iced coffee here is an iced red eye, and it's fantastic. if you come in the morning, respect the serpentine line and have your $3 at the ready, things move very quickly at La Colombe.

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.

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

3. Birch Coffee

9.2
134 1/2 E 62nd St (at Lexington Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper East Side · 88 tips and reviews

Roger S.Roger Schonfeld: Iced coffee is on draught all summer. Fantastic espresso drinks. Good filter brew. Balthazar pastries. Limited lovely seating. Friendly staff.

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

9.2
75 Vandam St (at Hudson St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Hudson Square · 69 tips and reviews

Jose M.Jose Medina: Coffee, cappuccino and anything coffee related is amazing. They have croissants as well that are delectable.

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.

5. The ELK

9.2
128 Charles St (btwn Washington & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · West Village · 100 tips and reviews

Kyle B.Kyle Bye: One of my favorite coffee shops in the West Village. Solid espresso drinks and 6 laptop bar seats if you need to get some work done.

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.

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

6. Gasoline Alley Coffee

9.2
325 Lafayette St (btwn Bleecker & E Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoHo · 283 tips and reviews

Ting T.Ting Tsai: Very good espresso. Lines can get long during rush hour but worth it.

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

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

7. Coffee Project

9.1
239 E 5th St, New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 99 tips and reviews

Chad H.Chad Horner: different "projects" that offer a unique coffee experience: this is the nitro cold brew, and the original "project #1" is the deconstructed latte. it's cool!

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.

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

8. Birch Coffee

9.2
21 E 27th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 464 tips and reviews

Jonathan P.Jonathan Peters: Flat White w/ Hemp Milk is delicious

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

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

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

9. The Wooly Daily

9.2
11 Barclay St, New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Tribeca · 16 tips and reviews

mariana c.mariana crispim: Sweet staff, cozy and cute place (coffee cups are adorable). The latte is very good! Is a smalll place and is not so crowded like Starbucks in the next corner :)

Alex R.Alex Rainert: Great little coffee oasis in a desert of crummy coffee options.

Tami K.Tami Kurtz: Artisan coffee in the historic Woolworth Building. Don't miss the hot chocolate w/ toasted marshmallows either!

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

10. Blue Bottle Coffee

9.2
71 Clinton St (Rivington St), Lower East Side, NY
Coffee Shop · Lower East Side · 11 tips and reviews

Karen C.Karen Conti: Great coffee I had the three African blend I also found Chia putting that's gluten-free and really enjoyed it!

CamCam: All coffee is pour over, good for us sucks for the baristas lol

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

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

11. Blue Bottle Coffee

9.1
54 W 40th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Garment District · 126 tips and reviews

Hallie M.Hallie Mindell: Awesome almond milk lattes, hot or iced 👌🏻

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.

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 · 107 tips and reviews

Michele C.Michele Cipriani: centanni for espresso is a really good deal price/quality. chocolate covered coffee beans and orange peel are also very nice!

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 · 314 tips and reviews

Ben M.Ben Mackey: A solid option for brunch in East Village. Both the French Toast and Bagel and Lox are great. Comes with Mud drip coffee or tap beer.

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

Toby's Estate Coffee is one of The 15 Best Coffee Shops in New York City.

14. Toby's Estate Coffee

9.1
160 5th Ave (btwn E 20th & E 21st St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Flatiron District · 228 tips and reviews

Calvin M.Calvin Multanen: Trendy espresso shop. Great lattes

Fred W.Fred Wilson: Get a cortado and sit in the Strand bookstore and soak up all that knowledge

Dave L.Dave Liao: The Flatiron Toby's is an outpost of their Williamsburg location - same tasty coffee, but no seating. Leave your laptops at home. :)

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

15. Happy Bones

9.0
394 Broome St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoLita · 187 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.