La Colombe Torrefaction is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

1. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
270 Lafayette St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · SoHo · 408 tips and reviews

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.

Klaas Pieter A.Klaas Pieter Annema: Great iced espresso drinks. Get an almond croissant with it for a great start of the day.

Alexa Jane D.Alexa Jane Denner: Delicious cortado. Great quality coffee. Grab a cookie and snag a seat. Mirrors are special. Cool set up with interesting (but limited) seating.

Culture Espresso is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

2. Culture Espresso

9.1
72 W 38th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Garment District · 482 tips and reviews

Katya M.Katya Mezhibovskaya: Espresso, excellent flat white, and chai, and baked goods. Oasis in the midtown desert.

Sharon T.Sharon Tsao: very good latte and scones! A little crowded but it'd because it's so good!

Dylan N.Dylan Nord: Really great espresso, plus baked goods and cookies are awesome--some made on site and others trucked in from great spots like Dough.

Stumptown Coffee Roasters is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

3. Stumptown Coffee Roasters

9.4
18 W 29th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 636 tips and reviews

Syndicate Media GroupSyndicate Media Group: NYC [Drink] Whether you're there to oogle at cool-to-the-bone hipster baristas or to get a killer latte -- the line is always worth the wait! Grab a bar of Mast Brothers chocolate while you're there.

Gustavo F.Gustavo Ferreira: Espresso, cappuccino and latte with almond milk are the best ones I've tasted in my life anywhere. Keep up guys!

GuvenGuven: Latte is awesome! and also Chocolate truffle cookies...basically all good...

Little Collins is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

4. Little Collins

9.4
667 Lexington Ave (btwn E 55th & E 56th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Midtown East · 357 tips and reviews

KristineKristine: Just opened today! Delicious menu and friendly staff. Try the Sweet Uncle Fred--toasted banana bread with ricotta, strawberries, honey, and toasted almonds--and a piccolo latte. Happiness.

Jesse K.Jesse Kaplan: Awesome layout, delicious espresso, and super friendly baristas with Australian accents. What more could you ask for? (Maybe a location anywhere but Midtown.)

Rosemary D.Rosemary Dorsett: The best coffee and bites in Midtown, dare I say it Manhattan. Go for a capp (full-fat, live a little) pair it with a PBJ, make your friend order the Avacado Smash. Perfect mix of sweet and savory.

Abraço is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

5. Abraço

9.1
81 E 7th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 258 tips and reviews

Kevin S.Kevin Skobac: One of my favorite stops. A hole-in-the-wall espresso joint that serves killer espresso drinks & delicious olive oil cake. Not open late, and nowhere to sit, but its everything you want in coffee.

ayeen c.ayeen c.: the best cappuccino i had since italy. i wish we have this in philadelphia. the cortado reminds me of coffee in turkey. i love it with a few spoonful of sugar.

Ranu R.Ranu Rajkarnikar: Neighborhood spot that never disappoints. Cold brew and cortado are great. Try the olive oil cake or frittata too.

La Colombe Torrefaction is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

6. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
400 Lafayette St (at E 4th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoHo · 360 tips and reviews

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: The iced coffee, both a delicious and dangerous choice, automatically comes with an extra shot of espresso (red eye). Lactards beware - no soy or almond milk here!

Liz L.Liz Liang: I always come here for the awesome iced coffee (that comes with an espresso shot) but today I tried the gluten free chocolate walnut cookie and... Wow. Perfectly chewy and delicious.

Tom M.Tom M.: Always excellent lattes and muffins, I love this place

Gasoline Alley Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

7. Gasoline Alley Coffee

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

Cole B.Cole Brown: best espresso i've had above houston

Nate B.Nate Beatty: Great stop for a coffee to go. Awesome espresso drinks.

Sunny 🌞Sunny 🌞: perfect pit stop in the morning. Iced Chai, Latte is great. Small and quaint.

Bibble & Sip is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

8. Bibble & Sip

9.1
253 W 51st St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Theater District · 190 tips and reviews

Mika T.Mika Takahashi: Very nice staff! The pour over coffee is great and the jasmine matcha and lavender lattes are divine. Right across the street from Wicked!

Karissa D.Karissa Durler: Super cute and cosy! Perfect matcha latte, and the Earl Grey pannacotta is divine. Try the cream puffs, too!

StacyStacy: Lavender latte and matcha cream puff is LOVE!

Gimme! Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

9. Gimme! Coffee

9.1
228 Mott St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoLita · 259 tips and reviews

Brad L.Brad Lauster (@bradlau): Best Cortado I've ever had.

PercolatePercolate: Great for a quick espresso or buying a bag of beans (some of the best espresso beans in the city). Make sure you grab a sticker on the way out, they're sweet.

Ariel V.Ariel Viera: Literally, the best espresso and cold brew coffee in all of NYC. Come here and have your taste buds blown away.

Happy Bones is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

10. Happy Bones

9.1
394 Broome St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoLita · 183 tips and reviews

Audrey T.Audrey Tolbert: Excellent cortado and even more excellent chocolate chop cookies with sea salt! Mmhmm.

Olivia A.Olivia Arden: Their spoons are worth the visit by themselves but their iced latte is very delicious.

kate kkate k: Impressively good coffee, genuine flat white

Birch Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

11. Birch Coffee

9.2
21 E 27th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 453 tips and reviews

Maarten P.Maarten Peschier: Everything is awesome here! Amazing espresso, great grilled cheese sandwiches. Staff is super friendly as well! Best coffee spot in NoMad!

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

Stephen O.Stephen Okano: Lattes and coffee here is great! Baristas are also super friendly. Go to coffee near Madison square

Coffee Project is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

12. Coffee Project

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

Gennady B.Gennady Barsky: Delicious pastries and deconstructed latte is great!

Devin G.Devin G: Just had the deconstructed latte and have to say if your an espresso latte snob its awesome. Great espresso and great latte!

Lee P.Lee Plumbe: Love this coffee shop. So glad we found it. Amazing, strong, delicious flat whites. Friendly service, always good music playing. Would make this my local if I lived here!

Two Hands is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

13. Two Hands

9.1
164 Mott St (btwn Broome St & Grand St), New York, NY
Café · Little Italy · 272 tips and reviews

daisy z.daisy zuckerman: two hands down the most amazing breakfast i've ever had. avocado toast, açai bowls, and iced matcha lattes are delicious, i definitely recommend.

Kathryn P.Kathryn Phillips: This place was💯💯💯!!! So great. Love the ambiance, great servers, amazing coffee, great food. Try a flat white, the avo toast, and the granola bowl (possibly the best I've ever had).

Lele B.Lele Buonerba: Loved the cortado! Great atmosphere but I didn't have the patience to wait to be seated for Sunday brunch, although it looks like it's well worth it!

Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

14. Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe

9.2
55 Greenwich Ave (at Perry St), New York, NY
Café · West Village · 176 tips and reviews

Ben M.Ben Mackey: It feels like home! Amazing flat whites, and the food is excellent. Portobello Mushrooms and Corn Fritters are great choices but next time I'll get the Avo Smash with poached egg and prosciutto.

AnthonyAnthony: great date spot, try the flat white. corn fritters with salmon are fresh and delicious. staff is wonderful and attentive

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Damn good flat white and fancy chai latte in a brewed pot. It's Aussie so get an ago toast with a poached egg too. Great vibe but always packed.

Stumptown Coffee Roasters is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in New York City.

15. Stumptown Coffee Roasters

9.3
30 W 8th St (at MacDougal St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Greenwich Village · 289 tips and reviews

Hannah G.Hannah GM: Homemade poptarts, momofuku milk bar cookies and truffles, and Mast Bros chocolates ... and perhaps the best espresso in the west village.

Ethan C.Ethan C: So much better than the one in ACE hotel. Cozy and spacious with good number of seats. Amazing espresso drinks. The back bar is for the coffee experts!!

Kimmie O.Kimmie Ohh: They have an extensive list of coffee beans. Excellent coffee & lovely latte art ❤