Abraço

Abraço

Coffee Shop, Café, and Bakery$$$$
East Village, New York
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  • The experts at Food & Wine and The Corcoran Group recommend this place
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  • Tucker A.
    "Their olive oil cake was also light and delicious."(50 Tips)
    Rosanna M.
    "Had a cortado, which was so heavenly thick and perfectly balanced."(41 Tips)
    Morgan W.
    "Standing room only hole in the wall coffee shop serves..."(7 Tips)
    Matt M.
    "Cortado + cured olive cookie = perfect combination of flavors."(5 Tips)
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  • Mark M.
    Mark MunroNovember 13
    Quaint stop for an americano
  • Marianna F.
    Marianna FierroOctober 23
    Foamiest cortado ever
  • Kate
    KateOctober 21
    Doesn't offer milk alternatives, only whole milk :(
  • Emily K.
    Emily K.October 16
    Pro move: coffee (cortado!) and olive oil cake.
  • Tucker A.
    Tucker AustSeptember 6
    Been here 5+ times
    Super yummy and light egg sandwich. Their olive oil cake was also light and delicious.
  • Trevor K.
    Trevor KivJuly 26
    Great coffee but often too crowded
  • Shanon L.
    Shanon LevenherzMay 19
    Been here 25+ times
    Some of the best coffee and my favorite espresso (each is between a double & triple) in the very competitive EV coffee market. I alway get a "shot and a drip to go".
  • Ashley C.
    Absolutely love the coffee here, as well as their cured olive oil biscuit. Food sells out quickly so come here before the afternoon slump crowd. A number of tables for people to sit and chat.
  • Bradley K.
    Bradley KayFebruary 19
    Tiny European-style espresso bar with room to take your drink outside. Few baristas, so a high average quality. Aims for more Italian style, richer espresso rather than third-wave brighter shots.
  • Guest of a Guest
    While the coffee at Abraço is certainly worth remarking on, you won't be able to leave without shoving some of their savory and sweet snacks in your face. Read more
  • Michael
    MichaelJanuary 25
    Spacious below ground cafe with great coffee, great service and simple yet delicious cakes. My latte and olive oil cake were both delicious!
  • Matthew T.
    Matthew TeyJanuary 23
    Delicious coffee!
  • Hannah A.
    Hannah AbdulJanuary 7
    Best hot chocolate!
  • Eric
    EricJanuary 4
    Strong, tangy espresso with a good foam
  • Shanna N.
    Shanna NevelzNovember 27, 2016
    New location, but same great flavors. Must have a pour over + olive oil cake!
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissNovember 18, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    A damn good cortado
  • Bappers
    BappersOctober 31, 2016
    Excellent coffee! Try the cortado. It's a real "analogue" place as no laptops are allowed.
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceOctober 30, 2016
    Lots of local charm to this place. Not much room to linger, most customers wait outside when it's busy. Definitely worth a stop if you're nearby.
  • Morgan W.
    Morgan WangOctober 24, 2016
    Standing room only hole in the wall coffee shop serves arguably the best cortado in NYC.
  • Coffee 'N Clothes
    Coffee 'N ClothesSeptember 29, 2016
    Strongest coffee in NYC.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MackeySeptember 11, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    They just moved across the road. The space is huge, but the coffee is as delicious and comforting as before.
  • PureWow
    PureWowAugust 4, 2016
    Remember the awesome Toddy Cold Brew system? It’s making delicious brews at this East Village coffee haven, too. Read more
  • Cristina S.
    Cristina StrunkAugust 1, 2016
    When I finally make it here I will have the black sesame pound cake ASO Cooking Channel!
  • Geoffrey V.
    Geoffrey VasudevanJuly 26, 2016
    Lil eggie and a cortado is the way to go
  • Melissa F.
    Melissa FordJune 30, 2016
    Iced coffee is so good!
  • Louis B.
    Louis BitskoJune 24, 2016
    This place is 2nd to none as far as coffee shops in NYC go.
  • Sydney L.
    Sydney LimMay 17, 2016
    No dairy free milk :(
  • Andrés H.
    Espresso & people
  • Cicy F.
    Cicy FanMay 5, 2016
    Mmmm cortado. Cash only, get yours to go
  • Dick d.
    Dick de LeeuwMay 2, 2016
    They served one of the best cappuccino's I had in NYC.
  • Lane R.
    Lane RettigApril 15, 2016
    It took ten minutes to get my espresso. I think this place is more about seeing and being seen and standing on sidewalks than about coffee. The olive oil cake was freaking amazing.
  • Michelle W.
    Michelle WilesApril 13, 2016
    Best coffee in NYC hands down
  • Adrien
    AdrienMarch 30, 2016
    Abraco.. or how to pack the whole East Village in one tiny coffee spot! Best coffee, great homemade treats, no electronic devices
  • Phil K.
    Phil KatzMarch 22, 2016
    Expertly pulled espresso and the best olive oil cake in the city. Don't expect to sit and linger, though; there's almost no counter space.
  • Zack K.
    Zack KantorMarch 22, 2016
    latte is fire 🔥🔥🔥
  • Mark D.
    Mark DavisMarch 15, 2016
    Best coffee near Cooper Union. It was always worth the hike.
  • Angela C.
    Angela CovacsFebruary 29, 2016
    Amazing coffee in this sweet little spot
  • Allin G.
    Allin GrahamFebruary 23, 2016
    The best and I mean the best coffee spot you will find in NYC. I've been to many coffee places in the city and none compare. Try it you'll be addicted☕️☕️☕️
  • Anna J.
    Anna JamesFebruary 23, 2016
    Lattes and cured olive oil cookies are heavenly. Even their cortado and buckwheat cake are amazing.
  • Harry R.
    Harry RaymondFebruary 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Iced coffee is strong and delicious.
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SmithFebruary 9, 2016
    Olive oil cake is light and fluffy. Perfect for a small snack!
  • Desmond F.
    Desmond F.February 8, 2016
    Olive Oil Cake.
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsFebruary 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The best macchiato I've ever had. Jamie makes incredible coffee. Hang out and enjoy your espresso inside with an egg on brioche. Cash only.
  • Ljubica
    LjubicaJanuary 20, 2016
    Can't get a better coffee and people watching than standing here at the bar table outside of the shop.
  • Curtis S.
    Curtis ShoungDecember 12, 2015
    Tiny beatnik style coffee shop.
  • Rosanna M.
    Rosanna MortoglouNovember 30, 2015
    BEST coffee in New York. Had a cortado, which was so heavenly thick and perfectly balanced. Plus the honey cornbread is epic with the absolute amount of saltness and sweetness.
  • Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth BezverkhaOctober 18, 2015
    Nice barista. Cash only. Come for the anthora.
  • Adrien
    AdrienOctober 13, 2015
    Olive oil cake and espresso to sip on the outside counter is the perfect way to start a week day
  • Noppanit C.
    Like the best espresso so far.
  • Jane P.
    Jane PoretskySeptember 26, 2015
    cash only- but there's a bodega on 7th & 1st with an ATM that only charges $1.75. Abraco is where you want to come and enjoy the scene, grab a cortado and stand outside sipping
  • Phil P.
    Phil PSeptember 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Carrot cake was delicious. Good price point of 3.50. Americano is on the smaller side which provides for better flavour. Great joint
  • Saif D.
    Saif DiaSeptember 8, 2015
    They sell beans, but can't grind them for you
  • Simon L.
    Simon LeungSeptember 1, 2015
    Little coffee shop that seems to outdo all the rest. Best coffee in Manhattan.
  • Moshe T.
    Moshe TeitzAugust 31, 2015
    Ask for skim milk and get eyes rolled at you!
  • Soeun L.
    Soeun LeeAugust 29, 2015
    Best cortado in the city. Also the olive oil cake is awesome😘
  • David G.
    David GolborneAugust 14, 2015
    Get their Cortado
  • Ranu R.
    Ranu RajkarnikarAugust 9, 2015
    Neighborhood spot that never disappoints. Cold brew and cortado are great. Try the olive oil cake or frittata too.
  • Raphael L.
    Raphael LangenscheidtAugust 6, 2015
    The coffee is as strong as a kick in the face, and the olive cake is the delicious apology that makes everything ok.
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUJuly 28, 2015
    Full of character a wide variety of cold options; great for summer! Read more
  • Madison S.
    Madison SJuly 5, 2015
    The coffee here is the best in the city
  • Nate B.
    Nate BeattyJune 9, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best little coffee stops I've found in the city. Standing room only.
  • Santi A.
    Santi AmayaJune 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a cortado and get here early to beat the rush. It's always busy in the morning
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethJune 5, 2015
    Cortado and orange blossom cake for the win.
  • Roxanne S.
    Roxanne SchwartzMay 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    say crack again, crack.
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DeGeorgeMay 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Why do no other tips mention the ICED COFFEE? It's great!
  • Patrick V.
    Patrick ValenzuelaMay 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Cortado and a pastry to start the day
  • Adrien
    AdrienMay 1, 2015
    The homemade pastries change almost every day, one more reason to come back!
  • Tom J.
    Tom JosephApril 30, 2015
    Tiny coffee shop (standing room only) serving a very good cortado
  • Joe M.
    Joe Murphy LibrarianApril 27, 2015
    Zero non-dairy milk options for espresso drinks ...
  • Kevin N.
    Kevin NgApril 24, 2015
    Olive oil cake and Cortado :)
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneApril 9, 2015
    No seating.
  • will w.
    will wehbeApril 8, 2015
    One word: cortado!!!
  • Vaughan R.
    Vaughan RouesnelApril 7, 2015
    Perfect espresso
  • Jackie R.
    Jackie RussoApril 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I ordered a loaf of the olive oil cake 24 hours in advance, and it was ready for me without any problems!
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BaskinMarch 26, 2015
    Coffee is so damn good here, small and pricey but worth it if you're looking for some damn good stuff
  • Lynn Marie F.
    Lynn Marie FrancoMarch 23, 2015
    The olive oil cake is absolutely delicious!
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SeeverMarch 22, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Quite possibly the best cup of coffee in the city. You really can't go wrong here.
  • Julian M.
    Julian ModestoMarch 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    DIP THE OLIVE OIL POUND CAKE INTO THE CORTADO
  • Dina R.
    Dina RughaniFebruary 26, 2015
    Macchiato or cortado
  • Maddy L.
    Maddy LachmannFebruary 6, 2015
    Also amazing prices
  • Maddy L.
    Maddy LachmannFebruary 6, 2015
    Cash only tho
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinJanuary 20, 2015
    No to go lids for espresso drinks and No sugar substitutes
  • Ryan Y.
    Ryan YunJanuary 19, 2015
    Olive oil cake is to die for... Great coffee too!
  • Kathryn C.
    Kathryn C.January 17, 2015
    The olive oil cake is a MUST. So delicious. 😍
  • Stephanie I.
    Stephanie IsaacsonJanuary 16, 2015
    They only have whole milk. No soy or almond milk options
  • Michael D.
    Michael De La RosaJanuary 13, 2015
    Olive Oil Cake: $3.00
  • Cristina R.
    Cristina Ramirez NietoDecember 26, 2014
    one of the top espressos in the city.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 25, 2014
    Make sure to get a cafe cortado
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 25, 2014
    Brioche cinnamon bun is love
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 25, 2014
    Lemon cornmeal cake has good texture
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhDecember 25, 2014
    Rose almond coffee has a nice flavor
  • Анна И.
    Анна ИвановаDecember 18, 2014
    This place continually serves quality espresso, delicious lattes, and has unique olive oil delicacies such as the olive oil cake.
  • John M.
    John MichaelDecember 2, 2014
    Best espresso in nyc. Place is tiny so no seats and usually a short line, especially on weekends. Olive oil coffee cake is totally money too.
  • John M.
    John McNallyNovember 23, 2014
    Hole in the wall coffee shop, had a rich tasty americano with an epic crema 😁
  • Kris C.
    Kris ConcepcionNovember 16, 2014
    Really good latte. Get one of their cakes while drinking your coffee.
  • Cara D.
    Cara Di EdwardoNovember 14, 2014
    The olive biscotti is weird and wonderful
  • Alexandra G.
    Alexandra GrecoNovember 14, 2014
    Cortado and olive oil cake are both out of this world! I may travel across the city every day just to get my fix!
  • Tash C.
    Tash ConcepcionNovember 11, 2014
    Standing room only and even so, a tight squeeze for more than 2 people. Be prepared to have your drink standing outside. In the cold. Also, they don't have any non-coffee drinks on the menu.
  • Tasting Table
    Tasting TableNovember 6, 2014
    This tiny Portuguese espresso bar brews up a benny ($3.25)—a hybrid coffee drink similar to a cortado that's served in a tiny mug. The coffee is killer. Read more
  • Tracy N.
    Tracy NguyenNovember 3, 2014
    Iced coffee
  • Chet M.
    Chet ManciniOctober 27, 2014
    One of the best espresso spots in the city. Walk up only really. Grab and go at this East Village must-visit.
  • Honghui Y.
    Honghui YuOctober 26, 2014
    Cortado is delicious but strong. Standing room only.
  • Erika G.
    Erika GrijalvaOctober 15, 2014
    The cortado is the thing to order. A smooth and balanced flavor.
  • Betül Y.
    Betül YILDIZ 🌴October 12, 2014
    I love strong coffees! But this is too strong for me! More than Coffee Birch's. Just think how strong taste they have.
  • Nate D.
    Nate DietzOctober 11, 2014
    THE BEST coffee place in NYC. No joke. The lil eggies are awesome too!
  • ayeen c.
    ayeen c.October 7, 2014
    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.
  • Shah
    ShahOctober 5, 2014
    Damn good (and strong!) coffee to go. Beware, they are closed on Mondays.
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AframSeptember 20, 2014
    Great espresso! It translates well to an iced Americano any day of the week!
    Upvoted Sep 26
  • Nick G.
    Nick GSeptember 7, 2014
    Cortado. Olive oil cake.
  • Clara B.
    Clara BayarriSeptember 4, 2014
    Cute small place, their cortado is really good
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsSeptember 3, 2014
    Check out Abraco as seen on Unique Sweets Read more
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Sara Jenkins, chef of Porchetta, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Daily sandwich. Read more
  • Margo M.
    Margo MindnichAugust 16, 2014
    Best latte in nyc
  • Dan
    DanAugust 16, 2014
    Much friendlier staff than Ninth Street
  • Justin D.
    Justin DeanAugust 11, 2014
    Rich, deeply flavored espresso and great thoughtful pastries
  • Vic C.
    Vic C.August 11, 2014
    Oil cake great..coffee eh
  • Ethan C.
    Ethan CAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Strong and edgy espresso drinks. No seats. Served in the classic greek coffee paper cup.
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Latte&olive oil cake.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MackeyAugust 3, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    They serve their Cortado in a Gibraltar glass. Definitely the drink of choice - have it to stay with a slice of olive oil cake.
  • Elie B.
    Elie BleierJune 3, 2014
    Depending on the barista, fantastic espresso. Tiny place. Crazy, tasty pastries.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CarbonellApril 5, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Cortado, iced latte, and an olive oil cake. Good day.
  • @thirsty
    @thirstyMarch 30, 2014
    Olive cake & cappuccino ... Cash only
  • Dylan S.
    Dylan StilinMarch 4, 2014
    The coffee isn't spectacular, but it's worth visiting for the olive oil cake alone.
  • Christie H.
    Christie HatgesFebruary 10, 2014
    Can't say that the coffee was worth the cold wait outside
  • Amy .
    Amy 🍦January 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't leave without something to eat—everything is freshly baked in-house. If it's your first time here get the olive oil cake.
  • Michael J.
    Michael JaccarinoDecember 17, 2013
    That was my spot for amazing coffee!
  • Elysia M.
    Elysia MannOctober 28, 2013
    Cured olive cookie is better than my dreams could have thought up.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CarellaOctober 26, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    This is the place most people think about when they think on East Village coffee shops. Try the 'lil eggie' if you are there in the morning.
  • New York D.
    New York Dog NannyOctober 26, 2013
    Have a nice almond cookie and coffee outside with Fido
  • Sass Conf
    Sass ConfOctober 5, 2013
    Coffee aficionados do yourself a favor and stop here.
  • Zayed K.
    Zayed KhanAugust 24, 2013
    Cappuccino has deep, rich, complex flavour profile. Don't ruin it with more than a hint of sugar.
  • Felipe M.
    Felipe MinellaAugust 23, 2013
    Yowza! Hands down to the best iced coffee in the city! Tiny but friendly spot.
  • Valerie S.
    Valerie SecklerAugust 20, 2013
    Cherry, berry + lots of peach flavor combine in an offbeat brew of Ethiopia Kochere drip coffee. The Counter Culture brew finishes on a cocoa note.
  • Stephanie K.
    Stephanie KJuly 28, 2013
    These guys have attitude- take your business to la colombe, where they're nicer and the coffee tastes just as good if not better.
  • Courtney T.
    Courtney TightJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Olive oil cake. What else?!
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJuly 10, 2013
    Order a latte with a slice of the amazing olive oil cake - you won't regret it. Definitely our favorite place to grab coffee in the East Village.
  • Taishi F.
    Taishi FukuyamaJune 19, 2013
    Try the Pour Over Drip Coffee
  • Andrew J.
    Andrew JJune 16, 2013
    Cracking espresso
  • Libby B.
    Libby BrittainMay 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Abraço means hug in Portuguese. <3
  • Stefanie S.
    Stefanie SundbyApril 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wonderful little coffee shop with the best cortados :)
  • Erik P.
    Erik PerezApril 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best drip coffee in the East Village
  • Matt H.
    Matt HantzApril 12, 2013
    This place is all about coffee indulgence. For example, they don't have skim milk and the word "abraço" is Portuguese for hug. So, get a rich cup of anything and share it with someone huggable.
  • Anh T.
    Anh TruongApril 4, 2013
    Pours one of the best cortados in the city.
  • Camilla C.
    Camilla CApril 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    probably the best cappuccino in the city
  • Cora L.
    Cora LambertMarch 24, 2013
    Unbelievable pastries baked in-house
  • killerpotato
    killerpotatoMarch 16, 2013
    Cortado. Olive oil cake. Closed on Mondays. Better when Jamie is there.
  • Sean W.
    Sean WingMarch 14, 2013
    Stumptown coffee and a slice of their delicious olive oil cake makes my day !
  • Long C.
    Long CaoMarch 5, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Other places will claim to have the best coffee in the city but don't be fooled- this is the best coffee in the city.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsFebruary 27, 2013
    Pair an olive shortbread cookie with a cortado's perfect espresso-milk balance and enjoy at the sidewalk standing bar.
  • Harry G.
    Harry GriffinFebruary 8, 2013
    pain au chocolat rocked my world
  • Lulu P.
    Lulu PengFebruary 3, 2013
    You will not regret the cortado. But just a heads up the place is small and packed, only whole milk and cash
  • Logan R.
    Logan RonkainenDecember 21, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    #%*7 amazing pistachio cookie this mornin'....
  • Ms H.
    Ms HeleneDecember 13, 2012
    No soy milk here. :(
  • Clay N.
    Clay NielsenDecember 12, 2012
    Small space, great coffee. Not the place to meet a friend or do work. However it is the place to get a perfectly dialed in espresso.
  • Matt M.
    Matt MagerDecember 1, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Cortado + cured olive cookie = perfect combination of flavors.
  • Youngna P.
    Youngna ParkDecember 1, 2012
    Get a slice of the olive oil cake. Not too sweet, super moist and just divine.
  • Raja H.
    Raja HNovember 20, 2012
    Standing room only. Don't leave without their olive oil cake (which runs out early)
  • Real Cheap Eats
    Real Cheap EatsNovember 5, 2012
    Moist and prone to minor crumbling, the olive oil cake ($3) harbors a simple and unassertive flavor, like a more flavorful angel cake Read more
  • Jake S.
    Jake SiegalNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The best coffee I've had in the city. A number of my friends (and I) are now addicts!
  • Aline V.
    Aline VelterOctober 8, 2012
    Try the cappuccino! Great!
  • 7th.List
    7th.ListSeptember 9, 2012
    In this cramped space, baristas turn out some of the city’s best cappuccinos and drip coffee...try this in the morning, just before work. Read more
  • Ken B.
    Ken BergerAugust 24, 2012
    Feels like East Vill version of Montauk's Ditch Witch.
  • Alex P.
    Alex PlattAugust 10, 2012
    everything is amazing
  • Bonobos
    BonobosAugust 9, 2012
    Best coffee in NYC! The olive oil cake is a must try as well.
  • Jacob d.
    Jacob d.LokalistAugust 9, 2012
    Perfect cortado. Great quick lunch -trios of small plates. Plush ricotta fritters and shortbread flavored with cured olive oil are the most distinctive of the creative house-baked goods.
  • Ron G.
    Ron GoldinJuly 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their cold brew iced coffee is the strongest I've ever had, but as a cold brew not bitter at all.
  • Meghan Kathleen
    Meghan KathleenJuly 24, 2012
    Totally lives up to the hype. Delicious. Oh, and don't ask for skim milk, they don't have it.
  • Adrianne B.
    Adrianne BenzionJuly 22, 2012
    Best espresso in the city. Not bitter at all!
  • Julia K.
    Julia KJuly 20, 2012
    Olive oil cake is totally overrated. It's just pound cake!!!
  • Xande M.
    Xande MacedoJuly 14, 2012
    Jamie is the best!
  • Evan
    EvanJune 9, 2012
    Some of my favorite coffee in the city. The Black Olive Shortbread and Olive Oil Cake keep me coming back.
  • Sarah N.
    Sarah NelsonJune 7, 2012
    Walk-up stand.
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BMay 31, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    PLEASE stop the closing at 4 insanity! I'm going I need medical attention for withdrawal pretty soon.
  • Chase R.
    Chase RabennMay 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    A simple, well made espresso served by hippies with a slightly greater grasp on reality than most. An EVil must!
  • JC
    JCMay 22, 2012
    Once again another great latte abraco being a small being a small coffee shop can suprize you with their latte and cappuccino great coffee !
  • Nestor B.
    Nestor BaillyMay 10, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The new girl is hot. Finally not a sausage fest behind the counter anymore.
  • Mattan I.
    Mattan IngramMay 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Incredible ice coffee that really stands out from other places, but add the sugar yourself if you don't like it too sweet.
  • Greg T.
    Greg TakayamaMay 3, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Best way to know what the weather is in NYC - go to Abraco, get a coffee/latte/cortado. If Coltrane is playing, it's rainy outside.
  • Laurent B.
    Laurent BouinMay 1, 2012
    Try the espresso
  • Campbell K.
    Campbell KApril 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best coffee in the East Village. Willing to fight over this.
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WMarch 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the olive oil cake!
  • Emma B.
    Emma BMarch 15, 2012
    European style coffee shop. No seating, small portions, strong (amazing) coffee. Quality > quantity. Also, the baristas are super nice.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LengerichMarch 11, 2012
    Oh my god. Pomegranate glazed doughnut with pistachios.
  • Laurent B.
    Laurent BouinMarch 7, 2012
    The expresso is awesome, one of the best in NYC
  • Jeanette W.
    Jeanette WongMarch 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Definitely one of the smallest, most serious espresso bars of the city. There's barely enough standing room for five people, but their cappuccino and macchiato is legendary. It's out of this world.
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ClarkMarch 3, 2012
    Best coffee is found here.
  • Netta K.
    Netta KivilisFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    They recently extended their opening hours to 6pm.
  • Amy .
    Amy 🍦February 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Drip coffee never disappoints. So smooth; favorite cup in the area.
  • Geoff K.
    Geoff KimFebruary 6, 2012
    Coffee 6.2: This small no table hole in the wall espresso bar in the East Village serves the best coffee in Manhattan. Their olive oil cake is pretty good too.
  • Joe D.
    Joe DFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're there in the morning before they run out, Get an Eggie, dammit!
  • Max B.
    Max BlekhterJanuary 27, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    phenomenal latte
  • Adrienne S.
    Adrienne SJanuary 27, 2012
    Best coffee hands down. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • C. W.
    C. W.January 10, 2012
    This SRO espresso shop serves the creamiest cappuccino in the city. Be sure to get the olive shortbread if they've made it. Closed on Mondays.
  • Tina W.
    Tina WongJanuary 10, 2012
    Tiny and literally a coffee bar, Jamie (proprietor & head barista) cranks out fantastic espresso & coffee drinks. For a snack, must get the cured olive cookie.
  • David S.
    David ShortellJanuary 6, 2012
    Talk to the owner- he knows his stuff and is real friendly
  • Jeanette W.
    Jeanette WongDecember 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Definitely the best, most exquisite espresso in NYC. Get espresso by the shot, add it to your bucket list. Their cappuccino is unique and my favorite in the city. Tiny place with heavenly espresso.
  • Janessa D.
    Janessa DetDecember 30, 2011
    The best double expresso I've ever had!
  • Laila A.
    Laila AhmadiDecember 24, 2011
    Amazing iced americanos.
  • Ashley G.
    Ashley GardnerDecember 17, 2011
    Great velvet-like coffee!
  • Niel B.
    Niel BekkerDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Lil' Eggie saved my life. He could save yours too.
  • Gansevoort Hotel Group
    Gansevoort Hotel GroupOctober 27, 2011
    Best Ricotta Fritters!!
  • Dave G.
    Dave G.October 23, 2011
    Best iced latte I've ever had
  • James B.
    James BOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best coffee in NYC. Can't live without it.
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SkobacOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    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.
  • Christen D.
    Christen DuongOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Have your coffee in the window and people watch
  • Niel B.
    Niel BekkerOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The trick to checking in at Abraço is not to be seen checking in at Abraço.
  • sarah l.
    sarah lipmanOctober 5, 2011
    only have one type of milk and its not skim! lots of homemade goodies that change everyday. if you want the fritatta get there bright and early
  • Nader K.
    Nader KaramaSeptember 28, 2011
    Watch true East Village Walking by while having excellent coffee.
  • Edward W.
    Edward WilliamsSeptember 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best coffee in the city!
  • Daniel L.
    Daniel LatorreAugust 31, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The eggie brioche sandwiches always change, are always fresh & organic. Olive cookie's salt goes perfectly w/ coffee any time.
  • Natasha S.
    Natasha StorerAugust 31, 2011
    Go with small group, as always lines. Absoulte fav in East Village
  • Todd O.
    Todd OlmsteadAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Quite simply the best cup of coffee in New York. Get the drip coffe, but take note - this Counter Culture blend packs punch, so try some olive oil cake if you've got an empty stomach.
  • Carine C.
    Carine CarmyAugust 18, 2011
    Simplicity, perfected.
  • Kellan E.
    Kellan EAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for Jamie.
  • Sam S.
    Sam SAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Quite simply the best coffee in New York. As if that is not enough, it is served in "We Are Here to Serve You" cups.
  • Carmen d.
    Carmen da SilvaAugust 15, 2011
    Tiny. Very, very tiny. But great coffee and excellent service! Read more
  • The Local East Village
    The Local East VillageAugust 11, 2011
    Christina Tosi calls it the best coffee in the East Village. "I don't care how long the line is. It's worth it every time." Try the olive oil cake too! Read more
  • Max S.
    Max SklarJuly 28, 2011
    Be forwarned: This stuff is strong! Left me feeling caffinated for hours. I guess that could good or bad depending on your preference.
  • Eugene T.
    Eugene TsayJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the iced coffee light & sweet - normally don't like anything in my coffee, but Abraco does it PERFECTLY. Best iced coffee I've ever had in my life.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MelilloJuly 6, 2011
    The best coffee I've had in NYC. Seriously.
  • Carl S.
    Carl SJune 13, 2011
    Don't let the crowd put you off, the wait won't be too long, and it's worth it.
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsMay 24, 2011
    Our concierge Meghan at The Thompson LES recommends the black olive cured cookie. The saltiness of the cookie paired with coffee is transcendent.
  • Christian d.
    Christian de BottonMay 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Absolutely the best coffee I've ever had. Absolutely worth the short wait in line.
  • Vinmania
    VinmaniaMay 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Olive oil cake...best in town
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon CobbMay 2, 2011
    Cortado + olive oil cake. Bliss.
  • dave c.
    dave capucilliMay 1, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    the weather has turned, time to grab a delicious iced coffee for a cool pick-me-up from this tiny local favorite.
  • ALTAF G.
    ALTAF GHORIApril 30, 2011
    We should struggle for removal of illiteracy
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineApril 22, 2011
    Blue Bottle Café alum Jamie McCormick's little storefront doesn't have any tables—but expect long lines out the door.
  • Maria Grazia C.
    Olive oil cake with macciato......ummm
  • Emma S.
    Emma SwansonApril 17, 2011
    Best coffee in the world. Buckwheat scones are dope.
  • Lauryn G.
    Lauryn GoldbergApril 17, 2011
    Strong drinks and olive oil bread!
  • Jim M.
    Jim MoranApril 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This place makes Blue Bottle look like Starbucks
  • ted h.
    ted hudsonMarch 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great coffee and delicious sammiches.
  • Anastassia C.
    Anastassia ChepelkevitchFebruary 20, 2011
    The olive oil cake is great, and so are the lattes, but how about the pain perdu? Not soggy, at all.
  • dave c.
    dave capucilliFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    top notch lattes and brazilian music to soothe your soul
  • Sean F.
    Sean FlannaganJanuary 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a latte and a slice of olive oil cake. Sip and rejoice evermore outside.
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MillarJanuary 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Unfortunately, they're not as consistent as they once were, kinda falling-off a bit if you ask me. I wish it weren't so, but it's true, just decent and not mindblowing anymore.
  • The Spark Group
    The Spark GroupJanuary 7, 2011
    Tiny- but has some of the best coffee we've tried in nyc. Great selection of baked goods.
  • Mazda
    MazdaNovember 15, 2010
    This place continually serves quality espresso, delicious lattes, and has unique olive oil delicacies such as the olive oil cake.
  • Bravo
    BravoNovember 11, 2010
    This is where you go for some serious coffee. -Eric Wolitzky, Top Chef Just Desserts
  • Ash F.
    Ash FontanaSeptember 24, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Olive cookies!
  • Brian
    BrianSeptember 7, 2010
    Date #15, Yurimi: Best coffee I've ever had in my life, including Seattle. Just be aware: they hold European business hours—get there before the sun starts setting!
  • Robert S.
    Robert SJuly 24, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Definitely not closed, very much open. Closed mondays, open otherwise; 8-4 weekdays, 9-3 weekends.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LivingstonJune 4, 2010
    Best coffee in e village, miss this stop on the am commute
  • Matt L.
    Matt LehrerMay 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The fritatta is one of the best things I've ever eaten. It comes out at 8am so time your visit accordingly.
  • JDJ
    JDJApril 24, 2010
    Fuck! - no decaf! It's a cute place though
  • Persia T.
    Persia TatarApril 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Lattes
  • Shelley L.
    Shelley LapcevicApril 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    It's not on the menu, but Jaime makes the best flat white outside of ANZ!
  • Find. Eat. Drink.
    Find. Eat. Drink.March 27, 2010
    Squeeze into the tiny space, order a cortado, and enjoy it standing on the street outside. Read more
  • bombonia
    bomboniaMarch 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Jamie
  • bombonia
    bomboniaMarch 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try The cured olive cookie
  • Hila R.
    Hila RazFebruary 4, 2010
    go to abraco. make it a point to order your favorite coffee to stay- i recommend machiatto or their iced coffee coupled with the panini special of the day or olive oil cake! Read more
  • Sebastian M.
    Sebastian MawiraDecember 24, 2009
    Best coffee in the city. Get the espresso or the cortado
  • rik p.
    rik panganibanDecember 2, 2009
    nicest barista in the city, and perhaps best coffee.
  • Yana L.
    Yana L.October 11, 2009
    the olive cured cookie is overrated
  • Danny W.
    Danny WenOctober 10, 2009
    grab a latté and a slice of the olive oil cake and you're good to go.
  • Greg B.
    Greg BorensteinAugust 21, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    dive in to avoid sudden-descending-alien-spaceship-type clouds and their attendant rain barrages with a slice of their olive oil cake and tropicalia-only stereo
  • Greg B.
    Greg BorensteinAugust 16, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Let them bully you into the replacement for your sophisticate italianate atte-ino: cold-pressed coffe on ice with homemade almond milk.
  • conrad
    conradJuly 25, 2009
    Go to Abraço and have the olive oil cake.
  • Anne G.
    Anne GoodnowJuly 5, 2009
    order a macchiato and a slice of olive oil cake
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuMarch 22, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Abraco, order a cortadito, and an salty cured olive cookie.
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SkobacMarch 17, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to Abraco for NYC's best latte
  • Henry K.
    Henry KoganDecember 10, 2015
    Excellent pour over
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