Cafe Grumpy

Cafe Grumpy

Coffee Shop, Bakery, and Tea Room · Greenpoint
193 Meserole Ave (at Diamond St), Brooklyn, NY 11222, United States
Hours:
Open until 7:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 7:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–6:00 PM
Price:
$$$$
Menus:
Breakfast
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.0/10

Based on 368 votes

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    Dmitry P.
    "Great coffee in Greenpoint."(3 Tips)
    luke
    "order a cortado - the perfect ratio of espresso to milk."(20 Tips)
    Joshua L.
    "Chill cafe with great espresso based drinks"(11 Tips)
    Sami A.
    "Try any of the single origin coffees."(2 Tips)
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  • coffee
  • café
  • espresso drinks
  • quiet
  • wifi
  • casual
  • muffins
  • trendy
  • tea
  • free Wifi
  • communal seating
  • authentic
  • mint iced tea
  • spacious
  • discounts
  • cozy
  • comfortable
  • hot chocolate
  • cookies
  • veggie sandwiches
  • Courtney B.

    Great drink selection.

    Courtney B · 7 hours ago
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  • Dunja L.

    Great place for working, solid wifi and amazing coffee.

    Dunja Lazic · 1 week ago
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  • Vanessa M.

    Great cappuccino

    Vanessa M · March 8
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  • Sibel A.

    Great work/study environment as it is on the very quiet street..Good coffee and very spacious and gets lots of light

    Sibel Akcekaya · March 5
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  • Brian G.

    Wifi: CheryIsWeb / 193meserole

    Brian Grogan Jr. · January 17
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  • Brian G.

    Great, flavorful coffee roasted on premises. Large, communal tables in the back, quiet, library-like atmosphere makes it ideal for bringing a laptop and getting some work done.

    Brian Grogan Jr. · January 17
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  • VelvetCrate

    Flat white + beans

    VelvetCrate · October 31, 2015
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  • Jackie V.

    Every time I wanna get a coffee here its always so crowded!

    Jackie V · September 26, 2015
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  • Saif D.

    Iced latte has a high milk to coffee ratio

    Saif Dia · September 21, 2015
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  • Sensible S.

    Good coffee but the atmosphere makes me feel like I'm yelling in a library.

    Sensible Socialite · September 16, 2015
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  • Zachary M.

    Roasts its own beans behind the shop + lots of room to work + free wifi!

    Zachary Martz · July 24, 2015
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  • Kristina M.

    cold brew!

    Kristina M · July 18, 2015
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  • Aaron A.

    Best coffee in NYC hands down

    Aaron Allon · July 6, 2015
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  • Gabriel P.

    Best café in Greenpoint. Large, comfortable and great atmosphere.

    Gabriel Puliatti · May 27, 2015
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  • Nathan G.

    Great place to work, with big tables, quiet music (think library), and lots of natural light. All that seasoned with really good coffee!

    Nathan Gammie · May 14, 2015
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  • Joshua L.

    Chill cafe with great espresso based drinks

    Joshua Lory · April 18, 2015
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  • Ricky S.

    Great coffee and great service was a nice way to close our ddy.

    Ricky Sherrill · January 22, 2015
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  • Zachary M.

    Great people with a lot of space to work and of course great coffee.

    Zachary Martz · January 11, 2015
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  • Dan L.

    Great local coffee spot. The coffee baristas are chipper and nice despite the Grumpy title. The coffee is one of the best tasting coffee in NYC. Totally worth it.

    Dan Lam · December 21, 2014
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  • Tara T.

    All of the baristas are awesome minus the rude glasses/big hair lady. I asked for more chocolate in my cocoa, told me how "they do it" & then proceeded to shoot tons of syrup in the cup. Thanks, jerk.

    Tara Tara · December 17, 2014
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  • Evan W.

    Great place to get work done. Free wifi and good coffee!

    Evan Walden · November 16, 2014
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  • Ryan J.

    Great place to buy freshly roasted, quality beans (Malacara makes a rich, smooth cup), and the baristas can prepare anything fancy you'd like.

    Ryan Jorgenson · November 6, 2014
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  • Betty C.

    Overpriced coffee

    Betty C · October 22, 2014
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  • Peter L.

    I like their coffee beans. Cappuccino was quite well made. Really liked the black pepper/cardamom banana bread.

    Peter Lindberg · August 26, 2014
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  • Dr. P.

    Best espressos I've had in Brooklyn or Manhattan. This ain't no cookie cutter Starbucks.

    Dr. Ploinky · August 9, 2014
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  • Michael D.

    Best cold brew in NYC.

    Michael Dempsey · August 9, 2014
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  • Karthik R.

    Good meeting spot. Pretty quiet and somewhat empty during weekdays

    Karthik Raman · August 7, 2014
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  • Eater

    This coffee shop eventually grew to include several locations as well as an in­house roastery as of 2009—plus its own role in HBO’s Girls. The staff includes three certified Q Graders. Read more

    Eater · May 1, 2014
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  • Megan M.

    Best soy latte I've ever had. End of story.

    Megan McKeen · February 11, 2014
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  • Dmitry P.

    Great coffee in Greenpoint. Read more

    Dmitry Pospelov · December 20, 2013
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  • Tom P.

    Just put a Revenge From Mars in 3D machine in the back by the roasters! $0.50 a game // 3 games for $1.00.

    Tom Pavlich · November 19, 2013
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  • Nancy M.

    The music and vibe great! Try any muffin!

    Nancy Matadama · November 11, 2013
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  • Zach H.

    Don't be a chump. Order a Gibralter off menu like a boss.

    Zach Harris · September 24, 2013
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  • ⭐️Leslie H.

    Here is where you can get coffee!

    ⭐️Leslie Horn⭐️ · September 17, 2013
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  • Bridgette B.

    Walked in and walked right back out. Stinks of pretentiousness.

    Bridgette Bek · September 9, 2013
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  • The Corcoran Group

    You may arrive grumpy at this cafe, located within walking distance from Prospect Park, but you'll leave happy after trying their Guatemalan coffee.

    The Corcoran Group · August 6, 2013
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  • Adam B.

    I think there's a hint of cardamom in the banana bread. Just so you know.

    Adam Burrows · July 11, 2013
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  • Christopher B.

    There's a book share in the back.

    Christopher Burks · July 10, 2013
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  • Jaqueline I.

    Love the blueberry pie cookie!

    Jaqueline I · July 6, 2013
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  • Michael M.

    The iced coffee was too acidic. Not impressed. :/

    Michael Morgan · June 28, 2013
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  • Alan C.

    Great coffee and other such drinks. BUT...the slowest Internet on earth. What is this dial up?

    Alan C · May 29, 2013
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  • Agata R.

    Great place, an island in the ugly neighborhood, good coffee, nice service, can be confused with apple store :) they make cafe au lait not like in the EU but they are aware of that :)

    Agata Rkwcz · May 22, 2013
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  • Serious Eats

    The last shop standing of the four-store Grumpy empire to allow computer use, this neighborhoody spot is often as quiet as a library on weekends.

    Serious Eats · April 19, 2013
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  • Project Latte: a NYC cafe culture guide

    One of our favorite overall cafe/roasting operations in NYC, this local chain has a green coffee buyer that does direct trade with coffee farmers for all of their coffee & roasts it in Greenpoint. Read more

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  • Soapy J.

    Amazingly tasty coffee and cool merchandise too!

    Soapy Jankel · April 3, 2013
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  • Alessandro O.

    One of the Best cappuccio so far in New York !

    Alessandro Orsini · March 29, 2013
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  • Chris K.

    I stole your MacBook Pro

    Chris Kissel · March 23, 2013
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  • Melissa C.

    Flat whites make an Aussie feel at home :)

    Melissa Coci · March 12, 2013
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  • Sami A.

    Try any of the single origin coffees. Way, way better than any cafe latte.

    Sami Aviles · March 6, 2013
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  • Katrina M.

    Try the The Bee’s Knees - So gorgeous and soooo delicious.

    Katrina Mauro · February 24, 2013
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