Cafe Grumpy

Cafe Grumpy

Coffee Shop
13 Essex St (btwn Hester & Canal St), New York, NY 10002, United States
Hours:
Closed until 7:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 7:30 AM–6:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.7/10

Based on 127 votes

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  • coffee
  • café
  • pastries
  • heartbreaker
  • gluten-free food
  • great value
  • coconut macaroons
  • scones
  • trendy
  • casual
  • milk
  • staff
  • fruit
  • baked goods
  • brussel sprouts
  • focaccia bread
  • raspberry
  • walnuts
  • blue cheese
  • cranberries
  • Conrad Z.

    Excellent cortado

    Conrad Z · 2 weeks ago
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  • Shanghao Z.

    Its espresso is fabulous.

    Shanghao Zhong · December 3, 2014
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  • Siovonne

    Amazing coffee.

    Siovonne · September 12, 2014
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  • Genevieve L.

    Their bakery closed! Most heartbreaking news of my weekend.

    Genevieve L. · September 8, 2014
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  • Amy L.

    Very calming&soothing atmosphere. Drinks taste great, and there's the bonus art! It's a cute small coffee shop, so it's really nice to go for studying, working, anything, really.

    Amy Liu · July 6, 2014
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  • Victoria C.

    Delicious gluten free raspberry financier

    Victoria Chalk · June 25, 2014
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  • Thomas K.

    Great coffee. The most convenient cafe for me ever! Some lactose free milk and (my) coffee life would be perfect.

    Thomas Kossa · November 8, 2013
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  • Damian P.

    Smooth beans & perfectly steamed milk. You won't be disappointed with the coffee here!

    Damian P · October 11, 2013
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  • Kata T.

    Best gluten free pastries ever!!

    Kata T · August 31, 2013
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  • Jenny L.

    Their iced lattes are oh so smooth and creamy!

    Jenny L · July 12, 2013
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  • christian svanes k.

    one could do worse than having a cortado. if felice is behind the desk, say hello, and ask him about traveling to calabria.

    christian svanes kolding · June 25, 2013
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  • Nicole B.

    Gluten-free financiers with assorted fruit pairings are everything

    Nicole Bacchus · May 24, 2013
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  • eatwords d.

    Check in while you wait on a quickly moving line.

    eatwords drinkstars · May 18, 2013
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  • Chelsea P.

    If you don't get a cheddar scallion biscuit here then you're just an idiot.

    Chelsea Parks · May 10, 2013
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  • Saba D.

    The Brussels sprouts, cranberry, walnut, blue cheese focaccia is amazing!

    Saba Dilawari · May 1, 2013
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  • Andrew T.

    Try the iced latte with an extra shot of espresso. I think you'll love it!

    Andrew T. · April 23, 2013
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  • Project Latte: a NYC cafe culture guide

    Roasted locally in Greenpoint, Cafe Grumpy's Heartbreaker blend (and an occasional single origin) espresso is showcased well by their talented baristas, almost always good & sometimes transcendent. Read more

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  • Premshree P.

    Not much of a place to hang out in, but get some of the city's best coffee and go sit in the park just outside.

    Premshree Pillai · April 11, 2013
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  • Serious Eats

    This mini-chain of cafes is a spot for excellent coffee and baked goods.

    Serious Eats · March 17, 2013
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  • Shely S.

    Come here for a solid cup of coffee--and you won't feel grumpy anymore!

    Shely Salemnia · March 11, 2013
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  • Leitha M.

    They use Battenkill Dairy milk in their lattes. So creamy and delicious.

    Leitha Matz · March 2, 2013
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  • Heather B.

    Fantastic lattes.

    Heather Breene · December 9, 2012
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  • Stephen Y.

    Best coffee in LES

    Stephen Yang · November 6, 2012
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  • R

    Solid iced coffee.

    R · August 25, 2012
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  • Raja H.

    Small space without a sign out front (I'm told that's cool). Great coffee and excellent rotating selection of pastries. Come here and get your hipster on

    Raja H · August 19, 2012
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  • Elton W.

    The coconut macaroons are to die for! The extra lemon zesty kick makes a great pair with a large coffee.

    Elton W · June 4, 2012
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  • Louis B.

    At Hester Street Fair (Sat 10a-6p)-Brazilian Cafundo-bean concentrate alone over ice, stirred with Battenkill Valley Creamery milk, or mixed with seltzer in a tingly “coffee soda” ($3.50 to $4)

    Louis Brusco · May 28, 2012
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  • <:3 )~~

    Come in for a coffee tasting flight - taste 3 coffees in individual French presses.

    <:3 )~~ · May 8, 2012
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  • Ethikus

    Cafe Grumpy is an ethical & sustainable cafe participating in Shop Your Values Week! Pledge now to get discounts at 200+ businesses in NYC from May 3-10, 2012. #SYVW Read more

    Ethikus · April 29, 2012
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  • Andrew M.

    Great place hard to find but worth it

    Andrew May · April 12, 2012
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  • Mark B.

    This Grumpy location is decidedly less grumpy, feel free to smile when ordering.

    Mark Birch · March 3, 2012
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  • Veloci N.

    Best drip and cold brewed coffee in NYC so far

    Veloci Napper · February 4, 2012
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  • Taylor B.

    Currently the best coffee in NYC.

    Taylor Baldwin · January 1, 2012
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  • Alan Z.

    Hazelnut brownie is the one to get.

    Alan Zakheim · December 2, 2011
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  • Serena B.

    Ginger Chocolate Scone. Beyond.

    Serena B. · October 30, 2011
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  • michael d.

    Get any scone.... So tasty

    michael denton · October 1, 2011
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  • For The Makers

    Strong, tasty coffee and super nice staff but no seating inside so make sure you are on your way to someplace awesome.

    For The Makers · September 25, 2011
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  • Remington G.

    the pastries at this one.

    Remington Guest · September 23, 2011
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  • Metromix

    This Cafe Grumpy is unique because it’s right next door to the bakery that cooks up all of this chain's goods; everything is super fresh! Read more

    Metromix · July 27, 2011
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  • Derek J.

    Ask for a double-macc. Stunning! Danielle and Tommy are super friendly!

    Derek Jenkins · July 23, 2011
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  • Gary W.

    On the boarder of les and two bridges grumpy is giving the neighborhood the energy to become the hipster Mecca it should be. Especially at $5 a cup. I mean who else could afford those prices?

    Gary Westby · July 3, 2011
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  • Timothy A.

    Get the pastries. They're made fresh right next door each day.

    Timothy Appnel · June 19, 2011
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