Culture 36

Coffee Shop$$$$
Garment District, New York
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  • Kris K.
    "Chocolate Chip cookie is one of the best in the city."(10 Tips)
    Angela W.
    "Heart coffee beans from Portland, awesome pastries, and good tunes."(2 Tips)
    Basak H.
    "Good space with multiple seats to get your flat white fix."(6 Tips)
    Diana F.
    "same stuff as the original Culture Espresso"(2 Tips)
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  • Diana F.
    Diana FuDecember 1, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    What a gem in this area! Has all the same stuff as the original Culture Espresso on 38th & 6th, but without the crowds. You NEED to get the chocolate chip cookie, only available after 10am.
  • Cindy l.
    Cindy lauApril 10, 2015
    Running at $4 a latte, it's safe to assume it's going good. However, what's great about this place is that it's spacious (plenty of seats) and serve delectable desserts (doughnuts by dough).
  • Heidi
    HeidiFebruary 26
    Unlike any shop in the area (which is very welcomed). Spacious, has bar seats and tables.They play good music (grunge when I went) and serve up flat whites (7/10 but I would come back to try others).
  • Ricardo T.
    Ricardo TorresDecember 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice cafe stumbled upon it a few weeks ago. Serving Heart coffee from Portland and donuts from Dough in Brooklyn. At glance looks more like a show room space than coffee shop. Had to walk by twice
  • Gothamist
    GothamistJune 7
    The wifi, long tables, and chocolate chip cookies are aces, but you might want to have a backup plan for bathrooms as this spot has none. Read more
  • Jamie B.
    Jamie BreenFebruary 11, 2016
    Better than the 38th street location. Butttt Flat white was good for the first three sips then it was just hot milk and coffee.
  • Kris K.
    Kris KelleyApril 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Now serving donuts from Underwent donuts. Try the brown butter donut. Chocolate Chip cookie is one of the best in the city.
  • Sara .
    Sara 🌈⚔🍾February 21, 2015
    Awesome coffee and yummy pastries. An oasis in this neighborhood, which has no good independent coffee places. Decent amount of seating.
  • Basak H.
    Basak HaznedarogluFebruary 26, 2016
    Good space with multiple seats to get your flat white fix. Bonus points for donuts from Dough.
  • Elena M.
    Elena MuehterDecember 31, 2016
    High quality coffee and delicious baked goods. The strawberry banana muffin and chocolate chip cookie are worth the splurge!
  • Angela W.
    Angela WenNovember 9, 2015
    Bigger and more spacious location of culture espresso. Heart coffee beans from Portland, awesome pastries, and good tunes.
  • Agavni J.
    Agavni JessaijanSeptember 18, 2016
    It's perfect! Good coffee, nice croissants. Good option to go if you have no breakfast in your hotel. This is way better to go to.
  • dawn.in.newyork
    dawn.in.newyorkOctober 12, 2015
    Spacious and quiet ambience is a bonus. Iced latte is awesome here.
  • Adam B.
    Adam BungerAugust 28, 2016
    First stop on a NYC coffee crawl. Psyched to find a Heart account, plus the chocolate chip cookie was bangin'.
  • Scott L.
    Scott LuxJune 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Right now this is the best espresso in mid town. Go to this one instead of the location in 39th. More room and less crowded
  • Kat .
    Awesome latte and great service. Free WiFi and spacious space - great for working.
  • Dina F.
    Dina FierroApril 21, 2016
    Good coffee, great cookies, cool staff. A rare and precious Garment District gem.
  • sonia
    soniaFebruary 6, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Every day they have fresh doughnuts from Dough bakery. Also they have almond and soy milk.
  • Luna J.
    Luna JayNovember 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Just like in the original Culture, drip coffee is always good but I also loved their chai!!
  • Graham L.
    Graham LindnerFebruary 7
    Eat the **amazing** chocolate chip cookies. Skip the exceedingly average Heart stereo blend coffee 😬
  • Anish E.
    Anish EapenJune 3, 2016
    Coffee is so good, it is perfectly ok to come in by yourself, get your beverage, sit down, and enjoy it with your thoughts for company.
  • Rob
    RobJanuary 16, 2015
    Great coffee and sweets -- the upscale poptart was surprisingly phenomenal
  • Daniela B.
    Daniela BarreraMay 6, 2016
    Small but good sitting areas. Great hot chocolate. No bathroom though. Wifi available.
  • Lily
    LilyMay 13, 2016
    A more spacious version of their other shop. Good place for work meetings!
  • kate k
    kate kJanuary 15, 2015
    Generally less busy than the Culture on 38th bw 5th and 6th, and more spacious.
  • Bia S.
    The chocolate cookies are delicious!
  • Anna Q.
    Anna QuariaNovember 25, 2016
    No bathroom or place for customers to wash hands, more of a coffee-to-go shop. Coffee is good though and stuff is friendly.
  • Aja B.
    Aja BrandmanFebruary 17, 2015
    This spot is definitely geared towards people who work in the neighborhood. Let the tourists go to Starbucks
  • Alice C.
    Alice ChaoDecember 28, 2016
    Nice, smooth tasty cold brew and a beautiful space.
  • Aziz N.
    Aziz NawrozieOctober 23, 2015
    They play old foreign music on LP records, and I can't believe how catchy and good it is.
  • Ted P.
    Ted PalenskiSeptember 25, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Incredible espresso drinks. The flat white is killer.
  • Justin M.
    Justin McKissickAugust 22, 2016
    Quality mocha, wifi, but limited seating
  • Arika L.
    Arika LarsonFebruary 22, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    flat white. chocolate chip cookies!
  • Shambry M.
    Shambry McGeeApril 25, 2015
    Some of the best chocolate chip cookies in midtown.
  • Sydney L.
    Sydney LimMay 11, 2016
    Great place to grab coffee before your bus at Penn 👌🏻
  • Mehdya F.
    Mehdya FFebruary 1, 2016
    Gluten free pastries are the best and coffee!
  • Jeff S.
    I always say, the more piercings and tattoos on my baristas, the better
  • Pedro S.
    Pedro SoaresMarch 17, 2015
    The chocolate-chip cookies are to die for.
  • Kris K.
    Kris KelleyApril 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Chocolate chip cookie. Donuts by Underwent donuts.
  • Diana F.
    Diana FuMarch 9, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    As of 3/9/16: Wifi password is 1010espresso
  • Jacqui M.
    Jacqui MaherMarch 25, 2016
    the cookies are so, so good.
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley ChaFebruary 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Best chocolate chip cookies in NYC
  • Maria M.
    Oatmeal cookies are amazing!
  • Tim M.
    Tim McClureJune 24, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Good cold brew
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BrownDecember 16, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    great coffee allround
  • Emre A.
    Emre AktunaSeptember 21, 2016
    Coffee latte
  • Julian M.
    Julian ModestoMarch 30, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    THE COOOOKIES
  • Frank D.
    Frank DieboldDecember 16, 2015
    Good flat white
  • karen b.
    Warm baked cookies
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