Lucid Cafe

Woodside, Woodside
  • Jessie V.
    "Honey lemon ginger tea is great here love this place"(4 Tips)
    Greg N.
    "Great place to work or study."(3 Tips)
    Andrea S.
    "One of my favorite spots in Woodside."(2 Tips)
    Laura K.
    "First place in Woodside to brew Counter Culture coffee."(2 Tips)
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  • Project Latte: a NYC cafe culture guide
    Large but cozy, Lucid Cafe has become a favorite Woodside working spot, w/ free wifi, plugs, and two good standing-height window counters looking through the full height windows onto Rooselvelt Ave. Read more
  • Frances T.
    Frances TranMay 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The food and drinks are a bit pricey but it's definitely my favorite study spot in woodside :) Love their cafe mocha (even though I rarely get it because it really hurts my wallet -__-)
  • Thuy P.
    Thuy PhanMarch 27, 2013
    It is sure one of the top choices for Espresso Coffee in NYC. ANd their waffles are amazing. Nice place for studying or getting a hot cup of coffee to start your day.
  • Greg N.
    Greg NDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice chill atmosphere, got a large green tea and a chocolate croissant...good tea, decent pastry. Great place to work or study. Nab the comfy chairs on the left or in the back!
  • Asha K.
    Asha KumarSeptember 12, 2014
    i love the space, you can nurse a cup of coffee for an hour here and they have outlets for your phone. My favorite lunch hour spot!
  • Andrea S.
    Andrea S.August 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favorite spots in Woodside. Delicious drinks, amazing croissants & a cozy atmosphere. What more could you ask for?
  • Karam B.
    Karam ByunJuly 5
    Been here 5+ times
    Try their heated Almond croissant with coffee, real great combination. Buttery sweet with elegant coffee!!
  • Project Latte: a NYC cafe culture guide
    Korean-run, Lucid straddles the intersection of Roosevelt & Woodside Aves, offering rare workspace & Counter Culture coffee to Sunnyside and Woodside. Free wifi and plugs.
  • Jose Z.
    Jose ZunigaApril 27, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Ask for your coffee to go, even if you're staying. The to go cups are bigger than the to stay mugs.
  • Nicole L.
    Nicole L.January 23, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Honey lemon ginger tea and the green tea latte. For food, the waffles with fruit!
  • Cary T.
    Cary TiernanFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I'm a huge fan of the honey lemon ginger tea, especially with a cold or as a hangover cure.
  • Andrea H.
    Andrea HylenOctober 4, 2014
    Cafe au lait. Mellow jazz music. Perfect for blog #writing. #healmyvoice
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BaggNovember 9, 2011
    croque mousieur, ginger cookies, and lattes are delicious and the employees are very nice.
  • Eddie Q.
    Eddie QuilesMay 21, 2013
    Coffee was ok. Pasta dish was small and the shrimp non-existent. But it was cooked al dente. Nice place. But filled w/ wi-fi free loaders not buying a thing. Pareto's Principle at it worst.
  • Jose Z.
    Jose ZunigaMay 5, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Make sure to ask for a coffee stamp card. Buy 10, get the next one free.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BairOctober 22, 2011
    Tried the new cafe. Got an espresso that was made with a light roasted coffee bean. Foul. Also got a drip coffee that was watered down. Sad. 3 cafes in 3 years all bad. This place is doomed too. Sorry
  • Jose Z.
    Jose ZunigaApril 27, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Be carful with the lids on the to go cups. They slip easily and can cause spills.
  • Zu
    ZuNovember 10, 2012
    Nice place to hang out and have conversations over coffee!
  • Jessie V.
    Jessie VallejoJanuary 25, 2015
    Honey lemon ginger tea is great here love this place
  • Esther
    EstherFebruary 24, 2012
    Nice, relaxing place compared to the noisy neighborhood. Little expensive coffees though. :(
  • Cristina
    CristinaJune 4, 2014
    Try the homemade Honey Lemon Ginger Tea 🍵☺️
  • Laura K.
    Laura KunkelApril 29, 2012
    First place in Woodside to brew Counter Culture coffee. I dig it.
  • Shakina
    ShakinaNovember 11, 2013
    Cute place to get a coffee and study. The wifi is too slow.
  • Marvin
    MarvinApril 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Only really go back there for the Belgian waffles
  • Jerome G.
    Jerome GentoliaOctober 14, 2016
    They have wifi and power plugs!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhMarch 29, 2015
    Get their honey ginger lemon tea 😍
  • Liza
    LizaApril 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The cheesecake here is magnificent!
  • Sean B.
    Sean BakerFebruary 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Legit smoothies and reliable WiFi
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MJuly 14, 2014
    Lemon honey ginger tea will cure what ails you.
  • Rosa C.
    Rosa ChangJanuary 4, 2014
    best latte in Queens
  • Andrew G.
    Andrew GrauJuly 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place with decent coffee but really expensive
  • Juan S.
    Juan SanchezJuly 5, 2014
    Very expense, but it's a nice cafe.
  • Jose Z.
    Jose ZunigaMay 5, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Coffee refills are available for $1.50.
  • Katherine S.
    Katherine SantiagoNovember 6, 2011
    Try their yuzuade -- refreshing.
  • Princess R.
    Princess RuneSeptember 20, 2014
    Matcha latte!
  • Dana B.
    Dana BarnesJanuary 28, 2015
    Amazing pasta!
  • Jane S.
    Jane SalvadorAugust 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A bit pricey for the neighborhood.
  • Courtney
    CourtneyMarch 17, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Almond milk now available
  • Melanie S.
    Melanie Santa RosaJuly 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    No sugar free syrups!!! :(
  • Dan K.
    Dan KnightonApril 11, 2013
    Smoothie is weak
  • Cornelia C.
    Cornelia CreminSeptember 19, 2012
    Got a cappuccino here that was awful.
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