4 NYC Coffee Shops To Step Up Your Coffee Game

You’re going to need a lot of energy if you’re going to sight-see your way through New York City’s crowds. You’ll probably need more than a cup if coffee is your fuel, and New Yorkers know it’s almost impossible to find great coffee for less than a ride on the subway. If you don’t want to compromise the quality of your Joe, but want to stay on-budget– you’ll need the inside guide to some of the best nyc coffee shops for delicious coffee in New York City. Believe it or not, top quality coffee on the cheap can be found throughout the city.

Café Grumpy (Multiple locations in NYC)

Cafe Grumpy is a growing chain of NYC coffee shops with relaxing interiors offering home-baked goodies. Some locations offer outside or garden area seating allowing you to truly enjoy a lazy afternoon. Their carefully crafted espressos pack a powerful punch and have guests leaving less than grumpy.

Think Coffee (Multiple locations in NYC)

Known for their Single Source Coffee, it’s the trade and craft behind their brew that factors into customer loyalty. With multiple locations throughout NYC, Think Coffee offers a contrast in pace from the busier coffee stores with an added personal touch.

Two Hands (164 Mott St. in Little Italy)

Hidden away in Little Italy, this NYC coffee shop has some of the best coffee and teas, as well as a cafe menu for the health-conscious. Vegans rejoice for there is a coffee shop that welcomes all for brunch. Two Hands truly redefines coffee and invites you with many options for a quick pick-me-up stop or dining fare.

La Colombe (Multiple locations in NYC)

Cities beyond our very own are die-hard fans for La Colombe’s curated roast blends. This aesthetically pleasing coffe storefront is the go-to spot for rich Italian-style espressos,  amazing machiattos, and eye-opening lattes on-tap. Not for the “normal cup of joe” type of customer, La Colombe is a refreshing gourmet and flavor-conscious shop of all the cafes.