Best cafés in New York

Check out the top cafés in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. East Harlem Cafe
1. East Harlem Cafe
host-0host-1
35 local reviews
1651 Lexington Ave, Manhattan
+1 917-499-0843
CafeStoreRestaurant
New York Guest Suites
East Harlem Café works to foster a sense of neighborhood community, operating a library book exchange, hosting…
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Coffee, breakfast & lunch plus free Wi-Fi in cozy café or adjoining garden with mural and fountain!
1. East Harlem Cafe
1. East Harlem Cafe
host-0host-1
35 local reviews
1651 Lexington Ave, Manhattan
+1 917-499-0843
New York Guest Suites
New York Guest Suites
East Harlem Café works to foster a sense of neighborhood community, operating a library book exchange, hosting weekly open mics and presenti…
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Coffee, breakfast & lunch plus free Wi-Fi in cozy café or adjoining garden with mural and fountain!
2. Tip of the Tongue
2. Tip of the Tongue
host-0host-1
68 local reviews
43 Lincoln Rd, Brooklyn
+1 718-693-2253
CafePoint of interestFood
Mark
This café & shop offers simple and seasonal pastry foods, salads, and sandwiches, as well as a full range of e…
Nassie
Awesome café, great food, great coffee, free wi-fi, friendly staff.
2. Tip of the Tongue
2. Tip of the Tongue
host-0host-1
68 local reviews
43 Lincoln Rd, Brooklyn
+1 718-693-2253
Mark
Mark
This café & shop offers simple and seasonal pastry foods, salads, and sandwiches, as well as a full range of espresso and coffee drinks. A l…
Nassie
Nassie
Awesome café, great food, great coffee, free wi-fi, friendly staff.
3. Tugboat
3. Tugboat
host-0
68 local reviews
546 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
+1 929-234-3210
CafeStoreRestaurant
Mark
Local café with a variety of teas, coffee drinks, and snacks. Tiny and laid-back, but be aware, there’s no res…
3. Tugboat
3. Tugboat
host-0
68 local reviews
546 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
+1 929-234-3210
Mark
Mark
Local café with a variety of teas, coffee drinks, and snacks. Tiny and laid-back, but be aware, there’s no restroom!
4. House of Small Wonder
4. House of Small Wonder
host-0host-1host-2
58 local reviews
77 North 6th Street
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
(718) 383-2703
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Anna
A must for brunch, a hidden gem Japanese café style.
Daphne
Cute Japanese Brunch Spot! Rustic café setting.
Space 347
Cute little café with great coffee.
4. House of Small Wonder
4. House of Small Wonder
host-0host-1host-2
58 local reviews
77 North 6th Street
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
(718) 383-2703
Anna
Anna
A must for brunch, a hidden gem Japanese café style.
Daphne
Daphne
Cute Japanese Brunch Spot! Rustic café setting.
Space 347
Space 347
Cute little café with great coffee.
5. 65 Fenimore St
5. 65 Fenimore St
host-0
20 local reviews
65 Fenimore St
Street address
Mark
65 Fen is a friendly little wine shop with a wide selection, for a night in or a night out! 65 Fen is next doo…
5. 65 Fenimore St
5. 65 Fenimore St
host-0
20 local reviews
65 Fenimore St
Mark
Mark
65 Fen is a friendly little wine shop with a wide selection, for a night in or a night out! 65 Fen is next door to Delroy’s Café and Wine Ba…
6. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
6. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
host-0host-1
74 local reviews
171 East Dr, Brooklyn
+1 718-462-0010
HealthPoint of interestSchool
Cassandra
In the summer, the Splash Pad is great fun for the kids. There is also roller skating on the indoor rink. Th…
Mig
A skating pavilion with two rinks providing 32,000 sq ft for seasonal ice skating, roller skating, and water p…
6. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
6. LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
host-0host-1
74 local reviews
171 East Dr, Brooklyn
+1 718-462-0010
Cassandra
Cassandra
In the summer, the Splash Pad is great fun for the kids. There is also roller skating on the indoor rink. The parents can relax at the caf…
Mig
Mig
A skating pavilion with two rinks providing 32,000 sq ft for seasonal ice skating, roller skating, and water play, 15,000 sq ft of beautiful…
7. Second Stop Cafe
7. Second Stop Cafe
host-0
18 local reviews
524 Lorimer Street
(718) 486-6850
CafeFoodEstablishment
Space 347
Cute little café and hangout with Wifi
7. Second Stop Cafe
7. Second Stop Cafe
host-0
18 local reviews
524 Lorimer Street
(718) 486-6850
Space 347
Space 347
Cute little café and hangout with Wifi
8. Le Gamin
8. Le Gamin
host-0host-1
60 local reviews
108 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 718-770-7918
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Greg
Parisian-style French café dispatching bistro fare and specialty made-to-order crêpes. Great steak-frites and …
Zach
Cute French Café with very strong coffee and a lovely back yard.
8. Le Gamin
8. Le Gamin
host-0host-1
60 local reviews
108 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 718-770-7918
Greg
Greg
Parisian-style French café dispatching bistro fare and specialty made-to-order crêpes. Great steak-frites and even better backyard!
Zach
Zach
Cute French Café with very strong coffee and a lovely back yard.
9. The Pink Pony
9. The Pink Pony
host-0
6 local reviews
176 Ludlow St, Manhattan
+1 212-253-1922
CafeRestaurantFood
Mike
Rejuvenated classic French menu (steak tartare & au poivre, duck liver pâté) with meat-free options like vegan…
9. The Pink Pony
9. The Pink Pony
host-0
6 local reviews
176 Ludlow St, Manhattan
+1 212-253-1922
Mike
Mike
Rejuvenated classic French menu (steak tartare & au poivre, duck liver pâté) with meat-free options like vegan lasagna & vegetarian eggplant…
10. Manna
10. Manna
host-0
7 local reviews
572 Grand St, Brooklyn
+1 718-384-2122
CafeStorePoint of interest
Space 347
24 hour café serving Turkish and Middle Eastern food.
10. Manna
10. Manna
host-0
7 local reviews
572 Grand St, Brooklyn
+1 718-384-2122
Space 347
Space 347
24 hour café serving Turkish and Middle Eastern food.
11. Black Forest Brooklyn
11. Black Forest Brooklyn
host-0
53 local reviews
733 Fulton St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 718-935-0300
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Sammie Jo & Carl
This German Beer Hall is run, romantically, by a German couple with Black Forest roots. There are lots of saus…
11. Black Forest Brooklyn
11. Black Forest Brooklyn
host-0
53 local reviews
733 Fulton St, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 718-935-0300
Sammie Jo & Carl
Sammie Jo & Carl
This German Beer Hall is run, romantically, by a German couple with Black Forest roots. There are lots of sausages, pretzels, fresh, lightly…
12. Cafe Mogador - Williamsburg
12. Cafe Mogador - Williamsburg
host-0host-1host-2
297 local reviews
133 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
+1 718-486-9222
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Melissa
Freshly cooked Moroccan and Mediterranean specialties, with a beautiful indoors terrace. Located in the heart …
Phillip
Grad students and French expats fill this crowded café, nibbling olives and sopping up tagine drippings with p…
Natalia
Café Mogador serves fragrant and exotically spiced Moroccan-inspired cuisine in its warm and rustic eatery. No…
12. Cafe Mogador - Williamsburg
12. Cafe Mogador - Williamsburg
host-0host-1host-2
297 local reviews
133 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
+1 718-486-9222
Melissa
Melissa
Freshly cooked Moroccan and Mediterranean specialties, with a beautiful indoors terrace. Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Café Mogador …
Phillip
Phillip
Grad students and French expats fill this crowded café, nibbling olives and sopping up tagine drippings with piles of couscous. The theme is…
Natalia
Natalia
Café Mogador serves fragrant and exotically spiced Moroccan-inspired cuisine in its warm and rustic eatery. Not to miss!