Welcome back to the feature where we highlight our staff’s favorite places to explore in the neighborhood we know and love! This time we’re focusing on our favorite spots to grab a cup of coffee or tea. Look forward to another roundup in the future – we’re fortunate to have so many great coffee shops nearby!
Think Coffee is the closest café to the Lion Brand Yarn Studio. This upscale coffee shop features a pour-over bar, lots of charm, grilled cheese sandwiches, and no Wi-Fi. Think Coffee is committed to environmental and social responsibility – the company provides compostable cups and packaging and donates 10% of profits to a local nonprofit.
568 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) between 15th and 16th Streets
COFFEED is a welcome recent addition to our neighborhood. This full service café with industrial chic décor and large windows features freshly roasted coffee, pastries, and a beautiful tower of cold brew. Overflow seating is available in the Foundling next door. The vegetarian-friendly menu includes salads, sandwiches, breakfast items, and soup. Free Wi-Fi and a few outlets are available for those of you looking to plug in. COFFEED donates 3-10% of gross revenue to local charitable partners.
590 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) between 16th and 17th Streets
Birch Coffee is a small, upscale coffee shop with friendly staff, known for its cold brew, tasty pastries, and almond tea. Check out the bookshelf for reading material to browse while you sip. Wi-Fi is limited to 30 minutes with purchase, and no restroom or outlets available.
56 7th Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets.