In the city that never sleeps, it’s important to know where to get good coffee. For many of us, choosing the right Manhattan neighborhood means finding one with a real coffee shop. Luxury apartment broker Platinum Properties is here with a breakdown on the best coffee shops around Manhattan to make your search easier.


Blue Bottle Coffee450 West 15th Street

Enjoy seasonal espresso drinks and a rotating selection of coffee blends on the café’s first floor. Climb to the second floor to their Siphon bar, a homage to the intimate coffee bars of Tokyo. Located on the High Line as well!

East Harlem:

East Harlem Cafe1651 Lexington Avenue

Known for the “Best Coffee in El Barrio”, the East Harlem Cafe doesn’t disappoint. Not only does it have great coffee – it’s also a community staple.

East Village:

Abraço Espresso86 East 7th Street

Famous for its espressos and drips, Abraço often has a line out the door of eager coffee lovers.

Financial District:

Bluestone Lane30 Broad Street

If you live or work in the Financial District, you will want to get your morning fix of Bluestone Lane’s Australian espresso. Bonus: it’s only a minute away from Platinum’s Wall Street office!

Gramercy Park:

Piccolo Café157 Third Avenue

This tiny café is located in the small but beautiful neighborhood of Gramercy Park. They serve fine Italian coffee and an excellent selection of food.

Greenwich Village:

Third Rail Coffee240 Sullivan Street

Tucked away near Washington Square Park, Third Rail Coffee has the best Americano around.

Hamilton Heights:

The Chipped Cup3610 Broadway

Its warm and old-fashioned feel makes The Chipped Cup an instant favorite. Enjoy a cup of their Counter Culture Coffee in the back garden.


Lenox Coffee60 West 129th Street

Become a regular at this neighborhood gem, owned and operated by 2 Harlem locals. They serve Stumptown Coffee.

Hell’s Kitchen:

Kahve774 9th Avenue

Grab some of this cute little cafe’s award-winning oatmeal raisin cookies and a cup of their Turkish brew.


Darling Coffee4961 Broadway

This family-owned coffee shop is light, airy, and delicious. Pair your coffee with their galettes for an amazing experience.

Lower East Side:

Cafe Grumpy13 Essex Street

Although this chain originally started in Brooklyn, its Lower East Side location is just as good. Ask their friendly staff about their seasonal brews that originate from countries such as Ethiopia, Honduras, and Burundi.


Culture Espresso72 West 38th Street

Pick up a flat white and a freshly-baked cookie on your way to work at this midtown oasis. Bonus: it’s only a few blocks away from the Platinum Midtown office!

Morningside Heights:

Joe Coffee550 West 120th Street

A Columbia University favorite. Sit by its beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows while sipping on a perfectly-made cup of joe.


Housing Works Bookstore Cafe126 Crosby Street

If you live in Soho, Housing Works can be both your neighborhood coffee shop and bookstore. Peruse the shelves while drinking coffee or a beverage from their selection of beers and wines.


La Colombe319 Church Street

With locations also in Soho and Noho, La Colombe is famous for its balanced, round, consistent, deep, and delicious brews.

Upper East Side:

DTUT1744 Second Avenue

This cozy coffee shop also doubles as a bar at night. Check out their tasty lattes and chai teas!

Upper West Side:

Irving Farm224 West 79th Street

Whether you choose to sit at their communal tables or their quiet back room, Irving Farm is a wonderful place to spend a few hours on the Upper West Side. Try their homemade versions of popular childhood treats like s’mores, peanut butter cups, and bark.

Washington Heights:

Taszo Espresso Bar5 Edward M Morgan Place

Small and cozy, Taszo has a friendly staff and a cool atmosphere. Sip on a latte while you work.

West Village:

Mojo Coffee, 128 Charles Street

The West Village is known for its abundance of cute, quaint, and classy establishments, and Mojo Coffee makes the top of the list. We recommend their private-label Guatemalan-blend drip coffee.


Finding your favorite coffee shop is an essential part of living in New York City. If you’re looking for a place to call home before you can find a place to call your neighborhood coffeehouse, contact Platinum Properties at 212-481-2002 to guide your search!