Need a jolt of caffeine during your visit to Lower Manhattan? Our neighbors at the Downtown Alliance have compiled a list of local shops that offer up your standard coffee order with a side of everything from quick bites and fresh juices to decadent cocktails.


1 787 Coffee

Potent espressos pair well with their crispy Puerto Rican pastries, breakfast tacos and empanadas. Staying close to their roots, the shop offers PR-inspired lattes, including a delicious Coquito or Horchata as well as an espresso with beans that are soaked in Don Q Rum for 48 hours.

66 Pearl St
New York, NY 10004
(646) 449-9200

Monday – Sunday 7am – 7pm


30 Broad St
New York, NY 10004
(646) 370-599

Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm


2 Black Fox Coffee

The Black Fox Coffee mission is “to make remarkably good coffee experiences accessible to all.” You’ll find this realized in two Lower Manhattan locations that feature beans sourced from small sustainable farms from around the world. If you love the brew, you can subscribe to their coffee club and have seasonal selections shipped directly to your home.

110 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

Monday – Friday, 7am – 2pm


70 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005
(917) 742-0133

Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 4pm

Milk being poured on top of coffee forming a design.

3 Birch Coffee

With java from all over the world, Birch Coffee spent the heaviest portion of New York’s pandemic donating cappuccinos, beans and other pick-me-ups to health-care workers on the front lines.

8 Spruce Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 686-1444

Monday – Sunday, 7:30am – 4pm


4 Blue Spoon

Unlike most Manhattan coffee shops that charge a premium for accompanying treats, Blue Spoon has an added incentive that’ll win over any sweet-toothed deal-lover: For $1, you can get freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, a delectable sugary snack that complements the heck out of that java.

90 William St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 809-8880

Monday – Friday, 7am – 4pm
Saturday, 8am – 3pm


5 Five and Dime

Located inside the iconic Woolworth Building, with a name and design that’s a tasteful homage to the skyscraper’s history, Five and Dime’s atmosphere is perfect: relaxed coffee shop by day and lively cocktail bar by night. It may be the one of the farthest locations to walk to from Lady Liberty, but you’ll be sure to relax once you arrive with a selection of nitro coffees, espresso, craft beer and seasonally-inspired cocktails.

8 Park Place
New York, NY 10007

Monday – Friday, 8am – 9pm

Espresso drip coffee machines at a coffee shop


6 Gregorys Coffee

While they may have a few dozen locations in the Northeast, Gregorys Coffee is a New York-based chain offering three locations within a five-minute walk of The Battery. They specialize in aeropress coffee, quick service and a menu with a few surprises including a Blue Biotics shot made of blue algae.

80 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
(212) 480-2429

Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 5pm

42 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
(646) 682-9225

Monday – Friday, 6am – 6pm
Saturday – Sunday, 7am – 5pm

100 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
(646) 918-7274

Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 4pm


7 Grind @ Urbanspace

This locally owned shop offers an array of coffee blends, assorted drinks, freshly baked bagels, pastries, salads, delectable breakfast and lunch sandwiches. It’s also conveniently located in the Urbanspace Pearl, a 15,000-square-foot food hall connecting Water and Pearl streets that can offer large groups relief from the elements.

100 Pearl Street
New York, NY

Monday – Friday, 6am – 9pm
Saturday – Sunday, 9am – 8pm


8 Matto Espresso

According to the store, Matto is Italian for “crazy,” which is what they think about charging more than $2.50 for quality espresso. That’s the price point at which the entire menu tops out.

37 John St
New York, NY 10038
(347) 882-8000

Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday, 7am-5pm

Avocado Toast

9 La Parisienne

The French cafe’s menu is irresistible — favorites include a savory burrata, rich brioche French toast, their staple croque madame, avocado toast (a morning-commuter staple) and a sweet and creamy paris-brest.

9 Maiden Ln
New York, NY 10038
(646) 756-4911

Monday – Sunday, 8am – 5pm


10 Split Eights

Another coffee shop by day/cocktail lounge by night, Split Eights has some creative pours from purveyors Parlor Coffee and a In Pursuit of Tea. For those looking for a sugar rush with their caffeine boost, Split Eights offers a decadent Butterscotch Latte. For those without a sweet tooth, you can hold everything except the Scotch.

40 Exchange Place
New York, NY 10005
(646) 799-9575

Monday – Friday, 8am – 2am
Saturday – Sunday, 9am – 2am


11 Suited

Business partners Andrew Fazio and Wilson Johnson teamed up to create one of Lower Manhattan’s newest cafes with the understanding that you can find good sandwiches or a good cup of coffee all over New York City — but not always at the same place.

45 John Street
New York, NY 10038

Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday, 9am – 3pm

Group of coffee cups on table seen from above.


12 Voyager Espresso

Heralded as the “fifth most beautifully designed modern coffee shop in the world” by Architectural Digest, this coffee shop is conspicuously tucked away inside a subway concourse and mimics the aluminum interior of the Voyager spacecraft.

110 William St (Entry via John St subway entrance)
New York, NY 10038
(212) 227-2744

Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 3pm

And a Bonus!


Wattle Cafe

This vegan cafe owned by Australia native Ana Ivkosic boasts excellent superfood waffles (think keto, gluten free or vegan) and organic bites that are sourced locally. They also feature Australian coffee roaster Abbotsford Road to ensure you have a wonderful experience in each cup of coffee.

19 Rector St
New York, NY 10006
(646) 490-5100

Monday – Sunday, 7:30am – 3pm