As the life blood of most New Yorkers, it’s extraordinarily important for us to know where we can get our caffeine fix in any given NYC
is one of Manhattan’s trendiest areas, boasting incredible architecture, innovative restaurants
, and cool bars
. Here’s our guide to the 10 best cafes in SoHo.
With a dynamic list of coffees, La Colombe offers both organic blends and a selection of freshly-ground options, from light to full-bodied. Opt for a dark, chocolaty blend, or go for the medium roast with sweet, fruity, and nutty tones. Alternatively, keep it light with a bright, citrus, tangy roast. The venue is spacious, and serves as a perfect meeting spot for that mid-afternoon pick-me-up.
La Colombe, 270 Lafayette Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 625 1717
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Cafe, American, $$$
A visit to Little Lions will make it rather difficult to return to any typical coffee shop. Don’t just pair your coffee with a cake; at Little Lions, pair it with a furry friend. As SoHo’s very own cat cafe, this place provides the ultimate comfort of your usual caffeine fix with some well-deserved cuddles. You’ll need to make a reservation.
Little Lions, 40 Grand Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 646 484 6250
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Not your traditional cafe, McNally Jackson also serves as a library. Enjoy a strong cup of freshly-brewed coffee and a pastry while you browse their literary selection and delve into your favorite book. They also offer organic products supplied from the Hudson Valley.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 274 1160
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Bakery, Cafe, Restaurant, Salad Bar, American, $$$
Serving family recipes from the South of France, Maman brings the indulgent flavors of a French bakery to New York City. Headed by Chef Armand Arnal of Michelin-star restaurant La Chassagnette, Maman’s menu offers inspired dishes crafted from local produce, so the food is always fresh and delicious.
Maman, 239 Centre Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 226 0700
Maman Cafe City Shoot ©Jonathan Grado | ©Jonathan Grado
Ground Support Cafe
Cafe, Snack Bar, Pub Grub, American, $$$
Ground Support Cafe
Ground Support Cafe offers coffee grown by farmers who have a direct relationship with the cafe. Their coffee is all freshly roasted on-site, with the option to have a cup in the shop or buy a bag to take home. Should you decide to linger, you can also enjoy a selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks.
Ground Support Café, 399 West Broadway, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 219 8722
Gregory’s Coffee offers customers a solid background on what they’re sipping, from where the coffee was sourced to its nutritional information. Download their app, available for iPhone and Android, which also lets you pay by card without wasting time at the register. Pair your coffee with one of their baked goods and enjoy.
Gregory’s Coffee, 350 Hudson Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 646 657 0803
Aroma Espresso Bar
Restaurant, Cafe, Contemporary, $$$
The Grey Dog
Cafe, Coffee Shop, American, Pub Grub, $$$
The Grey Dog
Offering a huge selection of breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and dessert options, The Grey Dog is one of your best cafe bets. Fostering a laid-back yet trendy vibe, this is the perfect place to stop in at any time of day. With so many things to choose from, this cafe will satisfy all of your coffee shop needs.
The Grey Dog, 244 Mulberry Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 966 1060