Photos and words by Liza Herlands


Gone are the days of long hours with your laptop at Starbucks. New York hasn't lost its fervor for good coffee and intense hours, just now there are more places to satisfy. You can't walk a block without finding a good spot, but we've done the hard work for you.


Ost Cafe

441 E 12th St, New York, NY 10009, United States

Open Hours Start: 7:30 AM weekdays, 8:30 AM weekends


The Fat Radish

17 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

Opening Hours: 12 AM

Intelligentsia Coffee at The High Line Hotel

180 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Opening Hours: 7 AM


Toby's Estate

Multiple Locations

44 Charles St, New York, New York; 160 5th Ave, New York, New York; 125 N 6th St, Willamsburg, New York

Opening Hours: 7 AM, 8AM weekends


Happy Bones

394 Broome St, New York, NY 10013

Open Hours: 7:30 AM Weekdays 8 AM Weekends

Others to Check Out

Locanda Verde: 377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013

Gasoline Alley Coffee: 325 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012,

El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette: 100 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002

Greecologies: 379 Broome St, New York, NY 10013

Chalait: 224 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014

Bluestone Lane: Multiple Locations

McNally Jackson Books: 52 Prince St, New York, NY 10012