While we must confess to our frequent visits to our local Starbucks Coffeehouse (63rd/Lexington) for this article we’d like to share with you some of our most favorite alternative NYC cafes and coffee bars located near 1871 House.
We return to this restaurant year after year for the charming atmosphere, friendly service, and most importantly amazing food. 25 E 73 Street. Via Quadronno has recently opened a 2nd location on Madison Avenue and 88th Street.
Little Collins, a gem in Midtown East, is named after a bustling street in Melbourne, Australia, and pays homage to that city in many of its design features. The cafe is partnered with Counter Culture Coffee and also holds the distinction of being the first cafe in New York to unveil the ModBar, a sleek new piece of coffee brewing hardware. The Aussie inspired cafe makes perfect Flat White’s along with serving great Australian inspired food. We have found the staff to be uniformly excellent, informative, friendly and courteous. The only downside is that this place is a small space, only about 10-12 seats, and if you find a table you are a lucky one indeed so get there early!
Everyone knows Joe for their exceptional lattes, cappuccinos, and espresso — they serve undoubtedly some of the best you’ll find in New York City. This Lexington Ave outpost of local mini-chain Joe is one of the roaster’s most beautiful shops.
Housed in a classic 19th-century brownstone on an inviting, residential street near Central Park, shopping and museums, 1871 House consists of apartment style suites. Uniquely, 1871 House offers both the intimacy of a Bed and Breakfast and the privacy of a traditional hotel. A stay at 1871 feels much like time spent in a personal Manhattan apartment.