Mini-coffee-empire Bluestone Lane has made its way to the Upper East side. This location is in a very pretty old church, and it’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch (they also serve wine and beer). We like sitting outside for a good view of the park.
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An import from Nantucket, Sfoglia is one of the few Upper East Side joints that, if transported to downtown, wouldn’t feel out of place.
Sushi Jin is a sushi spot on the UES, and it’s one of the best places to get an omakase in the East 80s.
2nd Floor Bar & Essen
2nd Floor Bar & Essen is a semi-hidden bar above 2nd Ave Deli on the Upper East Side. It’s perfect for date night, and the food is great.
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Good Thanks is an Australian coffee shop on the Lower East Side where you can get breakfast all day.
Bakeri is a Greenpoint coffee shop/bakery that looks like a modern version of a Jane Austen scene.
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Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Irving Farm is a small chain of coffee shops, and this is their location on the Upper East Side. There’s coffee, beer, wine, and food. It’s nice.
Neil's Coffee Shop
The food at Neil's hasn't changed in half a century, but we're okay with that. This Upper East Side diner is a classic.
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