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Culture Espresso Bar

72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
+1 212-302-0200
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great coffee” (27 reviews)
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72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Refinery Hotel twice now and each day starts with Culture coffee and in the afternoon another coffee and cookie! Can't be missed!

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered Macchiato, pure Liquid gold, savored to the last drop. My friend's statement, Flat White, so so. I would definitly stop by on my next visit.

Thank SS K
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The past two times I've been to NYC, we've stayed at The Refinery across the street, so this was our go-to morning stop for coffee. Some days we even stopped in for an afternoon pick-me-up before heading out to dinner and a show. But you...More

1  Thank Erin L
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great coffee!! One of the few cafes in NYC that I've found make a mean Cortado. Always friendly staff and convenient electronic payment possible.

1  Thank MaxiTaxi
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This place is pretty good, coffees are great and the staff are very friendly. I rate Bluestone Lane Coffee the BEST, I rate Culture an extremely close second 9.5/10.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

I actually look forward to going into NYC, just to get some more of this delicious coffee. I don't know how they do it and I don't care. I don't even add milk. This coffee is perfect black. And that's how I savor it. The...More

Thank WarwickTraveler29
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

An tiny little spot that could easily be missed. Fresh EVERYTHING ! The baked goods are freshly baked and are sooooooo good. The breakfast selection is perfect - you can have eggs anyway you'd like - plus the shakshuka ( a spicy Israeli tomato/egg dish)...More

Thank ayellet3girls
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We hovered for a while until we got seats, but once we grabbed them, we killed time, reading and talking over warm beverages. Totally recommend!! And gluten-free treats, too!

Thank Joshua J
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The wallpaper and chandeliers are a beautiful touch in this otherwise minimalist setting. Noisy when busy, but the sounds around you fade away when you sip that smooth smooth brew that needs no augmentation with sugar or other flavours. More taste in the tiny macchiato...More

Thank mellotrip
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a fantastic independent coffee place. The cappuccinos, espressos and lattes are freshly ground, expertly made and simply delicious. We have visited on a few different trips to New York and would definitely rank this as one of our favourite coffee bars in New...More

Thank Avi H
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-302-0200
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