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The Coffee Shop

29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003-3305
+1 212-243-7969
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“union square” (42 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003-3305
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had passed here so many times but this time we stopped and had an excellent lunch. We were three people - one had the crab cake benedict, one had the egg wrap and the other had a mushroom omelet and all of us enjoyed...More

Thank stevelotte
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I must say that this restaurant is a gem in Union Square. It is conveniently situated across the street from the 14th Street Union Square train station on the lower east side of NYC. It also has outdoor seating for those days when the weather...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Once again, another delicious and fun surprise!!!! Sitting at the amazingly retro counter, aka the bar, I had the pleasure of having Courtney serve me delicious Sangria and Meatloaf! The counterr was full of interesting people, who are out for an incredible experience, whether regular...More

1  Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a happening spot with good sandwiches, burgers, fries, or salads...this is your place. I ordered the mozzarella pesto panini with fries which was delectable! Others ordered: 1) The Salmon entree which was cooked well and flavorful 2) The classic burger which...More

Thank Daje2
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This charming retro diner has been on the corner of 16th & B’way for eons and I love it in spite of its flaws. The saying goes: How many Coffee Shop waiters does it take to set a table? Yes, the service is laid back...More

Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Classic place but still very good over the years. Probably one of the most popular place in the city to have some brunch. Don’t change it.

Thank MC6363
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had been looking for an authentic cafe to have breakfast on our short stay and on our last day we found the best.... not shouting out come in from the outside but you must try, retro restaurant and bar serving great food at a...More

Thank Flatch48
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Not a fine dining experience, but great food and atmosphere at completely reasonable prices for the location!

Thank kwhite2017
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Went in for a bite to eat after a morning shopping. Servers were offhand and not a smile from any of them. Food was okay, a bit pricey. Tip section was heavily circled, I assume in case we missed it? Wouldn't hurry back.

Thank ekaall
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite place in NYC. Great happy hour place to hang out. Good food, and good atmosphere.

Thank Esra B
Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:30 AM
7:00 AM - 5:30 AM
7:00 AM - 5:30 AM
8:00 AM - 5:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003-3305
    (16th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-7969
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