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Cafe Grumpy

224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
+1 212-255-5511
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place looks really cute from the outside but their espresso was way too strong, NO WIFI! and a very annoying song playing loud in the background. Seating was really uncomfortable too. I'll pass.

Thank Fernanda C
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Doing a coffee crawl on this side of New York and found this hole in the wall shop. It was quaint but spacious enough to actually sit down and talk and just unwind. I'm glad that the ambiance and staff weren't grumpy, ha ha! Loved...More

Thank marissaroque
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you didn't know where it was you would miss it!! Great atmosphere in a trendy Manhattan coffee shop - very laid back with friendly staff and very nice coffee and pastries. Just love the name!!

Thank JGSF5
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Are you Italian or would you like to enjoy a decent/good coffee in Manhattan? There's no here. Nice location, in and outside but it's not enough. Coffee too toasted, stronger taste than it used to have. Nothing to share with the average Italian coffee. Sorry.

Thank Alle_Ferla
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This hidden gem in Chelsea has good coffee, some good snacks, and a cool hip ambiance. Grumpy makes good coffee, so you shouldn't miss this!

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great selection of pour overs; good espresso drinks too. And a nice case filled with pastries. Located on a quite residential street in Chelsea. A good bet if you're in the area.

Thank ButIRamble
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I come here when I'm in the neighborhood and I want a perfect cappuccino. They don't overdo it, it's just exactly the way a cappuccino is supposed to be, with the perfect amount of steamed milk and the perfect amount of foam, and a velvety,...More

Thank Resnyc
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a cup of Java because this place was recommended. Fairly laid-back crowd and very good coffee. If you're in the area you should just get the notice of a place because it's very nice and very sociable.

Thank mysterioustraveling
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a cool, hip, good coffee experience in NYC, check out Grumpy. Their coffee is pretty good! I take my coffee black there; it's that good! Great for business meetings and hang outs with friends!

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great choice of coffee -- roasted in New York City -- from all over the world. No laptop policy, but great coffee, friendly service and lots of tables. I loved that it was quiet and calm. A gem, slightly of the beaten path.

Thank cornwallst59
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-5511
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