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253 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY
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07:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 07:00 - 22:00
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134 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I choose my chai to be iced, my muffins to be moist and my food to be real. Every morning I walk by to a line out the door for what I can only guess are die hard fans. I at this time have not become one. The coffee is actually pumped up through a tap system giving a bar... More 

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Thank Eric M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk in, it's pleasant and subtle. The decoration and neatly written prices intrigued me to buy my favorite coffee, a vanilla latte. The salted Chocolate chip cookies must be purchased and pairs so well.

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Thank Dee V
Durham, NC
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172 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I ended up here while waiting on my son to leave an event at the Barclays Center a few blocks away. I found a very modish setup, from the array of vintage bric-a-brac to the tiny tables made of super-polished tree trunks. The gentlemen behind the bar were friendly and on point with service. As I always do in a... More 

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Thank avidbeader
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I came here for lunch. I had jasmine tea - I know it was just a teabag and water, but it was unexpectedly strong and good. I also had a Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwich, which was filling and had a nice mix of savory and sweet (almonds and cranberries, cool!). I wish they put the prices of the food items... More 

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Thank AwandererL34
London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I ate here twice - they had a nice yogurt parfait for breakfast. It's expensive, but the food and service are good and you can plonk down with your laptop and coffee and hang out. Very trendy with "cold brew" coffee and Doughnut plant donuts for sale. Good people watching.

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Thank Rschwartz375
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Went in for a cold brewed coffee around 11am; discovered the Nitro Cold Brew. This & an excellent egg sandwich set me up for the rest of the day; don't believe I ate again 'till the next day.

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Thank bob p
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Its a hipster's paradise in there but the coffee is wonderful. The service is great. There is only one bathroom but that is to be expected.

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Thank Cliff D
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I've been exploring Flatbush ave lately and noticed a lot of cool cafe and restaurants. It changed dramatically over the past 5 years. I walked into hungry ghost thinking it would be similar in size to blue bottle coffee but it was surprisingly large. Inside though is full of hipsters or old people who think they are too cool. The... More 

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Thank Ahmed M
New York
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

What should be a neighborhood gem is simply not. After frequent visits the attitude is just no longer acceptable. Even when it is not busy. Only come here if you like service with arrogance.

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Thank NYC-Chicago
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Ah, not bad, but I tend to end up at Doughnut Plant down the street. The help used to be rather surly but they seem to have lightened up lately.

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Thank Hey-Ho_LetsGo2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?