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“Great Coffee Shop on Times Square!”
Review of Caffe Bene - CLOSED

Caffe Bene
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed September 22, 2013

This was our first stop each morning, next door to our hotel. Great coffee, great cakes and great staff!
Get a loyalty card. After 10 drinks you get a free one.
Very busy, but lots of staff so queue goes quickly.
Fantastic range of drinks......all great!

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Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Very rude staff! They have all types of waffles but they will not let you mix andmatch toppings! The staff is very lazy. Clean environment and calm reading place. Other than that I have nothing good to say.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Found this place listed as one of the 30 best coffee spots in NY and had to try it! After nearly 2 weeks in the US it was good to find somewhere that knows how to make coffee that wasn't tasteless and weak. It even had a good crema. Not as good as so many places in Sydney, but definitely the best I've found in NY. The pastries were also good and the bookshop setting was calming and interesting. I will return!

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Thank BridebSydney
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Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Discovered this cafe by accident and i'm glad we did. Cafe has some really nice treats, coffe, and more. Located in timesqare. Love it!

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Like salmon swimming upstream, we were exhausted after walking uptown in Manhattan block after block to see the sights, navigate around crowds blocking the walkways, and find the theater where we would see a Broadway show; Caffe Bene was there when we needed it most. The coffee is strong without being bitter. I chose an iced version while my husband sipped hot. Baked goods to rival those for Brobdingnagians rested under glass, and an older couple walked away with an icy cream confection piled high with chocolate and caramel and calories galore. The place is busy not only because of its location but because of the quality coffee, dessert items, and to-go baked goods. It was crowded but offered more seating than the nearest Starbuck's where plenty of floor space goes to market Starbuck's brand. I recommend Caffe Bene with fewer locations but great amenities and product.

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