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“Good coffee”

La Colombe Torrefaction
Ranked #55 of 662 Coffee & Tea in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood: TriBeCa
Description: Best coffee in New York!
Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Well had a dry machiatto and it was as good as you get in Melbourne. .. second La Colombe I've been in and not disappointed either time so if you looking for good coffe visit them. ..

Thank PeterS6
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

Went there on my 6 day trip exploring the best coffeehouses there. I tried Cafe Grumpy,9th street espresso and Blue Bottle in Chelsea,Toby's Estate in Williamsburg Brooklyn,Culture espresso bar on 38th street and Stumptown on 8th street and this coffeehouse was by far our least favorite.

This coffeehouse is very raw looking and cold and unappealing. We then ordered drip coffee and could choose from Ethiopian or a dark roasted blend and we don't like dark roasted coffee so we went for the Ethiopian coffee. First we got our coffee in jagged cups and then this Ethiopian coffee was too much roasted so all the floral and citrusy notes that Ethiopian coffees are known for did not shine through. The only time I really thought the coffee could have been roasted soooo much better. Then I looked at the coffee they offered in bags and as people know coffee is a fresh product and after 12-14 days it goes stale. This was the only coffeehouse that did not have the roast date on their backs. Big minus.

For the best coffee in New York please check out Syphon at Blue Bottle,espresso at Café Grumpy and Hario V60 pour over at Tobby's Estate.

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Thank StefanThor1984
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

Bit of a queue every time but totally worth it.

A welcome break from endless stream of Starbucks.

Friendly staff and the coffee is so awesome

1  Thank Marsha U
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Coffee lovers can rest assured that La Colombe will satisfy even the most demanding of customers. Great blends, knowledgeable and friendly staff (not your typical hipster baristas) and the focus on what really matters: the coffee. Cappucino is great but the ristretto is simply amazing.
When we arrived at this very popular place in Tribeca, the queue full of locals was a good sign.

Tip: if you can, buy a bottle of their "Pure Black Cold Pressed Coffee". Sadly, I forgot while I was in NY, but they say it's amazing.

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Thank Dominique0810
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

Coffee is a lot like wine. Everybody has their preference. Our preference is La Colombe.

We love Joe, Blue Bottle and Everyman, but La Colombe really excels. Based upon the espresso their using that day, you may feel differently. But, you need to check it out.

We visited the Church St and Lafayette locations, plus another shop that served their coffee. All three times, the coffee was excellent.

This is our new favorite coffee spot in NYC.

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Thank itsallhere
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