Where to head for a coffee when Starbucks isn't your first option?
FIKA. Sweden born, New York raised. The Swedish word FIKA [fee:kah] translates into taking a coffee break to indulge in the ritual of conversation, often accompanied by something sweet or savory.
5 locations in downtown, midtown and uptown.
Americano from Fika, watch by Daniel Wellington
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FIKA helps out when you're hungry too! Love the little quirky snacks like chocolate "pills" and natural energy bars. Sweden influenced lunch menu also includes meatballs with mashed potatoes and gravlax
La Colombe Torrefaction.
The cafe has no menu, no prices, no fuss, but I'm sure they have everything you ask for (of course if you are not a caramel-frappuccino-kind of girl). And those adorable mugs..such a nice change to paper cups.
4 locations (in Soho, Noho, Tribeca and Hudson Sq)
Underline Coffee under The High Line on 20th Street.
An independent coffee house dedicated to serving fine crafted delicious coffee.
511 W 20th ST (btw 10th & 11th)
9th Street Espresso. The strongest espresso I've ever had - gives an instant kick.
Located in Chelsea Market + 2 spots in East Village