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The Coffee Shop

29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003
+1 212-243-7969
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brazilian influence, large portion for $19, could split with my friend. Excellent service, good menu

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Land mark of Union Square. Every time I am in The neighborhood, i always stop for a bite or drink. Great place to be any time. Don't miss the Happy hour.

Thank espi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be the old Chase Coffee Shop on Union Square - a true New York landmark! The new owners tried to keep the retro bones and upgraded to a hip, cocktail style restaurant - they fell way short! First the service is full...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I met someone here, and the inside of the diner is pretty cool - the music a little loud, but still a cool vibe. When I first arrived, the hostess ignored me for a minute or so, then quickly rushed me to a table nearby....More

Thank KrisSteve06
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you are ever in the Union Square area you have to check this spot out! I'd never been to an authentic diner like this with a bar that snakes in and out the length of the place. Our server was super friendly, our mushroom...More

Thank stingley23
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Just such fun to start the day with breakfast here and watch the New York world walk by. Food was fantastic and incredible value. We kept coming back! It was full of New Yorkers as well as tourists.

Thank clearlynow
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Would you like some attitude with your order? This place is overrated and sucks!!! Avoid! It's as if you are honored to be spending your money in their coffee shop.

Thank MalBird
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I were at the Union Square Market and it was raining so we went across the street to get coffee. We were pleasantly surprised with the live music playing and a packed restaurant bustling with locals. We had a great meal and...More

Thank wendcla
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Stopped in and had a very nice place. The coffee is great as well as the hot chocolate. They had great service

Thank barbaraash19
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The waitresses are grass thin young maidens that wave past your table, ignoring you. The food is a weird combo of American diner and Cuban? South American? Oh, I am so sorry I'm not sure. It is a cuisine that favors black beans and everything...More

Thank Beth W
Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 05:30
07:00 - 05:30
07:00 - 05:30
08:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Union Square W., New York City, NY 10003
    (16th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-7969
  • E-mail
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