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Sweet Life Cafe

147 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014-2837
+1 212-807-0003
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Sep 2017
“Best place you can find in New York!”
6 Nov 2016
“Historic family cafe with great coffee”
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147 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014-2837
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the CHEERS of cafes, and you'll be lucky if you find it & smiling if you sit down here & you'll leave with a real sense of real people loving life in New York. Great mix of clientele, neighborhood favorite, one of the...More

Thank ksunde
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We found this place after walking the Highline and en route to the 9/11 memorial. It has a lovely family feeling and the coffee was great. We did not eat there but the food looked OK. The pressed copper ceiling is of historical architectural interest.

Thank planbee
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great food, friendly atmosphere, plenty of regulars and travelers popping in for breakfast. We went on a friends recommendation who lives a block away. Great NYC atmosphere and culture. Ask the owners about the neighborhood and particularly the husband who will show you photos of...More

Thank dive2tennis
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little mom n pop cafe, family run cafe, very friendly, good food, good prices. A nice little change from most of the city big chain diners and restaurants. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Monseyfire
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Came across this fabulous place by accident. Family run: mom friendly, helpful, no-fuss, dad funny and attentive, son a most charming and handsome chap. They are a great team. To top that off, the food was glorious! Easily the best burger in my two weeks...More

Thank TheDandyBee
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Found by accident when we got off the New York water taxi at Greenwich village. Genuine New York food and nice people, used by locals and good prices. Would definitely eat here again

Thank magpie_travels
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Food was great, the staff were extremely friendly and made us feel very welcome, much better value than eating central.Staff were very attentive and kept the coffee flowing. the food was great, very generous portions and quick service.It was very popular amongst the locals which...More

Thank CraigLuke
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is a good place for breakfasts. We had omelettes and were very good. Staff were helpful. Good location. Would recommend.

Thank Elena C
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We pass this place very morning on our new morning walk route. Once we gave in to the delightful-sounding breakfast menu, we've returned twice in a month. Forgive me for telling you this, but their bacon is absolutely delicious -- crispy, meaty, not too salty,...More

1  Thank lranewyorkparis
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is a great neighborhood breakfast place. Eggs, pancakes, muffins, omlettes. One draw back is that is way over in the west village but it is a short walk to the Hudson River from here. Great prices, excellent service. Second time I was here....will be...More

Thank Walter11_22
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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
...More
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014-2837
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-807-0003
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