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Cafe Grumpy

224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
+1 212-255-5511
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hidden gem in Chelsea has good coffee, some good snacks, and a cool hip ambiance. Grumpy makes good coffee, so you shouldn't miss this!

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great selection of pour overs; good espresso drinks too. And a nice case filled with pastries. Located on a quite residential street in Chelsea. A good bet if you're in the area.

Thank ButIRamble
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I come here when I'm in the neighborhood and I want a perfect cappuccino. They don't overdo it, it's just exactly the way a cappuccino is supposed to be, with the perfect amount of steamed milk and the perfect amount of foam, and a velvety,...More

Thank Resnyc
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a cup of Java because this place was recommended. Fairly laid-back crowd and very good coffee. If you're in the area you should just get the notice of a place because it's very nice and very sociable.

Thank mysterioustraveling
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a cool, hip, good coffee experience in NYC, check out Grumpy. Their coffee is pretty good! I take my coffee black there; it's that good! Great for business meetings and hang outs with friends!

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great choice of coffee -- roasted in New York City -- from all over the world. No laptop policy, but great coffee, friendly service and lots of tables. I loved that it was quiet and calm. A gem, slightly of the beaten path.

Thank cornwallst59
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fab coffee, friendly welcome and the best almond croissant I have had in many a year. Lovely atmosphere too.

Thank TheShuffs
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I came across the branding of cafe grumpy and loved it so I decided to give it a try. The place has "laptop free" rule which I found interesting however it didn't bother me since I wasn't looking to work just try the coffee. The...More

Thank ido8all
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I am serious about coffee. Turkish or espresso only. No drip stuff, no starbucks. And the staff at Grumpy deliver it! Real good coffee. Grabbed their cold brew to go and walked the High Line and it was the best afternoon ever! I prefer the...More

Thank ivanafranovic
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little coffee shop in nice neighborhood, nice presentations on coffee if you dine in you get an actual mug, pastries are ok could be better...

Thank GeorgiaFoodcritic
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brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-5511
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