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Gimme Coffee

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495 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3510
+1 718-388-7771
07:00 - 19:30
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a good espresso and somebody told me to go there. Expensive and espresso really far away to be considered acceptable by an Italian.

Thank Giacomo V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Heavy research here, coffee every morning for one week now. Never a bad coffee great blends and wonderful service. Avoid the rush at ten AM and all smooth sailing!

Thank Gregory W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

This is quite possibly the best all-around coffee shop in the city, including the other Gimme! locations. Excellent drip, excellent espresso-based drinks, and friendly, no-attitude service from excellent baristas. Alex and Erica are particularly nice.

Thank Dennis70
Brooklyn NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

This is my favorite coffee in NYC. Its sustainable with INCREDIBLE quality. Just go there and have an espresso... just do it.

Thank mdzebar
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

The choices are clever, and the hot coffee is good. I ordered the iced coffee and it tasted like iced water..no flavor and I didnt get the experience everyone was talkig about. The hot coffee however was good, but I cant say it was "the best" where I would frequent it often.

Thank truang3l19
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

Really good clever coffee and really good cold brew. This is a coffee shop with pastries. Very good single origin coffee and coffee making supplies. I will go back next time I am in Brooklyn.

Thank foster-sammie
Centerville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

The decaf coffee was an Americano which turned out great because the barista customized mine to be strong at my request. The pastries were super fresh going beyond standard issue selections and were much better quality than the usual fare. The pumpkin muffin was light and sprinkled with real pumpkin seeds. The almond breakfast roll was so moist and flaky.... More 

Thank IndianaKathie
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2009

Another "best of" that happens to be right down the street. Love them, but the only drawback is you smell like coffee all day if you step foot inside. Get your friend to go in for you :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2008

service left a little to be desired, but the coffee was nice and strong.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2008

one of the few places in the city that serves really good coffee!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3510
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-388-7771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?