Mini-coffee-empire Bluestone Lane has made its way to the Upper East side. This location is in a very pretty old church, and it’s a nice place for a quick coffee or a slower brunch (they also serve wine and beer). We like sitting outside for a good view of the park.
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Scalinatella doesn’t serve the best Italian on the Upper East Side, but it’s a good spot for an old-school experience.
Daniel is a New York City fine dining classic. Save it for a special occasion and eat in the salon, where things are a bit more laid back.
Earl’s Beer & Cheese
Earl’s menu of pig and cheese heavy snacks pairs perfectly with the small but righteous selection of draft beers that they have on tap. Head up north sometime to check it out, and also visit Earl’s sister restaurant around the corner, ABV.
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With a reasonably priced menu, welcoming staff, and sleek decor, we’re surprised to find such a perfect Australian coffee shop in Midtown East.
West-Bourne is an all-day cafe in SoHo where you can eat a great mushroom reuben or a bowl of vegetables that tastes better than it should.
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Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Irving Farm is a small chain of coffee shops, and this is their location on the Upper East Side. There’s coffee, beer, wine, and food. It’s nice.
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