When you need a meeting place around Union Square or Madison Square Park, check out Devocion, which is located three blocks from both. They roast their own coffee and it's the kind of place where a real coffee nerd could be very happy, but whether or not you’re interested in the various cold brew methods on offer, you can use the tables or leather couches in the bright, attractive space for casual meetings.
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Yes, Gaonnuri certainly has Eats with a View. It also has a wait staff straight out of WALL•E, all rocking high-tech earpieces and taking orders on iPads. We'll pass.
Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room
Bo’s Kitchen and Bar Room is a New-Orleans-inspired restaurant in Flatiron with a downstairs bar room that’s great for a drink with friends.
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Freehold is a coffeeshop/workspace by day and a bar by night. They have a great backyard, but expect crowds on peak nights.
Bluestone Lane is an Australian coffee shop with several locations throughout the city. Come here for some avocado toast or granola.
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