All four Grey Dog locations are solid utility spots that work for everything from 7am coffee to casual dinner with a third-tier friend. The West Village location is best for getting work done with drinks because it doesn’t get as packed as the others. When the words on your screen start to cross the threshold from alcohol-induced creativity to drunken gibberish, get something from the long food menu, which is available till 10pm everyday.
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Old Rose is a casual spot in the bottom of a hotel in the West Village where you can get some solid, affordable Italian/American food.
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Conceived in the spirit of Little Owl, this is a tiny West Village restaurant perfectly engineered for surveying action while you eat. Dinner is generally better than brunch, but it's a nice place to dine any time of day.
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What used to be an Infatuation West Village favorite is now a restaurant we'll easily pass on, thanks to a consistently angry and annoyed staff.
Spiegel is a cafe in the East Village that serves Mediterranean food and is useful for coffee meetings, weekday breakfast, or a low key brunch.
Greene Grape Annex
Greene Grape Annex is the neighborhood coffee shop brought to you by the people behind the Fort Greene grocery store The Greene Grape.
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