Tired of the same daily Starbucks order? Getting your java fix doesn’t have to be a quick grab & go practice when the dreaded 3pm work trough approaches, it can be an experience. There are tons of hidden cafes offering great coffee and delightful atmospheres. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite local coffee shops – warm, cozy spots that offer you your morning iced coffee or after-dinner cappuccino. We’re positive your taste buds and Instagram followers will love you for life.
241 S. Little Tor Road, New City, New York
Family owned and run, the folks over at Red Hill Café believe in creating a relaxing environment for family and friends to gather. With a cozy farm aesthetic, Red Hill Café offers fresh food, coffee, ice cream, and local homemade products are second to none. They also get bonus points for serving breakfast and lunch all day!
65 S Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
Art Cafe is a cozy coffee shop serving delicious organic coffee & fresh cuisine using organic ingredients when possible. Inspired by the cafes in Tel Aviv, they’ve created a mix of traditional Israeli recipes and a few creative flavors. They even serve a variety of wines, beers and Prosecco cocktails.
18 N Franklin Street, Nyack, NY
Featuring boxer donuts & expresso bar, Gypsy Donut definitely packs a punch when it comes to unique taste. One of its most notorious offerings is its maple bacon donut. The infamous Maple Bacon Donut is infused and topped with candied bacon – which is soaked in maple syrup, then coated in caramelized sugar and left to bake for hours.
101 S Division St, Peekskill, NY 10566
The Peekskill Coffee House is a hidden gem with funky cade for expresso drinks and paninis. They offer a wide selection of fresh, made-to-order sweet and savory crepes, Belgian waffles, paninis and salads. The best part is they make all their crepe and waffle batters fresh right in the shop. Whether you prefer sweet or savory, or opt for gluten-free or vegetarian, The Peekskill Coffee House has you covered. Music on the weekends!
7 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Coffee Labs is a small, independent coffee roaster and coffee house located in quaint Tarrytown, New York. Serving gourmet brews & espresso roasted from sustainable sources in a simple, relaxed café atmosphere. It’s also worth noting that they are a certified 3- star green restaurant, and their coffee has won several awards, including second place in America’s Best Espresso 2013.
If you are looking for a place to crash after your lovely cafe experience be sure to make your reservation at The Time Nyack, which is in close proximity to all our favorite coffee shops!