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The Most Instagrammable Cafes & Coffee Shops in NYC

The cafes of NYC have some serious charm. We are breaking down the top 30 most beautiful cafes to visit in the city. From floral masterpieces to stunning art design, there is something for everyone. Hop around the city to experience the most beautiful cafes.

1. Caffe' De Martini

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A beautiful floral display awaits you outside Caffe’ De Martini. They change their displays up seasonally so you are always in for a treat. This cozy cafe has both indoor and outdoor seating plus delicious pastries. Learn More.

2. Kos Kaffe Roasting House

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One of the prettiest murals around. The exterior of Kos Kaffe is super charming and puts you in a floral mood. This local hotspot has both indoor and outdoor dining. Learn More.

3. Butler

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The farmhouse door at Butler in Williamsburg is giving urban rustic vibes. The pink pops against the dark paint color and is the perfect façade in Williamsburg. Learn More.

4. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

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Only good vibes accepted. This coffee shop has a cool hipster feel with bean bag chairs, decorative pillows and plenty of greenery. Discover succulents, hanging plants, and colorful pots. Learn More.

5. Bakeri

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The design at Bakeri cafe in Greenpoint is beautiful both inside and out. Outside, there is a rustic entryway and the interior is filled with colorful artwork of flowers and vegetables. Learn More.

6. Bluestone Lane

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Located in the heart of Museum Mile on the Upper East Side, this coffee shop is in a historic building with a grand entryway. The interior is a beautiful historic archway, plus plenty of outdoor seating. Learn More.

7. Companion Café

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Is there a better aesthetic than hanging plants? Companion Café brings the charm with plant life everywhere – the ceiling, the walls, the floor. Don’t miss a stop at this cozy Brooklyn café. Learn More.

8. PPL

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The PPL coffee shop is decked out with greenery. The weathered look interior feels like a true gem of Williamsburg. Discover plants at every turn, perfect to capture a memorable photo. Learn More.

9. Felix Roasting Co.

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Feel like you’re stepping back in time to a different era with wooden bookshelves and historic paintings. Felix Roasting Co. also offers some of the most instagrammable drink options. Learn More.

10. Urban Backyard

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There are few storefronts more charming than that of Urban Backyard. There is always seasonal décor out front to match the changing weather. The little outdoor dining nook is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee. Learn More.

11. Intelligentsia Coffee

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Intelligentsia Coffee is a perfect coffee run stop if you’re in the Chelsea neighborhood. Enter the Highline Hotel courtyard through an entryway covered in flowers. From there, order your coffee from a red double decker bus and sit out in the vast outdoor seating area. Learn More.

12. Remi Flower & Coffee


The best spot in the city to enjoy flowers and coffee, period. Discover all types of floral arrangements inside (both for sale and for decoration). In colder months, sit outside in a glass dining hut. Learn More.

13. Matchaful

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Green never looked so good. The entrance of Matchaful is covered in lush green vines that surround the doorway. The interior is also on theme with greenery in plants, pillows, and of course the matcha. Learn More.

14. M Tea Flushing

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What pink dreams are made of! This spot is one of the most instagrammable in the city and is certainly worth the visit to Flushing. Pink seats, pink walls, pink balloons – pink everywhere! Learn More.

15. Rosecrans

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Flowers everywhere! You absolutely cannot go wrong at Rosecrans. The interior is packed with all types of flowers and plants that give off the best aesthetic. A must visit whether you’re looking to buy a coffee or a bouquet. Learn More.

16. Maman Greenwich Village

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The Maman location in Greenwich Village is a showstopper. The celling is full of greenery with hints of white florals. The interior is rustic and homey and makes you want to stay all day. Learn More.

17. Kobrick Coffee

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Sometimes a cozy corner is really all you need. Kobrick coffee sure has the corner for you with a hanging chair perfect to kick off your morning. The spot is filled with greenery as well. Learn More.

18. Partners Coffee Long Island City

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The backyard patio at Partners Coffee in Long Island City is definitely a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of NYC. Relax in the outdoor breeze surrounded by vines, trees, and beautiful artwork. Learn More.

19. Poetica Coffee Boerum Hill

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You can’t miss this pretty coffee shop with a bright pop of teal and floral entryway. The floral design changes seasonally, but always remains beautiful. Learn More.

20. Arabica New York Dumbo Roastery

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Sip your coffee with a stunning view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Located in Brooklyn Heights, this shop offers both indoor and outdoor seating to soak up the sights while you get your day started. Learn More.

21. Koneko

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Not sure if the ambiance gets much better than a cat café, so Koneko definitely had to make the list. This spot serves up Japanese breakfast dishes you can enjoy while playing with kitties. All cats are up for adoption. Learn More.

22. Blue Stripes Cacao Shop

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Definitely the spot for you if you’re more of a hot chocolate kind of person than a coffee person. Cozy up next to a bookshelf with a hot bevvy and a pastry. Or try one of the decadent dessert options. Learn More.

23. Angelina Paris NYC

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A little taste of Paris right in the heart of New York City. Head over to Angelina’s for some tea and pastries to dine like a real Parisian. Learn More.

24. PlantShed

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Discover the beauty of plants at this Nolita locale. Both the exterior and interior of this show showcase a wide variety of plants and succulents for sale. Learn More.

25. Dominique Ansel Workshop

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Access famous chef, Dominique Ansel’s most delicious pastries behind a floral archway in Nomad. The brand is known for desserts such as The Cronut, The Cookie Shot, and The Frozen S’more. Learn More.

26. Yanni’s Coffee

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A cozy coffee shop packed with charm. This neighborhood haunt in Chelsea has a friendly and chill vibe, plus dozens of cute plants. Learn More.

27. Café-Flor

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Does it get better than art and flowers? This beautiful coffee shop almost has a museum vibe with artwork and murals on every wall. But it adds an extra step by including bright colorful florals as soon as you walk in. Learn More.


*View our complete list of aesthetic cafes here


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