DNAinfo rounded up 17 coffee shops in Crown Heights, many of which moved to the neighborhood recently.
The suspect asked for a slice of pizza before stealing the employee's black iPhone 6, the worker said.
Colina Cuervo will open on Nostrand Avenue in the next month, its owner said.
The owners of Franklin Avenue's Breukelen Coffee House hope to open their new restaurant in April.
Both locations closed in the last week, according to signage posted on the coffee shops' doors.
The cafe is designed for the laptop set with plenty of outlets and big tables, its owners said.
Locus opened its doors Jan. 2 at 23-14 Ditmars Blvd., serving coffee and crepes.
Chopping Block, at 41 John St., serves sandwiches and salads with roasted ingredients.
The café on Throop Avenue is among several businesses in Brooklyn reviving the game.
Black Gold plans to sell coffee, snacks and records at the Gowanus museum on Third Avenue, owners said.
The new drinks spot created by Little Zelda's owner will open on Nostrand Avenue this month.
The Trinidadian spot is one of four businesses opening in Crown Heights this month and in the new year.
Landlord Harold Dixon says he wants the Tea Lounge space to remain a community-centered coffee shop.
The Tea Lounge at Union Street and Seventh Avenue is closing its doors, owner Jonathan Spiel said.
Odradeks has opened a new location in Midwood.
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