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Here Are 10 Cafes to Get Your Caffeine Fix on International Coffee Day

By Veronika Bondarenko | September 29, 2016 1:41pm
 Celebrate International Coffee Day by sipping some joe at one of these 10 cafes.
Celebrate International Coffee Day by sipping some joe at one of these 10 cafes.
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Java lovers, rejoice. 

Thursday is officially International Coffee Day, according to the International Coffee Organization in London. In honor of the day dedicated to your morning cup of joe, DNAinfo New York has rounded up some of the best places in the five boroughs to fuel your caffeine addiction.

Go ahead, have another cup.


► Cafe Jax, 318 E. 84th St., Upper East Side

With two floors of large chairs and eclectic worktables, Cafe Jax is a favorite haunt of freelancer. Stop by for a selection of coffee drinks (cortados, espressos and red eyes are all customer favorites) as well as their passion fruit and lavender donuts.

Fair Folks & A Goat, 96 W. Houston St., NoHo 

You've got a gym membership, so why not one for your favorite coffee shop? For $35 a month, Fair Folks & A Goat offers you all the coffee, tea, espressos and chai lattes you can drink in a shop that also sells hipster clothes and accessories. There are also East Village and Upper East Side branches.


► Caprices by Sophie, 138 N. Sixth St., Williamsburg

For some Parisian charm in the heart of Williamsburg, head over to Caprices by Sophie. Don't be afraid of pairing that cup of coffee with a raspberry éclair or a pâte à choux from the shop's pastry selection.

Breukelen Coffee House, 764 Franklin Ave., Crown Heights 

Looking for a place to plant yourself for a couple of hours while you finish some work? Breukelen has a large communal area that allows visitors to order cup after cup of while typing away furiously on their laptops.


► Marie's Fresh Roasted Coffee, 2388 Arthur Ave., Belmont

This Italian neighborhood jaunt has been serving up coffee for more than 60 years. Stop by for a wide selection of roasted and unroasted coffee beans as well as delicious Italian baked treats.

La Casa Del Caffe1036 Morris Ave., Morris Park

There's usually a line of customers snaking outside this north Bronx coffee shop, but the wait is definitely worth it. Order their specialty espresso — a magical combination of dark roast beans and a classic Faema machine, perfected by an Italian mother who has been making espresso for years — and drink it while watching an international soccer match on one of the cafe's TVs.


Cafe Boulis, 30-15 31st Ave., Astoria

For a coffee shop in the heart of New York's Greek community, head over to family-owned Cafe Boulis. Their loukoumades (fluffy Greek donuts with powdered sugar and honey) have been drawing visitors from all over the city since the cafe opened in 2011.

Sweetleaf, 10-93 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City

This coffee shop, owned by Richard Nieto, uses top-rated roasters from all over the city for java classics like espresso and macchiato as well as a cold brew with maple syrup and chicory. It's also the place to go for ambiance since it's decorated with Parisian antiques. There is another Long Island City location as well as a Williamburg shop.


► Everything Goes Book Cafe, 208 Bay St., Tompkinsville

If sipping coffee while reading is your idea of a good time, this is the place for you. Organic dark and medium roasts are served alongside walls lined with books. You can also order sandwiches, rice bowls and wraps.

Fab Cup, 605 Forest Ave., West Brighton

Opened only two years ago by a pair of coffee lovers, Fab Cup has quickly become a favorite Staten Island coffee jaunt. Order your favorite cup of coffee with a crepe or an açai bowl. The shop is even offering a 40 percent discount on all coffee drinks in honor of International Coffee Day.