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Culture Espresso Bar

72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
+1 212-302-0200
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great coffee” (25 reviews)
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72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is pretty good, coffees are great and the staff are very friendly. I rate Bluestone Lane Coffee the BEST, I rate Culture an extremely close second 9.5/10.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

I actually look forward to going into NYC, just to get some more of this delicious coffee. I don't know how they do it and I don't care. I don't even add milk. This coffee is perfect black. And that's how I savor it. The...More

Thank WarwickTraveler29
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

An tiny little spot that could easily be missed. Fresh EVERYTHING ! The baked goods are freshly baked and are sooooooo good. The breakfast selection is perfect - you can have eggs anyway you'd like - plus the shakshuka ( a spicy Israeli tomato/egg dish)...More

Thank ayellet3girls
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We hovered for a while until we got seats, but once we grabbed them, we killed time, reading and talking over warm beverages. Totally recommend!! And gluten-free treats, too!

Thank Joshua J
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The wallpaper and chandeliers are a beautiful touch in this otherwise minimalist setting. Noisy when busy, but the sounds around you fade away when you sip that smooth smooth brew that needs no augmentation with sugar or other flavours. More taste in the tiny macchiato...More

Thank mellotrip
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a fantastic independent coffee place. The cappuccinos, espressos and lattes are freshly ground, expertly made and simply delicious. We have visited on a few different trips to New York and would definitely rank this as one of our favourite coffee bars in New...More

Thank Avi H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Not much more to say other than stop by for a coffee hit and you won't be disappointed. Being an Aussie, I like coffee and this was a good place to come for coffee.

Thank apwc71
Reviewed 26 June 2017

we were looking forward to this place but it failed us. Waste of $10 we had the espresso and the mocha.

Thank 892cookie
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We always visit here when in New York. The flat whites are perfect. If you are feeling peckish, I cannot recommend the cookies highly enough! To die for! There are 3 locations in the city, we frequent the West 38th street shop mostly.

1  Thank Bigwednesday
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Everywhere I go, I try the lattes. This is a flavourful, smooth latte, no sugar required to cut the espresso. Unique and tasty chocolate "chip" cookie (and big!). The ambience inside is noisy and not particularly welcoming, but take your purchases to go and sit...More

Thank Johanna M
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-5490
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-302-0200
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