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Gorilla Coffee

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97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3201
+1 718-230-3244
07:00 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
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764 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did I mention the coffee - it's really good. Nice chilled atmosphere and friendly service, great for stopping in during your exploration of the area.

Thank Riddoch88
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a coffee and relax! In October sun gleams in its windows. Wifi available. Cupcakes

Thank FitoMA
St Louis
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Refuge from the rain, comfy table/chairs, tasty coffee, could have been hotter. Nice ambience, lots of locals. Visiting our Brooklyn based son so will visit Gorilla again.

Thank Karen C
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visiting daughter in brooklyn. Dropping by for a quick coffee in the late morning led to a wonderful customer experience. Gentleman with a fedora served us and we got a genuine brooklyn experience. Funny and engaging. Funky cute setting. Coffee was quite coffeeish. Great way to start the day, a good coffee and a good laugh. Give it a try,... More 

Thank vanillagorilla58
Ra'anana, Israel
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159 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It is located on 5th avenue not far from Barclay Center in Brooklyn. They serve coffees only. It is quiet with nice background music. It is a good place for a short break

Thank Yoram L
Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Friendly service and tasty espresso - easy to stop in on the way to the subway. If you have time, chill out at one of the tables for some great people watching of Brooklynites.

Thank SmileyWithAK
Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Our sister lives right around the corner and although visiting her is the priority, our daily visits to Gorilla are next in the list. We just drop in, order and carry out, so we don't have much info on dining in. The cups and thermos containers make great souvenirs!

Thank Mark F
Eureka, California, United States
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165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Visiting a friend who lives in Brooklyn and being from California, I had to visit the famous Gorilla Coffee. Ordered a Maple Coffee and a bag of La Esperanza, El Salvador Beans . The coffee was OK, I couldn't even taste the maple. But when I got home, ground the beans and brewed a pot, this is where the magic... More 

Thank Angela3950
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

I was very impressed with the low key atmosphere and the wonderful coffee. The staff was very knowledgable and courteous.

Thank Cliff D
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Small place in Park Slope area of Brooklyn delivers big taste. Great service,no frills kinda place and great coffee. Love the logo.

Thank Duncan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-3244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?