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The Coffee Shop

29 Union Square W. (E. 16th St.) Send to Phone
212-243-7969 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Fashionable Union Square eatery-lounge still packs 'em in for diner fare with Brazilian flair.


 
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Open
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
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The Coffee Shop Restaurant Review

: With two large bars, lots of '50s Formica and leatherette, and no shortage of models and poseurs, this Union Square destination is a coffee shop with attitude. Lots of it to be precise --- mostly from the model-lite waitstaff. The menu has a loose Brazilian theme and features such dishes as coconut-crisped shrimp, baked chicken wings in chili-lime sauce, and fish stew, all until the wee hours. Breakfast also lasts all day.
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