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“Cozy ambiance”
Review of Caffe Bene - CLOSED

Caffe Bene
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We stopped by here on a walk to Central Park. It was just starting to rain and it smelled so good in there! It was very warm and inviting. Staff was very pleasant. We had a bacon foccacia, a scone and coffee. All were pretty good, but we really enjoyed the calm, quiet area upstairs. Very nice!

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Thank teamom01
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Great coffee and waffles. The staff were pleasant and because it was so close to our hotel we tended to spend a lot of time here.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

Good spot for the free wifi, coffee, and croissant. The staff is atypical NYC coffee house: quick, not a lot of chatter, and focused on getting you through the non-stop line. Bathrooms are clean, and that is always a plus. I like it as an alternative to Starbucks! Seriously, the coffee here is coffee. You can get flavors, but the heart of the matter calls for coffee not a smorgasbord of prepacked flavors.

The place is large, with window stools and a full upstairs seating area. It's dead in Times Square, near the Hershey's Store and M&Ms, and for those folks at the Crown Plaza . . . yea, you have your own little private coffee shop in a way.

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Thank nycbookwriter
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Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

The staff is unfriendly and unhelpful. You feel like you are annoying, bothering them.
The coffee and food are ok. Nice deco.

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Thank Marie P
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

While on a business trip to NYC we stopped at the Caffe Bene next to our hotel a couple times. It is pretty large and we had no trouble finding space to sit. The pastries were quite delicious but the coffee was a bit disappointing. It was good on the first visit but on the second visit it was very average.

If convenient to my location I would probably stop by here again if I needed a quick coffee and an almond croissant.

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Thank NHStargazer12
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