Preview: The 2018 New York Coffee Festival at the Metropolitan Pavilion,

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Date(s) - 10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018
All Day

Metropolitan Pavilion


Cover image: Courtesy of NY Coffee Festival

What’s up? With nearly a hundred participating vendors, guests at the New York Coffee Festival  can enjoy tastings and demos while chatting with experts.

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Damage? $29-65, Gen. Admin. and VIP, group options available. See available sessions below.

Afternoon trade session: 2:00pm-7:30pm

Combined PUBLIC & Trade SESSIONS

To enable a comfortable flow of visitors throughout the event, sessions will be held per day over the weekend days:

Café Grumpy at the 2015 Coffee Festival © Kei Hayashi for WhereNYC

Why you should go. In need a caffeine jolt of the good stuff? The annual New York Coffee Festival at the Metropolitan Pavillon, invites patrons to sample a variety of different coffees from dozens of passionate coffee brewers, cafes and caffeine fanatics. Let industry experts guide you through the best possible cuppa joe experience, one sip at a time into caffeine bliss.

Useful tips:

  • RSVP ASAP – Prices are cheaper online
  • Alone or with friends? Either or.
  • Dress casually, comfy shoes and a small tote bag for promo goodies
  • Check the MTA Weekend service advisories
  • Travel lightly, parents with strollers should go early to avoid crowds
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • Fancy a drink or bite to eat nearby?
  1. Bar Six, bar, restaurant 502 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10011 – Love this place. Convenient, great selection and good buzz
  2. Basta Pasta – Japanese Italian pasta 37 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011- The carbonara is delicious, but the off-the-menu squid ink pasta is my favorite.
  3. Cookshop 156 10th Ave. New York,  NY 10011- closer to the Highline, great American, locally sourced cuisine,
  4. Eataly NYC by 23rd and Broadway- loads of eating options food court but gets crowded
  5. Junoon High end Indian, 27 W 24th St, New York, NY 10010,  lounge
  6. Laut 15 E. 17th St. pan-Asian, good service and food,
  7. Le Singe Vert – French bistro, 160 7th Ave New York, NY, 10011, reliable, great desserts, charming
  8. Lillie’s Union Square Bar / Restaurant, Edward the 7th would have loved this place, which is a shrine to Lille Langtry. Cozy, charming and great selection of drinks.
  9. Markt – Belgian  676 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10010, great bar, good buzz.
  10.  Raines Law Room, cocktail lounge, speak-easy, 48 W. 17th St. New York, NY 10011