Kuro Kuma Espresso & Coffee

About

Coffee & Tea

Price Range : Under $10 ($)

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    Yelp rating
    4.5 stars

Location

Adress: 121 La Salle St, New York, NY 10027

Work Hours

Mon 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Tue 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Wed 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Thu 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am-7:30 pm
Sun 8:00 am-7:30 pm

Business info

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    Health Score
    A
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    Take-out
    Yes
  • credit_card
    Accepts Credit Cards
    Yes
  • local_parking
    Parking
    Street
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    Bike Parking
    Yes
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    Outdoor Seating
    Yes
  • wifi
    Wi-Fi
    Free
  • fastfood
    Caters
    No
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    Good for Working
    No

Reviews

  • Lavendar B.

    star star star star star 11 September 2021

    Lattes done to perfection and friendly baristas. Haven't had their pastries just yet, but am always tempted when looking at the case. It's a small shop so I wouldn't expect to park here for hours and study or write, but it's a wonderful spot to grab your coffee and go!

  • Jennifer K.

    star star star star star 8 September 2021

    I got double shot over ice and it was VERY SMOOTH & GOOD!!!!
    I'd recommend Kuro Kuma to any coffee lovers!!!

  • Xavi F.

    star star star star star 28 August 2021

    As many have indicated, tiny space, and the limited seating always looks full on the weekend. Finally visited after being curious for ages, had a large mocha which was strong and flavorful and more than met my standards (most shops put too much milk so it's more like a glorified latte with chocolate syrup). Pastries didn't look super fresh when I visited, but I want to try some next time I visit. Good location, good service, always love an independent coffee place with character.

  • Gaige K.

    star star star star star 22 August 2021

    Kuro Kuma provides some excellent, simple options for coffee and pastries near Columbia! Their coffee comes from Counterculture (always a good option), and they have a variety of pastries.
    While I was there, I had an americano and a cranberry scone; the scone was recommended by the barista, and it turned out to be a good recommendation.

    The only downside is that there's not that much indoor seating, just a few tables that can fit a couple people each. Since I had some time to kill before a meeting, I wanted to relax and read a bit, so I had some trouble finding a good place to sit. This isn't a big deal and wouldn't be a problem for someone just trying to take coffee and a pastry to go!

  • Stephen M.

    star star star star star 20 August 2021

    Great spot to grab a coffee on the go or to sit in and study.

    Stop here most mornings before I go out to do my thang. I've only ever had the cappuccino (too good to not order!) so cant comment on the other drinks. It is in the top 3 best I've had in NYC. Partner usually gets an espresso and he likes it.

    Croissants here are amazing, too. I'd recommend the apple braid.

    Staff is lovely. I've never experienced them being rude, unpleasant, or even disconnected/dissatisfied with their job.

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