Gallery: NY Coffee Guide: The Best Coffee in the East Village and Lower East Side

Cappuccino at Dora
Cappuccino at Dora
An East Broadway oasis for those seeking a graceful cup.

Dora 221 East Broadway, New York NY 10002 (map) 212-876-8065; www.doranyc.com

Cappuccino (and Olive Cookie) at Abraço
Cappuccino (and Olive Cookie) at Abraço
A perfect pairing of cappuccino, cookie, and people-watching.

Abraço 86 East 7th Street, New York NY 10003 (map) 212-388-9731; abraconyc.com

Espresso at Ost
Espresso at Ost
A calm European feel surrounds your coffee break at Ost.

Ost 441 East 12th Street, New York NY 10009 (map) 212-477-5600; ostcafenyc.com

Macchiato at Ninth Street Espresso
Macchiato at Ninth Street Espresso
The sweet harmony of milk and rich, nuanced espresso at Ninth Street Espresso's location across from Tompkins Square Park.

Ninth Street Espresso 341 East 10th Street, New York NY 10009 (map) 212-777-3508; ninthstreetespresso.com