Slideshow: NY Coffee Guide: The Best Coffee in Park Slope, Cobble Hill, and South Brooklyn

Espresso at Root Hill Cafe
Espresso at Root Hill Cafe
Fair and balanced.

Root Hill Cafe 262 4th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215 (map) 718-797-0100; roothillcafe.com

Cafe Pedlar Cappuccino
Cafe Pedlar Cappuccino
Stumptown's Hair Bender espresso is the base for the cappuccino at, Cafe Pedlar, an offshoot of the Frankies Spuntino empire.

Cafe Pedlar 210 Court Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 (map) 212-253-2303; cafepedlar.com

Cappuccino at Southside Coffee
Cappuccino at Southside Coffee
Among the best in the borough.

Southside Coffee 652 6th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215 (map) 347-599-0887

Cortado at Smith Canteen
Cortado at Smith Canteen
Silky and milky.

Smith Canteen 343 Smith Street, Brooklyn NY 11231 (map) 718-422-0444; smithcanteen.com