(photo: graffiti at the Hungarian Cafe in NYC)

and btw Life is Beauty

Ariel Rubinstein (all photos: me)

A Worldwide Guide for Coffee Places where you can not only work but also think!

164 Cities are already on the map. What about yours? Please- send me additional recommendations.


The Cafe poster.

2006    2007  2010  2013

If you are interested in a free copy of the paper-poster, send me a request to rariel@post.tau.ac.il.

....and admittedely there is an alternative.....

For an academic material on Cafes see Sarah Amato's Site.

See a "scientific proof" that cafes is the right place to work...:)  and an article in NYTImes (2013)

See also  

  pages 40  42  44

Aachen Abuja  Amherst  Amsterdam Ann-Arbor Austin  Baltimore Bangkok Barcelona Beer-sheva Beijing Belfast Berlin Berkeley BetLehem(PA) Bilbao Boston Boulder Bratislava Brisbane Bristol Brown Brussels Budapest Buenos Aires   Cairo Cambridge(UK) Cambridge(USA) Canberra City Chappel Hill Charleston Charlottesville Chicago Chico Christchurch  Colombus Concepcion Copenhagen Cornell Darmstadt Denver  Dresden  Dublin  Easton Exeter Florence Freiburg Fribourg Geneve Granada  Grenoble  Guangzhou  Hamburg  Hanoi Heidelberg Helsingborg Helsinki HongKong Houston  Iowa Istanbul   Jena Jerusalem  Kansas City Katamndu Kfar-Saba Kiev Kingston Kolkata Koln  Krakow Kyoto  Las-Vegas Lasanne Lethbridge  Leuven Lima Lisbon Ljublijana London L.A.  Madrid Manila Mannheim Marrakech Mexico Middlebury(VT) Minneapolis Montevideo  Montreal Moscow  Mount Allison Mumbai  Munich   Nanjing  Nashville NewYork-Manhatten NewYork-Brooklyn  Nicosia Northampton   Norhfield  Norhwestern  Oxford  Pamplona Paris Patras Penn-State Philadelphia Pisa Pittsburgh Poznan  Prague Princeton  Rehovot   Regensburg Reykjavik Rio Rochester RochesterVT  Rome  Rosario Rostock Rotterdam  San Diego San Fransisco San-Paulo Santa-Cruz Santa-Fe Santa-Monica Santiego Sarajevo  Savannah  Seattle Seoul Sevilla St. Gallen  St. Louis St. Petersburg Stanford Stockholm Stuttgart  Sydney  Tallahassee Tallinn Tel-Aviv Thimphu(Bhutan) Tokyo Toulouse Toronto Trento Trieste Turin  Tucson  UCSB Urbana-Champain Utrecht  Vancouver Vienna  Warsaw Washington Wisconsin  Yale York  Zaragoza  Zurich


University Coffee Place Address Comments          =I checked and indeed it is great!

Aachen (Germany) Cafe Kittel Pontstr. 39 Nominated by Christian Buecken
Abuja (Nigeria) Salamander Cafe


5, Bujumbura St. Off Libreville, WUSE 2

Nominated by Uriel Palti
Amherst Raos Coffee
17 Kellogg Ave
Thanks to Bob Pollin
  Amherst Coffee 28 Amity St
Amsterdam Cafe De Jaren Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20 see also and
  Cafe de Engelbewaarder Kloveniersburgwal 59HS
  Cafe Brecht Weteringschans 157 Nominated by Matthias Weber
  Kriterion Roetersstraat 170
  Cafe Krull Sarphatipark 2 Nominated by Amazia Ido
  De Balie Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10 Nominated by Rick van der Ploeg
  de Koffie Salon Utrechtsestraat 130 Nominated by Wouter den Haan
Ann-Arbor Amer's Deli 312 S.State Street
Austin Cafe Medici 2222B Guadalupe St, Austin Nominated by Amir Barnea
Baltimore (Johns Hopkins University Carma's Cafe 32st and St. Paul Thanks to Laura McCandlish for recommending the place.
Bangkok Agalico 20 Sukhumvit Rd. 51 An amazing place. Open Fr-Sat-Sat 10AM-6PM
  Crepes 18/1 Sukhumvit Soi 12   the only disadvantage ... the mosquitos
Barcelona Granja Petit Bo


Passeig Sant Joan 82
Nominated by Francesco Cerigioni
  Cosmo Carrer Enric Granados 3 Nominated by Francesco Cerigioni
  La Central del Raval Elisabets, 6. Thanks to Guillaume Haeringer see also Cafe zurich
  Kasparo Pl. Vicens Martorell, 4 Nominated by Christiane Schwieren
  Laie Pau Claris 85 Nominated by Joachim Voth
Beer-Sheba (israel) Ashan Hazman 86/1 Ringblum, Schuma D Recommended by The Marker.
Beijing Xiao Xin's Cafe   103 Nanluogu Xiang, Dongcheng district The best in my opinion. Thanks to Yermi Brener
  Thinker's Cafe/All Sages Bookstore 123 Lanqiying, Chengfu Lu, Haidian DistrictOutside the east gate of Beijing U. Thanks to Ed Green for this nomination.
  Sculpting In Time (Diaoke Shiguang) 7 Weigongcun Lu, south gate of Beijing Institute of Technology, Haidian District Recommnded by Sebastian Bauhoff
Belfast Common Grounds Cafe 12-24 University Avenue Nominated by Peter Garland
Berkeley Brewed Awakening      1807 Euclid Av. Recommended made by Shachar Kariv
  Yali's Cafe 1920 Oxford St.  Nominated by Ayala Arad
  Philz Coffee 1600 Shattuck Av.
 Nominated by Ayala Arad
  Berkeley's Espresso 1900 Shattuck Av.  Nominated by Ayala Arad
  PiQ 91 Shattuck Av.  Nominated by Ayala Arad
  Sack's Coffee House 2701 College Av.
Berlin St. Oberholz  
Rosenthaler Straße 72a My favorite, 2010
  Gasthaus Lentz     Stuttgarter Platz 20
Nominated by Michael Ehret My favorote 2012
  Cafe To Be Or Not To Be Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30
  Sowohlalsauch    Kollwitzstraße 88 (East) Nominated by Timo Ehrig; Downgraded 2012
  Cafe Einstein   Kurfürstenstraße 58 Thanks to Hillel Ben Sasson; Downgraded 2012
  Cafe Savigny Grolmanstr. 53
Nominated by Natan Sznaider
  Cafe Manzini Ludwigkirchstraße 11 Nomianted by Avner Shaked
  Cafe - Literaturhaus
Fasanenstraße 23
D-10719 Berlin-Charlottenburg
Nominated by Natan Sznaider and Avner Shaked; Douwngraded 2012
  Cafe Bilderbuch
Akazienstraße 28 Scheneberg Nomianted by Natan Sznaider
Bet Lehem (PA) Johnny's Bagels & Deli 472 Main St. Nominated by Casey Quinn:"Nice mix of students from
Lehigh University as well as Moravian college, and whomever of the local professional/etc. crowd come by for coffee."
Bilbao Café Iruña Berastegui Kalea, 4
Boston Espresso Royale Caffe    736 Commonwealth Ave. Nominated by Adi Ophir and Anat Biletzki see also
Boulder The Boulder Book Store 1107 Pearl Street Nominated by Shani Katz Gershoni
Bratislava Espresso u Ruze Biela 2 Thanks to Pavol Brunovsky
  Divan Panska 9
Brisbane (Australia) Watersun Cafe (Yhe Belvedere Hotel) Woody Point Nominated by Louise Ryan
Bristol (UK)) Boston Tea Party 75 Park St. Nominated by David Leslie
Brown Coffee Exchange    207 Wickenden st watch the poster there:
  the Edge 199 Wayland Av. see also
Brussels Brussels, Belgium / Pain Quotidien, Cimetičre d’Ixelles. Chaussée de Boondael 479, B-1050 5-10 minutes walk from the Free University of Brussels'
Nominated by Steve Lawford
Budapest Central Kavehaz Budapest 1053, Károlyi Mihály utca 9 Nominated by Botond Koszegi
  Gerloczy Kavehaz Budapest 1052, Gerlóczy utca 1 Nominated by Botond Koszegi
  Szimpla Cafe Budapest 1073, Kertész utca Nominated by Daniel Prinz
  Cafe Farger Budapest 1054, Zoltán utca 18 Nominated by Botond Koszegi
Buenos Aires La Biela Av. Quintana 596. Recoleta
Cairo Simonds 126 26 July St., Zamalik
Nominated by Bettina von der Way
130 26th July St., Zamalek, Nominated by Bettina von der Way
  Cafe Tabasco 18 El Marashly St. Zamalek (near American Univ.) Nomnated by Plamen Nikolov
Cambridge (UK) King's Coffee Bar King's College, King's Parade Nominated by Rhys M Bidder (a student at NYU)
  Waterstone's Bookshop 22 Sidney St Nominated by Hykel Hosni
  CB2 5/7, Norfolk St Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
    1369 Cambridge Street , Cambridge
Cambridge (USA) Darwin's 148 Mount Auburn St Nominated by Nurit Lissovsky
  Café Pamplona 12 Bow St. Nomianted by Fuhito Kojima.
  Diesel Cafe Elm St. in Somerville (Davis
Nominated by Peter Spiegler
  Bloc 11 11 Bow St. (Union Sq.) Somerville Nominated by Sean Horan
  Sherman Cafe 257 Washington St. (Union Square), Somerville Nominated by Chase Harrison
  The Atomic Bean Cafe 904 Massachusetts Ave Nominated by Or Zuk
  Area 4 Kendall Square,500 Technology Square Nominated by Alex Teytelboym
  Tatte Bakery & Caffe 318 3rd St
Nominated by Alex Teytelboym
      removed: Voltage Coffee and Art, Cafe Crema, Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc., Hi-Rise Bakery 1369 Coffee House
Canberra City (ANU) Valentino's Cafe Shop 11, Garema Pl, Bunda St
Nominated by Casey Quinn
Chapell Hill (NC) Caffe Driade 1215-A E Franklin St, Chapel Hill
Nominated by Chi-Hung Liao
  The Open Eye Cafe
101 South Greensboro St. Carrboro Nominated by Jesse D Sloane
Charleston (SC) City Lights Coffee 141 Market St Nominated by Amir Barnea
Charlottesville (VA) Mudhouse Coffee 213 W. Main St. Nominated by Ariell Reshef
Chicago Reynolds Club Cafe Univeristy of Chicago A sort of cafetery but I have a good from the place in 1988.
  Filter Cafe 1373-75 N Milwaukee Ave (in his previous location )
  Bridgeport Coffee Company 3101 S Morgan Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
  Classics Cafe 1010 E 59th St
Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
  Noble Tree 2444 N Clark Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
  Metropolis 1039 W Granville Nominated by Nicole Immorlica
  Bourgeois Pig Cafe 738 Fullerton Pkwy Nominated by Richard Jordan
  Dollop Coffee & tea co.
4181 N.Clerendon Nominated by Richard Jordan
  Art Gallery Kafe 1907 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
  Intelligentsia Broadway Coffee Bar
3123 North Broadway Nominated by Thomas Jungbauer
  Cafe Catedral 2500 S Christiana Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
  Mercury Cafe 1505 W Chicago Nominated by Morgan Sonderegger
Chico (California State-Chico) Upper Crust Bakery
130 Main Street Nominated by bankruptcy expert Jack Ayer. See his blog.
Christdchurch (New Zeland) Cafe 101 University of Canterbury Nominated by Uryia Dolev who also took this picture
Colombus (Ohio) Mean Bean 2 N Sandusky St, Delaware (near Ohio Wesleyan University) Nomnated by Plamen Nikolov
  Cup O'Joe German Village, 627 S 3rd St
Thanks to Dan Levin
Concepcion (Chile) Cafe Cantabria 451 Caupolican Nominated by Martin Carrasco
  Portal Rometsch Cumbres de Andalué, San Pedro de la Paz Nominated by Martin Carrasco
Copenhagen Sabines Cafetceria 4 Teglagardsstraede
Cornell Gimme! Coffee   430 N Cayuga St
Thanks to Ori Heffetz
  Stella's Cafe 403 College Avenue
Thanks to Ori Heffetz
Darmstadt Cafe Lotte Soderstr. 116, Gordana Pavicic-Hrgovan Nominated by Michael Ludwig
Denver Tattered Cover Book Store 1628 16th Street @ Wynkoop Nomianted by Shani Katz Gershoni
Dresden Raskolnikov Bolmisch 34 Nomianted by Benny Gleitman
Dublin Fumbally Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8
Nomianted by Anna Abratis
Easton (PA) Cosmic Cup 520 March St. Nomianted by Edward N. Gamber (Lafayette College)
Exeter The Plant Cafe 1 Cathedral Yard
Florence Le Giubbe Rosse Piazza della Repubblica Nomianted by Alon Confino
Freiburg Coffee Factory Habsburgerstraße 110 
Nominated by Katharina Best
Fribourg (Switzerland) Café du Belvédčre Grand-Rue 36
Nominated by Simon Lapointe
Geneve Café du Soleil Place du Petit-Saconnex Nominated by Christophe Kuenzler
  Café Remor Place du Cirque 3
Nominated by Christophe Kuenzler
  Le CALM Rue Ancienne 36, Carouge Nominated by Cynthia Balli
Granada Cafe Bohemia
Plaza de los lobos 11 Nominated by Isabel Melguizo López
Grenoble (France) French Coffee Shop
3 Place Claveyso Nominated by Michal Urdanivia
  Pain et Compagnie 1 Bis Rue Lafayette Nominated by Urdanivia
Guangzhou(China) Wing Kwong Hall Sun Yat-Sen University, South Lawn Nominated by Dong Quan
Hamburg Mathilde, Literatur und Cafe Bogenstraße 5
  Cafe Leonar Grindelhof 59
Nominated by Benny Gleitman
  Unter den Linden Juliusstraße 16 Nominated by Erminia Viccaro
Hanoi Joma in Hanoi 54 To Ngoc Van, Tay Ho Nominated by Dick de Koning
Heidelberg Cafe Burkardt Friedrich-Ebert-Geburtshaus on Untere straße
  Café Schiller's
Heiliggeiststraße 5 Nominated by Davide Cantoni
  Mildner's Bergheimer Straße 81a Nominated by Christiane Schwieren
  Coffee Nerd Rohrbacher Straße 9 Nominated by Christiane Schwieren
Helsingborg (Sweden) Wayne's Coffee Helsingborg Stortorget 8 Nominated by Philipp Wichardt
Helsinki Café Engel
Aleksanterinkatu 2
Nominated by Hannu Vartiainen
Café Ekberg
Bulevardi 9
Café Succes Korkeavuorenkatu 2
Hong Kong The People's Bookstore Add: 1/F. 18 Russell Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Nominated by Tanjim Hossain. He also sent me a picture
Houston (Rice) Croissant Brioche 2435 Rice Bld.  Houston Nominated by Zvi Safra
Iowa CafeteriaPrairie Lights Books and Cafe
15 S. Dubuque St. Iowa City Nominated by Ed green
Istanbul Falls in Galata Buyuk Hendek Cad. No:35 Galata-Beyoulu The best 2012
  Karabatak Karakuy Kemankeu Kara Mustafa Paua Mah. Kara Ali Kaptan Sok. No. 7, Karakuy Beyoulu Nominated by Ayse Mumcu
  Polka Cafe Moda cad.Zuhal Sok.no:14/c (bim market karuu kuuesi) Nominated by Ayse Mumcu
  Mavra Cafe Serdar-i Ekrem Caddesi No. 31/A Galata Nominated by Ayse Mumcu
  Babel Cafe Turnacibasi Caddesi No: 56
Çukurcuma-Beyoglu Istanbul
Nominated by Deniz Selman
  Ufak Tefek Seyler Turnacibasi Caddesi No: 44/B
Nominated by Deniz Selman
  Urban Cafe Kartal Sokak 6/A, Galatasaray
  Cafe Smyrna Akarsu Caddesi, No. 29, Cihangir
Thanks to Fikret Adaman, David Katz and Ayse Mumcu.
  Gölge Kahve Olivya Geçidi No: 21, Galatasaray
Nominated by Deniz Selman
  Bebek Kahve 13 Cevdet Pasa Caddesi , Bebek. Nominated by Merve Akbas
Jena Cafe Lieders Jenergasse 2 Nominated by Jens Kubieziel
Jerusalem Kalo 31 Beit Lechem Rd.
  Cafe Smadar 4, Loid Geroge
  Nocturno Bezalel 7
  Mizrachi 12 Shezif St Machne yehuda
  Austrian Hospice via dolorosa 37 Little Austria in Damescus Gate.  Thanks to my friend Avi Margalit  for reminding me.
  Taamon King George 27
  Tmol Shilshom
Salomon 5
Kansas City Hard Bean Cafe 801 Main St, Grandview (a suburb to Kansas City). Nominated by Juergen Kramer
Katmandu Newa de Cafe'
Chakshibari Marg St. next to the 'Kathmandu Guest House' Nominated by Vincent Froese
Kfar Saba Cafe Hamidrehov Hakarmel 16 Nominated by Kfir Eliaz
Kiev Kupidon Pushkinska str. 1-3/5 Nominated by Yegor Samusenko
  Antresol Shevchenko bul. 2 Thanks to Tymofiy Mylovanov and Andriy Zapechelnyuk.
Kingston (Canada) Coffee Eco 344 Johnson St. Nominated by Marie-Louise Vierř
  The Sleepless Goat Cafe 91 Princess Street, Kingston Nomianted by Ori Heffetz
Kolkata College Street Coffee House Besides Presidency College Nominated by Debkumar De. See wikipedia on the cafe
Köln Cafe Elefant Weißenburgstr 50 Nominated by Sebastian Rothe
  Cafe Pomp Lindenstr. 38 Nominated by Rene Cyranek
  Rosenrot Turmstr. 4 Recommended by Nina Klee
Krakow Cheder Cafè ul. Jòzefa 36 Nominated by Sarah Selbmann
Kyoto Ueshima Coffee Teramachi Shopping Arcade, South of Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae subway station. Nominated by Jesse D Sloane
Las-Vegas Sunrise Coffee 3130 E. Sunset Nominated by Lior Cohen
Lausanne Cafe de Grancy Av. du Rond-Point 1 Nominated by Bettina-Elisabeth Klaus
Lethbridge (Alberta) The Round Street Cafe 427 Fifth St S Nominated by Jennifer Davis
Leuven Stuk Naamsestraat 96 Nomianted by Johannes Spinnewijn
  Boekencafe Schrijnmakersstraat 11 Nomianted by Johannes Spinnewijn (it was closed when I visted the Leuven....)
Lima Cafe Z Bajada Balta in the Miraflores district Nominated by Mark Kennet
Lisbon CCB CCB (Centro Cultural de Bel?m) Nominated by Vanda Regina Almeida
Ljubljana Cajna Hisa Pod Velbom Stari Trg 3, Ljubljana Nominated  by Jernej Copic.
London Bush Theatre Cafe 5 Uxbridge Rd. (Shepherd's Bush) My choice for 2012 !! Nominated by Gilat Levy
  Firebox 108 Cromer St - WC1H Camden Town  Nominated by Rick van der Ploeg
  Primrose Patisserie 136 Regent's Park Road, Camden, NW1 Picture was copied by TimeOut Tel Aviv
  Kitchen and Pantry 14 Elgin Cresceint (# with kensington Park Rd) W11
  Fork 85 Marchmont Street
  Yumchaa Camden Town: 35/37 Park Way Nominated by Veronica Rappoport
  Goswell Road Street Coffee 160-4 Goswell Road Mominated by Francesco Nava
  Look Mum No Hands 49 Old St. Mominated by Francesco Nava
  Cafe At Foyles 113-119 Charing Cross Road Nominated by Miguel Fonseca
  Candid Cafe 3 Torrens St.  
  Poetry Cafe 22 Betterton St. Covent Garden Nominated by Andre Harris
  FreeState coffee 23 Southampton Row
Nominated by Gilat Levy
Los Angeles Bean Town 45 N Baldwin Av. Nomianted by Muruvvet Buyukboyaci
  Cafe Om 7962 Fountain Avenue, West Hollywood Nomianted by Yael Sharvit
  Commissary 801 N Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood Nomianted by Yael Shavit
  Coffee Cantata 2900 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena Nominated by Katrina Ligett and Ori Heffetz
  Barclays Coffee 8976 Tampa Ave. Northridge. Nominated by Lior Cohen
  Coffee Bar 600 S. Spring st. Nominated by Ori Heffetz
  Zona Rosa 15 South El Molino Av. Pasadena Nominated by Ori Heffetz
Madrid Cafe de Ruiz Calle de Ruiz, 11 Thanks to David Tiera
  Cafe Gijon Paseo de Recoletos 21 (2009: I remove my recommendation)
Manila Figaro Congressional Northridge Plaza Congressional Av. Nominated by Ruth Francisco
Mannheim Kombüse Mannheim Jungbuschstraße 23
Nominated by Inken Töwe
Marrakech Cafe Arabe
Rue Mouassine 184 Nominated by Diane Rice
Mexico Cafe la Habana
Morelos 62 (corner w/ Bucareli), near the Paseo de la Reforma All nominations in Mexico city, thanks to Andrei Gomberg. The Cafe is where Castro and Che Guevara met to plan the revolution. Certainly a place where one can think...
  Village Cafe Condesa, Av. Tamaulipas 99 (between Vicente Suarez and Campeche), Colonia Condesa
  Centro Cultural La Bella Epoca Tamaulipas 202 (corner w/ Benjamin Hill)
  Cafe Picasso Francisco Sosa (corner w/
Plaza Santa Catarina) Barrio Santa Catarina, Coyoacan
  Cafe El Jarocho Cuauhtemoc 134-E,F,G, corner w/ Allende, Colonia del Carmen Coyoacan
Middlebury (VT) Carol's Hungry Mind Cafe 24 Merchants Row
Montevideo Cafe Brasilero Ituzaingo 1447 - Ciudad Vieja Nominated by Leandro Zipitria
Minneapolis Espresso Royale 14th Avenue, Dinkytown Nominated by Roberto Piazza
Montreal le Cagibi 5490 St. Laurent Nominated by Eleni Panagiotarakou
  EM Café 5718, av du Parc
  Café Aunja 1448 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
  Cafe les entretiens 1577 rue Laurier Est  2012: Removed
Moscow Coffee Mania Bolshaya Nikitskaya st., 13
Moscow Conservatory Building
Mount Allison Bridge Street Cafe 10 Bridge Street, Sackville, Canada Nominated  by Matthew Chiasson
Mumbai Kyani & Co 657, Jer Mahal Estate, Dhobi Talao Nominated  by Sabyasachi Das
Munich Café Altschwabing Schellingstrasse/Barerstrasse Nominated  by Klaus Schmidt
  Kaffee, Espresso and Barista Schlorstrasse 11 Nominated  by Charly Pützfeld
  Bar Centrale Ledererstraße 23 Nominated  by Charly Pützfeld
  Ruffini Orffstr. 22-24
Nominated  by Charly Pützfeld
  Blaues Haus Hildegardstr. 1 Monimated by C A Barth: "you can write a whole book or a thesis there (and there's people who've done it!)"
  Cafe Frenzy
Frauenhoferstraße 20 Nominated by Edward M. Stadum
  Hungriges Herz
Frauenhoferstr. 42 Nominated by Edward M. Stadum
  Konditorei Schneller Amalienstrasse 59 Nominated by Davide Cantoni
  Kiki Schusstrasse 34 Nominated  by Charly Pützfeld
Nanjing (China) Sculpting in Time (Diao Ke Shi Guang) 2nd Floor, #47 Hankou Road, Gulou District, Nanjing Nominated by Jerry Xu
Nashville Fido Café 1812 21st ave South
  J-J's Coffee and Market
1912 Broadway Nominated  by Caleb Stroup
New York - Manhatten Pecan 130 Franklin (#W.Broadway)
  Whynot 175 Orchard (Lowere East Side)
  VBar and Cafe 225 Sullivan St. My favorite for 2009
  Think Coffee 248 Mercer Close to be deleted from the list. Unbearably noisy
  Housing Works 126 Crosby The re-discovery of Winter 2008
  Grounded 28 Jane St (between 4th St & Greenwich Ave)
  SNice 45 8th Ave, @ W 4th St
  The Hungarian Cafe 1030 Amsterdam (corner 110 st)  see In the Cafe? by Julie Otsuka   
  71 Irving Place Coffee & Tea Bar 71 Irving Place
  Taszo Espesson Bar 5 Edward Morgan Pl, Washington Heights (Broadway and 157) Nominated by Bejamin Bachi
  East Harlem 1651 Lexington Av. Nominated by Bejamin Bachi
  Effy's Cafe 1638 3rd Avenue, (b/w 91st & 92nd St)
Nominated by Bejamin Bachi
  Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream 48 1/2 E 7th St
Nominated by Bejamin Bachi
  Doma 17 Perry St (corner with 7th Av) March 2012: The place is closed! How sad!!!!
  Society Coffee 2104 Fredrick Douglas Blvd. Harlem (corner of 114st.)
New York- Brooklyn Tea Lounge
837 Union Street (bet. 6th and 7th Av.)
  Second Stop Cafe 524 Lorimer St
(bet: Powers St & Ainslie St)
Nominated by Huong Ngo
  Smooch 264 Carlton Ave (@ Dekalb) Thanks to Matan Tzur
  Cafe Grumpy 193 merserole Av. Greenpoint Brooklyn
  Outpost 1014 Fulton St.
Nicosia Hurricane 7 Nicoleous St.
Northampton (MA) Woodstar Cafe
60 Masonic St. Nominated by Chase Harrison
  Haymarket Cafe 185 Main St. Nominated by Chase Harrison
  Northampton Coffee 269 Pleasant St. Nominated by Chase Harrison
Northfield (MN) Goodbye Blue
319 Division St. Near Carleton College and St. Olaf College. Nominated by William McClung.
Northwestern Coffee Lab 922 Noyes Stţ
  Cafe Mud   1936 Maple Av., Evanston Thanks to Jeff Ely for telling me about the wonderful place.
Oxford Zappi's Bike Cafe 28-32 St. Michaels Street Nominated by Ian Jewitt
  Turl St. Kitchen 16-17 Turl St. Nominated by Ian Jewitt
  The Missing Bean 14 Turl St. Nominated by Jorgen Weibull
  Freud Cafe Walton Street, OX1 Nominated  by Nick Wedd (out of the list 2012)
Pamplona Cafe Iruna Plaza del Castillo Nominated  by Mikel Berdudy
Paris Cave La Bourgogne 144 rue Mouffeard
  Cafe Lea 5 rue Claude Bernard
  Les Philosophes 28 rue Vieille-du-Temple
  L'Ecritoire Cafe 3 Place de La Sourbonne
  Cafe Le Rostand Place edmond Rostand
  Cafe Creme 4 Rue Dupetit-Thouars Nominated by Guillaume Chevillon
  La Fourmi
4 Rue des Martyrs Nominated by Michal Urdanivia
Patras (Greece) Si Doux Patreos 13-15 Nominated by Sotiris Christopoulos
Penn State Webster's Bookstore Cafe 133 E. Beaver Av. Ed Green + Vijay Krishna 2006    the old place
Philadelphia La Colombe Torrefaction 130 S 19th St. Nominated by Aureo de Paula
  White Dog Cafe 3420 Sansom St. Nominated by Uri
  Ultimo Coffee 1900 S. 15th St. Numinated by Dan Zeltzer
Pisa Caffe' Dell'Ussero
Lungarno Antonio Pacinotti, 27
Pittsburg Crazy Mocha 207 Oakland Ave (heart of Pitt) Nominated by Adam Shear
  Esperesso a Mano 3623 Butler St. Nominated by Alistair Wilson
  Tazza D'Oro 1125 North Highland Av. Nominated by Alistair Wilson
  Tazza D'Oro Gates Center 3rd Floor
Computer Science, Forbes Av.
  Big Dog Coffee 2717 Sarah St. Nominated by Alistair Wilson
Poznan Pozegnanie z Afryka - Pijalnia kawy Poznan, ul. Fredry 1 (wejscie od ul. Gwarnej)
Nominated by Sarah Selbmann
Prague Cafe No. 1 29 Rijna Andreas Ortmann's recommendations

Tynska Literarni Kavarna Tynska 6

Cafe Meduza Belgicka 17 Nominated by Tal Einhorn
  Ouky Douky Coffee Janovskeho 14 Nominated by Paul Dovener
  Cafe Louvre Národní 22 Nominated by Siddhartha Aror
Princeton Small World Cafe 14 Witherspoon
Regensburg (Germany) Caffe Rinaldi
Alte Kornmarkt 3a Nominated by Florian Rottke
Rehovot (Weizmann Institute) The Wix cafe Herzel st Nominated by Or Zuk
Reykjavik Cafe Mokka Skolavoroustig 3A
  Kaffi Hljomalind Laugavegur 21 non-profit Café
Rio Armazem do Cafe Rua Maria Quiteria 77, Loja G - Rio de Janeiro - RJ and Rua Visconde de Piraja, 595 - Rio de Janeiro Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
  Rubro Cafe
Rua da Quitanda, 191 - Centro Rio de Janeiro Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
Rochester Starry nites cafe 696 University Avenue
  SpoT Cafe 200 East Ave
Rochester (VT) Sandy's Book & Bakery 30 North Main Street
Rome Gusto
Fandango Cafe
Piazza Augusto Imperatore 9
Piazza di Pietra 32/33
Nominated by Corrado Pasquali
Rosario (Argentina) El Cairo Santa Fe 1102, Rosario Nominated by Max Marzetti
Rostock (Germany) Cafe Lotte Wismarsche straße 1 Nominated by Philipp Wichardt
Rotterdam Gran Cafe Westerpaviljoen Nieuwe Binnenweg 136
  Proef Mariniersweg 259
  Dikt Hoogstraat 110
  Dudok Meent 88 Nominated by Yuan Ju
San Diego Caffe Calabria 3933 30th Street Nominated by Amir Barnea
  The Art of Espresso University of California San Diego main campus, Mandeville Center Nominated by Stephan Lange
  Lestat's Coffee House 3343 Adams Avenue Nominated by Stephan Lange
San Fransisco Ritual Roasters 1026 Valencia St. Nominated by Rion Snow
  The Red Victorian 1665 Haight Street Nominated by Stephan List
  YakiniQ Cafe 1640 Post St. Nominated by Ayala Arad
  Creek Cafe 968 Valencia
  Sugarlump 2862 24th Street
Nominated by Ori Heffetz
  Sightglass Coffee 270 Seventh Street
Nominated by Tal Niv
  Coffee Bar 1890 Bryant st. Nominated by Tal Niv
  Cafe Sapore 790 Lombard Street Nominated by Andrew Carlson
  The Summit 780 Valencia
San-Paulo Cafe Suplicy Alameda Lorena, 1430 - Sao Paulo - SP Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
  Santo Grao Rua Oscar Freire, 413 - Sao Paulo - SP Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
  Octavio Cafe Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2996 Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
  Rubro cafe
Rua da Quitanda, 191 - Centro Nominated by Ana Luiza Abrăo Roriz
Santa-Cruz (CA) Lulu's at the Octagon
At the Museum of Art and History, 118 Cooper St
Nominated by Sean Crockett
Santa-Fe Aztec Street Coffee House 317 Aztec St.
  Ecco 105 E Mercy
Nominated by Willemien Kets
Santa-Monica Caffe Luxxe
925 Montana Avenue
Nominated by Amir Barnea
Santiego (Chile) Cafe Tales
Concha y Toro 39 Nominated by Jose Gerardo Fernandez
Sarajevo Buybook cafes
Radiceva 4 and Zelenih beretki 8 (BiH Art Gallery) Nominated by Jacob Remes
  Zlatna Ribica (Goldfish) Kaptol br. 5 Nominated by Igal sarna
Savannah (GA) Gallery Espresso 234 Bull Street @ Cheppawa Square Nominated by Ray Falk
  The Sentient Bean 13 W Park Avenue Nominated by Rachel Berner
Seattle Cafe Allegro Espresso 4214 University Way Nominated by Bruce Johnsen
  University Zoka 2901 NE Blakeley Street Nominated by Navanit Arakeri
  Bauhaus 301 E Pine Nominated by Nicole Immorlica
Seoul, Korea Bohemian
Anam-dong, Sungbuk-gu, Near Korea University Thanks to In-Koo Cho
  Caffe Bene
Shinsoo Dong 81-136, Mapo Ku, Near Sogang University Thanks to Gyu Ho Wang
Sevilla, Spain Café de la Prensa
Calle Betis 5, Sevilla Nominated by Nicolas Ibanez
St. Gallen (Switzerland) Kaffeehaus Linsebühlstrasse 77 Nomianted by Jana Gallus
St. Louis Meshuggah Cafe 6269 Delmar Blvd Nomianted by Francesco Carli
  Kayak's Coffee 270 N. Skinker Blvd. Nomianted by Sandip Agarwal
St. Petersburg The Idiot nab. reky Moiky 82 Nominated by Sotiris Christopoulos
Stanford Coupa Cafe 538 Ramona St. in Palo Alto. Nominated by Ran Abramitzky
  Douce France 855 El Camino Real Nominated by Ran Abramitzky
  Cafe Venetia 419 Univeristy Av. Palo Alto Nominated by Ayala Arad
  Happy Donuts 3916 El Camino Real, Palo Alto Nominated by Rion Snow
Stockholm Sturekatten Riddargatan 4
  Cafe Vetekatten Kungsgatan 55
  Cafe Saturnus Eriksbergsgatan 6 Nominated by Alberto Vesperoni. My favorite 2013.
  Ritorno Odengatan 80 Nominated by Erik Mohlin
Stuttgart Schlossgarten-Cafe Schlossgarten-Hotel Nominated by Ruah Morrigan
  Forum 3, Gymansiumstraße Nominated by Ruah Morrigan
Sydney Le Petit Tarte 219 Glebe Point Rd.
348A Crown St, Surry Hills Nominated by Andreas Ortmann
Tallahassee (Fl) Atomic Cafe 625 West Tennessee Street
Nominated by David Cooper
Tallinn, Estonia Cafe Kehrwieder in Apollo Bookstore, Viru 23
Nominated by Michiru Nagatsu
Tel Aviv Cafe Tamar (photo:Yuval Rubinstein 2002) Sheinkin St./Echad Haam (photo:  Ronit Antler 2004); Yinon Cohen's photo The birthplace of the "absent minded driver"  
  Cafe Bar Yochai Bar Yochai 7
  Tolaat Sfarim Rabin Sq. my son Yuval   
  Tolaat Sfarim Mazeh 7   
  Beta 17 Brodezki
  Streets 2 Hanevieim & King gorg 70
  Lunz 13 Lunz
  Shneur 20 Pinsker
  Nini 109 Yehudah Halevy
  Yafa Yhuda Marguza (corner yefet), Jaffa Bookstore and coffee place: a meeting place for jews and arabs.
Thimphu(Bhutan) Ambient Café Norzin Lam Nominated by Thomas Stoerk
Tokyo Pause Cafe (Ikebukuro)   Nominated by Joseph Reisinger
  Factory (Aoyama)
  Nominated by Joseph Reisinger

On The Corner (Shibuya)

  Nominated by Joseph Reisinger
Toulouse Terra Nova Librairie/Cafe 18 rue Gambetta Nominated by Alex White "about 15 minutes walk from the department. Also sells a wide selection of books...allow you to kill two birds of cultural assimilation with one stone."
Toronto   Tequila Bookworm 512 Queen St. W The old location
  Manic Coffee 426 College Nominated by Joanne Roberts
  R2 668 Queen St.
  The Tampered Press 256 Crawford Street
  Jet Fuel 519 Parliament St.(cabbagetown) Nominated by Sean Horan
Trento Pasticceria Caffetteria Viennese Corso 3 Novembre 2 Nominated by Andreas Ortmann
  Bar al Duomo Via Verdi 40 See Ortmann's top 10 list for Trento's cafes
Trieste Il Caffe San Marco via Battisti 18 Nominated by Roberto Burguet following the book Microcosmi, by Claudio Magris
Turin Cafe Lumiere Corso Vittorio Emanuele 35/C Nominated by Sophie Bade
  Caffe Mulassano
Piazza Castello, 15 Turin is a great city for cafes. This time I was attarcted by a different style than usual. Caffe Mulassano is my winner
  Il Circolo dei Lettori via Giambattista Bogino 9 Nominated by Marco Pelosi
Tucson Cartel Coffee Lab 2502 N Campbell Ave
  Caffe Luce 943 E University Blvd # 191
UCSB (Goleta, CA) Mojo Coffee
7127 Hollister Ave # 18 Nominated by Or Zuk
Urbana Champaign Cafe Kopi 109 N.Walnut
Utrecht Brasserie Domplein Domplein 20, 3512 JD Nominated by Markus Heydenreich
  Douwe Egberts Cafe Korte Jansstraat 17-19
  Broers Janskerkhof 9
Vancouver WE coffee 1696 Robson St. Nominated by Ayala Arad
  The Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co. 5970 Univeristy Boulevard Nominated by Dotan Persitz
  The Original Beanery 2706 Fairview Crescent Nominated by Dotan Persitz
  The Old Barn Bean Around the World 6308 Thunderbird Blvd Nominated by Dotan Persitz
  Milano Coffee Roasters 156 West 8th Ave Nominated by Tristram Waye
Vienna Cafe tour Cafe Hawelka   Dorotheergasse 6 My first cafe I have been ever! Closed on tue.
The capital of the world's cafes!! Cafe Bräunerhof Stallburggasse 2
  Cafe Prückel A- 1010, Stubenring 24 Nominated by Natan Sznaider
  Cafe Alt Wien Bäckerstraße 9
  Café Kafka Capistrangasse 8 Nominated by Anja Sautmann
  Phil Gumpendorfer Str. 10-12, Nominated by Aizik Ashkenazi
  Cafe Ritter Ottakringerstrasse 117
  Cafe der provinz Maria Treu Gasse 3 Nominated by Michal Maimaran
  Café Engländer Postgasse 2 Nominated by Thomas Jungbauer
  Cafe Korb Brandstaette 9 Nominated by Johannes Boehm
Warsaw Czuly Barbarzynca ul. Dobra 31 near the univeristy
Washington D.C. Kramer Book Stores 1517 Connecticut Ave NW
  Tryst 2459 18th Street Nominated by Andrew Carlson
  Mocha Hut 4706 14th St NW Nominated by Ori Heffetz
1939 14th St. NW Nominated by Ori Heffetz
Wisconsin Mother Fools 1101 Williamson St., Madison, Nominated by Jacob Remes
Yale Koffee? 104 Audubon St, New Haven Nominated by Jacob Remes
  Book Traders
1140 Chapel St, New Haven Nominated by Jacob Remes
  Atticus Book Store-Cafe
1082 Chapel St Nominated by Tzachi Gilboa (A real good (not like me) coffee lover).
York (UK) Café Concerto 21 High Petergate Nominated by Steve Lawford
  Circles Cafe Lendal Bridge Nominated by Yuan Ju
Zaragoza Gran Cafe de Zaragoza Calle de Alfonso I, 25 Nominated by Natan Sznaider
Zurich KafiSchnaps Kornhausstrasse 57 Nominated by Maria Saez-Marti
  Cafe Voltaire
Spiegelgasse 1
  Cafe Lang Limmatplatz 7 Nominated by Jana Gallus