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I'm in town and my client will see me for coffee around her office near Madison & 60th. Would love to find something a little less than ordinary. Thanks in advance.

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  1. You could try the Nespresso bar on Madison betw. 65th and 66th. It has a very trendy feel to it -- too much so for my taste -- not sure if that's what you are going for.

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    1. re: akk

      Forget about the Nespresso Bar on Madison. There is no soul. It's nothing but a big chain and the service is not as good as it should be.
      And yes, go to Bottega del Vino, I can't get enough of this bar :-)

      1. re: akk

        Ditto Nespresso and Bottega! Both are great, IMO.

      2. Another option is Bottega del Vino - 59th & Mad (on 59th) - wonderful espresso and a nice area in which to sit. Great panini (sp?) too.

        http://bottegadelvinonyc.com/media/bo...

        1. Would you be able to travel as far as 78th? Cafe St Ambroeus is wonderful. On the west side of Madison.

          - Sean

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          1. re: Sean Dell

            It might be too far but I like Fika on 58th street, off 5th avenue. If you can grab a table, it is charming.

          2. Also i little further, but one of my favorites for a good cappucino and a peaceful atmosphere is a cafe two doors down from corrado bakery on 70th and lex (totally blanking on the name)

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            1. re: jsgjewels

              Perhaps you're thinking of Sicaffe. Exceptional coffees. always worth the trip. But often crowded. If it's confidential biz, you can be overheard.

              1. re: MazeDancer

                I was, love that place, for studying, reading whatever. The OP posted in january, so it's not really relevant anyway =)