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Coffee shop near Madison & 50th (needed before tomorrow morning)

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uwsgrazer Oct 5, 2009 04:21 PM

Looking for some place as close as possible to The Palace Hotel (Madison & 50th). Requirements: efficient counter service, comfortable seating and noise level conducive to a business discussion. Basically, a nice Starbucks would do the trick. But something a bit less generic would be desirable. Only need coffee and croissants, etc.; nothing elaborate

Any recommendations or suggestions?

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    pbjluver Oct 5, 2009 07:31 PM

    Europa Cafe
    on Madison at 53rd Street

    www.europacafe.com

    Au Bonne Pain
    Madison and 49th Street

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      uwsgrazer Oct 5, 2009 07:45 PM

      Thank you, that's helpful. Will definitely scope those out tomorrow morning. Wondering if anyone has tried the ING Cafe at 45 E 49th? Based on prior posts I was interested to try (Peet's coffee served), but just haven't got around yet, given their limited hours, I guess. I'm interested to give it a try tomorrow, except this will be an important enough business meeting that I'm reluctant to do so without at least some 'hound feedback on atmosphere, conditions, etc.

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