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Jun 26, 2012 07:36 AM

Good Iced Coffee - Between Penn Station and Union Square

On days like today, i like to walk from Penn to my office near Union Square. The walk would be much better with a really good iced coffee. Where's best place to stop at halfway point? Say near Madison Square Park. I tried Eataly - blech - way too watery. Need it to be actual iced coffee, not iced coffee water like too many places serve. As a benchmark, I like the Mud Truck and Orens is ok as well. No DD or Starbucks of course.

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  1. Stumptown coffee in the Ace hotel makes a very good (albeit expensive) cold brew iced coffee.

      1. Stumptown's is great but the last time I was there, they were completely out.

        You could also try the Van Leeuwen truck.

        1. I like an assertive roast for iced coffee, and much prefer Ninth Street Espresso in the Chelsea Market to Grumpy, and to Stumptown, for that matter.

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          1. cafe grumpy is expensive but excellent.

            i dont like tastes kind of funky and of course you have to deal with people who like stumptown coffee.

            gregory's coffee is on 39th and 7th but surprisingly has good iced coffee.

            city bakery on 18th has decent iced coffee...very caffeinated if i recall.

            grey dog cafe in chelsea (16th street if i recall) has excellent iced coffee.

            there's also a blue bottle at the milk studios on 15th. their new orleans iced coffee is excellent.