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ISO: Need a place for a business meeting over coffee/tea near Union Sq.

Casual, creative, cool. Any price range. Thanks in advance.

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  1. It's bare-bones, frank -unlike blue water, e.g.- but this place i've always found quite mellow & quiet:
    http://www.burdickchocolate.com/store...

    (and splendiferous coffee and chocolate: how better to arrive at a deal than with good chocolate?)

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    1. re: Phil Ogelos

      Burdick is a good recommendation.

      Another potential option is Argo Tea on University Place, which is spacious with a lot of seating.

      Most of the coffee places in that area are swamped, so I'd be nervous about scheduling a business meeting unless you're willing to go 15 minutes early to try and claim a spot.

      1. re: Phil Ogelos

        Thanks all. Burdick was perfect fro my purposes.

        1. re: frank113

          Good to hear, frank; I stumbled upon it accidentally, but grateful for that.

          P.S. You can file in your (capacious) head for trivia that the hometown of Burdick's -in somewhere, New Hampshire- is also the headquarters for documentarian Ken Burns' enterprises.

        1. W Hotel's Olive. I usually have some dessert and coffee there.

          1. City bakery- close to union sq, avoid lunchtime, they have an upstairs area that's great to sit for a bit and really awesome baked goods

            1. Joe's Coffee

              Stumptown.

              Birch Coffee.