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Where to Find a Good Cup of Joe in Midtown

  Whether you’re a dad on the go, a business woman, or simply a die-hard coffee guru, you’ve found yourself in Midtown looking for the best Joe around. Search no more. We've discovered two places that will delight your senses and keep you coming back for more. Culture Espresso Bar 72 W 38th Street, New York NY 10018 Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am - 7 pm, Sat-Sun 8 am - 7 pm Yes, it’s a coffee bar, but its cookies draw a major crowd as well. Culture Espresso Bar is a bit hard to find, as it is tucked between jewelry and clothing shops, but once you discover this coffee bar you won’t be disappointed. A fun and eclectic mood greets you, and service is almost always top-notch. Culture Espresso Bar also serves up delightful tea options and sandwiches. Laid back music pipes through Culture Espresso Bar and brings a welcomed chill kind of vibe. Stumptown Coffee Roasters 20 West 29th Street (in the Ace Hotel) Hours: 6 am to 8 pm daily Stumptown opened in 1999, on Division Street in Portland, Oregon. Ten years later, Stumptown made its way to NYC and quickly impressed locals and guests alike.  A hip yet elegant atmosphere and baristas that really know what they’re doing ensure your excursion to Stumptown is as enjoyable as a spin around Central Park. This place has received major accolades from some big players in the Press. Sure, Midtown has killer coffee. But it also offers fabulous cheap NYC hotels, like Hotel Mela. Travelling on business or pleasure, with your spouse or on a girls’ weekend, Hotel Mela provides you with personal service, a range of tranquil room configurations, and amenities such as a LaVazza Espresso makers and 26” flat screen LCD TVs.