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Caffè Emilia

139 First Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.727909 -73.985107
nr. 9th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-388-1234 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Coffeehouse
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Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.; N, R at 8th St.-NYU; L at First Ave.



Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out



Delivery Area

Houston St. to 14th St., Ave. C to Fourth Ave.


This venue is closed.

Caffè Emilia, a sliver of an East Village spot, is designed to fulfill all your impromptu Italophile needs: from mid-morning espresso gulped at the pastry counter to porchetta panino savored over a copy of La Gazzetta dello Sport in the tiny backyard garden. The menu is categorized by the type of bread (some of it baked by Falai Panetteria) that the sandwiches are made on, ranging from pizza bianca (mortadella and provolone) to semidolce (salami, butter, and mayo). This is an Emilia-Romagnan café, the third venture from Modena native (and Gnocco and Perbacco partner) Gian Luca Giovanetti, so there are several versions of that region’s chewy flatbread, piadina, both savory and sweet.

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