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Second Stop Café

524 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.713139 -73.949186
nr. Ainslie St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-486-6850 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Cafes, Coffeehouse
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Nearby Subway Stops

G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.



Payment Methods

Cash Only, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast


  • No Alcohol


This venue is closed.

Coffee is Stumptown, and former Le Bernardin baker Merrin Frazier makes the pastries, both vegan and traditional. But it's the décor, designed by self-proclaimed "object collectors" and owners Paul Degruccio and Craig Kafton, that elevates Second Stop above your standard coffeehouse. Lamps are from JPMorgan's Wall Street office; table bases are from the Oak Room of the Plaza Hotel, tile work was done with century-old tile from vestibules and foyers in brownstones around NYC, and the fireplace mantel was salvaged from Johnny Depp's townhouse in the West Village. Even the seat cushions were retrieved — when the Alexander McQueen store in the meatpacking district threw them out. Finally, a coffee shop in Williamsburg where there's something to look at besides asymmetrical haircuts and Slayer T-shirts.