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Zibetto Espresso Bar

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1385 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10019 40.763831 -73.977572
nr. 56th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-707-0505 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Cafes, Coffeehouse
  • Price Range: $

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    8 out of 10

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Official Website

zibettoespresso.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 7am-7pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F at 57th St.; B, D, E at Seventh Ave.; N, Q, R at 57th St.-Seventh Ave.

Prices

$2-$9

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

It takes nerve to open an espresso bar across the street from Starbucks—especially an inconspicuous nook without drip coffee, free wi-fi, or even seats. But Anastasio Nougos, who moved here from his native Sweden to open Zibetto, is relying on his readily apparent strengths: pulling and serving the hands-down best espresso drinks we've had in recent memory. Trained at Sosta in Stockholm and devoted to his craft, Nougos serves the Bologna-roasted house blend coffee in ceramic cups, each with a glass of ice water, at a stand-up white-tiled marble bar. Pressed panini, Italian sodas, wine, and mini pastries round out the menu, but Zibetto's draw is its exquisitely rich, smooth coffee, and Nougos's attention to detail. All baristas have at least four years of experience before being hired.

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