About

We offer a selection of fresh coffee made to your liking. East Harlem Café is open daily for breakfast, lunchlight fare dinner and  as well offer an extensive catering menu. We also provide to customers free WiFi and host host private events, for local residents, organizations and businesses in and around the neighborhood. Contact us for more details.

The East Harlem Cafe was founded 2008 with a simple thought, to serve as the place where residents and tourists of El Barrio can sit back and relax with a great cup of coffee.  It’s a local destination, a meeting point and often referred to as the pulse of the community.

Owned and operated by Michelle Cruz who was born and raised in El Barrio also known as East Harlem and Spanish Harlem. Her dream was to give back to her hometown neighborhood by reinvesting in the area. She is proud a boricua, native New Yorker and community leader, thank you for supporting a locally owned business and…Welcome to the East Harlem Cafe.

Contact us

East Harlem Cafe
1651 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10029
+1917-499-0843
Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Saturday – Sunday 8:30AM – 5:00PM