The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC
Caffe Reggio is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

1. Caffe Reggio

7.4
119 Macdougal St (at W 3rd St), New York, NY
Café · West Village · 164 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Leave it to the bohemian Greenwich Village Caffe Reggio to brew coffee the way mom used to make it—hot and then over ice. It's a great cup with the right amount of bitterness and a medium body. Read more.

Culture Espresso is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

2. Culture Espresso

8.9
72 W 38th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Garment District · 530 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Our favorite Toddy Cold Brew is the rotating bean selection at Culture Espresso in Midtown. Yes, Midtown of all places. Their cold brew is always complex and strong with a sweet, bitter-less finish. Read more.

Birch Coffee is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

3. Birch Coffee

21 E 27th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 486 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Since Birch opened their first location in 2009, they have been dedicated to making a better Kyoto Cold Brew. They brew using their single origin beans for a rich, darker flavor Read more.

Simon Sips is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

4. Simon Sips

1185 Avenue of the Americas (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Theater District · 52 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: For Nitro Iced Coffee, the baristas cold brew Counter Culture beans and then put it on a system that infuses it with nitrogen, creating a creamy, silky texture when chilled and poured through a tap. Read more.

Hi-Collar is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

5. Hi-Collar

8.9
231 E 9th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 130 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: After choosing your coffee beans from a variety of regions, you get to choose your brewing method. Flash brewed is just one possibility for cold coffee and it's the boldest & intensely flavored. Read more.

Sweetleaf is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

6. Sweetleaf

135 Kent Ave (at N 6th St), Brooklyn, NY
Café · Williamsburg · 91 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The key ingredient in the New Orleans Style is chicory and Sweetleaf doesn't hold back on the natural sweetner, which provides a nice spiced cinnamon-quality. Read more.

Nam Nam is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

7. Nam Nam

109 Montrose Ave (btwn Leonard St & Manhattan Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 84 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Nam Nam makes their Vietnamese Iced Coffee to order from Cafe du Monde beans. It's stirred with sweetened condensed milk and is a perfect pairing for the shop's amazing banh mi sandwiches. Read more.

Kopitiam is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

8. Kopitiam

51B Canal St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow Sts), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Chinatown · 25 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: There's not much competition for the best version of Malaysian iced coffee, but Kopitiam is hand's down the coolest spot to experience this unique style. Read more.

Grady's Cold BrewCo is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

9. Grady's Cold BrewCo

(Berry), Brooklyn, NY
Coffee Shop · Greenpoint · 5 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Grady's is the king of canned coffee concentrates. Dilute it with water or milk to taste, but the bold flavors shine through thanks to the addition of chicory root. Read more.

Zibetto Espresso Bar is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

10. Zibetto Espresso Bar

8.1
1385 Avenue of the Americas (at W 56th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Theater District · 93 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The Shakerato is actually a brilliant way to chill down some strong brew: a shot of espresso is mixed with simple syrup and then shaken with ice to form a frothy head. Read more.

Everyman Espresso is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

11. Everyman Espresso

8.4
136 E 13th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Greenwich Village · 208 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Concoctions currently on offer include a teetotaling Espresso Old Fashioned (espresso, Peychaud's bitters, sugar) and the Panacea (espresso, lemon, honey, ginger, and bitters) Read more.

To Laiko is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

12. To Laiko

6.3
29-29 23rd Ave (btwn 29th & 31st St.), Astoria, NY
Bakery · 8 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The frappé is an irresistible blend of Nescafé instant coffee, milk, and plenty of sugar. It's sweet, creamy, and frothy, and after sucking down one, you'll be quickly ordering a second. Read more.

Gregorys Coffee is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

13. Gregorys Coffee

7.0
48 East 33rd Street (at E 33rd St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoMad · 37 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Their Coffee Freddo might be a misnomer (a Greek freddo does not involve a blender), but it sure is delicious. They use their cold brew and blend it with ice and some mysterious dairy mixture. Read more.

Bluestone Lane is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

14. Bluestone Lane

8.3
1120 Avenue of the Americas (at W 43rd St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Midtown East · 82 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Bluestone Lane is the only café serving a true Aussie Iced Coffee (milk, ice cream, espresso) and it is game changing. Read more.

Victory Garden is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

15. Victory Garden

31 Carmine St (btwn Bleecker & Bedford St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Parlor · West Village · 120 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This tiny little temple to all things goat milk makes a great iced coffee with a unique flavor. Goat milk is infused with mastic (a unique Greek resin) and cardamom before being mixed into cold brew. Read more.

Kobrick Coffee Co. is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

16. Kobrick Coffee Co.

8.5
24 9th Ave (btwn W 13th & 14th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Meatpacking District · 84 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: If you only order one drink, the thing to try is the Three Hour Kyoto Negroni, where instead of water, the bartenders slow brew their Kenyan coffee using gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari. Read more.

Dunkin' is one of The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks in NYC.

17. Dunkin'

6.3
25 W 43rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Midtown East · 11 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: The world runs on Dunkin' for a reason: that addicting, fresh, and surprisingly smooth cup of joe. Read more.