Every neighborhood needs a coffee shop. It doesn't have to sell smoothies and cold-pressed juices as well, and it doesn't have to have a bookstore attached to its hip, but if it does, you've likely found a great place.
Enter Brooklyn Roasting Company. The Brooklyn coffee shop ––– headquartered in Dumbo with additional locations in the Flatiron District as well as the Navy Yard ––– moved in in 2012. Since then, it has steadily become a neighborhood stalwart.
Before, after, or during your coffee, be sure to stop into the Melville House, located just around the corner at 46 John Street. And here's a tip: you don't have to walk around the corner to get to the Melville House. Just enter through Brooklyn Roasting Company.
If you want to meet a friend for coffee in Dumbo, then Brooklyn Roasting Company should leap into your mind first. With couches, chairs, and drafting tables aplenty, the shop carries an inviting and rustic...