From beans to brews: Nolita by the cup

Nolita, New York City

From beans to brews: Nolita by the cup

Java, joe, coffee – get the inside caffeine-filled scoop on Nolita’s coffee culture

Wake up your coffee appreciation with this caffeine-fuelled experience in New York’s Nolita neighbourhood. Insider K A Keener will guide you through the history of the city’s coffee scene, from the origins of the New York Coffee exchange to the current trends. You’ll visit third-wave cafés and independent roasters and experience guided tastings at some of the neighbourhood’s best cafés with guided tastings.


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From $200 for 2 people

K A Keener

Your insider

K A Keener

Coffee queen

After three years working as a coffee roaster in Indiana, insider K A Keener moved to New York City where she’s spent the last decade watching the coffee scene develop. Today, Keener runs an online guide to the coffee hotspots throughout the city that never sleeps and is passionate about sharing her bean-to-brew knowledge.

Learn about the rich history of New York’s coffee scene and how to appreciate the finer notes of coffee tasting

2 hours and 30 minutes
Start Time
Tours run between the hours of 09:30 and 12:00
Call our travel specialists 24/7 on 1 800 464 2040 or contact us to find availability
Where you'll go
Caffeinated insider K A Keener will give you a quick introduction to the neighbourhood before you visit a roastery and café opened by Australians in 2005. Using artefacts from the New York Historical Society, she’ll explain how Italian coffee-shop culture was brought to the (then) cobblestoned streets of New York City. You’ll stop off at several cafés and learn to appreciate the hidden tasting notes of coffee and the different methods of preparation.
What you'll sample
You’ll sip your way through Nolita’s coffee scene, learning the finer points of coffee tasting as you sample the brews at several of the neighbourhood’s cafés.
Experience location
You will be meeting K A Keener in New York’s Italian-influenced Nolita neighbourhood; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.