Aroma Good local alternative to the ubiquitous chain across the street. Sit outside and watch the show. 1932 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont. 914.832.4494.
Auray Gourmet Coffee with a French accent. 144 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont. 914.833.2274.
Bradley’s In a few short years, Bradley’s has become a local institution. Good coffee and fruit pastries, probably best quality baked goods in area. Go for light breakfast or lunch. Tiny seating area but outdoor tables in nice weather. 2 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont. 914.833.1095.
Cafe Mozart A good local coffeehouse, though hardly the institution of its sister location on the Upper West Side. Friendly, relaxed, with outdoor seating. Occasional live music, or just bring your own. 308 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck. 914.698.4166.
Cosi The original Cosi restaurant is in Paris. And you can get s’mores for dessert. But it still feels like a chain restaurant, and service can be slow. Not good when you haven’t had your….coffee. Coffee, sandwiches and salads. 1298 Boston Post Road, Larchmont. 914.834.9797.
East Avenue Cafe Good coffee, good food and friendly service at the counter. Just be prepared for the owner’s sense of humor (“Is that your grandchild?” he asked a young woman about her baby) A wall of candy by the pound. 2 East Avenue, Larchmont.
Harbor House Coffee Shop A dying breed. Old school greasy spoon.Go for the atmosphere and bacon and eggs. 1927 Palmer Avenue, Larc
International House of Pancakes What you would expect, including long lines on weekend mornings. 1375 Boston Post Road, Larchmont. 914.834.4734.
Lange’s Deli 57 Spencer Pl Scarsdale, NY 10583 (914) 472-0330
Stanz Cafe A-List mommy crowd. Excellent sandwiches and salads. Breakfast and lunch only. Can get packed on weekends.26 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont. 914.833.9760.
Starbucks With 7500 locations around the world, why should we be any different? We guess they’re everywhere for a reason. Rumors they make the coffee addictive remain unproven. Recent story on ABC’s 20/20 (produced by your Editrix) indicates that if you ask for decaf, you do not always get it. 1929 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont. 914.834.6863.