Blank Street Coffee operates 57 locations throughout New York, Boston, Washington D.C. and London, so you know it has to be good. Known for its iconic shaken cold brew beverages, Blank Street puts a twist on an iced latte by adding housemade flavors and a cold brew shot to top it off. Its normal flavors include a shaken brown sugar cold brew and a shaken chai cold brew, but this fall you can head over to try its limited edition shaken pumpkin spice cold brew that has made waves on social media. While you’re there, don’t forget to pick up an almond or chocolate croissant to pair with your beverage!
2. La Columbe Coffee
You can find canned or bottled beverages from La Columbe Coffee Roasters at your local grocery store, but there are also cafe locations throughout the country that serve a variety of fresh autumnal beverages. Many coffee lovers on socials have been walking around town with the infamous pumpkin spice oatmilk draft latte as well as the pumpkin spice half tan, which is half cold brew, half pumpkin spice cold foam. If you don’t have access to a La Columbe cafe where you live, you can pick up its sweet and creamy canned pumpkin spice latte to get your fall fix.
3. Urban Backyard
If you’re interested in trying out a local cafe in the heart of SoHo, Urban Backyard is the earthy, crunchy cafe of your dreams. With only one location, Urban Backyard has a laid-back New York City vibe that’s suitable for cozying up with a book and a fall-themed coffee. Its autumn-spiced latte is made up of two shots of espresso, oat milk, maple spice hazelnut syrup and cinnamon. How does it get more fall than that? Urban Backyard is also known for its intricate mini succulent cupcakes, which may just be too cute to eat.
4. Whistle and Fizz
If you’re near Washington Square Park and are seeking out another local option, Whistle and Fizz has one of the most unique fall coffee menus. Aside from a classic PSL, they’re also serving up a Ginger Brown Sugar Latte, a Viet Cold Brew with Vermont maple syrup and a Choco Lantern Latte, which is a pumpkin pie latte mixed with melted bittersweet chocolate. If you’re not a coffee lover, Whistle and Fizz is also offering a spiced apple and a caramel apple fizz, which is a crisp sparkling beverage to get you through the day.
5. Partners Coffee
With four locations throughout NYC, Partners Coffee is serving delectable autumn favorites that capture the essence of fall in a cup. Its pumpkin pie latte is not your basic PSL, as it is crafted with house-made pumpkin pie syrup and can be served iced or hot with your milk of choice. If you want to try an out-of-the-box beverage, go for its apple crumble latte, which is made with flavors of apple, cinnamon and brown sugar topped with a graham cracker dust. Apple crumble in the form of coffee? Who's saying no to that?