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Gorilla Coffee

97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3201
+1 718-230-3244
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
“quick coffee” (2 reviews)
“el salvador” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3201
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Reviews (49)
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for a quick coffee run not expecting much but this place hits the spot. Anything local is definitely better than your general Starbucks so imagine my surprise when I found they are local roasters too! That's pretty awesome. Even though I got...More

Thank eugenia27
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Did I mention the coffee - it's really good. Nice chilled atmosphere and friendly service, great for stopping in during your exploration of the area.

Thank Riddoch88
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a coffee and relax! In October sun gleams in its windows. Wifi available. Cupcakes

Thank FitoMA
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Refuge from the rain, comfy table/chairs, tasty coffee, could have been hotter. Nice ambience, lots of locals. Visiting our Brooklyn based son so will visit Gorilla again.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visiting daughter in brooklyn. Dropping by for a quick coffee in the late morning led to a wonderful customer experience. Gentleman with a fedora served us and we got a genuine brooklyn experience. Funny and engaging. Funky cute setting. Coffee was quite coffeeish. Great way...More

Thank vanillagorilla58
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It is located on 5th avenue not far from Barclay Center in Brooklyn. They serve coffees only. It is quiet with nice background music. It is a good place for a short break

Thank Yoram L
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Friendly service and tasty espresso - easy to stop in on the way to the subway. If you have time, chill out at one of the tables for some great people watching of Brooklynites.

Thank SmileyWithAK
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Our sister lives right around the corner and although visiting her is the priority, our daily visits to Gorilla are next in the list. We just drop in, order and carry out, so we don't have much info on dining in. The cups and thermos...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Visiting a friend who lives in Brooklyn and being from California, I had to visit the famous Gorilla Coffee. Ordered a Maple Coffee and a bag of La Esperanza, El Salvador Beans . The coffee was OK, I couldn't even taste the maple. But when...More

Thank Angela3950
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I was very impressed with the low key atmosphere and the wonderful coffee. The staff was very knowledgable and courteous.

Thank Cliff D
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-3244
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