Greepoint’s best after-hours coffee shops: Sweetleaf, Grumpy, and more

Greenpoint is brimming with excellent coffee. However, finding it later in the day, when numerous cafes close just as you need that caffeine boost, might be more difficult.

If you’re searching for a fast cup of coffee in Greenpoint after 5 p.m., skip Starbucks and Dunkin’ and head to one of the neighborhood’s small coffee shops for some of Brooklyn’s greatest java.

Here’s a list of where to get the greatest coffee in Greenpoint after 5 p.m.

Sweetleaf (159 Freeman St.) is a famous Greenpoint coffee shop that is open till 7 p.m. every day. Sweetleaf’s Greenpoint location is decorated with vintage street lighting and quirky furnishings, creating a creative yet relaxed atmosphere ideal for a late-night cup of coffee.

Sweetleaf serves cold brew, cortados, and matcha lattes, as well as a distinctive menu that includes the unusual and delectable Rocket Fuel, which is made with cold brew, chicory, Vermont maple syrup, and milk. They also have a Maple Leaf Latte with maple syrup and nutmeg, as well as a delicious Strawberry Iced Tea.

Homemade pastries are available, including vegan and gluten-free alternatives. If you’re meeting someone who isn’t looking for coffee after 5 p.m., Sweetleaf provides a changing variety of beer and wine.

Sweetleaf’s Greenpoint location is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Greenpoint’s Café Grumpy (193 Meserole Ave.) is open till 7:30 p.m. The indoor mood is casual and tidy, in contrast to Sweetleaf, yet there is a comfortable seat outside, great for people watching.

They provide a wide range of coffee, cold brew, and espresso beverages, as well as some delectable extras like the Cardamom Rose Latte. Tumeric Latte and Tumeric Lemonade are also available. The food menu includes pastries like croissants and scones and a vegan blueberry muffin.

The Greenpoint store is open from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It’s right across the street from Café Grumpy Roastery.

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