Are you looking for a casual spot? Something a little more upscale to impress the enterprise client you’re meeting? Are you having your meeting over coffee, lunch, drinks?
The questions are endless, as are the options. Luckily, we’ve drummed up some of our favorite spots to have a sales meeting in NYC:
La Pecora Bianca (Flatiron)
Italian for “The White Sheep,” this cozy spot has great coffee, pastries and a full menu if you’re there for a lunch meeting. If you need a place in Flatiron, put Le Pecora at the top of your list.
The Harold (Nomad)
Whether you’re looking for a quick coffee, lunch or even dinner and drinks, The Harold is the place to go if you’re looking for great food and ambiance close to Penn Station. Get there a little before 8 a.m. and you’ll have the perfect quiet setting for your meeting.
Le Pain Quotidien (Throughout the city)
If you’re ever in doubt, go with what you know – and what we know is that Le Pain consistently serves up food and coffee in a space that’s welcoming, calm and has a great ambiance.
Between the Bread (Midtown West, Bryant Park, West Chelsea)
Having a meeting with someone who’s health conscious? Take them to Between the Bread, who sources local New York products as well as using eco-friendly products for serving food. Check them out and have a sandwich or five (they’re that good).
Good Stuff Diner (West Village)
Looking for a laid-back spot with great food to boot? If you know the person you’re meeting with more than your average lead, suggesting Good Stuff Diner is a good way to relax and discuss business without overwhelming the client. Enjoy great food at great prices – and hopefully close the deal too.
Culture Espresso (Garment District)
This gem of a coffee shop is located right by Penn Station, so perfect for an early morning meeting with anyone commuting from Penn. With beautiful art on the walls as well as coffee that doesn’t disappoint, this is a must for anyone having a meeting over coffee.
Landmarc (Tribeca, Columbus Circle)
For meetings that require a more high-end space, try taking your client to Landmarc. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Landmarc provides great dining experience and a killer wine list (if you’re there for drinks).
Toby’s Estate (Brooklyn, Flatiron, West Village, Midtown East)
If your client is a coffee connoisseur, bring them to Toby’s Estate for your meeting. A small batch roaster located in Brooklyn, they now have locations all over the city, including Flatiron, West Village and Midtown. Try out the coffee with your client and if you’re feeling really adventurous, take them to a brewing class to impress them even further.
Crave Fishbar (Midtown East)
Love seafood? Looking for great seafood in a relaxed environment? Crave Fishbar is the place to go if you’re in midtown looking for a nice meeting spot. They’re all about sustainability and being eco-conscious, so you’ll get brownie points by taking a health-conscious client there.
Two Hands NYC (Little Italy, Tribeca)
Looking for a quintessentially New York lunch spot to impress an out of town client with? Bring them to Two Hands, which offers an impressive menu and a great space to impress your client with.
Capital One Cafe (Midtown East)
Not only does this particular Capital One Cafe have Peet’s coffee, but if you’re looking for a quieter spot with not too many people, definitely pay this location a visit.