Interlude Coffee & Tea
145 Hudson St.
(bet. Hubert and Beach)

After working at the Joe café chain, where he rose from manning the register to training new baristas, Josh Kim managed Spreadhouse, a café on Suffolk. By then, he was ready for a café of his own, and the result is Interlude Coffee & Tea. The coffee is among the best in Tribeca. Using beans from George Howell Coffee, Interlude aims to appeal both to connoisseurs and casual drinkers. Tea is of equal importance, which is why it gets billing in Interlude’s name. It comes from Tea Dealers, with a couple of options in every category. Last but certainly not least is the pastry program, which Kim’s sister, Melody, is in charge of. The baked goods are classics, often with a twist: oatmeal-pickled-raisin cookies, banana sesame loaf, honey butter scones, malted chocolate chip cookies, blueberry maple muffins, cream cheese Funfetti cookies….



  1. I was a – at least once a day customer of La Colombe on Lispenard and Church for years, but once I discovered Interlude I was hooked. Josh and Kim are wonderful to deal with and the lattes that Josh makes are just the best I have ever had.

    It’s a joy to spend time with them and the other team members in a space that is bright, clean and tastefully appointed.

    Love giving local businesses my loyalty – and these guys are on the top of my list. Good pastry and kombucha selection as well.

    Check them out – they will not disappoint.

  2. …. best coffee & matcha in Tribeca (& quite possibly in New York). Haven’t tasted matcha like this in so long… literally wake up thinking of it ! ????