Zanny’s Cafe

Zannys specializes in gourmet sandwiches and wraps. All hand-made and made to order. Our coffee comes from the oldest roaster in NYC: Dallis Brothers from Brooklyn. Our espresso is Danesi and is roasted in Italy. Our hot chocolate is made from real milk and dark chocolate wafers steamed to perfection.


Established in 2000.

March of 2002, after a meeting at a Thai restaurant at 49th and 9th, James and John decided to purchase Zanny’s Cafe from Koteen. Their partership clicked. They pooled their funds. Soon after, Kandel and Lee formed J & J Java, Inc. to continue developing Zanny’s Cafe where Susannah had left off. They knew that with some hard work and creativity their small cafe on a non-descript corner of the not quite gentrified Manhattan Valley could really be something special–a place for friends to meet, eat, drink and chat, a warm, lively beacon in the middle of their changing neighborhood. So to that end, they decided to stretch Zanny’s Cafe beyond the standard coffee and dessert coffeehouse model. They revamped the seating, painted the walls, developed an extensive menu

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