New York City’s First Dog Café Opens in East Village
Move over, cat cafés. Dogs are (finally) getting their day.
New York City’s first dog-friendly café just opened its doors in the East Village, so you can sip lattes and wine to your heart’s content alongside your furry best friend.
Named Boris & Horton, after owners Coppy and Logan Holzman’s respective pooches, the café and community space serves drinks, snacks, and sandwiches on one side, and have a doggie lounge on the other—complete with a canine photo booth (cuteness overload) and select pet supplies.
“It’s like basically going to someone’s nice living room with your dog, and it’s adjacent to a place where you can get all your food and coffee,” Coppy Holzman told DNA Info.
Customers are free to move between both spaces, as long as their four-legged friends stay in their designated area—which will be monitored by staff, so Fido won’t get lonely while you’re grabbing a quick bite.
Don’t own a dog but need some puppy love? You’re more than welcome to come by to get your furball fix. Bonus: Boris & Horton will be partnering with local animal shelters to host adoption events.
Whether you’re craving caffeine or puppy kisses, this is the place dog-obsessed New Yorkers have been waiting for.
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