Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup

The classic New York takeout cup is immortalized in reusable ceramic.

$12.00

Light Coffee, Two Sugars

The classic New York coffee cup is immortalized in infinitely reusable ceramic with this distinctive creation. Once a staple of every corner deli, the easily recognized blue and white Greek motif is quickly disappearing from city streets. The durable design proves to be much longer lasting than the old-fashioned paper version, while still maintaining a distinctly city feel. This witty remake of an unforgettable original is a must-have for every city-living coffee drinker. Made in China.

The original paper cup, the Anthora, was designed by Leslie Buck in the late 1960s. It shot to popularity in daily use and in pop culture and has become one of the symbols associated with New York City. Mr. Buck passed away on April 26, 2010. He was 87 years old. You can read his life story in the New York Times.

Made from
ceramic
Measurements
3.75" H, 10 fl. oz. capacity
Care
Dishwasher and microwave safe.
Item ID
14339

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsCeramic Greek Coffee Cup
 
4.6

(based on 770 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (521)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (212)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (540)
  • Durable (528)
  • Dishwasher safe (396)
  • Microwave safe (206)
  • Capacity (145)

Cons

  • Too small (113)
  • Not durable (23)
  • Handle gets hot (18)
  • No handle (6)
  • Not dishwasher safe (4)

Best Uses

  • Breakfast (421)
  • Gifts (383)
  • Office (368)
  • Home (359)
  • Dining (124)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Stylish (453), Practical (426), Budget shopper (249), Frequent entertainer (111), High-end shopper (30)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (203), No (132)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Coffee Cup Ever? Maybe.

What a great coffee cup. Spotted it on [@] in their "Get the Look" feature for Scorcese's film "Taxi Driver" and I knew I had to have...Read complete review

What a great coffee cup. Spotted it on [@] in their "Get the Look" feature for Scorcese's film "Taxi Driver" and I knew I had to have it. Probably the most iconic coffee cup ever (take that, Seattle [...] hipsters!) My only real complaints are that a) without a handle (and I wouldn't have wanted them to add one, because it would have ruined the aesthetic) it's super hot when there's liquid in it. The other thing, it's a bit on the small side, which just means I drink four cups of coffee in the morning instead of two.[...], reasonable price, great product!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Thumbs up!

Got this is as Christmas gift for my boyfriend who has always dreamed of a non-disposable Greek NYC take away cup. Little did he know that such a thing exists and that I saw...Read complete review

Got this is as Christmas gift for my boyfriend who has always dreamed of a non-disposable Greek NYC take away cup. Little did he know that such a thing exists and that I saw it on one of my favorite sites, Uncommon Goods.

It's made of pretty durable ceramic and is a bit smaller than I expected but my boyfriend said it was absolutely true to scale of the model take away cup.

Only problem is that there's no handle and the ceramic isn't thick enough to handle while the cup is filled with boiling water for tea or fresh coffee. A kitchen stash of Starbucks cup sleeves solves the problem of heat but it also covers up the fantastic design of the cup. =( I reluctantly have to detract points for this. It's thisclose to being a deal breaker but I still love it!

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4.0

Cute, but too hot with coffee!

By 

from New York, NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Microwave Safe
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Handle Gets Hot
  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Breakfast
  • Dining
  • Gifts
  • Home
  • Office

Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

I bought one of these for myself and two for my parents, since I knew they would love them! They are super cute, but unfortunately they are not great for their intended use, coffee, unless you fill it up only halfway or something. The cup gets really hot, and since there's obviously no handle, it's hard to hold. But it's great for water or beer. Overall very cute and nostalgic!

 
5.0

Cute!

By 

from Las Vegas, NV

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Microwave Safe
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Home
  • Office

Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

I bought this to use as a makeup brush holder. As an actual cup for coffee it's smaller than average, and no handle probably means burned fingers. The colors are muted, which I like but that might deter others. Looks great next to my vintage palmistry hand for my jewelry!

 
5.0

This cup is so cute!

By 

from Las Vegas, NV

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Microwave Safe
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breakfast
    • Gifts
    • Home
    • Office

    Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

    I can't drink a whole cup of coffee, so choosing the 6 ounce button on the Kuerig is perfect for this cup.

     
    3.0

    A pretty good biy

    By 

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Durable
    • Microwave Safe

    Cons

    • Poor Image Quality

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

    It's not a bad coffee cup. The image on the cup isn't very bright but it's a durable item.

    Service and delivery comments:

    It arrived wrapped carefully and delivered on time.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love Love Love

    By 

    from San Francisco

    About Me Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Durable
    • Microwave Safe
    • Nostalgic
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Breakfast
      • Dining
      • Gifts
      • Home
      • Office

      Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

      My colleague is a native of NYC and when I saw this cup, I knew he'd not only like it, he'd love it.
      The look on his face was all the confirmation I needed, he fell in love with it.
      It made him think of home.
      This gift was small in price, but big on heartfelt appreciation.
      Uncommon Goods you're so awesome.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent, received in record speed.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Cannot say enough good things about this

      By 

      from S Windsor

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dishwasher Safe
      • Durable
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Breakfast
        • Home
        • Office

        Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

        Pretty sure I saw him kissing this cup. Total nostalgia.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        I am simply happy

        By 

        from Minneapolis, MN

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Large Capacity / Good Size
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Breakfast
          • Dining
          • Gifts
          • Home

          Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

          They are the perfect size. They are a delightful conversation piece.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Classic gift

          By 

          from Pacoima, CA

          About Me Bargain Hunter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Large Capacity / Good Size
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Breakfast
            • Home
            • Office

            Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

            My husband always wanted to get coffee in the classic cup. Iconic cup in movies, tv series and more. Fun, useful gift that's durable and reusable.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Exactly As Expected

            By 

            from Moore, OK

            About Me Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Durable
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Breakfast

              Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

              It was great!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Unique present

              By 

              from Katy Texas

              About Me Bargain Hunter

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup:

                  This was a perfect stocking stuffer for a person that has everything. Since we live in Texas, my husband immediately thought of great NY memories. Awesome gift!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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