Central Perk Café - Based in
Manhattan, the "Perk" is a neighborhood coffee bar and the
frequent hangout of close friends Monica Geller, her brother Ross,
and best friends Rachel Greene (who worked, for a time, as a
waitress at the Perk), Chandler Bing, Joey Tribianni and
Phoebe Buffay [who played guitar at the Perk].
The Central Perk is 100 footsteps from Monica's apartment [as
estimated by Joey Tribianni]. It serves really big cups of coffee
and provides nice comfortable couches and chairs to rest your
The coffee menu at the Central Perk
Interior of the Central Perk
Rachel serves her friends coffee at
Terry [who has a beautiful wife] is the owner of Central Perk.
Gunther [who silently yearns for Rachel] is the store's manager.
Phoebe and Rachel in front of the
TRIVIA NOTE: The Central Perk is
based on the Manhattan Café in New York’s West Village.
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