NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fans of the sitcom “Friends” will finally get the chance to sit and have a cup of coffee at Central Perk.
The famous cafe from the hit show where Monica, Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Joey and Phoebe hung out is coming to life in New York City.
The temporary reproduction of the coffee shop will open to the public at 199 Lafayette St., at the corner of Broome Street, in SoHo on Wednesday.
Actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther, gave 1010 WINS’ Al Jones a special tour of the coffee shop Monday.
“They have the colors right and the location is pretty close to where the Central Perk was supposed to be,” Tyler said.
The pop-up coffee shop is coming to Manhattan 20 years after the show’s premiere and will stay open through October 18.
It will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Visitors will be able to come in, have a cup of coffee, sit on the organge couch and listen to live music. But perhaps the best perk — visitors will be served free coffee, CBS 2 reported.
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