RE: What is the name of the coffee shop in “Friends” (1994)?
The name of the coffee shop in "Friends" (1994) is Central Perk. This fictional establishment is depicted as a popular hangout spot for the show's six main characters - Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Joey, and Phoebe. Designed with a distinctive orange couch, armchair, and assorted table and chair arrangements, this set piece became an iconic representative of the show where numerous important scenes and conversations took place. Besides the friendly catch-ups, Central Perk also played a significant role in the characters' storylines - like Rachel Green's employment as a waitress, Phoebe Buffay's often comical musical performances, or a slew of their romantic encounters. For fans of "Friends," Central Perk holds nostalgic value and is frequently replicated in real-world "Friends"-themed cafes or exhibitions. In fact, there is a fully realized, functional Central Perk replica on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Hollywood for fans to experience!