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Where to Get the Best Iced Coffee in WNY

Overwinter Iced Coffee // Facebook

Just because it’s hot out does *NOT* mean we’re canceling our daily coffee.

It’s iced coffee szn and we have your guide to the best places to get some in the Buffalo area. Let’s jump right in, shall we?


1. Overwinter Coffee

Genesee St / Downtown

Overwinter Coffee is a cute lil cafe that roasts their coffee beans in store weekly and has delicious treat parings for your coffee made by local bakers.



2. Comfort Zone Cafe

Main St (Village of Hamburg) / Southtowns

Comfort Zone Cafe lets you have basic iced coffee and gives you delicious options like cupcake iced coffee with sprinkles!(!!)


3. Public Espresso + Coffee

Washington St / Downtown

Public Espresso, located in the Lafayette Hotel, is so not your average coffee shop, and their ‘Kold Brew’ is steeped for 24 hours to give you maximum flavor. 

Public Espresso Kold Brew and Croissant // Facebook


4. Rowhouse Bakery and Restaurant

Delaware Ave / Downtown

House-made espressos, pour over, and drip coffee, oh my!  Everything here is locally sourced and roasted inside of this super cute and legit rowhouse downtown.



5. Caffeology

Allen St / Downtown

The cafeologists at Caffeology brew their coffee using 7 different methods, depending on something called caffeine extraction. AKA they have this cold brew thing down to a coffee science.


6. Perks Cafe

Elmwood Village & Main St / Downtown

Perks Cafe has delicious cold brew slowly steeped from Ethiopian coffee which can be enhanced with a flavor shot.

Perks Cold Brew via Facebook

7. Sweet_Ness 7 Cafe

Grant St / Downtown

In addition to Vietnamese iced coffee (!!), the art-covered walls in this place are beyond amazing.



8. 100 Acres at Hotel Henry

Corner of Rockwell Rd & Cleveland Cir / Downtown

100 acres has amazing cold brew that’s offered alllll day with surprisingly cheap prices.

Hotel Henry’s 100 Acres iced coffee via Facebook

9. SPot Coffee

Downtown / Southtowns / Northtowns

SPoT brings a new twist to Buffalo’s iced coffee game with their Japanese-style iced coffee. With locations literally all over Western New York you can get your iced coffee fix in just about anywhere.

10. Roots Coffee and Tea

Hertel Ave / North Buffalo

This new cafe features iced coffee (duh), as well as kombucha, cold brew and yummy vegan baked goods. Bring the pup along and enjoy the patio together while you sip the delicious iced coffee, and your pup sips some nice refreshing water from the doggie bowls provided. 🙂



Did we miss one? Be sure to try em all and let us know your fav! Email us at

Brittany Porten
Author: Brittany Porten

Brittany is Canisius College student interning at Step Out Buffalo for the summer.

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