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Where to Grab Coffee in Buffalo & WNY

City Guide, Coffee / Tea, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Guides

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Written by Jessica Kelly

Published on January 7, 2023
Photo courtesy of Steamworks Coffee

We all know about the popular spots to grab a solid cup of joe, but you might be surprised to learn about a few of these spots and all the good stuff (and vibes) they have to offer! Check out this list of coffee shops in the area next time you’re in need of a coffee fix.

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Chrusciki Bakery – Transit Rd

4475 Transit Rd Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Bakery

Chrusciki Bakery combines old-world European treats with modern-day fare to bring you a unique flavor experience. Our bakers can provide custom cakes and ...

  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Spot Coffee – Hamburg

12 Main St Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

What Makes Us Special Good coffee is like good bread; it's best when it's fresh! SpoT only buys in-season coffees that have been recently harvested in ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Take-out
  • Patio
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Allentown Café

220 Allen Street Buffalo, NY • $$$$$

Other

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American

Breakfast and lunch comfort food. From SOB: When you cover restaurant openings long enough, you start to notice that there are a few types of people ...

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Family Friendly
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Alternative Grounds Caffe

17 Main Street Middleport, NY 14067 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

Nestled in a small town along the Erie Canal, we offer a breakfast and full lunch menu, as wells as a full coffee and espresso menu with smoothies, frappes, ...

  • Lunch
  • Boat Friendly
  • Take-out
  • Special Occasion
  • Breakfast
  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Healthy Options
  • Private Parties
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Amy and Co.

6926 Buffalo Ave Niagara Falls, NY 14304 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

Homemade Sweets and Treats brought to you by the former baker of both Macoretta’s and Sugar Street Cafe. Serving New Day Coffee and affordable goodies ...

Full Service
Temporarily Closed

Bari Italian Street Food

560 North French Road Amherst, New York 14228 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Italian

Bari offers you the atmosphere of an Italian marketplace with all of the great specials from Rizzo's Casa di Italia, plus many more. ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Big Big Table

272 Hudson St. Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American
  • Pizza
  • International

Our mission is to provide a dignified response to hunger in our community, providing Buffalo and Western New York with accessible, affordable, nutritious and delicious ...

  • Lunch
  • Farm to Table
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Breadhive Bakery & Cafe

402 Connecticut St Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Bakery
  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Cafe-Coffee

We are a small cafe and wholesale bread bakery in Buffalo, NY. Our mission is simple: 'Good bread, good work.' Visit our cafe at 402 Connecticut St. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Break’n Ground Coffee Co.

17 S Main St Holland, NY 14080 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

Break’n Ground is passionate about coffee and wants to share that passion with you! Stop in their shop to grab a baked good to enjoy with their carefully ...

  • Take-out
  • Order Online
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Cafe Godot Buffalo

388 Porter Ave Buffalo, New York 14201 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Vegan

Cafe Godot is a cafe/restaurant with flexitarian (a mix of vegetarian, vegan, & carnivorous) food and beverage options owned and operated by Kevin ...

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Family Friendly
  • Brunch

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Cafe On The Avenue

1240 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

Come enjoy the first donut robot in the buffalo area and taste some of our fresh warm donuts daily. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Full Service

Caffe Aroma

957 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Pizza
  • Cafe-Coffee

Buffalo's longest running locally owned coffee shop. Serving great coffee and espresso, beer liquor and wine, fine italian panini and other lite fare. ...

  • Dog-Friendly Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Breakfast
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
Full Service

Candy Apple Cafe

81 Buell St. Alden, New York 14001 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • American
  • Burgers
  • Cafe-Coffee

Candy Apple Cafe is the quintessential small town American diner, and it has small town prices too. ...

  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Coffee & Stone Cafe

54 Webster Street North Tonawanda, NY 14120 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

We are a local Veteran owned coffee shop in the heart of North Tonawanda! Menu consists of coffee and espresso options as well as baked goods, house made ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Order Online
Full Service

Comfort Zone Cafe

17 Main St Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American
  • Deli-Sandwiches

Welcome to the Comfort Zone Cafe, a hometown favorite that has been serving up gourmet coffees, teas, and comfort foods since 1997! Our family of baristas ...

  • Breakfast
  • Handicap Access
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Coming Soon: Remedy House – Allentown

23 Allen St Buffalo , NY 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

Remedy House 2 is coming to Allentown this summer 2022! At the new location you can expect the usual favorites, breakfast, lunch, and cocktails! The new ...

  • Patio
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Full Service

Coming Soon: Street Light Brasserie

5 E Huron St Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Bakery

Coming Soon: Street Light Brasserie will open downtown this summer offering food, coffee, and cocktails ...

  • Breakfast
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Coming Soon: The Healing Grounds Cafe

218-220 Grant St Buffalo, NY 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

The Healing Grounds is a cooperative space fostering community sustainability through personal expansion. We embody mind, body, and spiritual healing through ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Country Cottage

4072 Beach Ridge Rd North Tonawanda, NY 14120 • $$$$$

Online

  • American
  • Diner

Family style restaurant, giving you that feeling of eating with family. Come on in and join us. We also do catering, pizza and wings! ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Family Friendly
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Craft Coffee House

6612 Campbell Blvd. Pendleton, NY 14094 • $$$$$

Niagara County

The best coffee anywhere near Pendleton, NY. Also serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner along with beer & wine. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Order Online
  • Patio

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Dash’s Market – Hertel

Dash\'s Market, 1770, Hertel Avenue, North Park Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Deli-Sandwiches

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Dog Ears Bookstore & Cafe

688 Abbott Rd South Buffalo, New York 14220 • $$$$$

South Buffalo

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

E Cafe

487 Main St Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American

Come join us for breakfast and lunch! We serve a variety of coffees, breakfast sandwiches, pancakes & french toast, omelettes, soups, salads, specialty ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Full Service

Em Tea Coffeecup Cafe

80 Oakgrove Ave Buffalo, New York 14208 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Cafe-Coffee

The EM Tea Coffee Cup Cafe, which has been in continuous operation since January 2000 (17 years and counting), and is located at 80 Oakgrove in the historic ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

F BITES Coffee & Kitchen

616 Niagara St Niagara Falls, NY 14303 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

F BITES Coffee and Kitchen is a below-cost cafe that supports F BITES’ Workforce Development program by employing students from the in-school curriculum ...

Fast Casual

F BITES Coffee & Kitchen – East Amherst

6545 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee

Located in the Alden State Bank in East Amherst is F BITES, a student run coffee shop. ...

  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Fitz Books & Waffles

431 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

FITZ sells good books, new and used.  We are drawn to books that reveal hidden histories and motivate us to be agents of change.  We believe that a reading ...

  • Patio
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Five Points Bakery and Toast Cafe

44 Brayton St. Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Bakery
  • Cafe-Coffee

Five Points is a bakery and toast cafe on Buffalo's West Side. Family owned and operated, our bakery, cafe' and local foods grocery store features organic, ...

  • Heated Patio / Outdoor Seating
  • Dog-Friendly Patio
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Farm to Table
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Foibles Coffee & Pie

172 Rhode Island St Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

Foibles Coffee & Pie is a cafe nestled in the Westside of Buffalo, NY. They serve locally roasted coffee and seasonal pie by the slice. ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Ginger Snap Patisserie

6572 E Quaker St. Orchard Park, NY 14127 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Bakery

A unique high-quality pastry experience. Offering French and American-inspired pastries, custom cakes, a full espresso bar, and light breakfast and lunch. ...

  • Patio
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Golden Cup Coffee

1323 Jefferson Ave Buffalo, New York 14208 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

The BEST coffee around roasted and ground in house! We provide coffee to many local, businesses, churches and schools.Our wonderful staff delivers high ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Great Lakes Coffee Roasters

123 Stutzman Rd Bowmansville, New York 14026 • $$$$$

Cheektowaga and East

  • Cafe-Coffee

Great Lakes Coffee Roasters is located near the shores of Lake Erie in Western New York. We roast in small batches to ensure quality and consistency. ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Gypsy Kitchen’s Espresso Bar

272 East Ave Lockport, NY 14094 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

Gypsy Kitchen Espresso Bar is a coffee shop located in the City of Lockport offering coffee, teas, and hand crafted espresso drinks. Drinks here are made ...

Fast Casual

Jacks Corner Cafe

111 Genesee St, 100 Buffalo , NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American

Coffee shop located in downtown Buffalo serving coffee, breakfast, juice, lunch and boutique coffee merchandise. Read Our Article About Their Opening [sm_anypost ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Healthy Options
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Kaylena Marie’s Artisan Bakery + Cafe – East Amherst

9320 Transit Rd. Suite 100 East Amherst, NY 14051 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery
  • Dessert

Kaylena Marie's Bakery is an artisan bakery specializing in rustic baked goods, gourmet desserts. We serve homemade dishes for breakfast and lunch that ...

  • Breakfast
  • Take-out
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Family Friendly
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Kaylena Marie’s Artisan Bakery + Cafe – Orchard Park

3144 Orchard Park Road #103 Buffalo, NY 14224 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Bakery
  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Dessert

About Kaylena Marie's Bakery: Kaylena Marie's Bakery is a local favorite artisan bakery and cafe, specializing in rustic baked goods and gourmet desserts. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Family Friendly
  • Order Online
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Kornerstone Cafe – Larkinville

701 Seneca St Buffalo, New York 14210 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Juice Bar
  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Health Food

Kornerstone Cafe and Juice Bar offers a wide variety of food $ drink options to satisfy diverse tastes. Each of our menu items provides nutritional value ...

  • Breakfast
  • Handicap Access
  • Healthy Options
  • Lunch
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Kornerstone Cafe and Juice Bar – East Aurora

33 Elm St East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Juice Bar
  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Health Food

Kornerstone Cafe and Juice Bar offers a wide variety of food $ drink options to satisfy diverse tastes. Each of our menu items provides nutritional value ...

  • Breakfast
  • Healthy Options
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Lancaster Coffee Co. and Cafe

19 West Main St Lancaster, NY 14086 • $$$$$

Cheektowaga and East

  • American

Nestled in the heart of Lancaster Village. Offering Homemade soups, salads, artisan sandwiches, pastry, macarOn, wine, beer, espresso, & bubble tea ...

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Order Online
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Little Black Heart Coffee

321 Oliver St North Tonawanda, NY 14120 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

Little Black Heart Coffee is a woman-owned, 100% vegan, multi-roaster coffee shop serving up a variety of hot and cold drinks, fresh baked goods, grab-n-go ...

  • Order Online

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Miller’s Thumb Bakery & Cafe

258 Highland Parkway Tonawanda, NY 14223 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

Bakery & cafe offering bread, pastries, sandwiches, espresso drinks and more. Classes, events, equipment and ingredients for home baking enthusiasts. ...

Take Out

Mojo Market

3030 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14217 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Juice Bar
  • Bakery
  • Health Food
  • American
  • Cafe-Coffee

A family owned cafe and neighborhood market located in the heart of the Kenmore Village. Dedicated to sourcing local produce and featuring products made ...

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
Full Service

Moriarty Meats Café Bar

1650 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14207 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Tapas
  • American

Our café bar encourages patrons to be present and enjoy their day with good food in a beautiful setting.   Read Our Article About Their Opening [sm_anypost ...

  • Lunch
  • Family Friendly
  • Patio
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Orange Cat Coffee Co.

703 Center St Lewiston , New York 14092 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Cafe-Coffee

Serves breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
Full Service

Oscar’s Hollywood Arts Café

31 Johnson Park, Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • International
  • Cafe-Coffee

Hollywood Arts Cafe Oscar’s is inspired by a little slice of heaven in Hollywood California called the Petit Ermitage. it will be the epicenter ...

  • Bar Area
  • Patio
  • Late Night
  • Happy Hour
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Overwinter Coffee – Elmwood

814 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

We'll keep things short and sweet: we decided to roast coffee because we didn't feel like there was enough good coffee being roasted locally and well, ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Overwinter Coffee – Williamsville

5548 Main St Williamsville, NY 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee

We will be open 8am-4pm everyday. We’ll keep things short and sweet: we decided to roast coffee because we didn’t feel like there was enough good ...

  • Order Online
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Owl Eyes Cafe

162 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

Owl Eyes Café, located in the heart of the historic Allentown district of Buffalo, has been serving the neighborhood since October of 2022. Our kitchen ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Paula’s Donuts – Tonawanda

2319 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, New York • $$$$$

Other

  • Bakery
  • Cafe-Coffee

3 locations: Tonawanda, Clarence and West Seneca, Paula's Donuts is a family owned and operated business. Baked fresh daily on premises. Open at 7am daily! ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Platter’s Chocolate Factory & Cafe

908 Niagara Falls Blvd North Tonawanda,, New York 14120 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Ice Cream

Platter's Chocolates is a family owned and operated chocolate manufacturer located in North Tonawanda, New York. While we make many fine chocolates, we ...

  • Family Friendly

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Power City Eatery

444 Third St Niagara Falls, NY 14301 • $$$$$

Niagara County

Power City Eatery (PCE) is a sandwich and coffee shop that specializes in housemade breads, bagels, and pastrami. ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Public Espresso + Coffee

391 Washington St. Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

We are a full-service cafe and bakery serving fresh-roasted coffee, handmade donuts and bagels, and made-to-order breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Public Espresso + Coffee – Seneca St.

2178 Seneca St Buffalo, New York 14210 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American
  • Bakery

Our 2nd location is in another massive restoration project, this time the Shea's Seneca building on Seneca Street in South Buffalo. The project is the ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Public Espresso + Coffee @ Hotel Lafayette

391 Washington St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Bakery

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  • Breakfast
  • Family Friendly
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Remedy House

429 Rhode Island St Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

Inside, you'll find a hand-painted drink menu with all the beverages you need for a caffeine fix. This shop is serving coffee from Propeller Coffee aka ...

  • Patio
Cafe / Coffee Shop

School Grounds

75 West Huron Street Buffalo, NY 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

An innovative restaurant run by the students and teachers at Buffalo School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Screening Room Cinema Cafe

3131 Sheridan Dr. Amherst, New York 14226 • $$$$$

North Towns

Northtown Plaza Business Center (formerly Century Mall), behind Key Bank. Entrance faces North Bailey. screeningroom.net ...

Full Service

Scripts Cafe

12 East Ave Lockport, New York 14094 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Cafe-Coffee

Creative cafe with quality food properly prepared.Scripts Cafe is right next door to the Historic Palace Theater. Making us the perfect stop before or ...

  • Patio
  • Handicap Access
  • Lunch
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Socotra Café

671 Ridge Rd Lackawana, NY 14218 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee

Yemeni cafe with friendly staff and a variety of tea and coffee options available. ...

Cafe / Coffee Shop

SPoT Coffee – Clarence

5205 Transit Road Buffalo, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Deli-Sandwiches

SPoT designs, builds and operates community- oriented cafes that provide its customers from every lifestyle and culture with the highest quality service, ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Cafe / Coffee Shop

SPoT Coffee – Delaware Ave

227 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee

SPoT designs, builds and operates community- oriented cafes that provide its customers from every lifestyle and culture with the highest quality service, ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

SPoT Coffee – Elmwood

765 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Bakery
  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Cafe-Coffee

SPoT designs, builds and operates community- oriented cafes that provide its customers from every lifestyle and culture with the highest quality service, ...

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
Cafe / Coffee Shop

SPoT Coffee – Hertel

1406 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • Deli-Sandwiches

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SPoT Coffee – Hertel Ave

1406 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$