7 Best Coffee Shops in Rochester

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Whether you’re a fan of speciality coffee or simply want to grab a quick drink on the go, there’s an abundance of coffee shops right on your doorstep in Rochester. The following are some of our favourites, offering a wide range of different options and locations for you to try during your stay.

Cha Chat Cafe

1455 Henrietta Rd

This popular local coffee shop serves not only coffee, but a menu of delicious sweet treats and crepes to enjoy with your cup of Joe. For those who don’t want to stick around, you can also order takeout here throughout the week, except for Tuesdays.

Fans of decaffeinated beverages can choose from a range of tasty juices and healthy smoothies.

Glen Edith Coffee Roasters

23 Somerton St

While you’re in the city looking for Rochester wedding venues, be sure to stop by this coffee roastery and coffee parlor. The store is noted for its cold brew coffees, and this is also somewhere you can buy coffee beans to enjoy later.

Cafe Sasso

739 Park Ave

A cutesy coffee shop with plenty of outdoor space, this is a year-round favorite with locals and you’ll soon discover why. While it probably won’t suit anyone looking for a meeting room in Rochester, it’s a good place for an informal meeting and ideal for anyone who wants to show off their local knowledge of the best coffee shops.

Leaf & Bean

3240 Chili Ave

One of the best coffee shops close to the Rochester Riverside Hotel Rochester NY, Leaf and Bean is particularly popular with students and creative types.

There’s a thriving sense of community at this space, and it’s even become a favored spot for casual business meetings in the local area.

Pure Imagination Cafe

2997 Buffalo Rd

This cafe has become well known for its great coffee, but it’s also a space where you can enjoy a full meal and even order online for a convenient breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Coffee options are as diverse as you might expect, with everything from Coconut Lattes to Mocha all on the menu for you to enjoy the next time you’re in town taking advantage of our Riverside hotel deals.

Good Morrow Cafe

1344 University Ave

A fantastic place to catch up with friends while enjoying a coffee or a meal, the Good Morrow Cafe serves delicious brunch throughout the week, with a selection of baked goods to enjoy alongside your coffee.

If you’re in a hurry, don’t panic! The coffee bar section of the cafe is often busy with people passing through, so it’s a great spot for time-strapped visitors to grab some take out before continuing to explore the local area.

Equal Grounds Coffee House

750 South Ave

With freshly brewed coffee and a menu of specialities, this is one of the friendliest and most welcoming coffee houses in Rochester, as well as a perfect spot for grabbing a bite to eat with your coffee.