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Public Espresso + Coffee

391 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2108
+1 716-249-2205
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American, Cafe
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391 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2108
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grabbed an Americano to-go the other day, nice atmosphere in good location. Coffee was fantastic as well, lots of options and methodologies to get it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ScottE300
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Located in the Lafayette Hotel and worth walking across the square from the Hilton Garden Inn. Yummy breakfast and lunches.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizF1528
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for breakfast on our way to the farmers market this morning - what a treat! Located inside the Lafayette Hotel, Public Espresso offers a nice selection of both homemade pastries, breakfast selections and coffee. Friendly and engaging staff, large dining space with comfortable...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank staecya
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Espresso perfection. Robust flavor. Great setting with table service. Nitro will get you going for sure. Strong, decoratively prepared cappuccino. A great stop for a take away up to a stay and work.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DeavBBQ
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I was walking back from a meeting on Main Street to my car; while I waited to cross the street I saw the sign on the outside of the building and decided to stop in for a quick lunch before heading home. The atmosphere is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NicoleH788
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Public's coffee is outstanding :) delicious, well made and their snacks, sandwiches very welcoming in the morning. The staff welcoming and friendly.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here for breakfast on Easter Sunday and had some excellent coffee and avocado on toast. Staff were efficient and friendly. The vibe was calm and relaxed. This is a good place to relax. The avocado was simple and all the better for it....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank RIU69
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Was a fan of their coffee (cappuccino in particular) before, when they were located directly inside Hotel Lafayette, but now that they've expanded and moved into the corner space, accessible from outside the hotel, it's even better. The drinks are amazing, I have yet to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I had a delicious latte. My husband’s coffee was okay, but when he asked for half and half, it was curdled. Loved the wide open space and all the seating. Hip vibe.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mgnithaca
Reviewed 26 February 2018

As it is located in the same building where we were staying (Hotel Lafayette) we went few times for coffee (and cakes). This is not your average Starbucks, coffee is excellent! They roast coffee beans on the premises, so you get freshest coffee. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ilelic
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 391 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2108
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-249-2205
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