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Albany Coffee Shops: Where to Enjoy Your Favorite Brews

Looking to get your coffee fix? Whether you prefer french-press coffee or an iced mocha latte, Albany, NY has plenty of coffee shops that will not disappoint. Many of these coffee joints even offer free wifi and make ideal spots for caffeine-fueled study sessions. Or enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a book and a good brew. Many of these shops also offer delicious breakfast and lunch items that pair perfectly with the coffees and teas they serve. 

Search below for coffee shops by category or location and find a new favorite. Read reviews, or post your own! You can also find "hot deals" and coupons from local coffee shops throughout Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and the Capital Region area.

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Café con Mel
Cohoes, NY
Whether you're in the mood for a perfectly made latte or some delicious baked goods, Café con Mel in Cohoes, NY is the place to be. They are a proud minority- and woman-owned business that aims to be your newest hangout spot.
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Emack & Bolio's
Albany, NY
Emack & Bolio's is a local ice cream parlor and coffee shop in Albany, NY. They offer an amazing selection of ice cream, smoothies, chocolates, freshly brewed coffee, espresso, pastries, gifts, live music and more.
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Stacks Espresso Bar (Lark)
Albany, NY
Stacks Espresso Bar on Lark Street in Albany, NY, is a local cafe and community space where you can find great coffee and good company. Get your caffeine fix and enjoy some excellent food too.
Ambition Coffee & Eatery, Inc.
Schenectady, NY
Ambition Coffee & Eatery, Inc. in Schenectady, NY is a funky urban bistro that's a top spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner before you attend a live show at nearby Proctors.