Public Espresso

Enjoy delicious breakfast and brunch meals alongside caffeinated drinks at Public Espresso.

Enjoy tasty meals and decadent drinks at Public Espresso in Buffalo, New York on Washington Street. This installation is the first of two Public Espressos, in which the second is located on Seneca Street. The Washington Street location is situated within the Hotel Lafayette.

The coffee shop serves countless menu items from coffee to brunch to baked goods. Some of their popular beverages are the Ready Brew, Cold Brew and Honey Iced Coffee. The establishment also has a bakery with an assortment of baked goods. Some of the bakery items include donuts, pastry packs, croissants, cookies and danishes.

Hungry for breakfast and brunch foods? Due to its great variety of menu items, the kitchen at Public Espresso is a key reason to visit. Popular handheld items include the VLAD, the Breakfast Burrito and the Sausage Breakfast Sandwich. For fork and spoon options, check out the Hash Bowl, Chorizo Hash Bowl and the Diner Breakfast Plate.

The Hotel Lafayette location has expanded hours to accommodate an all-day menu with an in-house pastry program. This location also includes a made-from-scratch breakfast and lunch with brunch during the weekend. All menu items are made to order alongside the establishment’s fresh roasted coffee.

On Mondays, both the Hotel Lafayette and Shea’s Seneca locations are closed. From Tuesday to Sunday, Public Espresso is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dine in, take out and no-contact delivery are all available.

Visiting the Shea’s Seneca Street location is also readily accessible via Amtrak, as it is only 4.2 miles from Buffalo Exchange Street Station.

“Amazing coffee shop in a historic building. Spectacular coffee and amazing food.

—Benjamin M., Google

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