Written & Photographs by Kacey O'Brien


Words cannot espresso how much we love coffee...To show our love, we compiled a list of places in the Lake George Area where you can begin your day with a delicious cup of coffee.

Whether it's hot or iced coffee you're looking for, these local businesses have you covered!

*Please check the businesses' hours and schedules ahead of time as they vary. Some businesses are not open year round, but most are open May - October.

Bolton Landing

Bear's Cup

Bear's Cup Bakehouse, owned by a husband/wife duo, offers artisanal coffees, lattes, nitro infused cold taps, chai, and more! They also brew their own cold brew in house! If you order a latte be sure to take a peek at your latte art before you take a sip. Don't leave before trying one of their hand rolled bagels, or made from scratch pastries.

Bear's Cup


The Crossroads is the perfect place to stop for a quick cup of coffee. Grab a cup of Jim's Organic Coffee while you browse for sporting goods, gifts, clothing, and more! Located just a few minutes off of the Adirondack Northway, it makes it a great spot to grab your coffee and get back on the road.

The Crossroads

Glens Falls

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Kru Coffee is a modern style coffee shop, locally owned and operated, right in the heart of downtown Glens Falls. All of their coffee is roasted locally by Kru Coffee Roasters in Saratoga Springs. All of their food is made onsite to serve you fresh food to go, with a caffeinated beverage of your choice.

Kru Coffee

SPoT Coffee is surrounded by all of the hustle and bustle in the city of Glens Falls. Once you step inside, it really gives off a Central Perk-vibe (Yes they have a couch!). Their micro-roasting process uses high quality ingredients and state-of-the-art equipment to give you a flavorful cup of coffee (hot or iced). Enjoy a breakfast sandwich, wrap, or pizza with your coffee!

Spot Coffee


The Hague Market is the Adirondack's oldest running general store. Make a morning stop for coffee before taking a scenic drive around Lake George, and through the Adirondacks! Pair your coffee with home-baked pastries, a freshly made sandwich, or ice cream.

The Hague Market


The Lazy Moose Garden market

The Lazy Moose Garden Market is an old fashioned general store in Brant Lake. Grab a cup of coffee and browse their selection of gifts and garden center. Their garden center is made up of four green houses, featuring an assortment of annuals and perennials.

The Lazy Moose Garden Market

Lake George

Bank Cafe

Why is it called Bank Cafe? This cafe actually used to be a bank from the turn of the century! The vault is even used as part of the dining area. Here they serve espresso drinks and gourmet coffee! Add in one of their delicious flavor shots like: Marshmallow, nutella, or caramel. Grab a seat on their deck, and take in the sights and sounds of Canada Street in Lake George.

Bank Cafe

Biscotti Brothers Cafe serves hot and cold coffee drinks right on Canada Street! Their coffee menu includes French Press, Cold Brew, Espresso, Red Eye, Cafe latte, Chai Latte, Cappuccino, Vienna, and so much more! A variety of flavor shots are also available to add an extra dose of sweetness. Don't forget to grab a homemade biscotti to go with your coffee!

Biscotti Brothers

Caffe Vero, located in the heart of the Village of Lake George, uses Arabica Coffee Beans. On their menu you'll find caffeinated beverages like: Vero Cold Brew, S'mores Latte, Bailey's Cold Brew, and Pumpkin Spice Latte. Be sure to ask about their seasonal flavors! If you really enjoy their coffee, you can purchase it right on their website.

Bank Cafe

North Creek

Izzy's Market & Deli is a small batch artisan coffee roaster located right on Main Street! Head inside and choose from coffee blends like Costa Rica Light or Peru Dark. Their menu also includes cold brew and iced chai latte, as well as homemade bagels and hot & cold sandwiches (ex. Veggie Panini, Ski Bum, and More Gore). 

Izzy's Market and Deli

Looking for a strong brew? At Cafe Sarah you can get a cup of  industrial strength coffee from Hudson Roasters. Their menu also includes lattes, cappucinos, specialty drinks (Ex. Maple Cream Dream & Leaf Peeper) and more. This Adirondack cafe has been serving coffee, breakfast, lunch, and homemade baked goods since 2001! Located minutes away from Gore Mountain, it's the perfect place to stop for a pick-me-up before hitting the slopes.

Cafe Sarah


Cool Beans is a local rustic cafe offering authentic coffee and fresh food. They have shelves filled with different flavor shots you can pair with your coffee. If you're hungry try one of their Adirondackers (breakfast sandwiches), they're a Cool Beans specialty!). Check out their second location in Queensbury, right on South Western Ave.

Cool Beans

Kelly's Roots Cafe & Marketplace brings the West Coast style and flavor to the Lake George Area! Grab a cup of their specialty coffee (hot or iced) and try one of several flavor shots like: French Toast, Gingerbread, or Butter Pecan. Pair it with freshly made lunch or breakfast that you can enjoy right on their deck! (It's heated during the colder months)

Kelly's Roots