Food + Drink

The Best Coffee Shops in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs has several great coffee shops that can give you that much-needed caffeine boost. Whether you're out exploring the shops of downtown Saratoga or heading to the track for a day of horse racing, these three coffee shops in Saratoga Springs have the best coffee. Next time you're on a lark to our Saratoga Springs boutique hotel The Downtowner, here are our recommendations for the best coffee shops in Saratoga Springs.

Uncommon Grounds Coffee & Tea | 402 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | (518) 581-0656

A favorite study spot of area college students, this coffee shop roasts its own coffees daily and even makes its own bagels. Located conveniently downtown, this is a great stop when you're out and about and need a pick-me-up. With ample seating and a menu of bagel sandwiches and salads, this café is a great stop for breakfast or lunch. Enjoy the outdoor seating in nice weather.

Kru Coffee | 46 Marion Ave, Saratoga Springs | (518) 444-4158

Kru is known for its roasted specialty coffees, from single-origin to house blends. With a large café that has tons of seating, you're sure to find a quiet corner to enjoy your breakfast. Beyond coffee, there's savory breakfast sandwiches, sweet pastry, hot tea, and cocoa available too. You'll also find Kru's coffee available at many other Saratoga hotspots.

Saratoga Coffee Traders | 447 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | (518) 584-5600

This popular Saratoga Springs coffee shop is the birthplace of Death Wish Coffee, a brand that claims to make the most caffeinated coffee in the world. Order one for yourself, if you dare, or just enjoy a regular coffee drink made from the in-house roasted beans. SCT also has a small menu of bagels, wraps, and salads if you're in need of some sustenance. After a stop at any one of these Saratoga Springs coffee shops, you'll be fueled up for the rest of your day.