The weather is cooling down, leaves are already starting to change, and football season has finally returned. There’s only one thing left to complete the fall vibe- a pumpkin spice flavored treat. Whether it’s a piping hot pumpkin spice latte or a dish of cold pumpkin spice ice cream, you need to take advantage of all the different pumpkin spice delicacies that are cooking up in Rochester this fall.
That’s right, we’re putting the spotlight on pumpkin spice. For a complete list of seasonal flavors, check out our “Taste the Flavors of Fall in Rochester" blog.
Here are bakeries, cafes, and other local spots that you should have on your radar this fall when you’re looking to fulfil your pumpkin spice needs:
Pumpkin Spice Coffee & Lattes
Rochester takes pride in their pumpkin spice drinks. You’ll discover unique pumpkin spice specialties here, such as the Butterbeer Latte made with butterscotch, toffee, and pumpkin spice, found at Pure Imagination Café.
Here are some other places to get a pumpkin spice latte or other specialty pumpkin spice drinks:
The Chai Guy | 729 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Equal Grounds Coffee House | 750 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
Fuego Coffee Roasters | 1 Woodbury Blvd, Rochester, NY 14604
Java’s Café | 16 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604
Jitters | 4357 Buffalo Road, North Chili, NY 14514
Leaf and Bean | 3240 Chili Ave #21, Rochester, NY 14624
Locals Only | 311 Alexander St, Rochester, NY, 14604
Rococo Coffee Co. | 240 East Main St, Rochester, NY 14604
Spot Coffee | 200 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604
Village Bakery & Café | Multiple locations
Sweet Seasonal Treats
These bakeries and ice cream shops are well known for their take on pumpkin spice desserts that people of all ages love.
Abbott’s Frozen Custard | Multiple locations
Donna Marie’s Bakery | 900 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623
Pumpkin spice cupcakes [Gluten free]
Pittsford Farms Dairy | 44 N Main St, Pittsford, NY 14534
Pumpkin spice ice cream
Laughing Gull Chocolates | 1868 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14609
Pumpkin spice truffles
Moonlight Creamery | 36 West Ave Fairport NY 14450
Great Pumpkin Pie ice cream
Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream | 674 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
Pumpkin spice ice cream
Donuts Delite | Multiple locations
Pumpkin spice latte donut
Tu Amor Cakery | 900 Jefferson Rd Bldg 9, Rochester, NY, 14623
Pumpkin spice pie [Diabetes and Low carb/keto friendly]
Adult Pumpkin-Spiced Beverages
So, you got your coffee, a sweet treat after dinner from the local bakery, and now there’s something else left for the adults out there: a pumpkin spiced drink. Give it a try, it might just change your life!
Fairport Brewing Company | 99 S Main St, Fairport, NY 14450
Perinton Pumpkin Ale
Roc Brewing Co | 56 South Union St. Rochester, NY 14607
Belgian Pumpkin Spice Ale
Rohrbach | 3859 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624
The Great Pumpkin- an Imperial Pumpkin Spice Ale
Young Lion Brewing Company | 24 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY, 14424
Pumpkin Ale with hints of vanilla, for a limited time only
And finally, no fall is complete in Rochester without a trip to Wegmans to check out all of the pumpkin spice treats this fall.