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

Pumpkin custard

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 Company24 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.