Cafés & Bakeries

BRU 64

Coffee lounge by day, pour house by night. BRU 64 is a downtown destination where patrons can socialize with each other in a comfortable and relaxing environment while enjoying some of the best-brewed coffee, craft beers, wines, foods and baked goods in town.

Marketplace Mall, 64 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday- Saturday 7am to 10pm, Sunday 8am – 3pm

East Side Bakery

Cortland’s Italian-style bakery, East Side Bakery has been creating fresh, homemade, decadent treats for nearly 15 years. Owners Christine and Tim Armstrong started the bakery and have grown it into a local favorite on Cortland’s east side. From traditional Italian loaves of bread, cannoli’s, cakes, and cupcakes, East Side also makes pizza and the classic favorite half-moon cookie.

Open Tuesday & Wednesday 7am – 5:30pm, Thursday & Friday 7am – 7pm, and Saturday 8am – 2pm


Frosted is a locally owned, family operated third generation bakery that specializes in baking cupcakes, cakes, and custom orders.

133 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Tuesday & Wednesday 7am – 5:30pm, Thursday & Friday 7am – 7pm, and Saturday 8am – 2pm

The Grindstone Café – NOW OPEN!

The Grindstone Cafe will remind your taste buds of Grandma’s home-cooking with all the sweet aromas. We use our innovative recipes from our founder’s, New Hope Mills, and create delicious culinary delights to make breakfast and lunch easier to enjoy both on the go or at your leisure.

89 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Friday, 7am – 2:30pm and Saturday, 7am – 3pm

607 753 0388

Origins Café by Coffee Mania

Regular public coffee cuppings with an emphasis on connecting the coffee growers to you, the end user. Friendly baristas who are crazy passionate about fresh coffee. An assortment of great pastries fresh-baked daily as well as soup, bagels and amazing desserts. Free wireless interest and a warm, relaxing environment to enjoy and relax for a while.

95 Clinton Street, Homer, NY 13077

Open Monday to Sunday 5:30am – 6pm

Sinfully Sweet Cafe

From breakfast wraps, lunchtime soups and panini’s and of course chocolate…Sinfully Sweet serves up freshly baked goods and decadent chocolates in the Historic Village of Homer.

17 South Main Street, Homer, NY 13077

Open Monday & Tuesday 8am – 5pm, Wednesday to Friday 8am– 6pm, and Saturday 8am – 3pm

Three Lil’ Birds Cakery

Nestled in the Historic Village of Homer is the Three Lil’ Birds Cakery. Owner and founder Debby Starinsky grew up with a family of bakers and uses inspiration from her art background to create eloquent and elaborate cakes. The name for her cakery was inspired by her three children.

From cakes, french macaroons, loaves of bread, eclairs, and baked (never fried!) donuts, Three Lil’ Birds is a hidden gem amongst the locals.

23 North Main Street, Homer, NY 13077

Open Tuesday to Friday 7:30am – 6pm, Saturday 9am – 4pm

Whole Heart Cafe

Providing the community with convenient and affordable prepared food made with seasonal, organic and locally grown ingredients, along with nutritious beverages. Our intention is that this will stimulate the local agriculture and the local economy while building a sustainable future and educating the community about health and nutrition.

37 North Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Saturday 8am – 4pm

Check out our HUNGRY FOR series

HUNGRY FOR is a series giving an inside look at some of the local food spots. Locally owned and favorited by the locals, these spots are not to be missed by any visitor to Cortland County.

37 Church St. Cortland, NY 13045

Phone: (607) 753-8463


I Love NY is a registered trademark and service mark of the New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission.