Welcome to the Founders Cafe web site.

We are a casual dining cafe and coffee-house serving award-winning micro-roast coffees, highly reviewed breakfast sandwiches, freshly baked goods, hand-made soups, sandwiches, wraps, paninis, and salads using only the freshest ingredients and artisan baked bread and rolls. All this in a friendly, comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Although our breakfast and lunch menu are extensive, we also offer creative specials.

Our location is in downtown Rochester, New York in the historic Academy Building and we are open 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday. (Some holidays may be different so please check ur FaceBook page or call ahead.)

The Cafe can seat 40 guests inside and also offer patio dining weather permitting for and additional 28 guests.

In a rush? Call ahead and we’ll have your your ready when you arrive. Can’t leave the office? We offer free delivery*. We can also cater at your place or accommodate your party in the restaurant.

*Minimum purchase requirement. Five mile radius.


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