Whether you love your coffee iced, hot, or flavored, Central New Yorkers say these local shops serve the very best.

Everyone knows a store where the coffee is always fresh and delicious. There is something special about a place where every item on their drink menu is a home run.

Utica Coffee Roasting via Facebook
Utica Coffee Roasting via Facebook

Bonus points if their food menu is just as delicious. However, that can make a visit all the more dangerous because the temptation to grab a treat in addition to your caffeinated treat is that much worse.

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Ever walk into a coffee store for a latte and walk out with an additional cheesecake slice? Happened to me because my resolve has the constitution of a wet paper towel whenever my sweet tooth is involved.

WIBX recently polled its Facebook followers on where to find the best coffee in the area and here's how they voted. Did your favorite cafe earn a shout out?

You Can Find the Best Coffee at These Central New York Shops

Who serves up the best coffee in CNY? According to WIBX listeners, you can never go wrong when fueling up at one of the 12 below.

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Is this list missing your favorite? Weigh in on the discussion on the WIBX Facebook page and we'll include your recommendations to the gallery.

While the above tend to have the best coffee in Central New York, a recent study has found the least-liked coffee brands out there. Some of these disliked brands happen to be pretty popular, so it's a little weird seeing them get such hate.

The 6 Most Hated Coffee Brands in America

Everyone has a favorite coffee brand whether they want to admit it or not. Similarly, everyone has a brand they'd rather not drink for the rest of their life.

24/7 Wall St. polled Americans to find out the most hated brands. Keep scrolling to find out if you're drinking one of them.

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In the end, everyone has their preferences. Sometimes people will patronize a location because they love the staff or that it's been the place that their family has visited for generations.

Long story short, you can find a lot of great coffee here in CNY.

The Highest-Rated Bakeries in Central New York

A recent report from Restaurant Clicks named the top 12 bakeries in America. Appearing in 10th place was the overrated Levain bakery in New York City.

Here's a few bakeries from Central New York that are more deserving of such recognition.

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Top Rated Irish Bars in Central New York

Not everyone will be able to head to the Big Apple for St. Patrick's Day - if they even want to. But for those who want to grab a pint and celebrate their Irish roots with friends, here's some of the most highly-rated Irish pubs in Central New York.

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The 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in New York for 2024

The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently ranked the states with the worst vehicle theft problems and said New York placed seventh highest overall. Vehicle thefts hit a record high in 2023 and the pace isn't slowing down in 2024.

According to the NICB, these are the vehicles thieves in New York are going after the most.

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