Skip to main content

5 Friendly Cafes Around Keene


New Hampshire natives know that Keene is a special place in our state. The city’s downtown boasts the widest Main Street in America and Keene is the only city in Cheshire County. While the city has roots that stretch back to the early 1700’s, Keene remains youthful and lively with plenty of local businesses that reflect those qualities. So the next time you find yourself wandering Keene’s warm and welcoming downtown, be sure to stop in to one of these 5 cafes for a fresh bite served by a friendly face!

Keene Confections Pastry Shoppe
10 West St, Keene
This charming spot serves only the freshest delights to brighten your day. From delicious cannolis to decadent brownies, rich coffee, and other assorted pastries—this shop is one sweet spot!

Kristin’s Bistro & Bakery
28 Washington St, Keene
This lovable breakfast and lunch bistro in the heart of Keene serves an eclectic menu featuring in-house baked pastries and sweets, soups, salads, sandwiches and plenty more! Stop in for great service in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Prime Roast Coffee Company
16 Main St, Keene
Indulge in the simple pleasures of an expertly brewed coffee from Prime Roast Coffee Company. Cozy up in their café with a house-made scone, savory croissant, or other light fare!

Terra Nova Coffee Roasters
48 Emerald St, Keene
Terra Nova’s coffee is responsibly sourced and organic so you can feel good about what’s in your cup. Relax in their delightful café and enjoy a breakfast sandwich, soup, or other light fare to brighten up your day!

The Works Bakery Café
120 Main St, Keene
The warm and welcoming atmosphere in this café is enough to make anyone feel at home. Their expansive menu includes an array of breakfast and lunch fare such as organic power bowls, chef-inspired salads, irresistibly melty paninis, and plenty more!