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The Happy Cappuccino

respect the bean



The Happy Cappuccino is your local, independently owned coffee shop in the Capital Region. We pride ourselves in serving only the best, certified organic and fair trade coffees and teas made with the finest ingredients like arabica coffee beans, as well as offering a unique, vegan and vegetarian-friendly breakfast and lunch menu at our Crossgates Mall location. But, don’t worry, of course we have tasty options for all you carnivores out there, too! Our motto is “respect the bean” and our mission is keeping our friends and patrons “happily caffeinated” always.


Fresh. Organic. Local.

Coffee & Food for the Soul


Our Menu

Coffee, tea, latte, mocha…whatever your beverage of choice may be, we’ve got something for everyone. Pair your drink with a delicious breakfast sandwich to start your day, or visit us for lunch and try one of our freshly prepared salads, wraps and vegan or vegetarian options. Whatever you’re craving, we promise it will be made with the freshest ingredients and served up with a smile.

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The Perfect


Live Music

and Events

Every Friday afternoon, join us at our Jay Street location for live music from local musicians, JECCO. Sit back, sip some coffee and take in the easy tunes from this talented duo.

At our Crossgates location, we often feature pour-over demonstrations, tastings, local art and more…be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and announcements regarding our latest events!