Recess Coffee has been locally roasting coffee since 2007, making them a staple of the Syracuse, NY, community. With their flagship cafe located in the heart of the Westcott neighborhood. Recess has been a hub for students, scholars, artists, musicians, families, and everyone in between. In 2015, Recess Coffee expanded with a second location in the Historic Courier Building in Downtown Syracuse, located next to City Hall. In 2020, their third location opened in the Tipperary Hill neighborhood of Syracuse.