Little Café


The kitchen closes by 8:30pm | Last call at 9:00pm

Friday: 5pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 5pm-9:30pm
Sunday: 5pm-9:30pm
Monday: 5pm-9:30pm
Tuesday: Cafe Closed
Wednesday: 5pm-9:30pm
Thursday: 5pm-9:30pm


Located in Rochester, New York’s artsy, energetic East End, our Little Theatre Café has been a downtown destination since 1994. We provide affordable dishes, desserts, specialty drinks, and wine and beer in a comfortable, casual atmosphere, with live music whenever the pandemic allows.

cafe entrance

Music at the Little Café is made possible in part thanks to the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Support provided by the New York State Council on the Arts

Little Theater Members receive 10% off.    Prices include sales tax for convenience.
Menu subject to change.

Quiche, Soup, and Appetizers

Cheese and Fruit Plate $10 • Seasonal Fruit, Cheddar, Swiss, and Brie

Avocado Toast (vegan) $8 • Diced Tomato, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, on Di Paolo bread

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche $8 
with cup of Soup Du Jour or Garden Side Salad $12

Pizza Logs (4) $8 • with pizza sauce

Bavarian Soft Pretzels (3) $8 • served with Beer Cheese and Honey Dijon

Soup Du Jour $5 • Bowl


Garden Salad $6 • Mixed Greens, Tomato, Onion, Cucumber, Chickpeas, Balsamic Dressing

Cup of Soup and Garden Salad $10

Greek Salad $10 • Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Onion, Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives, Feta, Greek dressing      add chicken $4

Berry Pecan Salad $11 • Mixed Greens, Strawberries, Blueberries, Cucumber, Pecans, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Panini and Sandwiches

served on Di Paolo bread with chips and a pickle

Corned Beef Reuben $14 • Rye Bread, Swiss Cheese, Corned Beef, 1000 Island Dressing, Sauerkraut

Grilled Cheese Panini $9 • (vegetarian, substitute vegan cheddar add $3) Swiss, Provolone, Tomatoes

Black Bean Burger (vegan) $12with Avocado, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Chipotle sauce, and Vegan Cheddar

MLT (Mushroom-Lettuce-Tomato) -vegan $13 • Portabella Caps, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Vegan Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Aioli   

Tuscan Chicken Panini $13 • Roasted Red Peppers, Onions, Basil Pesto, Roasted Sliced Chicken, Provolone

Chicken Cordon Bleu Panini $13 • Roasted Sliced Chicken, Prosciutto, Swiss Cheese, Honey-Dijon

Desserts and Drinks

The Little Café offers a rotating variety of cakes, pies and pastries, as well as tea, coffee, specialty espresso drinks, and local beer and wine.