Horton Coffee Building / Tappo Restaurant


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. . Horton Coffee Building / Tappo Restaurant. Photos by Buffalo.com and Buffalo Rising


338 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.46-8-7
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Next to: Frontier Telephone
Near: 348 Ellicott Street


338 ELLICOTT ST., LLC per propertyviewer
Rocco Termini, Signature Development
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Termini also owns: Distillery Lofts, Houk Lofts, AM&A's Warehouse, Hotel Lafayette, Oak School Lofts, Webb Building

Physical Description

One story, 4,800 sq.ft brick commercial building

Current Condition

Renovated into an Italian restaurant with glass roll-up doors on the front façade and a rooftop patio.


  • Built in 1905
  • Former Horton Coffee Company building
  • Vacant for the 1990s and 2000s, it was rumored for demolition at one point, according to current owner Rocco Termini

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2011 - Purchased for $70,000
  • Aug 2011 - The Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved a total of $131,000 in tax abatements for two downtown restaurant projects (Horton Coffee Building, and the former Golden Swan Café and Grille at 437 Ellicott St) that will receive $800,000 in investment from Termini.
  • June 18, 2013 - Italian restaurant Tappo, run by chef Mike Andrzejewski, opens.

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Added 2013-06-18 • Last changed 2014-10-22