French Conversations Groups

Alliance Française de Buffalo – Groupes de Conversation at Panera Bread, Grindhaus Café, and Daily Planet Coffee Company.

These Alliance Française conversation groups are hosted by Alliance board members or volunteers. Participation is free. No pre-registration is required. Drop-ins welcome. Attendance ranges from 5 to 15 people. Levels can vary by group.



Every Monday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at Panera Bread, Main Street, Williamsville, NY.  All levels welcome.

Contact: Michael D’Ambrosio at




Every Thursday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at Grindhaus Café, 160 Allen St, Buffalo, NY.  Advanced/Fluent level.

Contact: Paul Carroll 716-883-9378


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  • Every Saturday, 9:30-11:00 a.m., at Daily Planet Coffee Company, 1862 Hertel Avenue (corner Parker) , Buffalo, NY14216. All levels welcome.

Contact: Sarah Blackman at

  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays- Very Beginner French Conversation Group, 11:00 AM at Daily Planet Coffee Company.  This group will meet immediately after the 9:30 group. The objective is to give those French learners who are just starting out, a chance to speak more. For information:

Contacte: Ruben Juarez,