The Essential Grand Junction Coffee Shops
Grand Junction has more than it's fair share of coffee shops, and everyone has their favorite. Whether ordering that all important first cup of the morning, grabbing a midday pick-me-up while doing a bit of work, or meeting a friend for lattes, coffee shops play an important role in the daily lives of busy people.
Here are the essential Grand Junction cafe's to grab an espresso, a cappuccino, or a soul-soothing cup of black coffee.
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Kiln Coffee Bar - 326 Main Street
A chic and simple interior at Kiln provides a pleasant realm to meet with that morning mug of hand-brewed coffee and espresso drinks. Kiln is a craft coffee bar featuring Colorado's best coffee roasters. Kiln serves up art with their coffee creations during the monthly First Friday Art Walk. Kiln also sponsors featured artists events and yoga lessons to go with your Java and Sweet Kiwi Jalapeno Cheddar Bagel.
Board Fox Games and Coffee - 623 Main Street
This venue serves up board games with coffee drinks on the side. Board Fox is in the gaming business and hosts board game nights like Pokemon League, Warmachine, Starwars and open play. The nitro coffee, cold brew, latte's, fruit smoothies are a winner. You can't miss having a little community competition with your coffee.
Trailhead Coffee - 413 Monument Road
There is an undeniable synergy between biking, hiking and coffee in Grand Junction. Often this crowd will meet up at the Trailhead Coffee Shop before heading out to the Monument or Lunch Loops trails. You can get your carbs with burritos, bagels, panini's and quiche served all day. Lunch is an assortment of sandwiches, soups, and wraps. Pair any of those with a Latte, cappuccino, smoothie, or milkshake to refresh and recharge.
Artful Cup - 3090 North 12th Street
Taking up residence in a turn-of-the-century Victorian house, the former Miller Homestead, this coffee shop creates a serene atmosphere. There are several different parlor rooms to choose from to settle down and enjoy the local spread of drink options and sweet treats. Artful Cup attracts a lot of customers from nearby medical facilities and condominiums. Proceeds support HopeWest Kids.
Four Winds Coffee and Tea - 1235 Bookcliff Avenue
Four Winds is a coffee shop that brings us back to our college days. Four Winds is just down the street from CMU and of course the students gather there. The shop offers study and meeting rooms, bulletin boards and racks of books to browse. The shop uses locally roasted Colorado Legacy Coffee and serves up scrumptious baked goods made in their kitchen. Happy hour is 2-4 with drinks $1.00 off. There is a weekly Sunday supper that is free for the college kids. The Christ Center, a tax-exempt Christian organization is part of Four Winds.
Mountain Grind Coffee Company - 936 North Avenue #102
Jitterz Coffee Hut - 644 North Avene
This little coffee hut sits in the parking lot on the corner of North Avenue and 7th Street. What makes it unforgettable? There's no where to sit. A charming drive-up stand offering great coffee drinks and light options.
Traders Coffee and Tea - 666 Patterson Road, Suite J
Coffee Trader's priority is crafting the best possible cup of coffee by roasting the best whole bean coffee. This busy shop is across the street from the towering St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Pavilion has a steady line of customers all day into the late afternoon. A choice of several rooms to enjoy your brew makes for a comfortable atmosphere. The impeccably courteous service and high quality drinks transform the setting into a space of new tastes and aromas.
Java Junction - 602 Main Street
Smooth and creamy only begins to describe the fantastic flavors visitors experience at Java Junction. Providing a large variety of espresso drinks, this is a must-stop spot for a great start to the day. This coffee shop has the distinction of being the oldest Java spot in Grand Junction. A menu of classics on the coffee side is complimented by homemade Biscotti. A tempting breakfast and lunch menu will make you a regular. Java Junction is well known for its mobile coffee cart catering that will come to your office, meeting or event bringing the flavors and experience to you!