Many of us on vacation have an extremely important step on our to-do list – get caffeinated.
With a jam-packed itinerary filled with outdoor activities, sightseeing, and more, it’s little wonder why an extra jolt might be needed throughout your busy day. Luckily, for those visiting Randolph County, there are many options to get your fix of jitter juice on exhausting mornings or long afternoons.
You can get just about anything here from good ol’ fashion joe to a crisp, foamy latte. You may even add a treat like a doughnut or a homemade pastry, or sit down and have a meal with your coffee. In Randolph County, you can have it whatever way you’d like and receive the perfect boost to get you through the day.
Are you ready to begin your coffee-tasting tour of Randolph County? Keep reading to learn more about our unique coffee shops:
TipTop is the perfect place for you if you like to sit down in a cozy coffee shop or grab your coffee and go. TipTop serves traditional espresso drinks with organic flavors, topped with creamy foam art. Along with the delicious lattes, you can grab some homemade pastries baked fresh for each day. We’re not the only ones who think this shop is amazing either, in 2020 West Virginia Living named TipTop the best coffee shop in West Virginia. Some other drink options here are pour-overs and single-origin teas. With the masterfully brewed drinks and beautiful interior, there’s no question why TipTop is a staple piece for many in Randolph County.
Address: 125 3rd St, Elkins, WV 26241
Hours of Operation: Open 7-Days a Week 8AM-5PM
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/tiptopcoffeeco/
The Crossing Coffee Bar
The Crossing Coffee Bar boasts colorful drinks and eclectic flavors that will keep you energized all day long. This place is perfect for when you want to grab and go and enjoy a nice summer day around town, or enjoy the aesthetic and take a seat in the quaint shop. Their menu is full of surprises with flavors like Cinnamon Toast Crunch, or Peeps, including a weekly special so you always have something new to try. For October, they have a lineup of Harry Potter flavored drinks. Some other drinks you will find include Italian soda,, bubble tea, and nitro cold brew. You will also find baked goods and ice cream, each menu item perfect for your walk around town.
Address: 316 Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 26241
Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 10AM-4PM
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/thecrossingwv/
Side Tracks Cafe
At Side Tracks Cafe you will find a soothing, calm place to sit down and grab something to eat with your coffee. They have many options including a pour over or french press, as well as espresso drinks, and Vietnamese coffee. They have other drinks as well, such as matcha tea with lion’s mane, a medicinal mushroom, a golden latte with shitake, turmeric, and coconut, and many flavors of boba tea. The food here is equally as unique and delicious. You can build your own bowl of protein, herbs, vegetables, nuts, and cheese, or you can try one of their sandwiches like the steak, bacon, and caramelized onion panini, or the Mediterranean pita. Some of the seasonal specials they have right now are the “fall into autumn burger” which is a vegetarian patty slow cooked in pesto, topped with lettuce, roasted bell peppers, tomatoes, and golden goddess dressing, as well as the “when in Rome burger” which includes a parmesan crusted 100% beef burger, homemade marinara sauce, and provolone cheese melted between two slices of hearty white bread. Enjoy these fall flavors while the season lasts!
Address: 23 3rd St, Elkins, WV 26241
Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-3PM, Closed Sundays + Mondays
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/sidetrackscafe/
Byrd’s House of Donuts
Byrd’s House of doughy deliciousness holds one of the most classic combinations known to man, coffee and donuts. At Byrd’s you can get yourself anything from a steamy black cup of Joe, to a foamy latte. Enjoy all types of donuts in flavors you didn’t even know existed, like peanut butter creme filled, or snicker doodle, or stick to the classics like honey glazed, and chocolate iced. Byrd’s offers a colorful setting and delicious options for your coffee run, and if you know how to play, you may want to stop and jam on the piano outside the shop!
Address: 224 Davis Ave, Elkins, WV 26241
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 6AM-5PM, Saturday 7AM-3pm, Closed Sundays
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/byrdshouseofdonuts/
The Caboose Cafe
The Caboose Cafe truly stands out from the rest, this shop isn’t even a shop! The Caboose Cafe is a train car, converted into a coffee bar. Located on the campus of Davis & Elkins you can walk up to the caboose and grab yourself a gourmet coffee to go! This is a great experience to complete a tour of the campus, Halliehurst or Graceland Mansions, or for a pick me up while strolling through Elkins. This place is truly something special, and a popular location amongst our Senators.
Address: 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7AM-5PM
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/CabooseCafeWV
We believe there’s something for every coffee lover here, if you love a cozy shop to sit down in, or if you want to grab your latte and stroll around town.
So, what are you waiting for? Get caffeinated and begin your Randolph County adventure!