There are so many great reasons to visit Vail, Colorado. People visit the Vail Valley for incredible hiking and biking in the sunny days of summer to epic skiing and snowboarding in the winter season. Vail has amazing outdoor activities any time of year, even spring and fall!
But, does Vail, Colorado have great coffee shops?
YES! You can find Vail coffee shops throughout Vail Village, Lionshead Village, and the Vail Valley that will kick your day off on the right foot. These coffee shops in Vail, Avon, and Beaver Creek will also provide you with a coffee pick-me-up in the afternoon if you like a break in the day for a delicious coffee treat.
I’m sharing my list of the best coffee shops to visit while in Vail, Colorado.
This post is all about the best coffee in Vail.
In This Article
- Best Coffee Shops in Vail, Colorado
- Best Coffee Shops in Avon, Colorado
- Best Coffee Shops in Beaver Creek, Colorado
- In Conclusion
Best Coffee Shops in Vail, Colorado
225 Wall Street #103A, Vail, Colorado 81657 / (970) 763-5101
Two Arrows Coffee Bar is your Vail local’s coffee spot with the mountain vibe to match. Two Arrows Coffee bar is styled with a beautiful bar made of wood and marble bottom with stools that is very welcoming! It’s a great place to pop in for your morning latte before or after a hike on the mountain.
Or, if you’re in Vail in the winter, grab your favorite beverage before heading to Gondola One which is steps away.
Two Arrows Coffee Bar proudly sources its coffee from Eagle’s Color Coffee Roasters and Commonwealth Coffee from Denver. The atmosphere in this Vail coffee shop is cozy mountain style with a touch of elegance. Here you’ll find some of the best coffee in Vail!
Two Arrows Coffee Bar believes in exceptional and personal service and a strong focus on community. They source their breakfast foods from local businesses to support locally. Village Bagel, an east coast style bagel stop in Edwards, Colorado, is where their delicious bagels come from!
Two Arrows Coffee Bar serves wine and craft cocktails after 4 pm every day, shifting the vibe into a more sophisticated evening experience. Try a Smoking Gun, which is coffee-infused Mezcal, Reposado Tequila, Amaro and Cacao Liqueur or a Hole in a Cup made with Blanco Tequila, House-made Pineapple Shrub, Velvet Falernum, Green Chartreuse and Lime.
Also served at Two Arrows Coffee Bar are rotating beers on tap, house wines, and hot cocktails like a Toomerik Toddy with House-made Tumeric Shrub, citrus, and bourbon.
141 E Meadow Dr #108, Vail, Colorado, 81657 / (970) 476-1515
Yeti’s Grind is a favorite among Vail locals and for good reason! Yeti’s is a great little coffee shop in Vail Village to grab your morning coffee from before hitting the slopes or your summer activity of the day. The staff at Yeti’s strive to make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in the door.
They offer flavored espressos, cappuccinos, and specialty lattes such as Mountain Mint, Honey Lavender, Italian Stallion, White Berry. Coffee drinks can be regular drip, cold brew Au Lait or a Pour Over. If your favorite flavor is Chai, they have it for you. Or, order a lemonade, hot cocoa, Turmeric Latte, Cider, or any other daily special they may have listed when you visit!
If you’re interested in a quick breakfast, Yeti’s Grind has you covered with bagels, breakfast panini, oatmeal, avocado toast, or a parfait! Lunchtime brings a selection of paninis filled with cheese, turkey, or any other delicious special of the day.
The Vail coffee shop location of Yeti’s Grind is in the Solaris building next to the skating rink. You’ll find additional Yeti’s coffee shops in Eagle, and Edwards. Yeti’s is committed to providing delicious coffee from Sweet Bloom Colorado Roasters in Lakewood, Colorado.
This post is all about the best coffee in Vail.
242 E Meadow Dr, Vail, Colorado, 81657 / (970) 479-2883
Loaded Joe’s Coffee has been a Vail local’s favorite coffee shop for years! Ideally located on Bridge Street in Vail, Loaded Joe’s is a perfect spot to visit for your morning latte or espresso.
Loaded Joe’s Coffee serves gourmet, artisan-roasted coffee by Seattle-based Thruline Coffee. (previously named Rococo Coffee Roasting) They use eco-friendly products when they can and promote a strong community with Vail and commitment to the environment.
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Serving delicious sandwiches for both breakfast and lunch, Loaded Joe’s isn’t only for early mornings! Brioche French Toast, Avocado Toast, or a tasty veggie burrito is on offer to start your day. Or, try a Patty Melt, BLT, or a vegetarian Black Bean Burger for lunch with crispy fries or a cucumber salad on the side.
Loaded Joe’s also offers healthy, fruity smoothies and salads if you’re looking for something on the lighter side. Or, you can stop in after your day of hiking or skiing and order up an apres-ski (or hike) beverage! Loaded Joe’s serves up local beers in bottles, cans or draft, wine, and cocktails in a can.
Specialty cocktails are on offer too, such as a yummy Prickly Pear Margarita, created with Espolon tequila, cactus pear syrup, fresh lime juice, triple sec, and agave. Or, give a try to the Buffalo Pie which is made with Buffalo Trace bourbon, hazelnut, hot apple cider, and a cinnamon stick. Many other cocktails are available for your afternoon treat!
Loaded Joe’s also has a location in Avon, Colorado on Beaver Creek Blvd, right off of Avon Road. So if you happen to be staying in Beaver Creek, this would be a perfect stop for your morning coffee.
1 Beaver Creek Lane Beaver Creek, Villa, Avon, Colorado / (970) 763-6008
You’ll find Vail Mountain Coffee & Team Company Roastery Cafe in a prime location of Beaver Creek Village. This is a perfect spot if you’re heading out on a hike on Beaver Creek Mountain. Or, if you’ll be shopping and strolling in Beaver Creek village, pop in here first for your morning cup of Joe.
Another convenient location of Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea, if you’re headed to Beaver Creek to hike or ski, is their coffee shop in Avon, Colorado. Or, if you’re in the Minturn area (about 10 minutes away from Vail) stop into the Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea Cafe there for freshly brewed coffee, freshly baked treats, and quiches.
If you’re seeking the best coffee in Vail, you’ll also find Vail Mountain Coffee served in various locations throughout Vail, as the premier coffee product of Vail Resorts.
Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea started out as a small, local coffee shop in Vail back in 1989. Since then, Chris and Craig, the founders, began roasting their own coffee and expanded to tea also.
Now, they supply more than 350 retailers throughout Colorado and its neighboring states, with 46 different coffees, 60 teas, espresso equipment, accessories, and syrups.
Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea focuses on fostering direct-to-grower relationships and sources certified organic and biodynamic coffees and teas around the world.
352 E Meadow Dr, Vail, Colorado 81657 / (970) 476-0700
Unravel Coffee is a cozy coffee shop inside the Gravity Haus Hotel in Vail. Sustainability is a top priority for Unravel Coffee as they produce their coffee with zero emissions and zero waste.
They serve all of their beverages in reusable glass jars that can be returned and reused. Unravel Coffee handpicked their farm partners in Ethiopia and is very committed to building strong relationships among their farmers as well as the local Vail community.
Stop into Unravel Coffee for a coffee, cold brew, Espresso, Macha, Chai Latte, or another specialty drink on their menu. A selection of pastries is also available for a quick breakfast snack before your hike or ski day. Or, if you’re looking for an afternoon beverage, it’s a perfect stop for a break.
297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, Colorado 81657 / (970) 445-1007
Big Bear Bistro offers tasty coffee, chai, mocha, cappuccino, and Americano plus more options for your morning! With a lovely location directly in Vail Village, Big Bear Bistro not only serves up coffee but also a delightful breakfast.
Grab a table and order up a breakfast burrito, crepes, pancakes, or a luscious omelet for a nice sit-down coffee and breakfast.
Big Bear Bistro is also open for lunch with a wonderful selection of soups, salads, and sandwiches.
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717 Sylvan Lake Rd, Eagle, CO 81631 / (970) 390-0437
Color Coffee Roasters’ Cafe is located in Eagle, Colorado about 31 miles from Vail. If you’re looking for the sit-down cafe experience, make the quick drive over to downtown Eagle. Color Coffee Roasters is a local company that began roasting back in 2015 and has since grown to be a premium distributor of delicious coffee from growers around the world.
Along with the Color Roasters Cafe location in Eagle, you’ll find Color Coffee served throughout the Vail Valley(and beyond!) A few restaurants servicing Color Coffee are Garfinkel’s in Lionshead Village, El Sabor Restaurant and Root and Flower in Vail Village, Splendido at the Chalet in Beaver Creek, Vin 48 in Avon, and a few locations in Edwards.
254 Bridge Street Vail, Colorado 81657 / (970) 476-7472
Location, location, location! The Gorsuch Ski Cafe is in a prime spot, steps from Gondola One in Vail Village. Whether you’re gearing up for an epic hike on Vail Mountain or a full day of skiing or snowboarding, Gorsuch Ski Cafe is a great place to fuel up. Stop into this Vail coffee shop for a hot coffee, latte, or another favorite hot drink.
With long tables inside and outside to sit and enjoy your beverage, Gorsuch Ski Cafe serves as a perfect social meeting space for friends and family. Grab a spot in the sun to kick off a fun day!
Gorsuch Ski Cafe is inside their shop of premium ski rentals and outdoor accessories and gear. If you’re interested in picking up some ski or mountain essentials, Gorsuch Ski Shop will have you covered.
1 Vail Rd, Vail, Colorado, 81657 / (970) 477-8600
Bean & Gone is a convenient Grab & Go spot for your morning coffee inside the beautiful Four Seasons Vail. If you’re a guest at the Four Seasons Vail, Bean & Gone is your personal barista to start your day right, and luckily it’s located conveniently on location at the property! Bean & Gone serves coffee, lattes, and other morning beverages.
Also available are pastries and muffins to go for a quick breakfast or snack. Grab a delicious sandwich to-go also if you’ll need something for later while on a hike, road trip, or ski day!
20 Vail Road, Vail, Colorado, 81657 / (866) 284-4411
If you’re a guest at the beautiful Sonnenalp Hotel, you’re in luck with your morning brew and quick, casual breakfast! Treff Cafe, the European bar, is a quaint shop serving coffee, espresso, cafe mocha, cappuccino, and other hot and cold drinks. Enjoy a muffin, danish, or Spinach & Feta Croissant to get your day started right.
Treff Cafe at the Sonnenalp Vail has cute outdoor seating if the weather allows for a nice seat outside to enjoy the Colorado sun.
Treff Cafe also serves German fare in the afternoon such as a warm Bavarian Pretzel, an Artisan Meat Board, and more. Pair your snack with a glass of wine and or a local creative cocktail for a lovely afternoon delight.
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Best Coffee Shops in Avon, Colorado
25 Hurd Ln, Avon, Colorado 81620 / (970) 949-3354
The Avon Bakery & Deli in Avon is a local’s favorite for coffee, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and breakfast burritos. This is one of my favorite places to stop in Avon!
The selection of bagels at Avon Bakery & Deli is exceptional with artisan flavors and combinations like The Elvis, made with a Snicker-Bagel with peanut butter, banana, and bacon. Or, the Helluva Good Bagel with an Everything bagel, topped with bacon horseradish cream cheese, bacon, tomato, pickled onion, and sprouts.
Breakfast is served all day which is a very nice bonus if you’re craving eggs for lunch. Avon Bakery & Deli serves gluten-free muffins, banana bread, cookies, and various additional sliced bread.
82 E Beaver Creek Blvd #104, Avon, Colorado, 81620 / (970) 748-1480
Loaded Joe’s Coffee Shop has an Avon, Colorado location! This is super convenient if you’re staying in Beaver Creek or the Avon area. Stop into Loaded Joe’s in Avon for any of your favorite morning coffee beverages such as latte, cappuccino, chai, or tea!
Loaded Joe’s also has a hearty breakfast menu with options such as Veggie Burrito, Avocado Toast, Yogurt Parfait, Pork Burrito, and more!
If your visit to Loaded Joe’s in Avon is later in the day, grab one of their delicious salads, a Patty Melt or Black Bean Burger, or one of their other fabulous lunch entrees.
51 Beaver Creek Pl, Avon, Colorado, 81620 / (970) 949-1400
Columbine Cafe & Bakery in Avon, Colorado offers their guests a full menu of coffee, espresso, cappuccino, hot cocoa, iced mochaccino, and more! Lemonade, Arnold Palmer, and iced teas are also available if you’re craving a summer icey beverage instead of a hot morning drink.
A full selection of scrumptious lunch salads and sandwiches are also available at Columbine Cafe & Bakery making it a perfect place to stop in anytime! This includes freshly baked bread and daily specials to enjoy.
If you are someone who enjoys the wonderful familiarity of Starbucks, then make a stop at Starbucks in Avon for your morning beverage! Starbucks in Avon is conveniently located right off Interstate 70 on the way toward Beaver Creek. Grab your favorite hot or cold coffee, latte, or Frappuccino blended beverages to start the day off right.
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Best Coffee Shops in Beaver Creek, Colorado
Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea has a prime location in Beaver Creek Village. (at the base of the Centennial Express chairlift)
From anywhere in Beaver Creek Village, you’re just a short walk over to the Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea shop for your local morning brew. They serve their own locally brewed Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea which adds a special touch. On the menu, you’ll find coffees, lattes, cappuccino
If you’re looking for a tasty cup of coffee during your visit to Vail, Avon, or Beaver Creek, Colorado, be sure to stop into one of these wonderful Vail coffee shops. If you visit, you’ll also have the chance to enjoy the special, local mountain town atmosphere that each Vail coffee shop has to offer. All of these coffee shops are very close to Vail Mountain!
I hope you enjoy your vacation in Vail, Colorado, and take advantage of everything these beautiful villages have to offer! Especially the coffee.
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