Cafés & Coffee Shops in Cumberland Valley
Get your caffeine fix at one of Cumberland Valley's cozy, local coffee shops. With an amazing array of pastries, savory breakfast and lunch options, and some stellar java, you can settle in with family or friends to recharge before heading out for your next Cumberland Valley adventure.
Brew Crumberland's Best: Owned and operated by a brother & sister duo, Brew Crumberland's Best has a convenient drive-thru for when you are on the go. With a focus on quality, convenience, and community, highlights include locally-sourced coffee and pastries made by the owner, a graduate of the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, CO, and former pastry chef at The Hotel Hershey.
Capital Joe Coffee: This coffee shop is located in a historic building dating back to 1888 in the heart of downtown Mechanicsburg (with a second location in Harrisburg). The coffee is sourced from Lancaster County and the pastries come from Brew Crumberland's Best. Signature drinks include a cafe latte, iced latte, and a Frappe Joe. There are two meeting spaces that can accommodate larger groups.
Cornerstone Coffee House: A local favorite since 1994, this is a must-stop location if you are in Camp Hill. The extensive menu reflects their "Coffee Before Anything" motto and their pastries include gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free options. If you have more time, check out the schedule for their cooking classes offered through the Cornerstone Culinary Kitchen.
The Cracked Pot Coffee Shop: With a warm, welcoming environment, the mission of this coffee shop it to employ and develop children who are approaching or have aged out of foster care. The Shop serves coffee from Passenger Coffee Roasters in Lancaster, a company committed to providing a living wage for coffee farmers.
Idea Coffee: The coffee shop at Walden and the outpost at Arcona, both in Mechanicsburg, provide freshly-brewed coffee and hot tea plus other tasty beverages such as espressos, lattes, and blended frappes. Combined with a nice selection of pastries and bagels, Idea Coffee promises to provide a perfect morning or afternoon pick-me-up.
Square Bean: Located next to the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center in downtown Carlisle, Square Bean has a rotating selection of dark and regional coffees plus flavored coffees and a locally-sourced, farm-to-table themed menu. The private dining area is an ideal location for larger groups to meet. Square Bean also has a second location in Dillsburg.
Denim Coffee: Located on the square in downtown Carlisle, all coffee drinks feature Denim's own coffee beans roasted fresh weekly at their headquarters in Shippensburg. They roast each individual coffee uniquely to showcase the beauty and character of the beans.
Many of our coffee shops feature live music from local musicians or other events. Be sure to visit our events calendar for the latest information.