Coffee Shop LOVE
How do you like your coffee? How about a creamy latte with an adorable design? Maybe you like a simple shot of espresso to start your day. Perhaps, tea is your thing. However you like to indulge in America’s favorite treat, we’ve got you covered in Virginia’s River Realm.
During your next day trip to the area, make time to enjoy a cup of joe at one of our quirky coffee shops. Fuel up for a day of adventures or bring your laptop to get some work done during your getaway. You can also leave all of your electronics behind and catch up with friends in a cozy cafe corner. Indulge yourself and find the right spot for you:
Grounded Roasted Coffee & Loose Tea
There are no lack of cute corners to curl up in at Grounded. This friendly, small town coffee shop serves up freshly roasted coffee any way you like it in downtown Urbanna. Grounded also carries premium loose teas, fresh baked treats and a create-your-own sandwich menu. Catch up with the world as you sign into the free Wi-Fi. When you’re done, take a trip down the street to shop at R. W. Bristow Store, Cyndy’s Bynn, Lowe Tide or newly opened Fin and Pearl (a new Burke’s Jewelers location).
Marshall’s Drug Store
50 Cross St, Urbanna, VA 23175
This old-fashioned family drugstore is for classic coffee lovers. Rest your bones on a swiveling stool behind the retro bar. You’ll fall in love with the Marshall’s staff who serves up breakfast and lunch classics including milkshakes, limeade, shrimp salad and daily specials including fresh fried local seafood. Walk off your meal in the drug store that carries nostalgic items like Silly Putty alongside modern beauty products and river essentials.
Café by the Bay
17435 General Puller Hwy, Deltaville, VA 23043
It’s all smiles when you walk into Cafe By the Bay. You can tell the locals are loyal to this Deltaville hub. Grab a table on the front porch during a sunny afternoon or get some work done in the adorable back room. From espresso to milky mocha lattes, they have it all for coffee lovers. If you’re hungry, they can help with that, too. This adorable cafe serves up coffee, breakfast items, soups and sandwiches with a friendly smile. After you get your fill, walk across the street to find flawless fashion at Lowe Tide’s Deltaville location and then head to one of many nearby yacht clubs and marinas to set sail for the afternoon
Carried Away Cuisine
10 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Are you a foodie? Then Carried Away Cuisine is the coffee shop for you. Located in Kilmarnock’s historic downtown shopping district, Carried Away not only serves up fresh coffee creations, but they have a large collection of specialty foods including gourmet packaged goods and their own freshly prepared foods made from healthful, quality ingredients. Don’t forget about the truffles! They’re the perfect sweet afternoon pick-me-up. There’s lots to do in Kilmarnock once you’ve indulged here. Get some ideas by reading our couple’s weekend guide or our girls weekend guide to this enchanting small town.
Front Porch Coffeehouse
139 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Vanilla maple lattes, frappacinos, smoothies, and ice cream are some of the favorites you’ll find at Kilmarnock’s newest coffee spot. The classic brick building feels like home. Meet your friends here for breakfast and lunch before a day of shopping and exploration. May we suggest following the boots? Learn more about the Watermen’s Way Boots Project here. You’ll discover many of the boots within walking distance of Front Porch at places like the RAL Art Center and Burke’s Fine Jewelers.
4337 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480
There’s a reason why they call this coffee spot The Local. You’ll feel like one of the neighbors as you read the morning paper and the aromas of muffins baking and coffee brewing fill the room. As morning turns to afternoon, the coffee shop serves up gourmet lunch items like Rappahannock Reuben. After you enjoy a cup of joe or bite to eat, head over to the Steamboat Era Museum for a modern and interactive history lesson about one of the country’s oldest towns. Spend a lazy afternoon down the road at Dog & Oyster Vineyard. Taste one of the winery’s award winning vinos varieties.
Visit Virginia’s River Realm and Find Your Shoreline.