Looking for a great cup of gourmet coffee while you're in the Morgan County area? Want to buy local and support locally owned small business rather than large chains? Not a problem! We've got you covered with our list of the top locally owned coffee shops around. You can find great gourmet coffee flavors and more in Martinsville, Mooresville, Monrovia and Morgantown. (Not all shops are open seven days a week, and we all know that things have been a bit unpredictable during the pandemic, so we do recommend that you call ahead or check Facebook pages for current hours.)
Here's the scoop...
Locally Owned Coffee Shops
Bran 'n Shorts Coffee House
Located right on Main Street in Mooresville, this family-owned coffee house serves up coffee and espresso drinks, plus a wide variety of yummy baked goods. They've even got gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free items to choose from. Accompany your coffee with a slice of cake, pie, muffins, scones... even ice cream!
Brewed Awakenings Cafe
Even the tiny town of Morgantown has great coffee! This locally-owned coffee shop features more than just a cup of joe - they've also got breakfast items as well as lunch offerings. Don't miss their homemade soups on a chilly day.
Located inside The Main Connection at 460 S. Main Street in Martinsville, this locally owned coffee and dessert bar offers a variety of fresh baked sweet treats, coffee and tea in a comfy space in the morning hours. The Main Connection is also home to the Morgan County Visitors Center, Martinsville Chamber of Commerce and Launch Martinsville cowork space, so it's a great place to stop during the week if you need directions, local info or a place to work for a bit.
Farm House Brew
This brand-new coffee shop in Monrovia offers up gourmet coffee in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, but that's not all! They've also got tasty daily specials including breakfast and lunch options like muffins and hearty soups! Check out their seasonal specialty drinks, too.
Another great option in Mooresville, The House is more than just a coffee bar. They also serve up breakfast, lunch and dinner! House favorites include Almond Joy and Cinnamon Roll Lattes, as well as all the standard flavors.
The Local Grind Martinsville
A recent addition to the area's local coffee shop scene, The Local Grind is located in downtown Martinsville at the corner of Morgan and Sycamore Streets. If you've never been - check them out soon. We've seriously never seen such an extensive menu... and there are lots of sugar free options, too, as well as fun non-caffeinated drinks for the kids (or anyone avoiding caffeine).
Chunky Monkey Ice Cream
Okay, full disclosure - Chunky Monkey is not a coffee shop, but they do frequently serve up regular coffee and hot chocolate in addition to fun specialty floats featuring both beverages. (Yes, that's hot chocolate and coffee floats!) You can also snag a sweet treat while you're there - even if you don't want ice cream in your beverage. Located on State Road 67 in Mooresville.
Hometown Nutrition Martinsville
While not a true coffee shop, many local swear by the iced protein coffees at Hometown Nutrition Martinsville for providing that caffeine hit along with some nutritional value as well. Check them out on North Main Street, just off the courthouse square. They also offer a wide variety of full meal smoothies, energizing teams and more.
Knead the Dough Bakery
While coffee is not the primary reason that so many people visit this popular Martinsville bakery, they do offer some fun specialty coffee drinks, as well as your standard cup o' Joe to accompany their many delectable treats.
Martinsville Candy Kitchen
The Martinsville Candy Kitchen is also not exactly a coffee shop, but... they do have coffee. If you're not a fan of fancy coffee drinks and you're looking for a plain ol' cup of Joe, the Candy Kitchen may just fit the bill. They serve up regular coffee, hot chocolate and even milkshakes along with sugar cream pie and other sweet treats. (They even occasionally have a mocha flavored ice cream, so keep an eye out for that!)
Enjoy your coffee, and if you're in need of more than a quick caffeine fix, be sure to browse through our listings of locally owned restaurants as well.
Last updated: 12/6/2021