For coffee drinkers, there are few things better than enjoying a beautiful setting like Smith Mountain Lake with a cup of coffee in hand. Below, we’ve put together a list of our five favorite local coffee shops and Smith Mountain Restaurants in the area.

CJ’s Coffee and Sandwich Shop

This coffee shop is nestled inside of The General Store. Here, you can have fresh-brewed, locally roasted coffee, made-to-order sandwiches, and indulgent desserts baked fresh. CJ’s Coffee and Sandwich Shop is open daily, with hours from 8:00am – 4:30pm on Monday through Friday, from 8:00am – 3:00pm on Saturdays, and from 9:00amm – 2:00pm on Sundays.

Sugar & Slice Cupcakery and Café

Pair your decadent coffee concoction with sweet or savory pastry delights at Sugar & Slice Cupcakery and Café. From cinnamon buns, scones, and sausage puffs for breakfast to cupcakes of all flavors and sizes (including as big as a cake!), your coffee will find its perfect mate here. You’ll find this shop in Westlake Towne Center, open from 8:00am – 3:00pm on Tuesday through Thursday and from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Sweet Donkey Coffee

This downtown Roanoke coffee shop is housed in a historic home and serves coffee from early in the morning until well into the evening. Along with gourmet coffee and tea, you can enjoy a light fare menu of breakfast, lunch, and pastry classics, from quiche and croissants to buttermilk waffles and muffins. This Smith Mountain restaurants is open daily, with hours from 6:00am – 9:00pm on weekdays, from 7:00am – 9:00pm on Saturdays, and from 7:00am – 7:00pm on Sundays.

Morning Brew Coffee Company

Morning Brew Coffee Company is a hidden gem located inside of the Taubman Museum of Art, making it ideal for grabbing coffee while exploring the city. The restaurants in Smith Mountain Lake VA serves locally-roasted coffee, espresso, pastries, desserts, and lunch fare from 7:00am – 5:00pm daily.

Little Green Hive Coffee and Smoothie Bar

Another downtown Roanoke favorite, this coffee shop prides itself on its fair trade, organic, and locally-roasted coffee creations. They’re also well-known for their delicious smoothies and healthy dishes. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, with hours from 7:00am – 5:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am – 2:00pm on Saturdays.

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