Explore the Area and the Best Coffee Shops near Natural Bridge

If you’re like most people, you start your day with a cup of joe. You likely have a favorite coffee shop in your hometown, but when you’re traveling, you can experience what other cities have to offer. We’ve rounded up our favorite coffee shops near Natural Bridge, so you can decide for yourself which is best. Whether you prefer coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or you need a quick bite; there’s something here for you.

When it comes to things to do in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, trying delicious coffee is just the start! Request our free online Natural Bridge Vacation Guide, so you can navigate our outdoors oasis like a local. 


Our Favorite Coffee Shops Near Natural Bridge

When you visit Natural Bridge, you immerse yourself in the Shenandoah Valley, so there aren’t many coffee shops in our small town. However, the nearest city, Lexington, is just 20 minutes away! It’s home to some amazing coffee houses so you can enjoy a delicious specialty brew. We’ve listed some of our favorites below, but there are even more to choose from in the city!

James River Drip

James River Drip is the only coffee shop on this list not in Lexington. It’s in Buchanan less than 15 minutes from the Hotel. The cafe offers the basics like iced coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, frappes, as well as other drinks like hot chocolate, hot tea, and smoothies. They also serve breakfast, lunch, and ice cream!

Lexington Coffee Shop

Lexington Coffee Shop roasts its own coffee and is known for its knowledgable baristas. The shop is homey with dark woods, warm lighting, and art on the walls. If you’re exploring Lexington, it’s a great place to stop in for a quick to-go drink or relax and enjoy some conversation. They also sell baked goods, bagels, tea, and offer free wifi.

Pronto Caffé & Gelateria

Pronto Caffé & Gelateria calls themselves a “fresh take on the Italian caffè.” They LavAzza coffee and focus on making excellent espresso, delicious sandwiches, and homemade gelati. The shop is lively with lots of natural light and a large counter for you to order your goodies at. You’ll see all kinds of people at the Pronto from tourists to college students to busy locals.

Stay at Natural Bridge HotelDeluxe King Room

When you stay at Natural Bridge Hotel, you don’t have to go far to get a hot cup of coffee. Wake up each morning of your stay and head to our Colonial DiningRoom for warm pancakes, savory bacon, and of course, hot coffee. Once you’re fueled up and ready to take on the day, go out and explore our stunning landscape! We offer four room types including Main Inn RoomsPremium Second-Floor Balcony RoomsGuest Rooms on Cottage Hill, and Veranda Rooms. Any overnight stay at the Natural Bridge Hotel also comes with access to our hotel amenities 

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