50 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
The popular Walnut Creek-based coffee shop Coffee Shop that we learned would be coming to the heart of downtown Lafayette in October to replace The Art Room is opening tomorrow, Tuesday, July 19th. They have been open for several hours the past few days getting ready for the grand opening and people have been emailing about the impending opening.
I was able to drop by over the weekend to get photos and it looks amazing with a vaulted ceiling and retro lighting accenting wooden beams throughout. There is plenty of outdoor seating as you can see in the above photo. Featuring roasters such as Cafe Grumpy (Brooklyn), Stumptown (Portland) and Sightglass (San Francisco), along with craft beers, wine and seasonal organic dishes including salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and breakfast items, this place is going to be huge in Lafayette. According to a sign they plan on having open mic nights with comedians, songwriters, poets on Tuesday evenings, game nights for board games on Wednesdays, and art nights featuring local artists on Thursday evenings. Coffee Shop will be open Sundays through Thursdays 6am – 9pm and Fridays and Saturdays 6am – 9:30pm.
Plenty more photos of the inside after the jump…