Hey, y'all! Not all communities are lucky enough to boast a delicious, locally-owned coffee shop -- but if you want Coffee in Shelby County, KY, you'll have four to choose from! You've heard of the Bourbon Trail and the Urban Bourbon Trail, but have you ever embarked on a coffee trail? Venture to one of Kentucky's most charming communities and enjoy each sip along the ShelbyKY Coffee Trail!
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Coffee in Shelby County, KY: ShelbyKY Coffee Trail
Whether you like strong, black coffee like me -- or if you have a hankerin' for a more artisanal, crafted caffeinated beverage -- you'll find it in ShelbyKY. Pro tip: don't just get coffee; these local businesses also have delicious treats to enjoy alongside your drink!
Sixth and Main Coffeehouse
Sixth and Main, which roasts its coffee beans in-house, is one of my favorite stops in Downtown Shelbyville. Located at the intersection of 6th and Main St., this coffeehouse is cozy, quaint, and the perfect place to catch up with a friend. Apart from freshly-roasted coffee, you'll find an array of espresso drinks, homemade scones, Kizito cookies, and an excellent selection of local Kentucky art.
Visit Sixth and Main Coffeehouse: 547 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
The Paddock Coffee, Eats, & Gatherings
The Paddock is also located in Downtown Shelbyville in a historic, 100-year-old building. They offer hand-crafted, high-quality coffee drinks, teas, smoothies, and seasonal favorites. They also offer great bites, such as bourbon-inspired desserts, homemade muffins, and both breakfast/lunch options. You'll love the exposed brick + the ample space to gather with those you love.
Visit the Paddock Coffee, Eats, & Gatherings: 700 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Brick + Mortar Boutique and Coffeehouse
The next stop on the ShelbyKY Coffee Trail takes you to Simpsonville. Brick + Mortar Boutique and Coffeehouse is everything a small-town coffee shop should be: quaint, welcoming, and above all else, delicious. From hot teas, lattes, mochas, macchiatos, americanos, and espresso to chai tea lattes, cold brew, and frappes — they have it all. They also offer breakfast items, sandwiches, paninis, and other freshly-baked goodies!
Visit Brick + Mortar Boutique and Coffeehouse: 6999 Shelbyville Rd, Simpsonville, KY 40067
Weathered Oak Farms Cafe
The final stop on the trail, Weathered Oak Farms Cafe, is sure to cap off your adventure in a warming, delicious way. Weathered Oak is known for its sourdough-based products and delicious drinks. When it's warm outside, there is a beautiful patio in the back to enjoy while there! From lattes, to crisp coffee, to unique tea-based drinks (check out the jasmine tea that I ordered!), they have something for everyone. No matter your order, do not go without ordering a cinnamon roll -- they are the best in the Commonwealth!
Visit Weathered Oak Farms Cafe: 6950 Shelbyville Rd, Simpsonville, KY 40067
You're missing out if you're not planning your next adventure to ShelbyKY. While there's plenty to do, one thing is for sure: you have the opportunity to be well-caffeinated on your adventure via the ShelbyKY Coffee Trail! What are you waiting for?
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