Espresso Yourself at the Old Mill
August 22, 2022

It can be difficult to get jump-started on any day, but let’s be real, you probably tend to move a little slower on vacation! Some days you just need some delicious coffee to get going! Luckily for you, there’s no shortage of charming coffee spots in the Smoky Mountains! Here are 5 must-try Pigeon Forge coffee shops:

1. Espresso Yourself

Espresso Yourself at Old MIll 2

The name says it all! Espresso Yourself is a cozy coffee shop that serves coffee, tea, smoothies, and snacks! Located in the heart of Pigeon Forge near numerous attractions — just three blocks from Patriot Park — Espresso Yourself is a great place to stop for a pick-me-up while exploring the area! Make sure to check out the food options in the glass display case; cinnamon rolls, muffin and cookies are all among the awesome sweet-tasting options. Have a seat in one of the cozy rocking chairs as you enjoy the log cabin vibes of this quaint coffee house!

2. Coffee Armory

Coffee Armory is the first coffee shop in the country to exclusively serve Black Rifle Coffee! Owned and operated by United States Veterans, Black Rifle Coffee is dedicated to supporting veterans, first responders and their families while helping conserve the outdoors! Located just off the parkway in Mountain Mile Tower Shops, Coffee Armory is right by The Island in Pigeon Forge! Beverages served here include both your common coffee drinks and more complex options, served either hot or cold. Coffee Armory also sells bagged coffee and apparel from Black Rifle Coffee Company.

3. Joe Muggs Coffee


Another awesome Pigeon Forge coffee shop to visit, Joe Muggs Coffee features regular coffee, lattes, macchiatos and espresso inside a clean and cheerful Pigeon Forge location! For all the coffee diehards: a refill will set you back just 75 cents! Plus, make sure to check out their blended beverages like Snow Joe Frozen Hot Chocolate and delicious caramel frappes! Located in Governor’s Crossing Mall, Joe Muggs is conveniently located near plenty of Pigeon Forge attractions.

4. Smokies Cuban Cafe

If you’re looking for authentic Cuban coffee, Smokies Cuban Cafe has you covered! Feel as if you’re sitting in a Havana cafe as you enjoy coffee made the Cuban way! Without a doubt, Smokies Cuban Cafe is the go-to place for Cuban coffee in the Smoky Mountains! If you’re hungry for some grub, make sure to check out the food menu for authentic Cuban cuisine from this family-owned and -operated restaurant!

5. Cinnaholic

Cinnamon rolls at CinnaholicCinnaholic serves locally sourced coffee, espresso drinks and seasonal teas alongside a host of savory sweet treats from its bakery! The coffee is great, but the star of the show is a bakery with more options than you can dream of! Bakery options include “create your own” cinnamon rolls and made-from-scratch brownies, cookies and edible cookie dough! How does chocolate chip banana bread or cinnacakes sound? Cinnaholic has something for everyone, whether it be something with caffeine or sugar (or both)!

Did you know: all of these Pigeon Forge coffee shops are conveniently located near our luxury cabins?! If you haven’t yet, you should check out our luxury cabins in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville and book a stay today!