Carolines Coffee

In preparation for National Coffee Day (Sunday, September 29th) I’ve put together a coffee round up to help celebrate all things coffee in Nevada City & Grass Valley.  There are so many great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in Nevada County, so I’ve put together a few caffeine infused reminders and some fun giveaways.

So, who needs a cup of coffee?  While coffee is grown in small batches all over the world, Carolines Coffee co-owner Holly Fike explained, “The only place where coffee is commercially grown in the United States is Hawaii, so in honor of National Coffee Day, we want to celebrate those farmers around the world who bring us our daily cup.”  They have generously put together a special #NationalCoffeeDay giveaway celebrating the global coffee community, post a comment on this blog post and we’ll give one lucky winner a special coffee crate with a selection of coffees from around the world.  *Edited to say the winner is Steph.

Carolines Coffee

© 2019 InnSide Nevada City, © photos by Erin Thiem

29 replies
  1. Bonnie Sauer
    Bonnie Sauer says:

    As one who drinks coffee for dessert (cream and sugar), it pleases me to see my all-time favorite stops in your post and it reminds me of a few oldies that I have not visited for a bit. I’ll make an adjustment!

  2. Ingrid KNox
    Ingrid KNox says:

    I love a glass of iced coffee, but make mine decaf. Thanks for reminding us of all of the great coffee spots we have in the area.

  3. Larry Bushy Benoit
    Larry Bushy Benoit says:

    Great list for coffee lovers for their “daily cup”. Another great place in Nevada City that wasn’t listed (sadly) is The Sugar Shack. Chaloe the owner makes awesome coffee drinks, and homemade delicious bake goods to go along with that perfect “cup”. Happy National Cup Day!!

  4. Sue M.
    Sue M. says:

    Hot morning coffee turns in to iced coffee for me later in the day, so I drink it all day long. 🙂 And I wonder why I don’t sleep…

  5. Marlene
    Marlene says:

    I love to treat myself to a special made coffee every now and then. However, I always order the exact same drink. I would love to receive a variety of different drinks to sample. Who knows, I might end up with a new favorite! ☕

  6. Marjorie
    Marjorie says:

    So many great spots to drink coffee! Unfortunately, I can’t seem to leave the house without coffee first, so I rarely get to have a morning cup out.

  7. Chelsea Lynch
    Chelsea Lynch says:

    We are lucky to have so many great coffee shops in town! I love Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters. Such a cozy place to get some work done!

  8. Randi Pratini
    Randi Pratini says:

    The anticipation of that first sip coffee in the morning makes getting up all the sweeter!

    This may be my favorite giveaway! Thanks Erin!

  9. Rachel C.
    Rachel C. says:

    Coffee is the best! Most days I wish I had an I.V. drip full of the stuff lol And we really do have some great coffee shops around here, Fable is right by my work so I go there often and try their unique coffee blends. I think it’s great to support our local small coffee shops!

  10. Lisa Johnson
    Lisa Johnson says:

    Did you say coffee?! I’ve been enjoying coffee in Italy and Portugal for almost 2 weeks, but there’s nothing like the grand variety of coffee we can get at home. I’ll be back late on the 28th—just in time for national coffee day!

  11. Anna McMillen
    Anna McMillen says:

    So many wonderful places to enjoy a good cup of coffee. Even a few I haven’t tried yet, time for a trip to Nevada City/Grass Valley!

  12. Lillian Llacer
    Lillian Llacer says:

    National Coffee Day is my lucky day! Thank you to all the coffee farmers across the globe. I believe that coffee is one of the great international addictions that connects us. For better or worse…

  13. Judith C
    Judith C says:

    We are so fortunate to have so many local places to enjoy a great cup of coffee. I do love a cappuccino (cuppa joe) in the morning.

  14. Denise Bryant
    Denise Bryant says:

    I didn’t know that National Coffee Day was approaching! I’ll have to plan a stop by one of our local coffee houses and get something special!

  15. Kathryn Boswell
    Kathryn Boswell says:

    We are lucky to have so many great coffee options! I do love SMCR beans and a good cup of coffee at home!

  16. Alicia
    Alicia says:

    I love the idea of a coffee round up. I could never have enough coffee. And there are so many great places to go.

  17. Steph
    Steph says:

    We just visited Nevada City this month for the first time while glamping at Inn Town, would love an excuse to go back! I like coffee ☕️

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