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What Is a Caffeine Trail?

WAKE UP TO THE TRI-VALLEY

Rise and grind, caffeine-lovers! The Tri-Valley Caffeine Trail is a unique collection of cafés, coffee houses, and tea rooms in the Tri-Valley, each with their own special set of peps and perks. Sip on craft coffee creations, sweet boba tea, and steamy artisanal teas as you explore the most creative caffeine connoisseurs of
the Tri-Valley.

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Visit 1 participating stop in each city in the Tri-Valley, and we’ll send you a Tri-Valley coffee mug!

there are two ways
to play

Download a passport or pick one up at a participating store. Get 5 stamps from different locations and then mail or bring in your completed passport to:

5075 Hopyard Rd., Suite 240
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Visit 1 participating stop in each of the 4 cities in the Tri-Valley, take a picture of your beverage, snack, or even yourself! Once you post it online, mention us @visittrivalley and use
#wakeuptrivalley.

participating trail stops

Pleasanton
characterz cafe & coffee roasters
characterz cafe
Drop whatever it is that you had planned for your morning cup of joe and do whatever it is you have to do in order to give this place a try ASAP. Went here...
South Pleasanton has its own personality and charm, but coffee shops seem amiss but there's a small bundle near Sunol Blvd. including Characterz near...
I'll always try a local coffee shop over big chains when I do have coffee. I really liked that they had Marvel characters, lots of board games, the service...
Hours of Operation
Monday5AM - 5PM
Tuesday5AM - 5PM
Wednesday5AM - 5PM
Thursday5AM - 5PM
Friday5AM - 5PM
Saturday7AM - 1PM
Sunday7AM - 1PM
inklings coffee pleasanton
We wanted to explore past Hayward this weekend because we needed a change of scenery. After having a nice brunch date down the street we found Inklings...
I love Inklings! Inklings is a cute and hip coffee shop where you can find nice comfortable seats to cozy up in, outlets for your electronic devices to be...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
the english rose tea room
the english rose tea room
I have been here twice, once around Christmas and then again just the other week. Both times were for birthday parties and both times the experience was...
My partner and I have been here twice, and really enjoyed our experiences both times. First of all, the service is great. The owner (I think she is, maybe...
My cousin and I planned a tea outing for our moms and aunt. It's a nice little tea place in downtown Pleasanton. The lady who confirmed with me the...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
the press artisan cafe livermore
I have been here twice, once around Christmas and then again just the other week. Both times were for birthday parties and both times the experience was...
My partner and I have been here twice, and really enjoyed our experiences both times. First of all, the service is great. The owner (I think she is, maybe...
My cousin and I planned a tea outing for our moms and aunt. It's a nice little tea place in downtown Pleasanton. The lady who confirmed with me the...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
sugarie bakery pleasanton
Craving something sweet within walking distance I remembered there was this cute little bakery we had yet to explore. What a great find!! We just got back...
Came here on a lazy Friday morning to meet some friends for breakfast before they went to the county fair. This is a cool little place that specializes...
On the rare occasion I would visit clients in Marin, I would always stop buy Rustic Bakery and lament that I would never taste a pasty that well done in our...
Hours of Operation
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday9AM - 5PM
Thursday9AM - 5PM
Friday9AM - 5PM
Saturday9AM - 5PM
Sunday9AM - 4PM
livermore
the steam house coffee & kava bar
steam house coffee & kava bar
Nice independent coffee shop in Livermore: -Good coffee, tea, and smoothies -Charming interior with good seating -Friendly service -Open until 9:00 p.m. on...
Brand new and fabulous spot for coffee and yoga. Gorgeous decorations- very attractive and welcoming space. The salads are out of this world. Have the...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 9PM
Tuesday8AM - 9PM
Wednesday8AM - 9PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 3PM
Sunday8AM - 3PM
espresso rosetta
Very authentic European shop I love the layout with different seating areas If you like a true cappuccino I highly recommend this place It was lively...
SO SO good Best latte in the Bay Area as far as I'm concerned
Cute downtown coffee house! This is actually the second time my husband and I have been here. We came to meet a long time friend, and try something new....
Hours of Operation
Monday6:30AM - 4PM
Tuesday6:30AM - 4PM
Wednesday6:30AM - 4PM
Thursday6:30AM - 4PM
Friday6:30AM - 6PM
Saturday7AM - 6PM
Sunday7AM - 6PM
panama bay coffee co livermore
With so many coffee shops to choose from it's impossible to have a favorite! When I'm in the area Panama Bay is my shop of choice! Cute coffee shop, modern...
My friends and I always go for coffee after lunch so we picked this place as it was near where we ate. Its a typical coffee spot with different coffees,...
We got an iced americano and an iced latte when we stopped into Panama Bay, and those cold drinks were perfect for a hot day. The espresso was a little more...
Hours of Operation
Monday5:30AM - 10PM
Tuesday5:30AM - 10PM
Wednesday5:30AM - 10PM
Thursday5:30AM - 10PM
Friday5:30AM - 11PM
Saturday6AM - 11PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
story coffee co.
My friend and I came her after brunch for a pick me up on a hot Saturday. Great vibe, super hip. Cold brew - $4 great cold, not bitter. Served in an...
Finally, the best coffee cart in Livermore has found a permanent location to call home. My boyfriend and I followed Story Coffee since their days at the...
Finally a real craft coffee experience in Livermore. I was born and raised in Livermore, never did I think I would get the type of coffee experience I've...
Hours of Operation
Monday6AM - 6PM
Tuesday6AM - 6PM
Wednesday6AM - 6PM
Thursday6AM - 6PM
Friday6AM - 6PM
Saturday6AM - 6PM
Sunday6AM - 6PM
the press pleasanton
Very nice food and great service. Quite unlike we have seen. We had a dog and they quickly brought a bowl of water out. Tried their avocado panini.. very...
Hours of Operation
Monday7:30AM - 3PM
Tuesday7:30AM - 3PM
Wednesday7:30AM - 3PM
Thursday7:30AM - 3PM
Friday7:30AM - 3PM
Saturday8AM - 3PM
Sunday9AM - 2PM
Dublin
tea heart boba tea dublin
I usually come on Wednesday afternoons, since I work out of Dublin on Wednesday's. There is usually no wait, and if there is a wait there's usually only 1-2...
Decided to come here after dinner. I had been here when it was Quickly, and I decided to give Tea Heart a try. Seeing the rating, I genuinely thought it...
I like Ruby the moment I came in! She was very hospitable and personal! She suggested great drinks to try and the types of Boba to get and what matches with...
Hours of Operation
Monday10:30AM - 9:30PM
Tuesday10:30AM - 9:30PM
Wednesday10:30AM - 9:30PM
Thursday10:30AM - 9:30PM
Friday10:30AM - 10PM
Saturday10AM - 10PM
Sunday10AM - 10PM
boba bliss dublin, ca
Updated: August 18, 2019 Came in on a Saturday night around 6pm and the line was through the door. Wait: worth it! I've frequented this establishment at...
Went 3x in 1 week. My fav so far were the taro and the strawberry matcha latte. The creme brûlée one looked good but to me it was too creamy and sweet....
they have a new drink, watermelon lychee fresca with tea, love it!!! so fresh!!! great for summertime, should try!!! highly RECOMMENDED!!! by the way, my...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 9PM
Tuesday11AM - 9PM
Wednesday11AM - 9PM
Thursday11AM - 9PM
Friday11AM - 10PM
Saturday11AM - 10PM
Sunday11AM - 9PM
cafe tapioca dubiln, ca
I DARE YOU! No, really. I dare you to tell me there's a better smoothie shop anywhere else (little dramatic, but I am who I am). I'm going to keep this...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 10PM
Tuesday11AM - 10PM
Wednesday11AM - 10PM
Thursday11AM - 10PM
Friday11AM - 10PM
Saturday11AM - 10PM
Sunday11AM - 10PM
allegro coffee co. (whole foods)
Love shopping here and there Wok + hot bar. WF is a bit on the pricey side, but I've never had a bad purchase - lots of impulse buys for sure! There are...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 10PM
Tuesday8AM - 10PM
Wednesday8AM - 10PM
Thursday8AM - 10PM
Friday8AM - 10PM
Saturday8AM - 10PM
Sunday8AM - 10PM
amazing basil (a cup of)
amazing basil (a cup of)
Great tasting food, sizeable portions, friendly people and decent ambience (the tables are a bit small for the amount of food you get) We tried the BBQ...
Cool spot, room for improvement. Stars: 3.5 Location: Plaza has tons of parking, wee no car wars. Inside: Modern, cute, make for some good 'gram pics....
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 9PM
Tuesday11AM - 9PM
Wednesday11AM - 9PM
Thursday11AM - 9PM
Friday11AM - 9PM
Saturday11AM - 9PM
Sunday11AM - 9PM
Danville
sideboard neighborhood kitchen
sideboard kitchen danville
After reading through the reviews, I'm really surprised I didn't see any comments about people being confused. My friend and I visited for the first time...
Cute little breakfast/brunch spot! Very homey and comfortable. There's a few seating inside but lots outside that wraps around the the other side. We came...
I love Sideboard. I should have written a review a long time ago! Been coming here for breakfast for years. The place is quaint and rustic. You order at the...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 8PM
Tuesday8AM - 9PM
Wednesday8AM - 9PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 9PM
Sunday8AM - 8PM
starbucks reserve danville
My favorite Starbucks in town. I prefer this location because it's new and they have special drinks that cannot be found at the standard Starbucks...
This was recently remodeled as a Reserve location. The vibe is nice and staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They have several items on the menu that you...
This is a beautiful Starbucks! I've never been inside a Starbucks Reserve and I like it. The decor is clean and modern with a warm atmosphere. My little...
Hours of Operation
Monday5AM - 9PM
Tuesday5AM - 9PM
Wednesday5AM - 9PM
Thursday5AM - 9PM
Friday5AM - 10PM
Saturday5:30AM - 10PM
Sunday5:30AM - 9:30PM
the coffee shop
I've come by a few times since Coffee Shop opened in Danville. I absolutely LOVE the Walnut Creek location, so I had high hopes here. I've yet to be...
I was quite sad that the previous nitro ice cream shop closed down, but having Coffee Shop in downtown Danville hits a bit closer to home. I've been to...
Excellent customer service by Lauren. Our work group had a door dash order go a little pear shaped and she handled it like any great business should. That...
Hours of Operation
Monday6:30AM - 5PM
Tuesday6:30AM - 5PM
Wednesday6:30AM - 5PM
Thursday6:30AM - 5PM
Friday6:30AM - 5PM
Saturday6:30AM - 5PM
Sunday6:30AM - 5PM
basque boulangerie danville
Beehive cake!!! So good. It's a fluffy bread pudding like cake with custard, almonds and hint of honey. The breakfast was meh. Basic. My friend had the...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 4PM
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday8AM - 4PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 9PM
Sunday8AM - 4PM
medleno coffee shop & roastery
medleno coffee shop & roastery
I am rating Medleno Coffee vs. all of the upscale restaurants that serve coffee + coffee shops in the city of Danville, San Ramon, and Alamo, CA. Variety...
Great iced Turkish coffee! The ice cubes are made from coffee so your iced drink does not get diluted when they melt. Nice touch!
My favorite local coffee shop and to be honest even if I wasn't close to them I would drive the distance for their coffee. I love being able to support...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 5PM
Tuesday7AM - 5PM
Wednesday7AM - 5PM
Thursday7AM - 5PM
Friday7AM - 5PM
Saturday7AM - 5PM
SundayClosed