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What Is a Caffeine Trail?


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.



Visit 5 participating coffee shops on the Tri-Valley Caffeine Trail and take a picture of your beverage, snack, or even yourself. Five stops later, simply upload  your photos below and we’ll send you a Tri-Valley Mug to use at home! 

trail map

1. Characterz Cafe
2. Inklings
3. The Press Cafe
4. Espresso Rosetta
5. Panama Bay Coffee Company
6. Steamhouse Coffee & Kava Bar
7. Story Coffee
8. The Press Livermore
9. Amazing Basil (A Cup Of)

10. AJ’s Coffee
11. Boba Bliss
12. Cafe Tapioca
13. Tea Heart
14. Allegro Coffee Company
15. Basque Boulangerie
16. Medleno Coffee Shop & Roastery
17. Sideboard Neighborhood Kitchen
18. Starbucks Reserve

participating trail stops

inklings coffee pleasanton
  • Specialty coffee shop with meeting rooms and event space
  • Located on Main Street in Downtown Pleasanton
characterz cafe
  • Casual hang out spot for coffee & game-lovers
  • Dozens of board games & puzzles to play during your stay
the press artisan cafe livermore
  • Picture-perfect platings
  • Committed to the exclusive use of local, seasonal, natural and organic ingredients in their hand-crafted paninis, toastinis and coffee
steamhouse coffee & kava bar
steam house coffee & kava bar
  • Specializes in healthy gourmet espresso & non-espresso drinks, snacks, elixirs, and more
  • Menu includes salads, smoothies, elixirs, protein shakes, acai bowls, CBD products
espresso rosetta
  • Offers locally roasted artisan espresso beverages 
  • Located in a historically protected building in Downtown Livermore
  • Owned and operated by Livermore natives
panama bay coffee co livermore
  • Downtown Livermore cafe with beachside vibes
  • Located near shops and restaurants
story coffee co.
  • Trendy coffeehouse featuring uniquely crafted beverages
  • Great place to purchase locally made gifts and souvenirs
the press pleasanton
  • Picture-perfect platings
  • Committed to the exclusive use of local, seasonal, natural and organic ingredients in their hand-crafted paninis, toastinis and coffee
tea heart boba tea dublin
  • Specializes in bubble tea, fresh fruit teas, juices, and smoothies
  • Menu includes fried appetizers like mozzarella sticks, fried spring rolls, and popcorn chicken
boba bliss dublin, ca
  • Tasty, colorful & picturesque boba tea beverages
  • Committed to using only the finest ingredients, like organic loose leaf teas, Stumptown coffee beans, seasonal fresh fruits, and Straus organic milk.
  • Drive-thru coffee shop satisfying your coffee, tea, and smoothie cravings.
  • Menu includes freshly brewed coffee drinks, pastries and bagels
cafe tapioca dubiln, ca
  • First tapioca beverage shop in the Tri-Valley
  • No high-fructose corn syrup
  • Menu includes Butterfly Shrimp, Potstickers, Fried Mushrooms, and more!
  • Full service coffee and espresso bar inside Dublin’s Whole Foods Market, serving sustainably delicious and organic Allegro Coffee & Tea
amazing basil (a cup of)
amazing basil (a cup of)
  • Asian Fusion Restaurant & A Cup Of serving delicacies from Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand 
  • Menu includes special boba drinks, noodle soup & BBQ plates.
sideboard neighborhood kitchen
sideboard kitchen danville
  • Casual neighborhood eatery serving sophisticated comfort food, coffee, tea, and so much more.
starbucks reserve danville
  • Awesome Downtown Danville atmosphere
  • Great space to work or hang out
  • Exclusive Starbucks menu
basque boulangerie danville
  • Chic café with French bakery vibes
  • Menu includes breakfast, lunch & dinner as well as coffee, teas, wine & beer
medleno coffee shop & roastery
medleno coffee shop & roastery
  • Gourmet coffee products for coffee aficionados and casual coffee drinkers alike. 
  • Try their Turkish coffee!
SUBMIT your photos here!

Use the form below to submit your Caffeine Trail photos below. Once we’ve received your form, we’ll email to let you know when to expect your mug in the mail!