Discover the Perfect Cup in Keystone: 6 Coffee Shops to Try

Finding the best coffee in Keystone is not difficult when you know where to look.
Posted May 22, 2024
Close Up of Espresso Coffee Machine at Rendezvous Cappuccino Bar at Whistler Blackcomb

Knowing where to find a great cup of coffee is an important part of any vacation, and when you visit Keystone, there are several great options to find a freshly brewed cup of coffee or indulge in a handcrafted coffee drink to kickstart your morning mountain adventure or get an afternoon boost. Check out our picks for the 6 best coffee shops in Keystone.  

1. Inxpot 

Located in the heart of River Run Village, this long-time local’s favorite spot is serves up great coffee and espresso drinks to put a little pep in your step. With a library lounge feel, there is space to cozy up with a drink and a bite to eat or it’s just as easy to grab your caffeine on the run and get after your mountain adventures for the day. The Inxpot also features great breakfast burritos and deli-style sandwiches for lunch, and they even have a liquor license so you can make your coffee drink extra special. 
2. Steep Brewing & Coffee Company 

The largest coffee roaster in the area, Steep Brewing & Coffee Company is one of the newest places to grab a cup of joe (or a beer!) in Keystone. Located in River Run Village right next to the skier bridge, they offer a prime location to grab a beverage before or after a day on the mountain. And get this, they even research and develop ways to steep their beans in different kinds of beet to create a unique flavor for coffee and beer lovers. And, if you’re hungry, they offer hearty breakfast burritos and bagel sandwiches, fresh baked goods and handmade pizzas and pretzels for lunch and dinner. 

3. Mountain House Coffee Corner 

Looking for a slopeside coffee with easy lift access? Look no further than the Mountain House Coffee Corner. Serving on-the-go breakfast, lunch and snacks, this is the best spot to stop for a quick bite and warm drink before heading back to the slopes. This Keystone coffee shop is only open for the winter season. 

4. Keystoner Mountain  

A little more off the beaten path, Keystoner Mountain is a cozy coffee shop and bakery located just a 3-min drive away from Keystone Resort. They believe in fresh from the start, which means they brew every cup of coffee to order and bake everything fresh on site each day.  Featuring pour-over style coffee and a full offering of specialty drinks, you can fuel up and prepare for whatever the mountain brings your way. In addition, Keystoner Mountain offers the area’s only gluten free bakery, with a variety of baked-from-scratch gluten-free goodies every day, including muffins, mini loaves, cookies, cupcakes and pies to satisfy your sweet tooth and pair with your fresh poured coffee. 

5. Haywood Café 

If a hearty breakfast is really what you’re after, with a side of coffee, then look no further than the Haywood Café. A local’s favorite for more than 10 years, Haywood prides itself on making delicious food from scratch and service that can’t be beat. Sit down and relax with a cup of coffee and indulge in a variety of specialty eggs benedict dishes, the Wood’s Rancheros or their classic country-fried steak and eggs. This is a great spot to get your caffeine fix and fuel up for a big day on the mountain. 

6. New Moon Café 

New Moon Cafe is a casual classic rock café with a laid-back atmosphere located in the heart of Keystone’s River Run Village. Grab a warm beverage, including many specialty spiked coffees, and a menu that’s served all day long, including a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and après ski options. New Moon Café offers large areas for indoor and outdoor seating where you can enjoy your coffee and food, and offers to-go options for those on the run.   

For a morning cup of coffee or afternoon pick-me-up, there are plenty of spots for visitors to find great coffee during their Keystone Resort vacation. Explore them all to find your favorite coffee shop during your next trip!