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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
There's a wide selection of teas, coffee and kombucha on tap. They use Stumptown Coffee beans from Portland. Great place to relax, read a book and sip on...
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...
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...
We had our bridal shower tea time here today and had a lovely time! The owner is very helpful and made our experience pleasant. Allowed us to have a...
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...
We had our bridal shower tea time here today and had a lovely time! The owner is very helpful and made our experience pleasant. Allowed us to have a...
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
First time there today. We ordered the Vietnamese iced coffee. It was very good. The barista was super friendly, and the environment was chill. Overall good...
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...
The charm and character in this place is what defines a true downtown coffee shop. I have not had the coffee but it smells good. This is my third time...
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
Best blended coffee beverages I've had to date. This place makes Starbucks fraps look like a joke and could easily steal my Dutch brother loyalty. They...
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.
I heard about story through their delicious cold brew collab with Meadowlark Dairy in Pleasanton. There are not really a lot of options very independent,...
It's a big thumbs up from me. Ran into the owners one night on my way to El Charro and tjey were very nice folks. Brought my family in today for some very...
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...
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
I'm so glad that I decided to give this place a try as I've never heard or been to this boba place before and there was a boba guys nearby that I initially...
I came here on a Sunday evening around dinner time, and as you might expect, there was a wait. And it went out the door! I ordered the Strawberry Milk...
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)
Came to this place after driving around near the Livermore outlets & couldn't be happier with this find! Amazing restaurant/boba shop combination that had...
A little restaurant that is full of surprises. Food and drinks: my DHs chicken noodles was light and fresh. My tomato crab noodles was full of msg. I will...
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...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 9PM
Tuesday11AM - 9PM
Wednesday11AM - 9PM
Thursday11AM - 9PM
Friday11AM - 9PM
Saturday11AM - 9PM
Sunday11AM - 9PM
Danville
sideboard neighborhood kitchen
sideboard kitchen danville
I love Sideboard with all my heart. I've been coming here since it's previous location was open and all it had was pastries and coffee. One cinnamon roll...
This place has such an excellent coffee!! Great ambiance and cozy place, I came here a lot when I was pregnant and always crave for their blueberry scones,...
Had a great time brunching with friends at Sideboard this weekend. I had the huevos rancheros and a chai tea latte. The chai tea latte was tasty and came in...
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 came here with my boyfriend for some drinks. I was pretty tired and their coconut orange ice latte really woke me up. They have some cute drink options as...
Super clean and cute coffee shop. I love that it has outdoor seating. Good coffee and tea selection. Also has a few meal options. Usually Danville is so...
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...
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
Hello?!!! The Beehive Cake is back on my (dessert) radar after Daniel C posted a pic and mentioned a recent SFGate article on iconic bakeries in the Bay...
I saw an interesting article from SFGate listing a few dozen of the Bay Area's Iconic bakeries and their signature items. I've had Golden Gate Bakery's...
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...
This place is wonderful! It's our little local coffee shop with personality and flair! Ida and her husband own the place and boy is Ida just the sweetest...
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