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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 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 

participating trail stops

characterz cafe & coffee roasters
characterz cafe
Ordered a large, plain, dark roast, "coffee of the day." Really good coffee! Tasted of rich buttered popcorn which was very enjoyable. Very safe purchasing...
We try to look to support local coffee roasters around the Bay Area for the bags of beans we go through on a regular basis. Looked up roasters in...
This is a wonderful local business to have supported. As the name indicates, the coffee house has a lot of personality and seeks to be part of the community...
Hours of Operation
Monday5AM - 5PM
Tuesday5AM - 5PM
Wednesday5AM - 5PM
Thursday5AM - 5PM
Friday5AM - 5PM
Saturday7AM - 1PM
Sunday7AM - 1PM
inklings coffee pleasanton
Hip local coffee shop located in Downtown Pleasanton. We chose this place for their outdoor seating area. Loved their lavender latte! Service was great. We...
Curbside pickup was a breeze. We ordered online, and they were out of the chocolate cold brew (which is a pre-packaged item) so when we called in that we...
Nice place for us to read and have a good coffee. Very organized process to order drinks and quick pickup. Outside sitting in downtown Pleasanton is very...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
the english rose tea room
Overall a very nice venue and tea room experience. Excellent service and lovely decor throughout. We would love to come back here again and enjoy their...
Put on your tea party dress, silk gloves and fancy hats because it's time for your afternoon tea. Darling, "Would you like a cup of tea?" I had such a...
Lovely place to have tea! I had my birthday lunch here. Very fun experience overall. They bring you the tea menu AND THERE IS SO MUCH TO PICK FROM!!!!!! I...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
the press artisan cafe livermore
Brunch is a religion in LA and moving back to the bay (especially Pleasanton) I have lost my faith in the brunch gods. Luckily I stumbled upon the press...
We stopped by The Press after visiting the Livermore Outlets for a quick brunch bite and was so pleasantly surprised! During COVID, The Press has truly...
We came here during COVID, and sat outdoor.. came here around 1130 and it was perfect timing because once we got our food, it got supper packed! Outdoor...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 8PM
Tuesday7AM - 8PM
Wednesday7AM - 8PM
Thursday7AM - 8PM
Friday7AM - 9PM
Saturday7AM - 9PM
Sunday7AM - 8PM
the steam house coffee & kava bar
steam house coffee & kava bar
Have you ever had a mocha made from mushrooms? Well, you can here! And not from the psychedelic ones... Service is friendly. Prices are good. Drinks are...
I'm so tired of people complaining. I go here a couple times a week - the staff is always courteous and professional. They are not here to entertain you;...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 9PM
Tuesday8AM - 9PM
Wednesday8AM - 9PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 3PM
Sunday8AM - 3PM
espresso rosetta
Have spent many afternoons studying/ having a coffee date here with a great cup of coffee and sometimes a pastry. But even now, during COVID, this is still...
I have been going to Espresso Rosetta for 7 years I think. They serve some of the best coffee and tea I have ever had. In the beginning, their hours were...
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
Great service, excellent coffee and breakfast snacks! Most of all you can't knock the view! This is a HUGE YES! I support local! Glenda Benevides -...
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.
Story Coffee is easily one of my favorite places in Livermore. I'm not in the area often, but whenever I am, I make sure to squeeze in a visit or two...
I have been wanting to visit this place for a couple years and finally got the chance when I was passing through Livermore on the way to Santa Cruz County....
SIP Takeout Review: Paul and his crew (aka Storytellers) stayed committed to creating quality drinks and supporting the local heroes in their town of...
Hours of Operation
Monday6AM - 6PM
Tuesday6AM - 6PM
Wednesday6AM - 6PM
Thursday6AM - 6PM
Friday6AM - 6PM
Saturday6AM - 6PM
Sunday6AM - 6PM
the press pleasanton
I'm seriously OBSESSED with the Press. I try not to eat out during the Pandemic but when I do I pretty much only go here. They just came out with a mushroom...
I've been to this the Press twice. Once right before the Covid-19 shutdown and once during the shut down (obviously with social distancing and safe...
Great food, great coffee! The staff is very friendly and helpful. The staff is taking COVID seriously and makes sure your table is wiped and chairs are...
Hours of Operation
Monday7:30AM - 3PM
Tuesday7:30AM - 3PM
Wednesday7:30AM - 3PM
Thursday7:30AM - 3PM
Friday7:30AM - 3PM
Saturday8AM - 3PM
Sunday9AM - 2PM
tea heart boba tea dublin
Found this place from yelp Ad when looking up for boba tea in Dublin area. Ordered by phone. They ask when you will arrive to pick up and when i get there,...
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
1/24/2021 Whoooaaaaaa....Who doesn't like a good boba? Want a Refreshing tea? OR a Good quality boba beverage? Don't skip out on trying Boba Bliss! They...
I am so in love with this place. Everything from ordering to getting my drink was easy breezy. I got the creme brûlée latte and Cold brew milk tea. Both...
The store is located in an outdoor mall near Loard's ice cream and we celebrated the day with some Boba so I ordered online before we arrived and the order...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 9PM
Tuesday11AM - 9PM
Wednesday11AM - 9PM
Thursday11AM - 9PM
Friday11AM - 10PM
Saturday11AM - 10PM
Sunday11AM - 9PM
cafe tapioca dubiln, ca
Still my favorite spot to get Boba drinks. This place has been in Dublin for as long as I can remember and is the first in the area to my knowledge. I'm...
Excellent place! Like most places, they are only available for take-out right now because of the pandemic, but be sure to check them out and support your...
Have been trying to cool down in the 100°+F heat wave. Decided to get a boba to cool off. Stopped by at Cafe Tapioca. As soon as you walk in, the place...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 10PM
Tuesday11AM - 10PM
Wednesday11AM - 10PM
Thursday11AM - 10PM
Friday11AM - 10PM
Saturday11AM - 10PM
Sunday11AM - 10PM
allegro coffee co. (whole foods)
Pandemic Review My wife and I came here for grocery shopping and were pleasantly surprised with the layout of the store. It felt wider compared to other...
Rediscovered WFM! I've been stopping by in the mornings. It's clean and safe without too many shoppers at 9:00am. My favorite quick, fix stay home meal...
This is my favorite location because it's big, clean, and for the most part all the staff are helpful and polite. They handled the COVID-19 transition well...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 10PM
Tuesday8AM - 10PM
Wednesday8AM - 10PM
Thursday8AM - 10PM
Friday8AM - 10PM
Saturday8AM - 10PM
Sunday8AM - 10PM
amazing basil (a cup of)
truly an AMAZING find during this Covid times. It's been months since i had food from a restaurants and i'm glad that I decided to go with Amazing Basil as...
Love the party tray. Food was ready to pick up as requested. Party tray price includes two drinks (Thai tea and Thai green tea, cannot be altered)and 2...
I came here before the shelter in place situation and have been meaning to write a review for a while (I've raved about them on IG twice already though, if...
Hours of Operation
Monday11AM - 9PM
Tuesday11AM - 9PM
Wednesday11AM - 9PM
Thursday11AM - 9PM
Friday11AM - 9PM
Saturday11AM - 9PM
Sunday11AM - 9PM
sideboard neighborhood kitchen
sideboard kitchen danville
Sideboard is such a wonderful place that I loved before COVID and continue to love during these trying times. They take social distancing seriously. I've...
Hey dudes! Sideboard is open for takeout and BOOZE orders!!! What?! Booze, you say? If you haven't had the presence of mind to try Sideboard while COVID-19...
Sideboard is so cute but even with the new location, it is too small. With COVID, we have just been ordering take-out of the Sideboard Nachos. They are...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 8PM
Tuesday8AM - 9PM
Wednesday8AM - 9PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 9PM
Sunday8AM - 8PM
starbucks reserve danville
The fanciest Starbucks I've been to. If you order one of their specialty cold drinks, they serve it in a plastic reusable cup. I recommend the affogato,...
It's great! I love this place and go all the time! It's a little pricey so I get no ice. Love the pink drink and pumpkin coffee!
Went to Starbucks reserve for the first time. The store is located in a cute area but parking could be a bit difficult. The shop could also easily be missed...
Hours of Operation
Monday5AM - 9PM
Tuesday5AM - 9PM
Wednesday5AM - 9PM
Thursday5AM - 9PM
Friday5AM - 10PM
Saturday5:30AM - 10PM
Sunday5:30AM - 9:30PM
the coffee shop
Love the vibe in here! Rustic decor, and lots of seats for folks to work or chat. I would totally come read a book or get work done here if I lived in...
Post-workout coffee date with Jac C. My minted iced cold brew was delicious. Creamy (they default to half and half) with the perfect hint of mint. Jac C...
Coffee shop is the best! Whether you're having a coffee date in their aesthetically pleasing space, or picking up something to go, this is the place 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
We called for curbside delivery. We ordered two slices of beehive cake and a chocolate cupcake, brought right out to the car. Great service! The treats...
Love love love this place!!!! Ordered take out tonight and enjoyed a wonderful healthy meal that tasted delicious! Don't skip the beehive cake, best cake I...
Had the pleasure of visiting this place on Sunday afternoon. I woke up that morning and had to have a croque madam. My wife subsequently found this place,...
Hours of Operation
Monday8AM - 4PM
Wednesday8AM - 4PM
Thursday8AM - 9PM
Friday8AM - 9PM
Saturday8AM - 9PM
Sunday8AM - 4PM
medleno coffee shop & roastery
medleno coffee shop & roastery
I've been ordering Medleno coffee since the beginning of the pandemic, and every box never fails to put a smile on my face! The coffee is roasted to the...
Completely impressed with their roasting. Most coffee places do what's called a "city roast" which to my palate tasted burnt. This guy can do a beautiful...
The owners are so nice and so sweet! I love a good mom and pop coffee shop and this was as good as it gets. Not to mention their coffee is fantastic!...
Hours of Operation
Monday7AM - 5PM
Tuesday7AM - 5PM
Wednesday7AM - 5PM
Thursday7AM - 5PM
Friday7AM - 5PM
Saturday7AM - 5PM