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The Dancing Bean Coffee House

The Dancing Bean Coffee House

Located within the Apple Valley Mountain Village on US 321, next to the Dancing Bear guest check-in center.

Open daily at 8:00 am, The Dancing Bean offers counter service, fire-side indoor seating, outdoor deck seating, board games & free Wifi.

Barista: noun – a person who makes and serves coffee in a coffee bar ; “bartender in a coffee shop,” as a purely English word in use by 1992, from Italian, where it is said to derive ultimately from the English bar, as borrowed into Italian.
Bearista: noun – a person who makes and serves coffee in a coffee bar in Townsend, Tennessee.

Dancing Bean Signature Coffee – Now Roasted In-House!

The Dancing Bean Coffee House is proud to announce that beginning February 2021, the offering of their own IN-HOUSE Roasted Coffees while bringing Electric, Ventless, Zero-Emissions Coffee to Townsend, TN!

The Dancing Bean Coffee House now utilizes the exciting new Bellwether Coffee Roaster, makers of the first of its kind—zero emissions, internet-connected roaster. The Bellwether is the world’s first recirculating roaster that has the technology to remove particulates and volatile organic compounds in real-time which reduces the carbon footprint of the average roaster by over 90%. The Dancing Bean coffee house can now provide their own freshly roasted and delicious coffee while making sustainability a major priority for Townsend, Blount County, and ultimately the world!    

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Pastry & Food

Enjoy some specialty bakery items for lunch, or grab a tasty treat on the run. The Coffee House features an array of baked goods. We regularly offer:

  • Assorted Scones (Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, Maui Morning, Gluten Free Blueberry, Orange Cranberry and White Chocolate Raspberry),
  • BIG cinnamon rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
  • Muffins (Blueberry, Apple Cinnamon and Double Chocolate Chunk)


NEW Coffee Cocktails

New spiked specialty beverages now available at The Dancing Bean.
Monday – Saturday: 10 – Close
Sunday: 12 noon – Close

Dancing Bean Menu

If I lived in the area, The Dancing Bean would be my go-to coffee spot.

“A caffeine fix was in need after a great day of hiking. And The Dancing Bean was the perfect stop! I ordered an iced coffee. It was smooth and had great flavor. My wife ordered a tea with strawberry, which she really enjoyed. The service was extremely friendly, and the entire store was clean. If I lived in the area, The Dancing Bean would be my go-to coffee spot.”

Chris Trethewey, Google, Local Guide

I got the Nitro coffee and it was amazing!

“I got the Nitro coffee and it was amazing! Very bold flavor and somehow still frothy from the nitrogen. Highly recommend. The iced chai latte was also very good. They have a range of muffins, pastries and brownies as well.”

Samuel Crisanti, Google, Local Guide

One of my favorite coffee shops❤

“One of my favorite coffee shops❤
Dancing Bean has very good coffee and a lot of tasty drink choices some with a little kick.
Scones, muffins, and other pastries to enjoy with your choice of brew.
Try the White Russian ice coffee…yum”

Regenia Shepherd, Google, Local Guide

Fun, cozy coffee shop!

“Such a fun, cozy coffee shop. I love the frappes and the spiked specialty coffees. As a website design business blogger, it’s nice to sit and work with a good cup of coffee!””

Leighton Smith, Google, Local Guide