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!    

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)

Try a new ‘Lunch Box’ special, with selections ranging from soups and salad to sandwiches and wraps.

NEW Coffee Cocktails

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

Dancing Bean Menu