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The Dancing Bean The Dancing Bean

The Dancing Bean

865-738-8968 | 7142 East Lamar Alex Parkway Townsend, TN 37882 |

The newest addition to The Dancing Bear family is The Dancing Bean Coffee House. Located within the Apple Valley Mountain Village on US 321, next to the new Dancing Bear guest check-in center. Open for breakfast and lunch, The Dancing Bean offers counter service, fire-side indoor seating, outdoor deck seating, board games, and 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

Coffee House

Offering locally roasted beans, you can enjoy freshly brewed coffee, traditional espresso beverages, as well as bearista signatures like the Black Walnut Mocha, Buttered Brown Sugar or the Truffled Cream while nestled in the comforts of the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. Additional offerings include regionally-produced kombucha, nitro coffee, cold brew, fruit smoothies, custom sodas, and imported and local bottled beers.

The Dancing Bean Coffee House also offers a selection of seasonal beverages to accent the flavors of the season. 


Enjoy some specialty bakery items for lunch, or gran a loaf of bread or tasty treats on the run. The Coffee House features an array of baked goods, including cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, and bread loaves. Try a new 'Lunch Box' special, with selections ranging from soups and salad to sandwiches and wraps. 

Dancing Bean Coffee Co.

The Dancing Bean also offers ground coffee by the pound or whole bean coffee. Dancing Bean Coffee Co. beans are locally roasted and unique to the our Townsend, Tennessee coffee house; signature flavors include the Special Appalachian Blend, Rocky Top Dark Roast and Mountain Blend. 

Gift Shop

Artisanal Benne Seed Bacon, house-made granola, and other Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro staples are available in bulk or individual servings. Pick-up a perfect gift basket next time you're in, or purchase individual items in our Online Shop

Be sure to stretch your legs at the Apple Valley Mountain Village next door and make your visit complete! At either location you will find the perfect souvenir to capture the spirit of your Smoky Mountain adventure and take a piece of it home with you. 

NEW Spiked Specialty Beverages

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

Menu is an example, and subject to change:

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