Get Caffeinated in Rowan County
“Never underestimate the importance of being properly caffeinated.”
We couldn’t agree more! Luckily, in Rowan County, North Carolina we have four original coffee shops that area fully equipped to satisfy your coffee cravings. These local businesses are a daily staple for many that live in Rowan’s borders and also a great place to stop and grab a cup o’ Joe if you’re visiting the area.
The Holy Grind Coffee House
819 S Main St, China Grove, NC 28023
Mon. – Thurs., 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fri., 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat., 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
A family-owned, Christian-based coffee house in China Grove, NC. Be sure to snap a photo with the beautifully painted wings on the outside of the building. Join their weekly Tuesday prayer group at 7 p.m. and live music every Saturday at 7 p.m. until close. The Holy Grind is a supporter of the GLOW orphanage mission in Ukraine which helps “aged out” orphans to find their way into society once they turn 18. Every Friday The Holy Grind selects a different school in Rowan County to receive free doughnuts and coffee.
Mean Mug Coffee Company
110 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Mon. – Thurs., 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Sat., 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
There’s a whole ‘latte” more to this coffee shop than the beans! In addition to amazing coffee and tea drinks, Mean Mug also serves beer and wine! They also host Friday Night Open Mic (7-11 p.m.), Sunday HotSpot Concerts (6-8 p.m.), 2nd Saturday Karaoke (7-10 p.m.), and 1st Monday Peace Circle Meetings (6:30-8:30 p.m.). They are also a proud partner of the S.O.A.R. Program, a Rowan Cabarrus Community College program designed specifically for adults with intellectual disabilities.
French Express Coffee House
2087 Dale Earnhardt Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28081
1620 US-29, China Grove, NC 28023
Mon. – Fri., 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat., 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sun., 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
With two Rowan County locations, French Express is a groovy coffee house offering amazing hot and cold coffee.
Koco Java Coffee & Roastery
329 N Main St, Salisbury NC 28144
Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Famous for their in-house roasted beans, Koco Java has been a long-time stable in downtown Salisbury, North Carolina. From the charming atmosphere to the friendly staff, it’s definitely worth stopping in or swinging through the drive-thru.