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Rocky River Coffee Co.


Harrisburg coffee shop celebrates 20 years 🎉 with customer appreciation event.

📍 4350 Main Street, Harrisburg, NC 28075
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Rocky River Coffee Co. isn’t just a coffee shop…it’s a community hub where friends gather, family’s bond, and delicious memories are made.

Established in 2004 by a Harrisburg couple, the shop came into its own when Dave Damone, an entrepreneur from Virginia with a deep love for coffee, took over in 2007. He saw an opportunity to create something special—a place where people could come together and enjoy not just great coffee but a whole family experience.

For Dave, Rocky River Coffee Co. wasn’t just about serving coffee; it was about creating a space where everyone felt welcome. In his pursuit of building a community-centric establishment, Dave expanded the menu beyond just coffee, offering a full breakfast, lunch, and even ice cream.

customers at rocky river coffee co

outside seating at rocky river coffee co

customers gathered around a table at rocky river coffee co

Photo credits: Rocky River Coffee Co. Facebook

With a welcoming atmosphere and a menu that caters to all ages, it’s the perfect spot for a family outing. Plus, they offer discounts for teachers and first responders, recognizing and appreciating their invaluable contribution to the community.

In 2023, a new chapter began for Rocky River Coffee Co. when Kyle Baker, a former law enforcement officer with an entrepreneurial spirit, joined forces with Dave. Their partnership was more than just a business venture; it was a meeting orchestrated by fate.

Kyle describes it as “God’s timing,” and together, they envision Rocky River Coffee Co. not just as a place to enjoy great coffee and food but as a beacon of light in the community—a place they affectionately refer to as “Christ’s Coffee Shop.”

Kyle Baker holding rocky river coffee co cup

With a commitment to serving only the finest gourmet coffee, alongside incredible pastries, New York bagels, and homemade ice cream, Rocky River Coffee Co. has become more than just a coffee shop—it’s a destination. The shop offers a variety of espresso drinks, light fare, and sweet treats in a modern, laid-back space with patio seating.

specialty drinks

pastries at rocky river coffee co

If you love their regular drip coffee, you can now purchase it in-store. Additionally, it offers a range of lunch options available daily from 11 am to 2 pm. One of the favorites is the smokehouse turkey panini, made with freshly sliced turkey, bacon, cheddar cheese, and sundried tomato pesto, perfectly paired with a side of chips or your favorite drink.

  • One of their signature drinks is the Rocky River—a delightful blend of any ice cream flavor, espresso, and topped with whipped cream.

rocky river coffee co offers a variety of coffee products

As Rocky River Coffee Co. celebrates its 20th anniversary, the sense of community and camaraderie is stronger than ever. The oldest coffee shop in the area, Rocky River Coffee Co. continues to grow and evolve, always staying true to its mission of bringing people together over great coffee and food.

To commemorate this milestone, Rocky River Coffee Co. is hosting a Customer Appreciation Celebration on May 11th from 5 pm to 9 pm. Join them for an evening of fun, giveaways, and, of course, great coffee!

Looking ahead, Rocky River Coffee Co. has exciting plans in store, including a full catering menu and a full-service coffee and breakfast bar for large events, ensuring that the spirit of community and connection continues for years to come.

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