WELCOME TO OUR COFFEEHOUSE...... a local living room where we encourage you to EAT, DRINK and GATHER. Get the scoop!
Welcome to Ellijay Coffeehouse located in a meticulously restored 1940’s building in downtown Ellijay,GA… we are a local living room where we encourage you to EAT, DRINK and GATHER! A specialty coffeehouse serving pannini’s and select pastries all day long 7AM- 7PM -7 days a week. We have plenty of room to stretch out /two outdoor pet friendly courtyards/ a coffee lounge w/ fireplace and free WIFI
Meet Rick and JoAnn
Rick and JoAnn have been a team since 2005 when they met…fell in love and began their extraordinary journey. In 2007 they bought an 18-acre homestead just 2 miles from the Coffeehouse which is known as ‘The Martyn House’. The Martyn House is an Artist Residency and home to The Retreat Trilogy a getaway for those seeking a truly unique experience in extraordinary dwellings. The Farm was the inspiration to create a community centric coffeehouse in 2012, located in a meticulously restored 1940’s building in downtown Ellijay, GA
Rick is the in-house photographer his work is displayed throughout the Coffeehouse ~ to view his portfolio of images visit his web site at ricklucasimages.com
JoAnn is a lifelong serial entrepreneur …she is a creator of extraordinary ideas! she reminds us that life is a journey of constantly creating, live with intention …..believe in the unbelievable!.
Meet Our Baristas
At the Coffeehouse Our Baristas are not only your ‘tour guide’ to all things fun and adventurous in Ellijay & Gilmer County but they are trained in every aspect of COFFEE from learning about our partnering farms from around the world to our roasters incredible attention to detail in bringing us the very best coffee beans…to the final detail of course when they pull that perfect shot from our very own La Marzocco Espresso machine who we kindly refer to as ‘Francesca’ ….….
We LOVE coffee and every darn thing about it!
Who are these lovely talented funny engaging Baristas?
Our Alyssa manages our coffeehouse world…..she dreams of not just being a ZOO KEEPER but creating a ZOO….spirit of the wolf…carver of the woods….heart filled with kindness…she too has nightmares of meat slicers….beware
Favorite Coffee Drink: CORTADO and believe us she is the queen barista!
tweet…tweet…tweet…little known fact~ Rachel knows EVERY species of bird known to man just ask her!…gift giver extraordinaire…she’s that girl in the car next door singing like nobody is looking ~ and she’s pretty darn funny as long as you keep her away from the meat slicer!
Favorite coffee drink: Breve Latte
Hunter comes to us from the grand ole state of Texas….he is an avid outdoors man/ loves fishing ( catch and release!) and the quiet of nature …plans of hiking the Appalachian trail… and YES HE LOVES A GREAT CUP OF COFFEE…just ask him to whip you up a Hunter special!
when Cecelia is not at the coffeehouse she is Celebrating Life and the Heartbeat of Mother Earth as a in Partner in Rolling Thunder Enterprises / encampments ~POW WOWS ..our kitchen guru!
Meet TJ …home grown …He’s one of the Last Act Standing musicians…rock climber /adventurer /weekends he can be seen tossing pizza at Cartecay Pizza down by the river owned by his parents…yea he’s a fun guy!
Finally someone who knows about sports and all things comical….Ethan is our newest addition comes from Ohio University….makes a darn good pannini! Still trying to figure out his favorite coffee!