In the heart of Bryson City, across the tracks from the Great Smoky Mtn Railroad depot, you’ll find Mountain Perks Espresso Bar & Cafe. Open year-round to serve locals and tourists alike, they serve an assortment of coffee drinks and tasty breakfast and lunch items. In an effort to have something for everyone, Mtn Perks offers gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options. For locals this is a great daytime place to gather and gab. For tourists, the staff is always full of local and regional information and the shop has maps for hikes and scenic drives in the area. The menu is full of homemade items like soups, scoops, and quiches. The coffee is roasted in Western North Carolina and is available for purchase by the pound, whole beans or ground. Wi-Fi is available for customers.