Costello Street Coffee House in Florissant
Are you driving the Gold Belt Tour and enjoying Cripple Creek and the surrounding area? If so, don't forget to stop by the Costello Street Coffee House in Florissant. Located on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 24 and Teller County # 1, this is the starting point of the scenic Gold Belt Byway Tour. Only a short drive away from your Cripple Creek hub, this coffee house is a great place to stop for refreshment. Lovingly redecorated in the victorian style which it may once have enjoyed, it is a quiet and charming setting to enjoy a full coffee bar, pastries and desserts, tea, and a sandwich menu. A Friday night dinner is served, as well as a Sunday breakfast buffet.
Costello Street Coffee House, known historically as the McLaughlin House, was built in 1885 and was home to one of Florissant's prominent families. The McLaughlins bought and operated the general store, located next door to the home from the founders of Florissant - the Costellos.