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103 1st St NE, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1422
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cookies” (3 reviews)
“for sale” (5 reviews)
“coffee shop” (3 reviews)
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103 1st St NE, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1422
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to sit and sip for a while. Enjoyed watching the locals visit with eachother. Will definitely stop next time I'm in town.

Thank MissyLOL2
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

An eclectic cafe/store. The coffee was great and the atmosphere was charming. The cookies were good too. This is a great place for a caffeine pit stop!

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stop at Fuel whenever I'm in Mt. Vernon for an Americano and one of Mama Pat's fabulous sugar cookies. All of the drinks and baked goods are top notch and I can always find something else I "need" in the shop...jewelry, scarves, antiques... This place...More

Thank aldeanmari
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have stopped here many times when I visit Cow College. It is a store packed with antiques and works of original art. The art includes fabric, greeting cards, photos, paintings, and pottery. You can speed hours just looking at the unique merchandise. I love...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Checking out the leaves brought us to Mt. Vernon and the cozy coffee shop FUEL. Friendly staff, good coffee, and scrumptious scones completes this quant small town location.

Thank julhenry
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great local coffee shop. Super friendly staff. Fun trinkets for sale. Delicious baked goods. Closed on Mondays : (

Thank ShirleyA78
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Very quaint, unusual place. Browsed all the antiques for quite a while before having a great latte. Everyone there seemed very friendly. Enjoyed my visit very much.

1  Thank BPereboom
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped by this local coffee shop while driving through on vacation. I got an iced Carmel macchiato. Best I have ever had. I could taste the espresso and it was not loaded with tons of fake sugar. I'm in love!! Only downfall is that I...More

Thank Jkahl
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped here 3-4 times passing through Mt Vernon. Each time I am charmed. The coffee and espresso drinks are great and the staff always super friendly. I've had delicious cookies a couple times as well. It has the feel of an antique shop, and they...More

Thank IaTravel
Reviewed 11 April 2015

If they have any of their homemade cranberry torte when you're there be sure to get one. All the pastry is homemade but the cranberry torte is really special.

Thank 543SKG
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  • Address: 103 1st St NE, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mount Vernon
Great coffee shop and bakery on the main drag of a sleepy little town - no website but they have a facebook page. Was a truly a god-send for an east coast coffee drinker.
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