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“great coffee and even better rocks and of course DON”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Rock Stop

The Rock Stop
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Troy, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great coffee and even better rocks and of course DON”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

We stopped when we saw the Expresso sign and stayed for a few hours. Don, one of the owners, was a pure delight. It is a visual overload of a grand scale and it's really worth the stop, whether you want coffee or just a good ol' time learning and conversing.

Visited June 2014
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English first
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great, friendly service worth the stop and worth a revisit!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Stopped at this little gem on the way from Phoenix to Salt Lake City. Totally worth it! Don & Mickey were more than kind: they became friends! I highly recommend you stopping in and getting an espresso sundae affogato or root beer float and enjoy their impressive rock collection (a buy a couple while you're at it).

Visited June 2014
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Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“This place rocks!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

The very friendly owners of this roadside store can answer all your questions about the gems, minerals and fossils they sell as well as the region. We had a great time looking at all the specimens and thanks to our stop here we were able to find a beautiful little slot canyon nearby!

Visited March 2014
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Bonn
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90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“This place rocks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

While touring the Southwest I had a permanent twitching in my fingers to collect some rocks. But since most of the places we went to were parks, I resisted the temptation. So when the Rock Stop appeared on the road ahead of us, I could not resist anymore and we stopped for some rock shopping, a nice chat and a very good cappucino. The owner gave some good advice regarding the rocks, pointing out examples of local rocks from formations that we had been seeing during our trip. So I really got what I wanted...if only we had had a (much) greater baggage allowance...

Visited October 2013
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Costa Mesa, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great little shop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

A fun place full of cool stuff..including Mickey. She alone was worth the stop. We drove away with several great geodes, espresso and a lot of good conversation. You should make a stop when driving buy. Tell her that photographer guy sent you!

Visited May 2013
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