Welcome to the Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue!

The Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue has been a staple in the Hayward community for over 30 years; and has been in its current location since 2004. The Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue (formerly a blacksmith shop in the early days of Hayward) features exposed brick, wood truss ceilings, and creatively transforms the past with a new modern feel. The space and atmosphere is perfect for enjoying our scratch-made bakery, craft coffee or espresso beverage, or a simple yet satisfying lunch. Sit and relax, visit with friends, family, co-workers, a complete stranger, or find a spot to get some work done; our space is perfect for all. Our large back room features a comfortable living room space with comfy chairs, couch, and fireplace; a perfect spot to relax. The Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue also includes a large outdoor back patio and sidewalk seating in the front. These spaces are a perfect way to enjoy the day and maybe do a little people watching while you're at it.


Coffee, Tea, & Merchandise

The Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue offers much more than our craft brewed coffee, espresso beverages, scratch-made bakery, and satisfying lunches. Looking for coffee to brew at home? You will find a large assortment of our small batch roasted coffees sold by the pre-packed 10-12oz bag, 1.5oz perfect pot foils packs, as well as, a large offering of our coffees sold in bulk (where you can buy the amount of coffee you want or need). Interested in tea? We also sell a variety of teas from Republic of Tea and our featured Despierto Fine Teas. At the Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue you can find the perfect ceramic or travel mug for your coffee enjoyment or as a fun gift, brewing equipment from pour over brewers, french presses, and cold brew kits, to stylish Backroads Coffee shirts and apparel. Backroads Coffee also supports our local artists by displaying and selling crafts and pieces of art by these creative local artisans. 


Food & Beverage

At the Backroads Coffee Shop on Dakota Avenue, we offer an extensive menu of delicious food and beverages. Beverage offerings include: small-batch roasted craft coffee (always fresh brewed), a wide selection of espresso based beverages (from lattes, cappuccinos, and mochas), frappes and smoothies, hot and iced tea, spiced chai and hot chocolate, and many signature blended beverages. Food offerings include: scatch-made bakery by Vibes Bakery, hot paninis, cold sandwiches and wraps, and fresh salads, as well as, our daily chili and soup of the day.

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Our Location

Address: 10526 Dakota Avenue, Hayward, WI 54843

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Our Hours

Monday - Saturday: 6:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday: 6:00 am to 2:00 pm



Contact Us

Phone: 715-634-4950