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Clatter is a coffee shop and social space in Frostburg, Maryland. We serve specialty coffee, espresso, tea and other drinks, as well as a satisfying food menu in a welcoming space.

Please explore our menu below, or use the tabs above.


Drink

House Dark Roast: Clatter House

Batch Brew

House Dark Roast: Clatter House

Full-bodied, smoky, chocolatey.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2 / $2.25

Single-Origin

A rotating lighter roast. Unlike a blend, these coffees are grown within a single known geographic origin. We change them often, always excited to share something new, and to showcase the ways region, processing method, and roast profile influence the final experience in the cup. Roasted by Little Amps Coffee Roasters in Harrisburg, PA.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2 / $2.25

Refills

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $1

Pour Over

Manual Brew

Pour Over

Expect a bright, clean cup from this highly barista-controlled method.

(10 oz.) ... $3.25

Clever Dripper

Filtered immersion method, with aspects of french press and Hario.

(10 oz.) ... $3

French Press

Immersion method with metal mesh filter, serves 1 or 2.

(10 oz.) ... $3 / $6

Double Shot

Espresso

Double Shot

A double shot of espresso.

(~2 oz.) ... $2.5

Cortado

Also called a “Gibraltar,” this is equal parts espresso and steamed milk in a 4 oz. rocks glass.

(4 oz.) ... $3.5

Cappuccino

Our cappuccino is a double shot of espresso and 4 oz. of velvety micro-foamed milk.

(6 oz.) ... $3.5

Caffe Macchiato

A double shot of espresso with a “mark” of steamed milk in the center.

(3 oz.) ... $3.5

Americano

Hot water and a double shot of espresso.

(12 oz.) ... $2.5

Caffe Breve

Our breve is like our cappuccino, but made with steamed half-and-half instead of whole milk.

(6 oz.) ... $3.5

Caffe Latte

Latte

Caffe Latte

A double shot of espresso and velvety micro-foamed milk.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3.5 / $4

Tea Latte

Your choice of tea, incorporated with steamed milk.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3.5 / $4

Chai Latte

House-brewed organic masala chai tea with vanilla syrup, cinnamon, and steamed milk.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4 / $4.5

Superfood Latte

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4 / $4.5

Dirty Chai Latte

A chai latte, as above, but with a shot of espresso.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4.25 / $4.75

Matcha Latte

Instead of espresso, we make your latte with an organic matcha powder and steamed milk, lightly sweetened with real local maple syrup. Matcha is ground, young, shade-grown green tea leaves.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4 / $4.5

Purple Haze

An Earl Grey, Lavender, and vanilla tea latte: Like a London Fog with Lavender and vanilla.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4 / $4.5

Golden Milk

Instead of espresso, we make this latte with a wholesome home-made paste of turmeric, coconut oil, cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger.

(kids / 12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4 / $4.5 / $5

Hot Chocolate

Our house-made chocolate syrup mixes with creamy steamed milk and cocoa powder for a luxury hot chocolate experience.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3 / $3.5

Iced Coffee

Cold Coffee

Iced Coffee

Our house dark roast served cold with ice.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2 / $2.25

Iced Latte

A double shot of espresso poured over ice and milk.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3.5 / $4

Cold Brew

A special blend of coffees, cold-steeped in-house for 24 hours, for a rich, smooth, very strong cold drink.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3.5 / $4

Minky Swoop

Our take on a Vietnamese street coffee: our cold-brew, sweetened condensed milk, and half and half served over ice.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $3.5 / $4

Organic House Tea

Tea / Iced Tea

Organic House Tea

Black, Green, Chamomile (CF), Chai, or Hibiscus (CF).

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2

Yerba Mate

South American, earthy, caffeinated.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2

House Iced Tea

Green or Black.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2

Roasted Roots

Locally grown or foraged by our across-the-street neighbors. Robust blend of Burdock, Dandelion, and Chicory Root.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4

Herbal Green

Locally grown or foraged by our across-the-street neighbors. Nettle, Spearmint, Lemon Balm, Raspberry Leaf, Catnip.

(12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $4

Other Offerings

(kids / 12 oz. / 16 oz.)

Orange Juice ... $2 / $2 / $2.5
LaCroix (12 oz.) ... $2
Glass of Milk ... $1.75 / $1.75 / $2
Chocolate Milk ... $2 / $2.75 / $3
Hot Chocolate ... $2 / $3 / $3.5

Steamer

Steamers

Steamer

Steamed, micro-foamed milk with one of our syrups (or without): Vanilla, Caramel, Mocha, Maple, Honey, or combo.

(8 oz. / 12 oz. / 16 oz.) ... $2 / $2.5 / $3

Eat

We offer several delicious dining options to pair with your favorite beverage - enjoy flavors from around the world and around the corner. If you have a specific vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free request, please ask about our options.

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Morning Menu 7am - 11am
Sandwiches and Salads 11am - 8pm
Entrées 4pm - 8pm
Bagels all day.

Omelet

Morning and All Day

Omelet • V

Grilled peppers, onions, mushrooms, and cheese.

... $8

Bagel, toasted, with any spread • V

Clatter’s bagels are shipped par-baked from the Bronx and finished fresh in our store. Plain or Everything. Check out our specialty cream cheeses or hummus!

... $3

Breakfast Bagel Sandwich • V

Plain or Everything bagel, eggs, caramelized onion, and choice of cheese. Add bacon, $1.

... $6

Breakfast BLT

Egg, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, and cheese on a Plain or Everything bagel.

... $8

Lox Bagel

Smoked salmon and cream cheese, capers, tomato, pickled onion on the side. Served open-face. Plain or Everything bagel.

... $6 half / $10 whole

Yogurt Parfait

Layers of yogurt and jam, topped with granola, honey, and jam or fresh fruit.

... $6

Frittata

This egg dish is like a crustless quiche. Additional ingredients vary; veg and meat options. Served with hot sauce, crème fraiche and greens.

... $7

Moroccan Chicken Sandwich (or Salad)

Lunch and Evening

Moroccan Chicken Sandwich (or Salad)

Marinated chicken breast, harissa, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato, and pickled onions on grilled flatbread or greens. Extra tzatziki $1.

... $12

Cuban Sandwich

Sliced pork, ham, salami, Swiss cheese, dill pickle and mustard grilled on French loaf.

... $12

Falafel Sandwich (or Salad) • V

House-made falafel, baba ganoush, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato and pickled onions on grilled flatbread or greens. Extra tzatziki $1.

... $12

Clatter Veggie Burger • V+

Our own plant-based burger blends vegetables, pulses, grains, mushrooms and more. Burger and bun are vegan. Lettuce, tomato, mayo, choice of cheese. Specify if vegan.

... $12

Middle Eastern Plate

Hummus, baba ganoush, tzatziki and grilled flatbread.

... $9

Turkey Apple Brie

Turkey, apple and brie on grilled sourdough. Add bacon, $2.

... $9

BLT

Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on grilled sourdough bread.

... $8

Quesadilla

Grilled peppers, onions, mushrooms and a blend of cheeses grilled in a tortilla. Add meat optional.

... $7

Grilled Cheese • V

Cheddar and caramelized onions on grilled sourdough. Add bacon, $2.

... $6

Chicken Caesar Salad

House-made Caesar dressing and grilled chicken on greens.

... $9 / $12

House Salad

Choice of house-made dressings.

... $6 / $8

Kids

PB&J

... $4

Grilled Cheese

... $4

Yogurt

... $3

Shop

Take Clatter with you! Mugs, shirts, gift cards and other Clatter items can be purchased in the café or online. Check out the available items below.

Travel Mug

16 oz. ceramic travel mug with logo, wooden handle, metal rivets, plastic lid.

(16 oz.) ... $30

Diner Mug

15 oz. diner-style ceramic mug with logo.

(15 oz.) ... $12

T-Shirt

T-Shirt, tri-blend, heather gray with logo.

(XS - 2X) ... $15

Clatter House Coffee

Clatter House, seasonal dark roast, whole bean only.

(12 oz.) ... $16

FYI

Wi-Fi

Clatter offers free Wi-Fi to our guests. The network is “Clatter Guest.” There is no password.


Etiquette

  • Please don’t play any audio out loud from your devices. Earbuds are available at the bar for $2. This includes speakerphone, audio from videos, music, etc.
  • Our environment is for our guests. We’re glad you’re here, but you’ve got to buy something.
  • Please don’t bring in food or drink from other places. Exception for Lorenzo’s Bakery and McFarland’s candies.
  • Please keep your shoes on, and feet off of the furniture.
  • For our smoking friends, there is a cigarette receptacle between the two doors out front, and one in the back alley.
  • Clatter is a team. Tips are split amongst workers.
  • If you’re going to camp, be cool and camp responsibly.

FAQ

  • Q: Who do I talk to about performing at Clatter?
    A: Drop off a recording of your music with your name and contact info, or email clattercoffee@gmail.com with the subject heading “Music.” Include links to your music. Clatter prefers mostly original music.
  • Q: Who do I talk to about having an art show at Clatter?
    A: Send an email to clattercoffee@gmail.com with the subject heading “Art.”
  • Q: Can I hang something on the bulletin board?
    A: Yes.
  • Q: Can you put my display on your counter?
    A: No. We don’t put things on the counter.
  • Q: Can I hang my poster in your window?
    A: No, we don’t hang things in the window.
  • Q: How do I apply to work at Clatter?
    A: It’s a pain in the butt to work here, and a lot is expected, so you probably don’t want to do it. But if you do, ask for an application at the counter. If you live far away, email clattercafe@gmail.com with subject heading “Employment.”

Our Story

Clatter opened on April 14, 2017. It was a labor of love by locals who liked living in Frostburg, and wanted to keep the good things going. Along with friends, they gutted and remodeled a hundred-year-old building, re-using much of what they took out.

The ultimate goal was to be a whole spot: a comfortable, top-notch espresso bar; a great place to eat, a great place to meet friends or find them, and a great place to listen to music. It wouldn’t be very big, but we would put our hearts into it.

The hope was that if we put our best foot forward and did a good job, then maybe people would also choose to make it their own. Maybe put their hearts into it too.

We opened the coffee shop first, making food out of a corner of the bar.

For coffee, we partnered with the not-quite-open Basecamp Coffee Roasters, and the more-established Little Amps Coffee Roasters (Harrisburg, PA). Amps really came alongside us in those first years, supplying not just great coffee, but attentive training and mentoring in all things specialty coffee.

Our first food menu was entrusted to Josh Horevay, visionary chef and longtime friend. He put together a menu that felt right for a café, but also went in some more creative directions, incorporating aspects of Appalachian regional cooking and pushing the boundaries of what we could do.

In April, 2019 we finished the kitchen. By that time, we really needed more space: both for guests and for performances: musicians had been playing in the corner all this time and we were eager to offer a better space. In busy times, guests might not be able to find a seat. So we were excited to open the up an additional room, to be both additional seating and a killer listening room for music. Stephen Manger had done all the design and almost all of the construction from the very beginning. Now it was done, and it was beautiful.

We set to work making use of all of it. By that time, Josh had moved on to open Allegania in Cumberland. The kitchen came into the hands of Steve Sullivan, who had been a steady hand within the food program through all it’s big changes. Parker, a relatively new barista, was affirmed by his peers as the manager for the coffee/bar program. We also started scheduling the stage, focusing on original or old music of any kind that seemed to have life in it. That’s pretty much where we are as I write this.

Clatter is still figuring itself out. But we know we’re a crew that wants to contribute to the good of the town we’re in. We want to feel good about what we’re doing, and do something where giving-a-darn is valued. As a general rubric, we want to do good work and be valuable in the areas of of Coffee, Cookin’, Culture, and Community.

The expansion began a new period of growing that we’re probably still in as you read this. Both the espresso bar and food program have a little more room to breathe, and it’s an exciting time. But, as always, the focus is on respecting every single guest, and delivering product we’re proud of and service we stand by.


Attend

Stage Schedule

Stay up to date with what Clatter is doing in and around the community.
You’ll find news and upcoming events listed below:

Recurring

Jazz Dinner: live band, 1st Fridays, 6-8pm
Trivia: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:30pm
Open-Mic: 4th Thursdays, 6pm

Scheduled Events

(All shows start at 7pm unless otherwise noted).

2/22John Wesley Harding / Wesley Stace
Music • Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 • Time: 7pm

Renowned singer-songwriter and novelist is gracing the Clatter stage! Stace performs an overview of his music under the John Wesley Harding moniker. $25, ticketed.

2/26The Misfit Players
Music • Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 • Time: 7pm

Fast and furiously funny improv.

2/27Crys Matthews
Music • Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 • Time: 3pm

Eclectic singer/songwriter brings her blend of Americana, folk, and blues (through FSU CES).


Calendar

Please click here to view Clatter’s full Google Calendar. **Note: you will have to be logged in to a Google account to view.**


Contact

Clatter Café

15 S. Broadway
Frostburg, MD 21532

clattercafe@gmail.com
240.284.3131

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mon - sat | 7am - 8pm
sun | 9am - 3pm
kitchen: mon - wed | 7am - 4pm
thurs - sun | all day

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