About Us

Our Story


The F.L. Rounds Coal Company Building was built in 1908 and served as Coal weighing station until 2002. Now known as the Vestal Coal House, the historic building has been turned into a café and community event hub. The Coal House Café offers fresh food, fitness, and fun . Our vast menu consists of  healthy smoothies, milkshakes, coffee, tea, sandwiches, wraps, and more. Our specialty is real fruit and vegetable smoothies and milkshakes, offering over 20 options, a flavor for everyone! The Coal House also hosts numerous 5k and 10k events each year on the Vestal Rail Trail, each with a fun theme and charity. Other fitness events, include Free Wednesday Workouts in the spring and summer, Seniors Training Program and Run/Walk Festival, and the Girls Run Our World Running Program. We also organize fun community events, such as weekly trivia nights on the patio, weekly open mic music nights, comedy shows, holiday events such as the Haunted Rail Trail and Christmas at the Coal House, live music, and more. Come check out all the fantastic food & fun at the Vestal Coal House.