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The Cafe This City Deserves

Specialty drinks - Comic books - games

Just your friendly neighborhood coffee shop.... 

The powers of caffeine and comics unite!

Salt Lake's only comic book and gaming cafe. Amazing locally roasted coffee and espresso, boba teas and hand-crafted sodas, tea, hot chocolate, and the best grilled cheese sandwich on Earth 616. Comic books, community board games, gaming tables, and plenty of space for private study, work, or meetings.

 

Phone

(801) 477-7671

 

Location

1588 South State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84117

 

Hours

M-F  7:30am - Midnight
Sa-Su  8am - Midnight

Weekly Events

We have something new going on every day at The Watchtower. Check out our weekly events that happen come rain, sleet, snow, shine or even city-wide blackout. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for monthly and special events.

TUESDAY - COMEDY ROADKILL

Salt Lake City's longest running independent open mic night for local comedians currently makes it's home at The Watchtower. Hosted by Johnny Brandin, every Tuesday night from 7:30-9 p.m., any and all local standup comedians as well as first-timers looking to test their chops are welcome to come sign up and take part in the show. Follow them on Facebook to see what they'll have in store every week, and then come check out the show to see new local comedy.

Salt Lake City's longest running independent open mic night for local comedians currently makes it's home at The Watchtower. Hosted by Johnny Brandin, every Tuesday night from 7:30-9 p.m., any and all local standup comedians as well as first-timers looking to test their chops are welcome to come sign up and take part in the show. Follow them on Facebook to see what they'll have in store every week, and then come check out the show to see new local comedy.

THURSDAY - GEEK Hangout Utah

Utah geeks unite! Geek Hangout Utah is an all inclusive group looking to create awesome hangouts and meet new nerdy friends. Every Thursday night the group takes over The Watchtower for a new event. Visit their Facebook page to find out what they;ll be doing every week.

Utah geeks unite! Geek Hangout Utah is an all inclusive group looking to create awesome hangouts and meet new nerdy friends. Every Thursday night the group takes over The Watchtower for a new event. Visit their Facebook page to find out what they;ll be doing every week.

Friday - Live Music / Dungeons & Dragons / Speed Dating / Gallery of rogues

Friday nights always present something new for The Watchtower. Depending on the week we have several different events that could be happening. Friday nights we like to bring in local musicians to play an acoustic gig for patrons as they sell you merchandise and play for tips. We also host a local D&D night featuring 1-2 games active games you can easily jump into. We've also featured speed dating for geeks and the LGBTQIA+ communities. And finally, every third Friday of the month we present a new artist in our Gallery Of Rogues, where you can meet the artist for the opening reception from 6-9 p.m. If you miss out, come see their art (and purchase prints) as they stay on display for a whole month.

Friday nights always present something new for The Watchtower. Depending on the week we have several different events that could be happening. Friday nights we like to bring in local musicians to play an acoustic gig for patrons as they sell you merchandise and play for tips. We also host a local D&D night featuring 1-2 games active games you can easily jump into. We've also featured speed dating for geeks and the LGBTQIA+ communities. And finally, every third Friday of the month we present a new artist in our Gallery Of Rogues, where you can meet the artist for the opening reception from 6-9 p.m. If you miss out, come see their art (and purchase prints) as they stay on display for a whole month.

SATURDAY - JEDI YOGA

Every Saturday at 10 a.m., Kristal and Rebecca present easy flow yoga for all levels, specifically designed and geared towards beginners. Train like a Jedi, with Star Wars themed yoga poses and Star Wars soundtrack. The training will last one hour. Please bring your own yoga mat. If you don't have one, let us know and we can provide one for you. This workout is completely free to attend.

Every Saturday at 10 a.m., Kristal and Rebecca present easy flow yoga for all levels, specifically designed and geared towards beginners. Train like a Jedi, with Star Wars themed yoga poses and Star Wars soundtrack. The training will last one hour. Please bring your own yoga mat. If you don't have one, let us know and we can provide one for you. This workout is completely free to attend.

Sunday - Card Trading

Every two weeks, Geek Hangout Utah (hosted by Erica Shaw and Lucas Fowler) host card trading night. Bring all your collector trading cards from series like Topps Star Wars, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bakugan and more. This event is for both adults and kids. Bring your friends, too! Even if you aren't a collector, join us for a cup of coffee, and watch the excitement around you!

Every two weeks, Geek Hangout Utah (hosted by Erica Shaw and Lucas Fowler) host card trading night. Bring all your collector trading cards from series like Topps Star Wars, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bakugan and more. This event is for both adults and kids. Bring your friends, too! Even if you aren't a collector, join us for a cup of coffee, and watch the excitement around you!

Every LAst SUNDAY - Funko/SubBox Swap

On the last Sunday of every month, we host a new type of swap meet! Stop on by to trade out any of your subscription box items or Funko Pops! This is a great way to do exchanges and trades without having to deal with the risky mail system.

On the last Sunday of every month, we host a new type of swap meet! Stop on by to trade out any of your subscription box items or Funko Pops! This is a great way to do exchanges and trades without having to deal with the risky mail system.

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