There’s a time and a place for everything, right? Well, it’s a good thing coffee shops are no different! Of course, there’s Starbucks or Biggby for when you need a coffee on-the-go, but what about when you’re looking for a nice place to sit down and sip your coffee? Or a place to meet up for a business meeting that’s calming and quiet, yet still public? Or how about a place to get some work done while enjoying a small snack and delicious coffee? Or need a last minute place to have a relaxing day for Valentines Day? We decided to take a closer look at some of Grand Rapid’s most popular coffee shops to try to help answer some of those curiosities!
Madcap Coffee Company
98 Monroe Center NW / 435 Ionia Ave. SW / 1041 Fulton Street E
Madcap coffee is well known around the Grand Rapids area for its incredible taste and exotic beans. With Trevor and Ryan spending over a third of the year out of the country to search for the best tasting beans, Madcap is nothing short of amazing.
632 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids / 410 Ada Dr. SE, Ada
Named after Grand Rapids itself, Rowster Coffee opened its doors over a decade ago. Whether you’re searching for a berry-like sweetness from Ethiopian beans or a nutty spice from Brazilian beans, Rowster Coffee has it all and will not disappoint!
Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge
100 Commerce Ave. SW
Looking for a place to bring a big crowd? Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge is just the place for you, with offering the opportunity to make reservations for 3-10 people to ensure you have space for all your needs. Stay for hours and test out all their different brewing methods.
Ferris Coffee & Nut
227 Winter Ave. NW / 40 Pearl St. NW, Suite 100a
With locations not just in the Grand Rapids area, Ferris Coffee is a very well-known name. From a candy store, to nuts, to a selection of sandwiches and pastries to of course, their coffee- Ferris Coffee Nut offers it all!
Squibb Coffee & Wine Bar
955 Wealthy St. SE
Coffee and wine in one place? What more could you want? Squibb’s is located in the heart of Eastown, right on Wealthy Street. This coffee and wine bar is the perfect place to come work, relax or unwind and socialize with some great family and friends.
Outside Coffee Co
734 Wealthy St. SE
Drinking coffee inside an igloo, how cool is that? Outside Coffee Co believes that coffee really does taste better outside. Whether it’s winter and you’re looking to sit inside a warm igloo with some coffee, or summer and you’re craving coffee in a hammock, they offer it all!