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“familiar, but different”
Wei and Lisa Bee founded the first Sweetwaters in 1993 in downtown Ann Arbor near their alma mater, The University of Michigan. Inspired by their love of food and drink and driven by their creativity, Sweetwaters was conceived and brought to life. The marvelous result: a coffeehouse that celebrates classic café fare alongside globally influenced coffees and teas in an environment that is both tasteful and friendly... just like Wei and Lisa. Today, they both remain integral to daily life at Sweetwaters through their stores, community involvement, and search for inspirational products for their customers. Stop by to meet them and say hi if you'd like, chances are you'll find them chatting with one of the many regular customers who have now become their friends.
This is one of my favorite places to study near campus. They have free wifi and a good amount of seating relative to other cafes nearby (besides Starbucks). It definitely fills up though. I... Read more
Who would have known it was so difficult to grab a cup of coffee in downtown Ann Arbor before 9am? Well, after several days in the city I realized that Sweetwaters is about the only option. That's... Read more
Sweetwaters was already a popular local chain of cafes when I was a U-M grad student long ago, so it's great to see that they've grown into a veritable empire. This outlet sits inside (or next... Read more
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
- Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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