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Coffee Bar With A Focus On Healthy Alternatives

The folks at the Mercury Coffee Bar recognize that things are beginning to change for the better in the city of Detroit. We have committed ourselves to enriching the flavors of this change as much as possible.

 

Our intention is to offer healthy and ethically-sourced food and coffee from our shop in Corktown each day. We make all of our food in-house, sourcing ingredients from local farmers and independent distributors whenever possible. The menu we have created offers fresh, high quality sandwiches, panini, salads and soups as well as sweet and savory baked goods made from scratch daily. We pour beautiful espresso drinks and coffees using directly traded beans that empower farmers around the globe to advance their farming practices while paying them a higher premium than fair trade.

 

Our company is made up of food and coffee artisans, Detroit small business owners, architects and builders.  Together we've built a vibrant space unlike any other in the city. Come in one evening to hear local musicians play or another to support local artists showing their work. Plan to visit for a cooking or coffee class or to take a trip with us to our local dairy where the milk cows have names.

 

We plan to make exceptional food and drinks for people that live, work and visit Detroit each day that we're open and to teach the skills we've developed to a developing city that has much to teach us in return.  We're excited about this new relationship and hope you'll come see it for yourself.

 

The Mercury Coffee Bar will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 313-496-4000. Located at 2163 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216


Robert Harper

 
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