Love coffee? A new place to grab a cup is coming to Grand Rapids.

Scooter's Coffee, a Nebraska-based coffee shop with more than 300 locations nationwide, is planning to open its first Michigan location in GR this fall.

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New Coffee Chain, Scooter's Coffee, Coming to Grand Rapids

Back in February Wood TV 8 reported that Scooter's Coffee was building a 664 square-foot, drive-thru only café in the parking lot of the Plainfield Plaza strip mall at 3150 Plainfield Ave. NE - and we now have a better idea of when its opening!

Have you visited a Scooter's Coffee before? This is my first time hearing about it! Which I guess makes sense, since currently their closest location to West Michigan is in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

What is Scooter's Coffee?

In 1998, Scooter's Coffee co-founders Don and Linda Eckles opened their first drive-thru coffeehouse in Bellevue, Nebraska.

They say the keys to their success have been "find a great location and stay committed to high-quality drinks, speed of service, and a BIG smile."

Scooter's New Market Manager, Becca Flores, tells Fox 17 the goal is to get customers their coffee in under three minutes.

Scooter's signature drink is the "The Carmelicious":

Buttery smooth caramel sauce, frothy hot milk, and our world-class espresso combine for a fabulous flavor, and we top our signature drink with fluffy whipped cream drizzled with more caramel.

For hot drinks, they also serve a variety of flavored lattes, Cappuccino, Americano, Mocha, hot chocolate, and of course, coffee. Here's how Scooter's describes their brew:

We source only the highest-quality coffee beans from around the world, blending and roasting with love and care in small batches for a rich, smooth flavor and aroma. We brew medium, dark, and flavored daily.


They also offer plant-based options made with coconut, almond, and oat milk.

Scooter's menu includes iced coffee drinks, blended coffee drinks, smoothies, and teas too. For food you'll find breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, cake pops, cookies, muffins, and more.

When Is Scooter's Grand Rapids Opening?

According to Fox 17, the new Scooter's Coffee on Plainfield Ave. will open in late September or early October 2022.

We'll update this post when an exact grand opening date is announced!

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