The Saturday Experience

Great Coffee Starts With A Fresh Roast™

Grand Rapids Coffee Roasters Saturday Experience began as a way to give friends and family members a chance to sample our coffee and blends while we received feedback to improve our roasting and blending skills. As we perfected the process, more and more people came into our shop until one day we decided to open up every Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, to the public. The response has been extremely positive! We’re seeing many customers come back on a regular schedule to get their fresh roasted coffee, often bringing their friends and families in for The Saturday Experience. Some customers have worked with us on their own personal blends while others are turning into self-described “coffee snobs”.

Please keep these “rules” in mind while attending The Saturday Experience:

  1. One roast per customer.
  2. If you use cream & sugar…please stop it.
  3. The word “bitter” is not appropriate here.
  4. Think twice before you over-ride the Roastmaster(s).
  5. Please do not use the “F” word in our shop. (ie, Folgers)
  6. If you use a Keurig, you should consider going back home.
  7. Decaffeinated coffee is only useful if you throw it at people.
  8. Tell your friends, normal relatives & co-workers to visit us – Boast The Roast!

The Saturday Experience Custom Roasts

The Saturday Experience includes at least two free brewed coffee samples for you to try. We will custom roast any of our coffees so that you may take them home fresh out of the roaster. The Saturday Experience custom roasts require a minimum 2lb purchase starting at only $28.00. Additionally, we have fresh roasted prepackaged coffee available for purchase starting at $14.00 each.

If you prefer not to wait for your coffee to be roasted, you can pre-order during the week on our web site or calling your order in for Saturday pickup (we recommend this highly). Stop by this Saturday and see why nobody in Michigan sells fresher coffee than Grand Rapids Coffee Roasters!

All coffee samples are free of charge and no purchase or reservation is required to attend The Saturday Experience!

The Brew Bar

New to Grand Rapids Coffee Roasters is our Brew Bar. Here we will prepare a selection of our coffees to order for immediate consumption on premise. We have espresso, americanos, pour-overs, press pots and batch brew offerings which will rotate on a monthly basis. Our Brew Bar is open to the public Monday thru Thursday from 9:00am to 3:00pm and Fridays by appointment. In addition, The Brew Bar is open during The Saturday Experience from 10am to 3pm. Prices from The Brew Bar vary depending the coffee offerings and type of brewing method.

Drink More Coffee…Drink More Coffee…Drink More Coffee

Premium Specialty Teas

We currently have 12 premium loose leaf teas available for tasting a cup at a time. We will prepare for you a fresh cup of tea while describing in detail the ingredients and proper brewing process all for a nominal fee of $3.00. In addition, we have a Jasmine Blooming tea which we will prepare table-side in a special glass teapot for $5.00. This amazing flowering tea serves two people and is as much fun to brew as it is to drink!

We stock a nice assortment of Green, Black, Rooibos, Oolong & Herbal teas. Stop in and try one of our outstanding teas today!

Drink More Tea…Drink More Tea…Drink More Tea

How to Find Us

We are located at the foot of the scenic Black Hills neighborhood & Kensington Park at 1111 Godfrey Ave SW in the north [three story] building two blocks west of US 131.

We are located at 1111 Godfrey Ave between Curve and Hall street. Enter off Godfrey Ave through the blue door or use the additional parking in the back and enter through dock 1. Follow the fresh roasted coffee aroma & signage to your right and we are located at the end of the hallway. As always, parking is free!

Grand Rapids Coffee Roasters
1111 Godfrey Ave SW
Suite N-190 Mailbox 8C
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5063
Shop Phone: 616.308.7753

Roastery Store Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sunday: Closed

The Brew Bar Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Friday: By Appointment

Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Custom Order Pick-Up Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday: By Appointment

Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Free parking available behind our building or on the street in front of the blue door!