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Spring Drinks

Spring Drinks

Our new Spring drinks are here! Try our Blackberry Mint Lemonade, Iced Honey Jasmine Matcha Latte, and our Coconut BANG with Cold Foam.
Loyalty Rewards Support Prevention Works

Loyalty Rewards Support Prevention Works

Sign up for our Loyalty Rewards Program and you can help support Prevention Works from April through June 2022.
Sandwich Menu

Sandwich Menu

We are extremely excited for our all new, Handcrafted Sandwich Menu! Each sandwich has been thoughtfully crafted and comes with your choice of a side.
Loyalty Rewards Support MLK Student Scholars Academy

Loyalty Rewards Support MLK Student Scholars Academy

Sign up for our Loyalty Rewards Program and you can help support the MLK Student Scholars Academy from January through March 2022
Steeped Coffee Bags

Steeped Coffee Bags

Just Add Water Our team has been on the lookout for a quality, single-serve coffee option for qui...
Coffee Processes

Coffee Processes

You may know that soil and climate play a vital role in how the coffee tastes, however, the post-harvest process is a crucial component to determining the bean's profile.
New Dishware from Grayling Ceramics

New Dishware from Grayling Ceramics

Our cafés recently received a major update to all of our dine-in mugs, saucers and dishware courtesy of our friends at Grayling Ceramics.
COVID-19 Updates at Water Street Coffee

COVID-19 Updates at Water Street Coffee

Stay up to date with our most recent changes in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Last update: June 22, 2021. 5:00am EST
Our Mobile App Has a New Look!

Our Mobile App Has a New Look!

Place mobile orders conveniently from your phone, tablet or desktop. Coffee, beverages and food can be ordered ahead so they are ready when you arrive in shop.
YWCA Sexual Assault Awareness Month

YWCA Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is here! That means that it is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Water Street Coffee is proud to partner with YWCA Kalamazoo.
New Tea Sachets

New Tea Sachets

Introducing our new retail Tea Sachets! The same great loose-leaf tea, all packaged into pre-portioned, biodegradable tea bags.
A “Recipe” for Community Giving

A “Recipe” for Community Giving

Enjoy our Incredible Bars as a bit-sized frozen snack! Learn their history and how they're are being use to give towards our community.
Water Street Kitchen Special Orders

Water Street Kitchen Special Orders

Would you like to order a large quantity of an item we carry in the store? We can do that!
Rekindling Willard's Old Flame

Rekindling Willard's Old Flame

We have rekindled Willard’s Old Flame with a refreshed rendition of this popular spring and summer blend.
Case Study: WMU Dining Services

Case Study: WMU Dining Services

Water Street Coffee is proud to partner with WMU Dining Services to help provide high quality, locally roasted, Fair Trade coffee to the University community.

Crafting More Than Furniture

Crafting More Than Furniture

Sitting down for a coffee, you can almost feel the presence of those who’ve passed through Water ...
We Celebrated our 25th Anniversary by Giving $10,000 to the Community!

We Celebrated our 25th Anniversary by Giving $10,000 to the Community!

We decided to celebrate our 25th anniversary by giving back to the community. Dubbed Grounds for Giving, we’re donating 1% of wholesale purchases from 2018, totaling more than $10,000, to eight community-focused non-profits.
What’s that green drink? It’s Matcha!

What’s that green drink? It’s Matcha!

Matcha, often known for its spiritual and health benefits, has a long history dating back to 9th century Japan. Once only accessible by elite, Zen practitioners and samurai warrior classes, now you can enjoy this revered drink at all of our café locations.
Introducing Water Street’s new loyalty rewards program

Introducing Water Street’s new loyalty rewards program

Now, with every dollar you spend at Water Street, you earn three rewards points. These points can then be redeemed for discounts, OR you can choose to donate directly to a local non-profit.
Ethiopia Origin Trip

Coffee Origin Trip - Ethiopia

In December of 2017, Water Street owner, Mark Smutek, traveled to Ethiopia to experience and learn firsthand how coffee in Ethiopia is grown and processed.
Could a Cortado be Your New Favorite Coffee Drink?

Could a Cortado be Your New Favorite Coffee Drink?

There are many unique names for all the coffee drinks out there, and it can get confusing. What i...
Enjoy FRESH Water Street Coffee delivered to your door!

Enjoy FRESH Water Street Coffee delivered to your door!

We’re making it a little easier for you to enjoy fresh Water Street coffee at home with our Coffee Subscription Service.
Case Study: People's Food Co-op Kalamazoo

Case Study: People's Food Co-op Kalamazoo

Grocery stores often have limited shelf space, so The People’s Food Co-op and Water Street got creative and collaborated to build a beautiful custom displays.
Case Study: Bronson Methodist Hospital

Case Study: Bronson Methodist Hospital

Bronson Methodist Hospital is one of the longest and most integrated partnerships. Water Street has been serving their team, staff, and patients for over 10 years at multiple Bronson locations.
Water Street's Drive-Thru on Sprinkle Rd.

Water Street's Drive-Thru on Sprinkle Rd.

As our first drive-thru only location, it was important to us that we still create that Water Street feel. Despite not having an eat-in cafe, we wanted this building to encompass the love of architecture, desire to create a unique space, and elements of Kalamazoo’s history and community that are seen in each of our cafes.
Coffee With Compassion – Kalamazoo Humane Society

Coffee With Compassion – Kalamazoo Humane Society

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Kalamazoo Humane Society during the month September in 2016.
Five Things You May Not Know About Tea

Five Things You May Not Know About Tea

Tea varies as much in appearance as the different faces of men. ~Hui-tsung, The Chinese Emperor (...
Water Street Coffee Fresh Crop

Water Street Coffee Fresh Crop

Have you seen the coffee bags with the signature green label? These special bags represent our current Fresh Crop coffee offerings. With a limited availability and some truly brilliant characteristics, these coffees are incredibly special and we thought you ought to know!
Water Street Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

Water Street Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

When the colder days settle in, it is officially hot chocolate season at Water Street Coffee! Learn how to make our favorite hot chocolate recipe at home.
Animal Rescue Project

Animal Rescue Project

Introducing ARP at Water Street Coffee Joint It’s September at Water Street! To us that means see...
The Beginner's Guide to Cold Brew Coffee

The Beginner's Guide to Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew coffee, by definition, is simply the process of steeping coffee grounds in room temperature or cold water for an extended period of time. Learn how to make your own Cold Brew at home!
Espresso Cream Soda - Competition Winner

Espresso Cream Soda - Competition Winner

We ran a company wide Drink Recipe Competition to see what our baristas, kitchen staff, and roaster staff might have up their sleeves!
WSCJ Oakland Refresh | Behind the Scenes Look

WSCJ Oakland Refresh | Behind the Scenes Look

We are excited to announce the WSCJ Oakland Refresh, a front- and back-of-house redesign to keep our café vibrant, fresh and help improve the customer experience.
Direct Trade | Panama Geisha Natural

Direct Trade | Panama Geisha Natural

Water Street Coffee is excited to have acquired this coffee through a direct trade partnership with a family farm in Panama called Finca Hartmann.
Tea 101: Overview & Health Benefits

Tea 101: Overview & Health Benefits

Dipping your toes into the world of tea can be overwhelming. Like with coffee, it seems like there is an endless variety of flavors and options. Here's a look at the basic categories of teas.
The Benefits of Brewing with a Chemex

The Benefits of Brewing with a Chemex

Did you know we serve Chemex brewed coffee at select Water Street locations? If you like your cof...

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