Milford Welcomes Globally Inspired Neighborhood Coffeehouse

Milford’s first Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea has December opening date

Milford celebrates the grand opening of Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea located at 525 N. Main Street in downtown Milford.The 1,700-square-foot café was set to open on Sunday, Dec. 8, and will offer a globally-inspired menu featuring premium coffees, teas, pastries and more.

“I look forward to bringing Sweetwaters to the city of Milford,” says franchise owner Rico Abro. “The cafe has a diverse menu that offers something for everyone and a relaxing atmosphere that will make all feel welcomed.”

In addition to their ‘Great Grades’ program, Sweetwaters often partners with local nonprofits. For example, it was hosting a fundraiser for the Michigan Humane Society the weekend of Dec. 7.

Sweetwaters will also celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Dec. 14, with week-long promotions. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Dec. 18 at 5 p.m.

“Sweetwaters is more than just a place to grab a great cup of coffee or tea,” Abro says. “It’s truly a place where people can come and be a part of the community.”

Grand Opening Details:

Saturday, Dec. 14

Ribbon Cutting:
Wednesday, Dec. 18

  • Cutting at 5 p.m.
  • Local city officials and business leaders attending
  • Normal business hours and full menu available

The Milford location is one of more than 100 expected to open across the country. For media interviews or inquiries, email Alex at


Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea is a national franchise that originated in Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1993 by husband-and-wife duo Wei and Lisa Bee. Inspired by the Bee’s love of food and drink and driven by their creativity, Sweetwaters was created as a coffeehouse that celebrates classic café fare alongside globally influenced beverages in a classic and friendly environment. The rapidly-expanding franchise has more than 100 planned locations across the country, and anticipates continuous growth based on consumers’ desire for real ingredients and diverse, cultural offerings. Guests can order Sweetwaters’ coffees and teas online at:

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