Espresso Royale closed chain-wide in 2020, citing a complete drop-off in business due to the coronavirus.
Former employees plan to reopen a coffee roastery as M36 Coffee Roasters in Whitmore Lake.
How it was
Coffee, pastries, bagels. The State Street location was the first coffee shop as we now know it to open in Ann Arbor.
Ten punches gets you a free drink. Latte Day is Wednesday ($2.25), and there are other drink specials.
Free wifi at all locations.
Main Street used to have three Macintosh computers, but those are gone now.
- 324 S. State Street State Street location on State Street near the Nickels Arcade
- 1101 South University
- 214 S. Main Street Main Street between Liberty and Washington
- 2264 South Main Street at Ann Arbor-Saline Road in Busch's Plaza
- 2101 Bonisteel Pierpont Commons
- 2603 Plymouth Road
In the news
Espresso Royale Will Not Reopen: A coffeehouse pioneer passes. Micheline Maynard for the Ann Arbor Observer, July 2020.