Coffee & Treats in Sterling Heights

$18 for 3 Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Bread & Baked Goods @ Great Harvest Bread ($36 Total Value)

Great Harvest Bread

Shelby Township

$12 $6

Independent bakers craft whole-wheat bread, cheese bread, and fruit-and-chocolate energy bars using milled and unbleached flour

$10 for 5 Groupons, Each Good for $4 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt ($20 Value)

Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt

Troy

$4 $2

36 flavors of probiotic-packed frozen yogurt, including low-fat, no-sugar, non-fat, and sorbet options

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Treats at Dairy Queen/Orange Julius ($20 Total Value)

Dairy Queen / Orange Julius

Southeast Warren

$5 $2.75

Classic outpost dishes out soft serve decorated with candy, cookies, or fruit, and thick, creamy fruit smoothies

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for One Dozen Donuts at Detroit Donuts (Up to 46% Off)

Detroit Donuts

Warren

$12 $7

Fresh-baked, handcrafted donuts in flavors like red velvet, peanut butter and jelly, and toasted coconut

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Ice Cream at Nice Modern Creamery ($20 Value)

Nice Modern Creamery

Inside Biggby Coffee building

$5 $2.75

Ice cream made with liquid nitrogen in a charming, rustic shop featuring reclaimed wood, turquoise walls, and vintage milk cans for seating

$5 for $10 Worth of Coffee — Euro Coffee - Cuda Coffee

Euro Coffee - Cuda Coffee

Saint Clair Shores

$10 $5

Espressos, lattes, and cappuccinos steamed and frothed from the freshest ingredients

$15 for $30 Worth of Victorian or Traditional High Tea at Victorian Tea Parlor

Victorian Tea Parlor

Downtown Berkley

$30 $15

Pots of tea served with tea sandwiches, soups, and sweets in a Victorian-themed atmosphere

$10 for a Punch Card Valid for Four $5 Visits Toward Sweets at Schakolad Birmingham Chocolate ($20 Total Value)

Schakolad Birmingham Chocolate

Birmingham

$20 $10

Sweets include artisan chocolate bars, ganache truffles, cake pops, macarons, and scoops of gelato

$6 for $10 Worth of Homemade Ice Cream in Exotic Flavors and Other Frozen Treats at Treat Dreams

Treat Dreams

Downtown Ferndale

$10 $6

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Ice cream made onsite from local ingredients features unconventional flavors such as salty caramel and hot jalapeño

Three-Day or Five-Day Juice Cleanse or $15 for Three $10 Groupons for Food and Drink at Organico Juice Bar & Cafe

Organico Juice Bar & Cafe

Downtown Ferndale

$10 $5

Healthy, tasty juices for cleanses or snacks; menu also includes organic juices, smoothies, and soups

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Worth $10 for Ice Cream and Cakes at Baskin-Robbins ($30 Total Value)

Baskin-Robbins

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Classic Baskin-Robbins flavors fill cups or cones or serve as a chilly base for brownie sundaes and banana royales

$15 for Three Vouchers, Each Good for $10 Off Your Bill at Buckner's: A Dessert Cafe ($30 Value)

Buckner's: A Dessert Cafe

Pontiac Commercial Historic District

$10 $5

Cheesecake, pie, and cupcakes crafted by bakers in Metro Detroit; scoops of Ashby's ice cream

One Cake or Four-Visit Punch Card, with Each Punch Good for $5 Worth of Cafe Fare at Chocolate Bar Cafe (50% Off)

Chocolate Bar Cafe

Grosse Pointe

$20 $10

More than 30 ice-cream flavors, from orange pineapple to pumpkin; housemade icing crowns 30 gourmet-cupcake flavors baked in-house daily

Four Fro-Yos or Four Toasts, Sandwiches, or Wraps at Half Time Cafe (Up to 44% Off)

Half Time Cafe

Detroit

$5 $3

Creamy and fruity fro-yo and wraps and sandwiches lined with just-cracked eggs, tomato, crisp spinach, and feta cheese

Tea Smoothies, Tea Bags, or a Date Package at Socra Tea (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Socra Tea

University

$5 $2.50

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Surrounded by the work of local artists, guests sip on black, oolong, rooibos, white, and green teas, herbal, and munch on baked goods

$6 for $10 Worth of Gourmet Cheesecake at Peteets Famous Cheesecakes

Peteet's Famous Cheesecakes

West Bloomfield Township

$10 $6

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Home of the two-layer cheesecake, the shop serves up creamy desserts that are certified kosher, with gluten- and sugar-free cakes available

$10 for a Punch Card Good for $20 Worth of Slimmery Low-Calorie Frozen Soft Serve at Bulk Food

Bulk Food

West Bloomfield Plaza

$20 $10

Enjoy three types of Slimmery low-calorie and fat-free frozen soft serve sprinkled with a choice of fruit and candy toppings

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Ice Cream at Cold Stone Creamery ($30 Total Value)

Coldstone Creamery

Farmington

$10 $5

Mix-ins blend with fresh-made ice cream to form more than 11.5 million ice-cream flavor combinations; signature cakes and cupcakes

Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at Yogen Früz (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Yogen Früz

Devonshire Mall

C$10 C$6

Creamy probiotic-rich frozen yogurt available in nonfat, no-sugar-added & lactose-free varieties & piled with fresh-fruit mixins & toppings

C$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for C$10 Worth of Baked Goods at Blak's Bakery Limited (C$30 Value)

Blak's Bakery Limited

Walkerville

C$10 C$5

Neighbourhood institution crafts sweet and savoury baked goods using family recipes, no preservatives, and a brick-hearth oven from 1918

$12 for $20 Worth of Cakes, Cupcakes, Cookies, and Fresh-Baked Goods at Sorella's Homemade Baked Goods

Sorella's Homemade Baked Goods

Livonia

$20 $12

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Multi-tiered cakes decorated in whimsical designs, as well as gourmet cookies, cupcakes, and fresh-fruit tarts

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Swirlberry (Half Off)

Swirlberry

Livonia

$10 $5

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Local Michigan company crafts healthy, low-fat and gluten-free frozen yogurt in flavors such as Greek tart, chocolate, and cinnamon

One Dozen Cookies or One 15" Cookie Cake at Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip (Up to 39% Off)

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip

Westland

$17.99 $11

Celebrate any occasion with a fresh-baked batch of iconic Nestlé Toll House cookies or a customizable cookie cake

$11 for $20 Worth of Ice Cream Treats at Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen - Westland

Westland

$10 $5.50

Classic ice-cream outpost dishes out soft serve decorated with candy, cookies, or fruit

Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Customized Frozen Yogurt at Easy Freezy (50% Off)

Easy Freezy

Downtown Milford

$5 $2.50

Frozen yogurt served in a variety of flavors, including Cake Batter and Peach Medley, and customized with toppings such as Oreos and kiwi

One Dozen Cookies or One 15" Cookie Cake at Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip (Up to 40% Off)

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip

Taylor

$17.99 $11

Snack on a fresh-baked batch of iconic Nestlé Toll House cookies, or a cookie cake decorated for anything from a birthday to a sports event

$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Blend Frozen Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Blend Frozen Yogurt

Lapeer

$6 $3

Rotating menu of 14 fat-free and no-sugar-added frozen yogurts topped with 40 different candies, cerals, and fruits

$6 for $10 Worth of Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Orange Leaf

Multiple Locations

$10 $6

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, ready to be sprinkled with any combination of dozens of toppings

$11 for $20 Worth of Gourmet Popcorn from Rachel Michaels Gourmet Popcorn

Rachel Michaels Gourmet Popcorn

Toledo

$20 $11

Gourmet popcorn in 30 flavors, including yellow cheese, watermelon, pinot noir, caramel, bacon caramel, beer, buckeye, and dill pickle

$10 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Season ($20 Total Value)

Yogurt Season

Westfield Mall

$5 $2.50

Yogurt served in a cup or cone comes in inventive flavors, such as caramel pretzel and birthday cake

Pizza, Sandwiches, and Wings for Two or Four at Hot Spot Cafe & Pizzeria (Up to 50% Off)

Hot Spot Cafe & Pizzeria

Southside

$20 $12

Pizzas and sandwiches topped with a wide array of fresh ingredients and paired with spicy wings at a family-owned pizzeria

One Dozen Cookies or One 15" Cookie Cake at Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip (Up to 40% Off)

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip - Meridian Mall

Okemos

$17.99 $11

Nestlé Toll House's iconic chocolate-chip cookies available as a fresh-baked dozen or a customizable cookie cake

Select Local Merchants

It's likely that when walking into a Big Apple Bagels, people won't just see baskets overflowing with fresh bagels, but they'll be able to smell fresh dough baking in the air. That's because bagels are both made and sold at each location, giving customers the chance to order up warm, chewy bagels in gourmet flavors such as blueberry cobbler and quiche lorraine. The cream cheeses are similarly diverse in flavor, as people can smear their bagels with onion chive, cheddar jalapeno, or whipped brown-sugar cinnamon. The menu also features New York-style deli sandwiches served on bagels and freshly tossed salads.

BAB serves products from their two sister brands, Brewster's Coffee and My Favorite Muffin, the latter of which uses soybean oil to keep their muffins moist yet low in cholesterol. Many locations also serve Fresh?ns smoothies, whose ripe-fruit blends are rich with healthy vitamins because unhealthy vitamins don't exist.

36741 Garfield Rd
Clinton Township,
MI
US

Sanders was established in 1875 when Fred Sanders opened his first store in Downtown Detroit. The premium ingredients used to make Sanders famous cakes, ice cream, toppings, chocolates, and caramel continues today. Sanders products can be found in multiple retailers across Michigan and the United States, online, or in any

23770 Hall Rd
Clinton Twp,
MI
US

In 1975, newlyweds Pete and Laura Wakeman solidified their marriage by hiking the entire north-south length of Montana. They’d traveled a long way from Cornell University, where they discovered a mutual talent for baking bread that helped pay their tuition. Their passion stuck with them after graduation, prompting them to stay in Montana and establish Great Harvest Bread, their first bakery. Since then, the small bakery has blossomed into a national franchise with 200 locations across the United States and several pending locations on the United States’ half of the moon. Each of Great Harvest Bread’s locations operates as an independent bakery, with its kitchen run and recipes devised by an independent owner. Many of these bakeries craft their menu around the company’s focus on whole-wheat bread, using ingredients such as wheat harvested from independent farms, fresh-milled whole-grain flour, and unbleached white flour. They also inundate loaves with berries, nuts, cheeses, and herbs and create their own desserts.

48923 Hayes Rd.
Shelby Township,
MI
US

Erma's Frozen Custard

Historic Custard Stand | Weekly Flavor Specials | Landscaped Picnic Area

Sample Menu

  • Simple option: vanilla-and-chocolate twist with a butterscotch dip
  • Fruity option: a Creamee Freeze—a combination of vanilla custard and slush ice such as grape or sour green apple
  • Over-the-top option: the Explosion—a blend of vanilla custard and your choice of candy, such as cheesecake bits and Snickers

When to Go: Unfortunately, Erma's Frozen Custard can't cure the winter blues, as it's only open from April 1 to Halloween night. When they are open, though, expect long lines during peak hours. CBS Detroit—who named Erma's one of the city's best spots for frozen custard in 2012—suggests heading over on weekdays before 5 p.m. for a shorter wait time.



Where to Sit: Head to Erma's landscaped backyard and grab a seat at one of the picnic tables nestled among flower patches and shady trees.



Inside Tip: Don’t hold up the line with indecision. Instead, stay abreast of Erma's weekly flavor specials before visiting. These always include two custards (past options range from french toast to dutch apple pie) and one nondairy, fat-free italian ice, such as blue raspberry.



While You're in the Neighborhood
Before: Work up a sweat in nearby Troy at the Sanctuary Lake Golf Course (1450 East South Boulevard), whose signature course unfurls across 190 acres of undulating bunkers and greens.
After: Perfect your poker face at The River (48762 Van Dyke Avenue), a lounge whose twice-daily tournaments benefit different charities.



If You Can’t Make It, Try This: When Erma's original stand—built in 1942 and deemed a Shelby Township historic landmark since 2010—is too busy, head to its newest location in Warren.

6451 Auburn Rd
Shelby Township,
MI
US

Before they scoop ice cream into a waffle cone, whip it into a smooth chocolate shake, or pack it in pints, quarts, or half-gallons to carry home, the dessert masters at Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream Parlor have to craft the ice cream from a 14% butter fat ice cream mix. This mix is what gives the old-fashioned ice cream its smooth and creamy texture—an ideal canvas to cover with whole nuts, real fruit chunks, and fudge caramel, much like any canvas hanging in a museum. The scoop-wielders dole out 44 flavors in all, including exotic recipes such as Majestic Milky Way and maple-walnut alongside the old standbys of chocolate, vanilla, and butter pecan.

46540 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Township,
MI
US

Keeping the culture of independent coffee shops alive, the friendly baristas at the Italian-style Ani’s Caffe brew up energizing lattes, mochas, and coffee amid deep crimson walls and cozy leather sofas. As steaming mugs of hot tea steep at the old-fashioned counter, staff scoop out cones and cups of dozens of decadent, local Ray’s Ice Cream flavors to complement freshly made espresso drinks. Additionally, every Friday and Saturday evening, the café invites local musicians to serenade its guests, who can always catch up with imaginary friends online using the shop’s free WiFi.

46841 Hayes Rd
Shelby Township,
MI
US