Coffee can cure a number of workplace maladies, including the grumpies, the Mondays, and the crippling lack of career goalsies. Perk up with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $6 for $12 worth of lunch and drinks
- $8 for five vouchers, each good for for one medium beverage (a $19.75 value)
Baristas help customers wash down paninis and burgers with a medium house-brewed coffee ($1.75), espresso ($2.75), or frappe ($3.95). They also invite guests to bring their own favorite wine to enjoy with a bite to eat.
Q&A with Monica Richardson, Owner of Sweet Rose Coffee & Wine Bar
Tell us about your business.
We are a coffee and wine bar in Arlington. We sell coffee, espresso drinks, frappes, and smoothies. In addition, we serve food such as salads, breakfast sandwiches, turkey burgers, and paninis, [just to] name a few things. We have poetry and open-mic nights, as well as dance classes. We are in the process of obtaining our alcohol license, [but] in the meantime we do [offer] complimentary wine and beer with the purchase of an entree, as well as BYOB.
What kind of expertise do you have?
We're a new business (just opened in November 2012), but I have cooking experience and my son attended Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. Between the two of us, we run the kitchen.
What makes your business stand out from the competition?
We have a niche in that we are not just a coffee house, but a wine bar also. We're sort of outside of the box. Our ambiance is outstanding, and it's a great place to wind down after work, gather with friends, or get some work done on your laptop. We have free WiFi with any purchase, and a rewards program. Great customer service is most important to us.
What are a few of your most popular services?
People love our turkey panini and frappes. Additionally, the chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits are very popular.