That Early Bird is a neighborhood focused eatery offering specialty coffee drinks with locally roasted beans and unique breakfast options from locally sourced ingredients. The two owners, Stephen Curtis and Joel Wabake, bring a complimentary set of skills to the table. Stephen is an owner of Rowsters Coffee while Jeff graduated from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York.
Having taken over the space of Kava House, a coffee shop that had operated in Easttown for over 23 years, the new owners plan to continue Kava's work of providing a great service to the community. While, adding their own personal touch with a contemporary new design and an extensive menu. Our team at OppFund began working with That Early Bird in the beginning of 2016 to provide the capital necessary for this small business to purchase the space and begin operating in Grand Rapids.
Join them for breakfast or coffee, Monday - Sunday!