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Posted Mon Mar 28, 2005, 2:47pm
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McDonald's McCafe' opened in Mountain View California in December 2003. Here are pictures of a McCafe' espresso and cappuccino.

http://coffeegeek.com/forums/espresso/general/27657

In March 2005 McCafe' closed. *$ is usually located near other stores so while shopping people visit *$ to grap a latte. This McDonald's was located all by itself and people visit McDonald's to get breakfast, lunch or dinner. I don't think people drive to McDonald's just to have a latte. The cappuccinos at McDonalds are pretty well put together but they don't have a quality Coffeegeek taste to them. Management told me that McDonald's customers don't want strong tasting coffee in their lattes so that must have turned *$ and Peet's customers off.

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Posted Mon Mar 28, 2005, 3:03pm
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I'm McShocked - closed, you say!

Actually, seriously, those drinks from your earlier post don't look half bad. The concept did seem halfbaked, though. I mean really, which marketing studies showed that Mickey D's core demographic was hankering for shots of espresso and lattes?? Now if they had a side of Biggie Biscotti's to go with that, well that would be different.

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Posted Mon Mar 28, 2005, 3:52pm
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Hopefully Wendy's doesn't start offering any espresso based drinks. They already found a finger tip in their chili, I'd hate to see what I'd fine in my espresso. :) I had no idea this was there seeing as I live in Mountain View. I can't say I am heart broken over it closing down. But if you're in a need for some McCoffee there is always MacCoffee. :)

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Posted Mon Mar 28, 2005, 8:21pm
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"McCafe has CLOSED"

One down... 7,000 more to go. ;-)

 
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Posted Mon Mar 28, 2005, 9:50pm
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nickcho Said:

"McCafe has CLOSED"

One down... 7,000 more to go. ;-)

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According to this article the Mountain View McCafe was the second McDonalds coffee house in the USA. Anyone know how many there are left in the USA? (9?)

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