Black Rock Coffee Bar will open its first Idaho store this month in Meridian at 1757 W. Chinden Blvd. just east of Locust Grove Road.
A grand-opening celebration featuring free drinks all day starts at 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30.
A second store, near Boise State University at 1604 S. Broadway Ave., next to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, is slated to open later this fall.
Both stores will feature a drive-thru and indoor seating.
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The Portland company has more than 30 stores in Oregon and Washington. This year it is expanding into Idaho and Arizona.
“We have plans to plant seven locations [in Idaho] in the next three years,” said marketing director Zachary Bemrose.
The two new Idaho stores are owned by Chris Wright, of Meridian, and Mike Goergen, of Medford, Ore.