Owner of Grand Slam Liquors opens Joe’s Downtown Donuts & Coffee
01/09/2014 11:43 AM
01/09/2014 1:36 PM
The owner of downtown’s Grand Slam Liquors long saw a need for a downtown doughnut shop.
Now he’s opened one.
Joe’s Downtown Donuts Coffee is at 641 Grand Blvd., by Grand Slam Liquors, a convenience store, gas station and liquor store. Joe Sacco owns both businesses and the buildings they operate in. He also owns Ray’s Donuts in the Northland.
The new shop sells a variety of donuts — blueberry, red velvet, cinnamon twist, chocolate iced, cherry, pumpkin and more — as well as bagels, muffins, coffee and tea, and coffee beans.
“We make our doughnuts fresh every day with a 100-year-old family recipe,” said Joe Sacco, son of the owner, who is managing the shop with his brothers, Sam and Tony, and his uncle Joe Brancato.
Hours are 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.