Ikea Bringing Cafecito Truck to Miami: Free Coffee and Furniture Previews

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Ikea: rolling out design ideas and coffee.
Ikea Miami's mega 416,000-square-foot quasi-city opens this summer in West Miami-Dade and the store, known for its Swedish meatballs and easy-on-the-wallet furniture with next-to-impossible names like Sniglar and Magnarp, is introducing itself to Miami by handing out...cafecito.

We kid you not. The Swedish furniture store is rolling out the Ikea cafecito truck for a little "cafecito time" starting Saturday, July 12. Over the next two weeks, the truck will tour Miami, giving out free coffee and a sneak peek of some Ikea furniture.

Which brings us to the big question -- why not just hand out meatballs and lingonberry jam? Or even Swedish Fish?

See also: IKEA Miami Now Hiring: 350 Jobs Including Food Service Positions

In any event, the truck will make three scheduled stops in our fair city to caffeinate your bodies as you pick out your new bedroom.

On Saturday, July 12, from 6 to 11 p.m., drop over to the Wynwood food truck lot at NW Second Ave. and 24th Street for some free coffee before heading over to Galleria Gum (2219 NW Second Ave.) for a preview of the 2014 Ikea PS collection.

On Sunday, July 13, the cafecito truck visits Peacock Park in Coconut Grove at 3 p.m. for a little java. While you're there, check out some Ikea-themed sand sculptures at Cocowalk.

On Sunday, July 20, the cafecito truck makes a stop at Marlins Park's west plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Pick up a free coffee before the game and register to win a $1,000 Ikea gift card.

Of course, Ikea is a food lover's paradise with each store stocked with thousands of inexpensive kitchen items, a marketplace filled with imported items, and freshly baked cinnamon buns as a reward for navigating the giant yellow store:

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Location Info

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Marlins Park

1380 NW 6th St., Miami, FL

Category: General

Peacock Park

2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove, FL

Category: General

Cocowalk

3015 Grand Ave., Miami, FL

Category: General

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Laura SV
Laura SV

Nicolas Serrano Kari Ann

Cat GM
Cat GM

Chloe Edinger Laura SV prepárense

Barbie Soto
Barbie Soto

That IKEA is going to be filled with tourists and their infamous empty luggages like Dolphin Mall!!!

Maggie Anzardo
Maggie Anzardo

Betty Alvarez you kill me! lol JennyLee Molina new project for ya! :)

Al Arias
Al Arias

Vanessa Herrero - I'm Sure your excited

Naomi Lauren Ross
Naomi Lauren Ross

JennyLee Molina have you heard about this yet? I wonder if they know about 3:05 cafecito...

Gildy González
Gildy González

Sandy Chiquet, Ikea Miami opening soon !!! Yay for me, headache for you !!!! LOL

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