The Seattle-based company says Teavana Fine Teas + Teavana Tea Bar will serve sweets and other foods including flatbreads and salads ranging in price from about $3 to $15. Drinks will include novelties such as a Spiced Mandarin Oolong tea, according to a preliminary menu.
The opening of the store on Thursday comes after Starbucks last year bought Teavana, a chain of about 300 stores, mostly in shopping malls.
Starbucks says it plans make tea a bigger part of American culture, as it has with coffee.
Starbucks Corp. has been on a strong financial run, boosting its profits by raising prices, revamping food offerings and adding items such as pricey bottled juices.