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Espresso Vivace Roasteria

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Broadway / Capitol Hill
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532 Broadway E., Seattle, WA 98122-8400
(206) 860-5869
Today
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hemp Latte Yum!

The Hemp Milk Latte was luscious and rich and satisfying'. Great in a china cup marked beautifully in the foam. Great for conversation or working.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Stephen J
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Hemp Milk Latte was luscious and rich and satisfying'. Great in a china cup marked beautifully in the foam. Great for conversation or working.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Best espresso in Seattle. Which is not saying the same thing as the best coffee in Seattle, but that's exactly the point.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

the coffee is excellent and the baristas are competent. They should redesign their pastry cabinet…it seems sticky dirty. Sometimes the pastries don't move and they taste like it.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had a Caramel Latte. It was perfect. Not sweet, perfect foam & perfect temperature. I don't like my coffee overly sweet. It was the perfect balance.

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pittsburgh
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

During my first visit to Seattle I wanted to make sure I experienced a taste of the historic Seattle coffee culture. My first stop was Espresso Vivace's flagship café in Capitol Hill, Brix. Upon entering I asked the barrista what his favorite drink was and he quickly responded, "a macchiato - short and sweet." Indeed it was. Most macchiatos have... More 

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Placentia, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Coffee and pastry were very good and a really nice spot to enjoy a rainy morning in Seattle. It definitely seemed like an insider's place though - clearly a departure from the infamous Seattle chain. On the plus side - good quality and ambiance. On the con side - not a lot of parking (had to pay for street parking)... More 

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Seattle, WA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've had 3 latte's today and when I stopped at Vivace Espresso and the first thing I noticed the cup was not a thin paper cup, it was sturdy, then when I tasted the latte, it had the right amount of foam and the flavor was perfect, I am happy. I spent money Ina great tasting drink.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When in Seattle we always stop at Espresso Vivace for coffee. It is simply the best. The design in cream is art.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

one of the best place to have coffee . i just love the place.A best place to kick start the day. I just love the cappuccino.

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this coffee shop. The espresso drinks are consistently *excellent*, the baked goods are great, and the staff is lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 532 Broadway E., Seattle, WA 98122-8400
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: (206) 860-5869

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?