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Reviewed June 28, 2020

incredible rich creamy espresso (hard to come by these days!) and some killer pastries! Really appreciate people that focus and hone their craft! Good job and keep it up!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

Do not pass by without trying their coffee, I was not disappointed it was great very unusual place to sit and watch the world go by

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

I went twice while I was there and was never disappointed. Actually, I was so impressed I had to purchase a bag of coffee to take home. The Barista's were exceptional in making the coffee drinks and knowledge of their products. Both times the friendliness...of this small intimate coffee bar pulls you in and makes you feel a part of the Seattle vibe. I was so impressed with this place that from now on when I am in Seattle this will be the ONLY coffee shop in which I will give my business. So, if you are in Seattle go to Pike's Market and next to the gum wall you will experience a delight in which you will want to repeat time and time again. Love this place ! ! !More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

This miniscule fixture of Pike Place Market, located a few steps from the notorious chewing gum wall, has good coffee but is hardly big enough to turn around in.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Great espresso located near the disgusting gum wall. I bought their Ghost Alley beans and just had a cup of coffee at my home in San Francisco. Simply marvelous! I had an espresso during my visit a few weeks ago. It helped get the terrible...taste of a mediocre americano I bought at the original location of that chain. Ghost Alley serves a shot or so of sparkling with their espresso. An excellent touch that not a lot of places do.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

The shop itself is tiny but by gosh is the coffee they serve mighty. Staff are friendly and quick to serve (although watch out ‘cos they will randomly serve their friends ahead of genuine customers who have waited a long time). I had the turmeric...mocha - amazing! If you’re prepared to wait you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

Another random find, we were actually on the hunt for The Gum Wall when we saw this tiny coffee shop. WHY we were looking for The Gum Wall still confuses me, but I guess we just wanted to say we’d been there and seen that....And we went, and we saw, and I shuddered at the thought, and then I quickly turned away and made my way back up the alley. There were a few people in line when we got there, but the two baristas did a good job of moving the line forward and getting drinks out to the customers. I actually left my husband in the line to snag to of the only chairs inside – facing out onto the alley. We both got the seasonal lattes, but my husband later said he regretted that he didn’t go with the “barista’s choice” brew – basically a random drink selection brewed for you, based on the barista’s whim and one or two questions. The lattes were good – hot and not overly sweet. But I think the thing I enjoyed most was having the time to sit in a semi-secluded spot with my husband. I mean, our seats looked out onto the busy alley, and the line queued up along the windows…and people would pause there to pose for pictures with their drinks…so, you know, do what you will with “semi-secluded”. I don’t think we’d go back, not with all the other small coffee shops in the city. But I’m glad we popped in, and that we had a chance to sample their brews.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Tiny shop with awesome staff. Worth it to grab a warm coffee here before heading t the gross gum wall.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2019

This is a fun, little (and I mean LITTLE!) espresso bar located right next to the Gum Wall (tasty!) by Pike Place Market. Upon walking in we were greeted by two friendly baristas. We got in line and found some coffee beans to pick up...as well as our drinks. We decided to throw caution to the wind and order Mystery Mochas, kind of a dealer's choice for the baristas to whip up whatever they want. They asked us if there were any flavors we DIDN'T like (which wasn't much) and got to it. I don't know how they did it but they made us two drinks that we both absolutely loved! I got white chocolate, orange, and a touch of brown sugar while my wife got dark chocolate and coconut. Definitely a must-visit espresso bar in Seattle!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

Very well prepared espresso beverages come out of this literal hole-in-the wall Ghost Alley spot. We were referred to them from some vendors in the market above. Well worth a visit to coffee-up.

Date of visit: October 2019
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