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Espresso Vivace Roasteria

#166 of 3,482 Places to Eat in Seattle
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Broadway / Capitol Hill
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532 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102-5024
+1 206-860-5869
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Denton, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me tell you a story. Long time ago, you know in the pre Starbucks expansion era, like way back in the early 90's, I developed a taste for coffee, especially espresso. I turned several of my business friends on to the magic of a perfectly poured Seattle style latte. They were hooked. So we got smart. We pooled our... More 

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Thank RLT13
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bakery items and a delicious latte. Take it to-go and go for a stroll down the street. Also a great place to plug in and do some work, or charge up your phone!

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Toronto, Ontario
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for the White Velvet during my visit. So delicious. One of the best coffees I've ever had. They have a good selection of cookies and snacks as well.

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Thank Nutka
Orange County, California
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263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Espresso is bold, buttery with hints of chocolate. Roll espresso across your tongue to appreciate its fullness and complex flavors. We enjoyed their coffee beans so much, that we purchased a bag to take home. This is after visiting several other coffee shops in the Seattle area.

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Seattle, Washington
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678 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The coffee here is some of the best you will find in the city. The atmosphere at Vivace is also really nice. It's a good place to meet with friends. The "quiet" room is also great.

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Thank Alec D
Seattle, Washington, United States
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

First off, the barista yelled us to stand the other end when there are only two customers at cash resister. After we placed an order, he let the receipt fall on the counter and hand gestured good bye with his left hand. Other young lady barista looked nervous and we locked our eyes with "question". We have never seen such... More 

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New York City, New York
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202 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great baristas, good coffee and fine pastry. It has a large space where you can sit, relax and read while drinking your coffee.

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Thank SaW43
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had Latte Soy (4.75) and Apple Turnover (3.75) for breakfast this morning. It was quiet, cosy and there is a "glass room" if you could like to have your private conversations. I like what I ordered. Quite a lot of choices for breakfast; for a cafetaria.

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Thank Enhan
Seattle, Washington
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678 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Vivace is my favorite place to go for a delicious mocha. This location is towards the north end of Broadway on Capitol Hill. On nice days they open the "door". There is indoor and outdoor seating. If you love coffee I highly recommend a visit

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Thank Alec D
Kingsport, Tennessee
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had the Macchiato- was very reasonably priced and a good cup of expresso. Nice relaxed atmosphere and friendly people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102-5024
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-860-5869

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?