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Espresso Vivace Roasteria

#140 of 3,535 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Seattle for 5.5 years and the world famous coffee scene there can help you get through a gloomy and wet winter. The best of the best is Vivace and I tried every place in town. Their style is to get the most flavor from the bean without any of the bitterness you taste from other roasters. They... More 

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Thank Allison-Sammy
Seattle, Washington
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180 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very friendly place to get coffee, espresso or espresso drinks and tasty snacks. One of more authentic Italian style cappuccino in Seattle! Yes, free wifi for hanging out.

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Thank KAOSeattle
San Antonio, Texas
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157 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Quick morning service with the best coffee latte I've ever had. The latte had minimal bitterness and a very smooth overall flavor. The cream flavor was also exceptional with something between half and half and whole milk. The pastries looked delicious too but I was on my way to breakfast so it will have to wait for next time.

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Thank JohnTSanAntone
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Espresso was great, cappuccino with perfect temperature and carefully steamed milk. Relaxed atmosphere. Had to return for more!

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Thank Linn H
Seattle, Washington
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714 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have been a fan of Vivace for about 20 years. The espresso is always amazing. It is challenging for me to say something that is not positive about my experience at Vivace because I love it so much... but...my last several visit the service has been (to put it gently) cool, Having been a waiter & bartender on and... More 

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Thank Alec D
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Whether you just like coffee or are super into it, Vivace is a top notch roastery. I have never had a latte as smooth and satisfying as from this place. I was blown away. Every time I visit the states, I make sure I come back with a bag of their beans; they're outstanding.

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Thank Alex D
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

If you want a smooth and rich coffee experience - this is that place! no burnt - overheated - name spelled wrong whatever kind of place. Local. Amazing. Mostly consistent. I alternate between espresso to lattes 90% of the time. I like the taste of good coffee and do not want it ruined with other stuff. Coffee here? Don't need... More 

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Thank MaryAlida
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I really like their latte. It is so smooth. It is a good place for reading and enjoying a relax weekend.

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Thank HPY885
Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

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 27 November 2016 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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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
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?