Espresso Vivace

Coffee Shop
532 Broadway E (at E Republican St)
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 860-2722
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm


  • Double mocha all the way
  • rock some spressssso
  • If you're planning to use the wifi, check it before ordering. It can be a bit spotty, especially if the place is packed.
  • Cafe Nico makes everything right in the world.
  • White velvets are my absolute favorite! I triple dog dare you to order one!
  • Check out the "quiet room". A little oasis in an otherwise noisy life.
  • David Schomer & Geneva Sullivan opened the first Espresso Vivace 20 years ago, introducing Seattle to the Northern Italian espresso tradition: reddish-brown shots of espresso with a superthick crema.
  • Order a Nico.
  • Vegan scones are bomb... Gluten free scones, not so much
  • Ice soy white velvet + chocolate almond croisant are delicious match! Wish they can heat up the croisant and it'll be purrrffeectt
  • Best coffee. Period....and remember, this is from a guy OCD for good coffee from Montral, eh?!
  • It doesn't take long to finish a drink, so get it in a nice cup instead of the paper...!
  • Best coffee on Capitol Hill!
  • Barista is rude and pretentious! But ristretto shot of espresso is solid. Pastries are from macrina bakery but don't bother.
  • Great cappuccino.
  • White velvet
  • Excellent steamed milk. Try a cappuccino.
  • This 1988-established coffee legend is sweet espresso perfection with the most beautiful foam, according to Atlas Coffee Importers Karen Kazmierzcak.
  • Cafe Nico all the way!!!!
  • Ask about the special Lattes.

Nearby places

417 Broadway E (btwn E Republican & E Harrison St)
1247 15th Ave E
1635 11th Ave W (btwn E Denny Way & E Pine St)