Uptown Espresso Seattle

Home of the Velvet Foam!

It all began in 1895 when a local dock worker named Oscar Delaloyes brought imported coffee beans home to roast. The rich aroma captivated his neighbors and spawned a door-to-door coffee business. Eventually Oscar's horse-drawn carriage venture grew into a company he called Seattle Tea & Coffee. Oscar set up shop in Seattle's historic Pike Place Market.

Then, in the early 1980's, at the bottom of Seattle’s swanky Queen Anne Hill, a small coffee shop — Uptown Espresso — was attracting an avid following of discerning coffee drinkers. Uptown’s customers discovered a remarkable experience made possible by expert baristas, a proprietary coffee roast, a cool atmosphere and something called Velvet Foam. This is what we live for today.

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[12/23/16]   We're here for you during the holiday! All shops are open until 4 pm on Christmas Eve. Queen Anne, the Junction and Belltown will be open on Christmas 7 am to 1 pm and all shops will open on the 26th at 6 am. Be safe and have a wonderful holiday!

Do you know somebody who is interested in the best part-time job ever? If you do, please share this post with them and direct them to: https://velvetfoam.com/employment/

Tis' the season.

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

We heard concerns about having enough room for our upcoming West Seattle Open House at Shelby’s (capacity is 80). Uptown Espresso has graciously offered us additional space at their café, just across the street. We will now be at both locations on December 7th, 5:30-7:30. West Seattle Blog Uptown Espresso Seattle Shelby's Bistro and Ice Creamery

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500 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA
98109-4303

Opening Hours

Monday 5am - 10pm
Tuesday 5am - 10pm
Wednesday 5am - 10pm
Thursday 5am - 10pm
Friday 5am - 11pm
Saturday 6am - 12am
Sunday 6am - 10pm
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