Cafe Allegro

Seattle's Original Espresso Bar. Est 1975

Caffeinating the University District since 1975, Cafe Allegro holds the distinction of being Seattle's oldest espresso bar. Tucked away in the alley on 42nd, Allegro's timeless brick walls, ample space, and strong coffee attracts a diverse crowd.

New look. Same great taste.

[01/15/17]   Heads up, we'll be open at 7:30am on Monday instead of 6:30am for MLK Day.

Rancho Bravo Opens Next Week in the University District

Welcome to The Ave Rancho Bravo Tacos! We're super excited to have you in the 'hood! A nightlife staple expands to the Ave. And there's talk of breakfast.

Recycled Cycles

During the day we keep a close eye on the bike racks in front of the cafe but have heard of bikes being stolen if left over night. Great reminder to all us bike riders to lock 'em up and register our bike(s) on Thanks Recycled Cycles for sharing.

News story from the UDub Daily-

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Welcome back!

We hope your winter quarter and 2017 is a head turner.

Semi official holiday hours.

Here are the highlights...

Closing early Christmas Eve
OPEN Christmas Day (thanks to Mike & Molly)
Opening late a few days next week
Closing early Tuesday (Allegro Holiday 🎉)
Closing early New Years Eve
OPEN New Years Day

From all of us to all of you we wish you a safe and happy holidays!

❤ Cafe Allegro

Classic College-Town Cuisine in Seattle's University District

Great list featuring our U District neighbors. Diverse cuisine is one of the many reasons why the U District is so unique. As our neighborhood braces for change we hope to continue to see the support and love for such diverse small businesses.

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4214 University Way NE (Located In The Alley)
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 6:30am - 10pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 10pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 10pm
Thursday 6:30am - 10pm
Friday 6:30am - 10pm
Saturday 7:30am - 10pm
Sunday 8am - 10pm
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