Uptown Espresso Seattle

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.

We just sent out a gift box to the April contest winner, Ben R. of Sumas, WA. Sign up for our email newsletter at http://bit.ly/2pahjz9 for you chance to win.

"Here Lies Love" at the Seattle Rep opens tonight. It's written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim and it's very high energy. If you're going, you're going to need some caffeine aren't you? Start your night out at our Queen Anne or Belltown location. Click here for directions: http://bit.ly/2pnbJgu

[04/20/17]   Stop by the Wave table at the Uptown Espresso Belltown location (4th and Wall) for a free coffee coupon this morning until 9:00.

We have the Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Booster Box in stock at the Gameporium. Go here for directions: http://bit.ly/2oPtlzm

[04/13/17]   Enter to win an Uptown Espresso Gift Box when you sign up for our email newsletter. Gift box contains 1 bag of coffee and 5 bags of Uptown Espresso Bakery treats. Winner will be chosen by random draw. Go here to sign up and enter: http://bit.ly/2p0XBtU

Bloodworks Northwest | Donate & Dine Blood Drives


Give blood, get a restaurant (Uptown Espresso) gift card! We’re partnering with Bloodworks Northwest and Umpqua Bank to host the Donate & Dine Blood Drive in Uptown Queen Anne on Wednesday, April 12. All registered donors at will receive a gift card or gift certificate to a local restaurant. Click here to make an appointment. Details at www.bloodworksnw.org/dine

bloodworksnw.org Saving lives through research, innovation, education and excellence in blood and laboratory services in partnership with our community.

Uptown Espresso Bakery

Making mini biscotti in the Uptown Espresso bakery. A bag of these are included in every Uptown Espresso Deluxe Gift Box and Bakery Gift Box. Get yours at: http://bit.ly/2o2fVlC

Making Bear Claws at Uptown Espresso Bakery

Behind the scenes making bear claws at the Uptown Espresso Bakery in Queen Anne. Yum!

Going to the games? Stop by our Queen Anne shop for a little Velvet Foam. Go Dawgs!

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2504 4th Ave
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

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