New this year is our indoor café seating area, featuring comfortable bench seating, great lighting, soft music, outlets and wifi. We offer fast espresso, fresh baked goods, and locally-made ice cream as refreshments.

Café & Magazine Hours
Monday thru Friday   7:30am - 9:30pm
  Saturday  9:30am - 9:30pm
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Fast Espresso

Making fast espresso since 1983, we serve only fair-exchange coffee beans, roasted locally.


Our bakery serves fresh-baked croissants, cinnamon rolls, and sandwiches all day.

Ice Cream

We serve rich, locally-made ice cream in a variety of flavors in cups, cones, and handmade waffle cones.


We host the largest collection of magazines in the Pacific Northwest with thousands of magazines and over 800 titles. 


We have the best selection of greeting and post cards in the U District. We offer vintage t-shirts, coffee mugs, and baseball hats.


We completely remodeled our comfy café  to host intimate, small-stage events and musical performances to the general public