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Get Your Fix with South Lake Union’s Best Coffeeshops

August 24th, 2016

When you choose to rent a Radius apartment in Seattle’s hottest business district, home of and hot biotechs, you get the perfect blend of urban luxury and friendly suburban living. Within minutes of your new home in South Lake Union, you’ll find dozens of options for gourmet dining, an abundant nightlife and countless coffee shops. So where do you go to find the best cup of joe in South Lake Union? Here are a few local favorites.


Uptown Espresso. This coffeehouse attracts an avid following of coffee lovers looking to enjoy their coffee exactly as desired; prepared with expert attention to detail. Uptown’s customers discovered a proprietary coffee roast, a cool atmosphere and something called Velvet Foam. This signature name, “Home of the Velvet Foam,” comes from the dense, creamy consistency of the steamy latte, mocha, or chai beverages. Uptown Espresso also serves teas and fresh baked goods made daily from scratch.


Kakao Seattle. Airy and spacious, with an eclectic mix of furniture, Kakao is perfect to slip away from a busy day, relax with friends or hold an off-site meeting. Famous for their irresistible chocolates from around the world, premium green coffees and artisan-quality teas, Kakao offers a flexible venue space available for rent with full kitchen facilities, tables and chairs, complete with a full audio and visual system.


Voxx Coffee. Reputable for quality and consistency, their custom blend of premium beans is sourced through farmers in the world’s best coffee growing regions. Voxx’s biggest differentiator is their hand-built Synesso machine, which is a unique expression tool necessary for their baristas. Voxx also offers freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, wraps and beer and wine.


These are just a few of the best coffee shops in South Lake Union. The great thing about living so close to these shops, among others such as, such as Fresh Flours, Zoka Coffee, Seattle Coffee Works, is that you don’t have to go out of your way to try new brews or enjoy an old favorite.


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