Seeing Double: Compass Coffee Opens Two Cafes In Downtown Washington, DC

Wednesday, December 20th 2017


Compass Coffee rapidly expands into the business district of Washington, DC with the opening of its fifth and sixth cafe locations bringing its renowned Real Good Coffee downtown.

Compass Coffee rapidly expands into the business district of Washington, DC with the opening of its fifth and sixth cafe locations.

WASHINGTON - Compass Coffee simultaneously opened two cafes today, Wednesday, December 20th, just a few blocks from each other in the busy business district in Downtown Washington, DC. The first is at 800 17th Street NW, just on the opposite corner of the block from its most recently-opened Espresso Bar on the corner of 18th & Eye St NW. The second is a large space, featuring a double-sided bar serving two entrances, right off the McPherson Sq Metro, at 1401 Eye St NW.

“We’ve never done anything like this before,” remarks Compass co-founder, Michael Haft. “Both of these cafes are in absolutely amazing locations, and we think customers are going to really enjoy these spaces.”

The cafe on 14th and Eye has caught the attention of Washington Post writers whose office is located diagonally across Franklin Square Park. WaPo food writer, Tim Carman, noted on Twitter, “[this is] the shop that will keep the @washingtonpost presses humming…”

These cafes are the burgeoning company’s fifth and sixth locations in Washington, DC. To celebrate the opening of these cafes, Compass is offering free drinks--any size--at both locations through opening day.

WASHINGTON - Compass Coffee simultaneously opened two cafes today, Wednesday, December 20th, just a few blocks from each other in the busy business district in Downtown Washington, DC. The first is at 800 17th Street NW, just on the opposite corner of the block from its most recently-opened Espresso Bar on the corner of 18th & Eye St NW. The second is a large space, featuring a double-sided bar serving two entrances, right off the McPherson Sq Metro, at 1401 Eye St NW.

“We’ve never done anything like this before,” remarks Compass co-founder, Michael Haft. “Both of these cafes are in absolutely amazing locations, and we think customers are going to really enjoy these spaces.”

The cafe on 14th and Eye has caught the attention of Washington Post writers whose office is located diagonally across Franklin Square Park. WaPo food writer, Tim Carman, noted on Twitter, “[this is] the shop that will keep the @washingtonpost presses humming…”

These cafes are the burgeoning company’s fifth and sixth locations in Washington, DC. To celebrate the opening of these cafes, Compass is offering free drinks--any size--at both locations through opening day.


About Compass Coffee

Compass Coffee is a Washington, DC-based Coffee Roaster. Founded in 2014 by two Marines, Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, Compass has 12 brick and mortar locations around the Washington Metro Area, one active roasting facility in DC's historic Shaw neighborhood, and a growing regional grocery presence. You can find Compass Coffee at many popular DC restaurants, in corporate break rooms, and in government facilities.Currently, Compass is building a state-of-the-art production facility in Ivy City to support its expansion through the entire Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and beyond.

Compass Coffee is a Washington, DC-based Coffee Roaster. Founded in 2014 by two Marines, Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, Compass has 12 brick and mortar locations around the Washington Metro Area, one active roasting facility in DC's historic Shaw neighborhood, and a growing regional grocery presence. You can find Compass Coffee at many popular DC restaurants, in corporate break rooms, and in government facilities.Currently, Compass is building a state-of-the-art production facility in Ivy City to support its expansion through the entire Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and beyond.