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Located on the second floor lobby in Two Union Square, and two flights up from Cortina, Ethan Stowell’s bustling downtown destination for NW Italian fare, Cortina Café offers quick and delicious breakfast and lunch options for the downtown crowd.


621 Union St
Seattle WA, 98101

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Located in the elevator lobby of the Two Union Tower next to the west entrance to Freeway Park and the bridge to the Washington State Convention Center

Temporary Hours

Mon - Fri from 6AM to 2PM




The cafe is proud to be the first source for locally made Rubinstein Bagels and schmears.


The cafe features coffee and espresso from Caffe Vita, as well as nitro cold brew on tap. Housemade syrups and sauces enhance coffee drinks, like a salted caramel latte and a lavender mocha, and zippy soda flavors like, strawberry mint, blackberry thyme, raspberry sage, cucumber rosemary, and ginger lemon turmeric. Fresh housemade grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, as well as pastries from local bakeries are also available.