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Opening Delayed for U Village’s Upcoming All-Day Cafe

Mr. West will not open its new cafe on July 4 as previously planned

A sandwich on a plate with a bowl of cornichons
Mr. West will not open its new cafe on July 4 as previously planned.
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The opening of all-day cafe Mr. West at the University Village shopping mall, which was originally scheduled for July 4, is delayed. Co-owner Henri Schock says the team is making a push toward the finish line, but didn’t give an updated opening timeline. The new restaurant will be a combination wine bar and daytime cafe in the former home of the Mrs. Cook’s kitchen supplies store.

Like the downtown original, Mr. West will encourage diners to bring a laptop and order an espresso, or share a bottle of wine and a charcuterie plate with friends. Other menu selections will include coffee cocktails, egg sandwiches, wine-based spirits, curried avocado toast, salads, and beer.

The cafe (2685 NE University Village St.) is building several seating options, including a patio with a fireplace and plants aplenty. Inside, there will be bistro tables and a wine bar. If the ambience at the downtown location is any indication, this new outpost will serve as a charming, plant-filled respite from the busy shopping center.

Mr. West Cafe and Bar (U Village)

2685 NE University Village St., Seattle, WA

Mr. West Cafe Bar

720 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 900-9378 Visit Website