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May. 23, 2012 at 6:58am

Coffee Spot Opening Along Commerce


A space along Tacoma's antique row got a face lift this last week to make way for a new cafe. DiLoreto's Cafe is coming to a spot along Commerce just across the street from the Theater District Link light rail stop. The already colorful facade got a new coat of navy blue and bright yellow in prep for the new coffee shop by Chris DiLoreto formerly of Edgewood Cafe in Edgewood, WA that closed up sometime in April. The only sign of life I found online is the sparse Facebook page linked above with only a hint they may serve sandwiches as well as coffee.

Whatever the case and whenever they open, welcome to the neighborhood! It's great to see new activity coming to downtown like this, Chopstix relocating to Pacific, and a new Cajun restaurant joining them down there as well.

comments [7]  |  posted under business, cafe, commerce, tacoma

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by Jesse on 5/23/2012 @ 7:44am
Like!

by KevinFreitas on 5/23/2012 @ 8:32am
From DiLoreto's comment back to me on Fb:

Sandwiches galore! Quite a nice selection of subs and sandwiches! Also soups and salads/wraps! And too top it all off we have coffee ! (Very delicious coffee a that ! :3)

by Maria on 5/23/2012 @ 11:05am
Beautiful building. Makes me wonder what that rooftop garden looks like.

by KevinFreitas on 5/23/2012 @ 11:20am
Here's a glimpse of it from a tour of the Mecca I took a few years ago:


And via google maps:

by Maria on 5/23/2012 @ 4:15pm
Thanks Kevin. So the other side of the cafe (uphill) is the Mecca?

by KevinFreitas on 5/23/2012 @ 5:51pm
No ma'am -- I took a photo of the rooftop garden from a unit in the Mecca. This space is two doors down, I believe. The building, on the Broadway side, is Sanford & Son.

by Maria on 5/24/2012 @ 12:48pm
Gotcha!

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