visit the shop by porter!

Eat, drink and shop with us at The Shop!

The Shop is a hybrid café and bar in Downtown Seattle, seamlessly integrating hospitality with design, event, office, and immersive retail. At the beating heart of the “radical hospitality” concept that inspired this utterly unique space is a love for Seattle, a passion for the local community, and a belief that design can create both experience and connection. 

Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 9 am – 7 pm

Address: 1201 2nd Ave #100, Seattle, WA 98101

Entrance: Our entrance is on 1st Avenue, between University St. and Seneca St. We’re located in the 2+U building.

Say hi online: Find us on Google, Yelp and Instagram


A group of people sit on modern furniture around a table filled with snacks, in front of a large window.

a gathering place


The Shop by Porter is a weekday space — a hybrid café, meeting space, and retail shopping experience, where we can connect with each other within the creative design community. At The Shop, you will find an intriguing product offering, all housed in an inspired environment. But more importantly, you will also find a gathering place to learn, laugh, (re)connect, and feel at home. 

Satisfy your taste for beauty, inspiration, and hospitality at the Shop by Porter. We can’t wait to see you.

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Latest Past Events

Popup with Lekker

The Shop by Porter 1201 2nd Avenue, #100, Seattle

Snag some delicious sweet or savory (or both!) gluten-free dutch mini-pancakes (vegan friendly!). Griddle will be going from 11am-3pm (or sold out)!

September Industry Night @ The Shop

The Shop by Porter 1201 2nd Avenue, #100, Seattle

Stop by The Shop on your way to or from Pioneer Square First Thursday Art Walk – the longest running art walk in the U.S.! RSVP for a free drink […]

On the Rise Exhibition & Graduation

The Shop by Porter 1201 2nd Avenue, #100, Seattle

Join us in celebrating the exhibition and graduation of the talented participants in the 'On the Rise' program in 2023.   The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Industry is a dynamic […]

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