Compass Coffee Opens their Second Location in Shaw, Washington DC.

The eagerly anticipated expansion will be located at 1921 8th St. NW and will open its doors in October 2015

Compass Coffee Opens their Second Location in Shaw, Washington DC.

Washington, D.C. - October 8th, 2015 - Compass Coffee, the beloved coffee brand founded by former Marines, Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, is thrilled to announce the opening of its second location in the vibrant and historic Shaw district of Washington, D.C. 

Following the tremendous success of their flagship cafe and roastery on 7th St, Haft and Suarez are excited to bring their exceptional coffee and warm hospitality to a new community within the Shaw district. The expansion represents a significant milestone for Compass Coffee, demonstrating its commitment to creating memorable coffee experiences and fostering a sense of connection and belonging in Washington, D.C.

The second Compass Coffee location will continue to feature the brand's signature coffees, carefully selected from around the world and expertly roasted to perfection. From complex blends to single-origin offerings, every cup will showcase the meticulous craftsmanship and unwavering dedication that has become synonymous with the Compass Coffee name.

"We are thrilled to open another location in Shaw, and bring Compass to even more people," said Michael Haft, co-founder of Compass Coffee. "The community has embraced us so warmly since our first cafe and roastery opened, and we are eager to deepen our roots and contribute to the neighborhood's vibrant culture."

Located at 1921 8th St. NW, the new Compass Coffee space will offer a cozy and inviting environment for patrons to enjoy their favorite brews, including an upstairs. With comfortable seating, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a friendly ambiance, it will serve as a gathering place for both locals and visitors seeking a moment of respite or a vibrant social setting. 

"Harrison and I are incredibly grateful for the support we've received from the Shaw district and the broader D.C. community," added Michael Haft. "As we embark on this new journey, we look forward to strengthening existing relationships and forging new ones. Our goal is to provide a welcoming space where everyone feels at home."

The opening of Compass Coffee's second location in the Shaw district marks an exciting chapter in the company's growth. With its dedication to quality, community, and sustainability, Compass Coffee is poised to become an integral part of the neighborhood, reflecting the vibrant spirit and rich history that define the Shaw district. 


 About Compass Coffee:

Compass Coffee was founded in 2014 by two Marines with a vision of creating 'Real Good Coffee' – an aspiration that is more than just an outstanding cup of coffee; it's a commitment to ethical sourcing, skillful blending, and peak roasting. With one other location in the Shaw neighborhood, Compass's goal is to provide experiences beyond a cup of coffee, crafting rituals that bring people together and enrich daily life. For more information, visit and follow us @compasscoffeedc on social media.

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