Compass Coffee Opens Second Location in Franklin Square, Just Off The McPherson Square Metro.

Saturday, October 19th 2019


Compass Coffee opens its ninth cafe location in downtown Washington, DC, on the ground floor of the Washington Post building on K St NW.

Compass Coffee opens its ninth cafe location in downtown Washington, DC, on the ground floor of the Washington Post building on K St NW.

WASHINGTON - Compass Coffee today opened a second location in Franklin Square. Located one the retail level of the Washington Post’s headquarters at One Franklin Square, this location is Compass Coffee’s ninth cafe in Washington, DC--they also have a cafe in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Compass Coffee’s first location in Franklin Square was immediately popular and needed an entire second bar to support the locations’ demand. Compass Coffee will be joined by a grocery store from DC-based food incubator, Union Kitchen, as the newest tenants on the block.

“This is the first Compass Coffee cafe that can see another cafe from the front door,” says VP of Cafe Operations, Maxwell Deem. “We’re beyond appreciative of the community here—over the last two years, we’ve got to know a lot of the people in the area and we look forward to serving them in a new location.”

The large cafe will feature a state of the art coffee bar and a large seating area, with plenty of room for working (or interviews). Additionally, the windows along the front of the cafe are on a lift system, which can open on warmer days to create an open environment for its customers.

“We’ve never really done something like this,” says Cafe Designer, Joel Shetterly. “It’s super cool to see in action and, when open, will allow customers to get Real Good Coffee while still enjoying the day outside!”

WASHINGTON - Compass Coffee today opened a second location in Franklin Square. Located one the retail level of the Washington Post’s headquarters at One Franklin Square, this location is Compass Coffee’s ninth cafe in Washington, DC--they also have a cafe in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Compass Coffee’s first location in Franklin Square was immediately popular and needed an entire second bar to support the locations’ demand. Compass Coffee will be joined by a grocery store from DC-based food incubator, Union Kitchen, as the newest tenants on the block.

“This is the first Compass Coffee cafe that can see another cafe from the front door,” says VP of Cafe Operations, Maxwell Deem. “We’re beyond appreciative of the community here—over the last two years, we’ve got to know a lot of the people in the area and we look forward to serving them in a new location.”

The large cafe will feature a state of the art coffee bar and a large seating area, with plenty of room for workin (or interviews). Additionally, the windows along the front of the cafe are on a lift system, which can open on warmer days to create an open environment for its customers.

“We’ve never really done something like this,” says Cafe Designer, Joel Shetterly. “It’s super cool to see in action and, when open, will allow customers to get Real Good Coffee while still enjoying the day outside!”


About Compass Coffee

Compass Coffee is a Washington, DC-based Coffee Roaster. Founded in 2014 by two Marines, Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, Compass has 12 brick and mortar locations around the Washington Metro Area, one active roasting facility in DC's historic Shaw neighborhood, and a growing regional grocery presence. You can find Compass Coffee at many popular DC restaurants, in corporate break rooms, and in government facilities.Currently, Compass is building a state-of-the-art production facility in Ivy City to support its expansion through the entire Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and beyond.

Compass Coffee is a Washington, DC-based Coffee Roaster. Founded in 2014 by two Marines, Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez, Compass has 12 brick and mortar locations around the Washington Metro Area, one active roasting facility in DC's historic Shaw neighborhood, and a growing regional grocery presence. You can find Compass Coffee at many popular DC restaurants, in corporate break rooms, and in government facilities.Currently, Compass is building a state-of-the-art production facility in Ivy City to support its expansion through the entire Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and beyond.