Long marble bars accommodate singles or those who take their espresso European style — buy, consume, and be on your way, There’s also a good mixture of tables for two and tables that can sit four or squeeze in a few more.
There’s a subtle 1950s throwback to the style here, with lots of curving chrome, elliptical tables, a few rich leather booth seats, and boomerang-patterned table tops. But this by no means suggests a retro burger joint: the style meshes comfortably with the warm coffee tones throughout the rest of the space.
Vivace’s president, David Schomer, is a leading figure in the espresso world, having authored several books and videos on making and serving espresso — which means Vivace takes its espresso seriously. Don’t miss a single or doppio (double) shot of espresso or a macchiato so you can experience the smooth brew without a lot of milk distraction.