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HeartBeet Organic Superfoods Cafe (formerly Thrive Cafe) is a counter service vegan restaurant in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle, Washington in the United States. Its lunch and dinner offerings include a high-percentage of raw foods.

Roosevelt, Seattle neighborhood in north Seattle

Roosevelt is a neighborhood in north Seattle, Washington. Its main thoroughfare, originally 10th Avenue, was renamed Roosevelt Way upon Theodore Roosevelt's death in 1919. The neighborhood received the name as the result of a Community Club contest held eight years later, in 1927.

Seattle City in Washington, United States

Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 730,000 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area’s population stands at 3.87 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. Seattle is the northernmost large city in the United States.



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Entrance and interior of Thrive Cafe in 2014

Thrive Cafe was opened on December 17, 2008 by Monika Kinsman, a Seattle native. It is currently in the process of raising funds to expand its business to open several additional locations in the Puget Sound area. The name is registered as a trademark by Minerva Organics LLC, a Washington State Limited Liability Company. [1] [2]

Puget Sound sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea. It is a complex estuarine system of interconnected marine waterways and basins, with one major and two minor connections to the open Pacific Ocean via the Strait of Juan de Fuca—Admiralty Inlet being the major connection and Deception Pass and Swinomish Channel being the minor.

In July 2012, the cafe was burglarized: the loss of computers and business equipment having a "significant impact" on the business, according to the owner. [3]

In 2013, Thrive hosted the "Fresh Film and Speaker Series" at Central Cinema. [4]


Thrive Cafe won the online poll for "Best Healthy Lunch" in 2011 in the annual "Best of" poll, promoted by Evening Magazine in Seattle. [5]

Evening Magazine is the name of various news and entertainment style local television shows in different markets.

In 2013, it was featured in an article in USA Today , "10 Great Places Where Vegetarians Don't Sacrifice Flavor". [6]

<i>USA Today</i> American national daily newspaper

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company. The newspaper has a generally centrist audience. Founded by Al Neuharth on September 15, 1982, it operates from Gannett's corporate headquarters on Jones Branch Drive, in McLean, Virginia. It is printed at 37 sites across the United States and at five additional sites internationally. Its dynamic design influenced the style of local, regional, and national newspapers worldwide, through its use of concise reports, colorized images, informational graphics, and inclusion of popular culture stories, among other distinct features.

In 2016, in won the online poll for "Best Gluten Free" in 2016 in the annual "Best of" poll, promoted by Evening Magazine in Seattle.


  1. "Thrive". Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  2. "THRIVE - Trademark Details". JUSTIA Trademarks. Justia. Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  3. "Burglary leaves local organic cafe in need of help". Roosiehood: The Roosevelt Neighborhood News. July 8, 2012. Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  4. Elliott, Gwendolyn (November 18, 2013). "Thrive's Fresh Film Series: Gone Too Soon". Seattle Weekly . Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  5. "Thrive Cafe". KING-TV . Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  6. Bleiberg, Larry (September 10, 2013). "10 Great Places Where Vegetarians Don't Sacrifice Flavor". USA Today . Retrieved 2015-04-15.

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Coordinates: 47°40′33″N122°18′58″W / 47.67583°N 122.31611°W / 47.67583; -122.31611

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