Featured Clover Starbucks - Renton Village

I'm slowly trying to write as many store reviews as possible about Starbucks locations with Clover brewers.  Next up, the Renton Village Starbucks, which is located just south of Seattle.  I dropped by this store recently (June 25, 2011), and decided to take a few pictures and check it out.  Here's the address to the this store: Starbucks store #374 601 South Grady Way #E Renton, WA (425) 227 9262

I arrived at about 12:15 in the afternoon, and the store was pretty busy.  There was a steady flow of customers the entire time I was there, so I ended up not taking very many photos.  This store has had a Clover since August 2008, and seems to be a hub of activity for south King County.  It has been a long while since I visited this store.  I remember dropping by shortly after the Clover was installed just to see it, and so I think it has been a couple of years since my last visit.

The partners were friendly, and I noticed that they had a sign up featuring the "partner of the month."  I've always thought that was a nice touch for stores.  Great partners should get center stage!  The partner of the month was "Tracy."  Congrats Tracy!

While I was visiting, I noticed a father and son playing checkers and drinking some beverages, nearly the entire time I was there.  It would have been a very cute photo, however I didn't want to take a photo of them for obvious reasons.

For those who are interested, this store first opened brand new on March 11, 1995.  It's a great store now, but it is not one of the newer LEED-registered "repurposed materials" style store designs.  I wonder if this store will be getting a major remodel anytime soon.

Here are a few more pics of this store.  Feel free to weigh in!


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