It isn’t often you hear of a local coffee shop being sold to one of its baristas.

But that happened this week.

Lola Coffee has sold its uptown location on Central Ave. to its barista, Tiffany. They made the announcement on Facebook. Not much is known except the new name — Citizen Espresso Bar. It already has a Facebook and Yelp profile. One exciting change: expanded hours (Mon – Sun: 7am to 8pm).

Citizen Espresso Bar will continue to serve coffee from Lola Coffee but will be adding an in-house baker.

Citizen Espresso Bar
4700 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: (602) 265-5652

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  1. Very good logo although it makes me think of watches.

  2. US2

    Tiffany is very cool. We wish her all the luck on Earth!

  3. Jonathan

    I dig the logo — very cool. I wish Tiffany the best of luck. It’s obvious she knows what’s she doing working at Lola for years, now becoming the sole owner. I’ll have to check it out in the next few weeks.

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