Is This the La Colombe Fishtown Flagship Store and Distillery?


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We told you about La Colombe’s plans for a Fishtown roasterie and distillery back in June. But since then there hasn’t been much news. But an intrepid tipster was snooping around the city’s zoning web site and discovered this application.

PERMIT FOR RELOCATION OF LOT LINES TO CREATE ONE LOT FROM FOUR(4)DEEDED LOTS, EXISTING IN THREE OPA NUMBERS(1335-37, 1339 &1341-49 FRANKFORD AVE), FOR A SIT DOWN RESTAURANT IN SPACE #3, WITH ACCESSOY ACOHOL DISTILLERY, TASTING LAB, OFFICES, ACCESSORY STORAGE AND WHOLESAL ,RETAIL SALE OF DISTILLED ALCOHOL PRODUCTS. (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION)

This certainly sounds like it could be the flagship location La Colombe has been talking about, complete with distillery. We’re waiting on comment from someone at La Colombe but it does seem reasonable that it is the La Colombe facility. The property goes in front of the Fishtown Neighbors Association zoning committee’s on Tuesday, October 1st.

Check out this Vine video of La Colombe making their coffee filtered rum.

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  • The Fishtown Yenta

    Your intrepid tipster is correct.

  • Nate

    Is this right next door to Lola Bean??? Who currently sells La Colombe coffee???

    • dre

      I thought the exact same thing!

    • Fishtowwwn

      If La Colombe can compete with Lola Bean’s chewy bagels served with spread-our-own 1oz cream cheese cups, then I’m down for some competition on the block! Seriously though, Lola Bean, just buy a toaster (the panini press doesn’t work for bagels) and put the damn cream cheese on it.