On the Avenue coffee shop opens in Okanogan

OKANOGAN – Douglas and Janet Burts and Kodi Erickson-Greene opened a coffee house called “On the Avenue” on Feb. 8...

Kodi  Erickson-Green and Evva Burts at On the Avenue Coffee Shop located at 134 2nd Ave. South in Okanogan. Charlene Helm/staff photo
Kodi Erickson-Green and Evva Burts at On the Avenue Coffee Shop located at 134 2nd Ave. South in Okanogan. Charlene Helm/staff photo

OKANOGAN – Douglas and Janet Burts and Kodi Erickson-Greene opened a coffee house called “On the Avenue” on Feb. 8 in Okanogan. On the Avenue offers coffee, espressos, smoothies, Italian sodas, hand baked muffins, sandwiches, soup, hot dogs and an assortment of coffee accompaniments.

“We also sell T-shirts, coffee beans, travel mugs and consignment art work,” they say. In the near future they are looking to offer hard packed ice cream and possibly adding a regulation pool table. “We opened this business to provide a place to relax and enjoy for all who enter,” they said, adding they provide a “fun atmosphere that ha something to offer to all age groups.”

The Burts owned an air charter business before moving to Okanogan about seven years ago. Erickson-Greene moved to Okanogan in September of 2013. The Burts have three children and Erickson-Greene, their niece, has a daughter.

“We own horses, dogs and cats,” the Burts add. Although they plan a grand opening, they haven’t set a date as of yet.

On the Avenue is located at 134 2nd Ave. S. in Okanogan. The phone number is (509) 557-6161. The coffee shop is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

One thought on “On the Avenue coffee shop opens in Okanogan

  1. Loved the aura and customer service here. Great motorbike stop for my fellow riders. Plan to stop here again soon on future ride!! Thanks for the great coffee. 🙂 Pete Provan Victoria BC Canada

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