Bartell Drugs Unveils Its Largest Store at Bellevue Village

Family-owned Bartell Drugs will unveil the largest of its 64 locations at Bellevue Village on November 8.

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Seattle, WA—Showcasing new in-store features for customer convenience, family-owned Bartell Drugs unveils the largest of its 64 locations at Bellevue Village November 8 with the completion of a major 5,500-square-foot expansion and remodel.

With its distinctive new clock tower and fresh interior design, the 20,100 square-foot store is located in the heart of downtown Bellevue at 10116 NE 8th Street. In keeping with Seattle-based Bartell Drugs “hyper-local” focus, the store includes an array of new features and product areas spotlighting local partners, including:

  • The “Bellevue Fountain” offering in-store barista services with fresh-brewed coffee and espresso drinks from Seattle’s Caffe Vita; scooped servings of Bartell Drugs’ own Emerald & Spruce premium ice cream in partnership with local Snoqualmie Ice Cream; and the Bellevue introduction of Bartells’ popular “Growler Station” with nine local craft beers on tap for take-home, plus root beer, Kombucha tea beverage and cold brew coffee.
  • Fresh “on-the-fly eats” and baked goods from the local Schwartz Brothers Bakery.
  • CareClinic offers convenient walk-in minor medical care for everyone and will be open seven days a week. Staffed by Certified Nurse Practitioners from local partner Group Health, non-Group Health members are welcome and most insurance is accepted.
  • A large selection of Washington wines and craft brews, healthy and unique snacks, premium chocolates and other products from the Puget Sound area.

“For those who live and work in Bellevue, this store evolves the drugstore shopping experience and offers convenience and innovative offerings and services,” said Bartell Drugs President and CEO Brian Unmacht. ”We’re proud to have served the Bellevue community since 1954 and this major remodel and expansion reinforces our commitment and excitement to this growing and vibrant community.”

The store’s spacious full-service pharmacy and waiting area has been remodeled and offers a wide range of healthcare services. Other store features include the expanded “Beauty” cosmetics section showcasing seasonal and on-trend colors, shades and products; Bartells’ unparalleled “Sweets & Snacks” section and an inspiring Vitamins and Supplements department.

The Grand Re-opening sale on November 13 and 14 will offer coupons for free products including Emerald & Spruce ice cream cones; cups of Caffe Vita coffee or latte; and free Growler bottle with beer fill up. There is also a coupon for $5 off purchase of $25 or more; many product offers of buy one, get one free; and discounts on household, health, beauty, and food and beverage products.

Store hours are 7 a.m.--11 p.m. Monday-Friday; and 8 a.m.--11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Pharmacy hours are 8 a.m.--10 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.--7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.--6 p.m. on Sunday.

The project team included Magellan Architects and general contractor J.R. Abbott.