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The 7 Best Cake Shops Near Downtown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

A party without cake is just a meeting so keep things festive with these great cake stores in Downtown. We sourced the best slices Downtown has to offer by analyzing millions of reviews from top review sites. With everything from carrot cakes to gluten-free flourless cakes, there is something at these stores for everyone.

Find the perfect Cakes spot

Storyville Coffee Company

Tea & Coffee, $$, DowntownTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Cake in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Adventures of A + K, 2018

    10 Must-Visit Coffee Shops In Seattle

    Adventures of A + K, 2018

Gelatiamo

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie
  • CultureTrip, 2018

    Where to Find Seattle’s Best Dessert Spots

    CultureTrip, 2018

Cupcake Royale

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2018

    The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie

If you travel further

Macrina Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $$, BelltownBakery, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    21 Seattle Bakeries That Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    10Best - Life Is Sweet: 10 Divine Dessert Destinations in Seattle

    USA Today

Yummy House Bakery

Bakery, $, International DistrictBakery, $Seattle, International District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Cake in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Sugar Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $, First HillBakery, $Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019

Nana’s Green Tea

Desserts, $$, Denny TriangleDesserts, $$Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Tea Rooms in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • dished, 2020

    7 tea-rrific tea shops that you need to try in Seattle

    dished, 2020

How was this list created?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Cakes craving shouldn't be so tough. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like dished, Foursquare and Adventures of A + K. Don’t bother looking for dished - 7 tea-rrific tea shops that you need to try in Seattle, Foursquare - The 15 Best Tea Rooms in Seattle and Adventures of A + K - 10 Must-Visit Coffee Shops In Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten restaurants offer the best Cakes in Seattle.

Drink pairing tips for Cakes

  • The ideal pairing for lemon cake

    When ordering lemon cake, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

  • A great drink pairing for cupcake

    Knowing what to pair with cupcake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some coffee, particularly a glass of cappucino. This, milky, coffee balances the sweet cupcake.

Factoids about Cakes

  • The origin of chiffon cake

    Harry Baker is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chiffon cake.

  • The best day for chocolate cake

    Love chocolate cake? So do people in United States. The country celebrates National Chocolate Cake Day every year on January 27.

  • 15,032 pounds of wedding cake

    The chefs of holds the world record for making the wedding cake, an impressive feat considering its weight of 15,032 pounds.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Downtown can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Cakes spot.

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