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The 6 Best Cafes In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

When we need to enjoy a quiet coffee or a catch-up session over a latte we head to these cafes in Seattle. We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find the best cafes in Seattle. Grab a cappuccino and tuck into a croissant and jam at one of these fantastic cafes.

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Slate Coffee Roasters

Coffee Roastery, $$, West WoodlandCoffee Roastery, $$Seattle, West Woodland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Seattle Coffee Shops

    Eater, 2019
  • Food & Wine, 2018

    The Best Coffee in Seattle Has Been Here for a Really Long Time

    Food & Wine, 2018

Herkimer Coffee

Tea & Coffee, $, Phinney RidgeTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Seattle Coffee Shops

    Eater, 2019

Caffè Umbria

Tea & Coffee, $$, Pioneer SquareTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Pioneer Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Seattle Coffee Shops

    Eater, 2019

QED Coffee

Tea & Coffee, $, Mt. BakerTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Mt. Baker
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Buzz Feed, 2018

    14 Seattle Coffee Shops That Will Make You Feel Like A Local

    Buzz Feed, 2018

Empire Roasters & Records

Tea & Coffee, $, Columbia CityTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Columbia City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Seattle Coffee Shops

    Eater, 2019
  • Imbibe Magazine, 2011

    Best Coffee Shops In Seattle

    Imbibe Magazine, 2011

Caffe Umbria

Tea & Coffee, $$, BallardTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

    The Stranger, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2017

    The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2017

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Croissant and pastries spots in Seattle can take way too long. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what The Stranger and Imbibe Magazine had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at The Stranger - Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters, The Stranger - The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle and Imbibe Magazine - Best Coffee Shops In Seattle to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten restaurants offer the best Croissant and pastries in Seattle.

Interesting facts about Croissant and pastries

  • A long time ago

    Luigi Bezzera is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous espresso.

Parking information

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