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The 9 Best Coffee Shops In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Can’t start your day until you’ve had a good coffee? Visit these Seattle cafes for great cold brew and espressos. We evaluated the top review sites and included reviews from millions of diners for the best coffee spots around. Indulge in fresh pastries and single-origin coffee with a variety of milk options at these Seattle 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

Victrola Coffee Roasters

Coffee Roastery, $, Capitol HillCoffee Roastery, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    9 New Places to Drink Coffee in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • The Stranger, 2017

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

    The Stranger, 2017

Union Coffee

Tea & Coffee, $, GarfieldTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Seattle’s Best Coffee Shops For Doing Work

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Zagat, 2018

    10 Hottest Coffee Shops in Seattle

    Zagat, 2018

Lighthouse Roasters

Coffee Roastery, $, FremontCoffee Roastery, $Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Essential Seattle Coffee Shops

    Eater, 2019
  • Buzz Feed, 2018

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

    Buzz Feed, 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

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

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

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 does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1286 lists and articles from top sources like The Stranger and Eater, 10951 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in The Stranger - Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters, The Stranger - The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle and Eater - Essential Seattle Coffee Shops. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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