Latte art: Warren Bohner; Photo: David Newman

Coffee, Tea & Sweets

No surprise here: Seattle has been recognized as one of the top coffee cities in the world.

From small-batch roasters to global brands, this is a town that knows its caffeine. Starbucks is based out of Seattle, with cafes on nearly every street corner, including the famous Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room with its coffee library of single-origin beans. Independent coffee chains also leave their mark on the Emerald City, with creative espresso drinks and brewing methods that locals love. But it’s not just coffee – Seattle also enjoys a robust tea scene with places like Steepologie, which boasts 250+ loose leaf tea blends and herbals plus a steep bar for hot or chilled tea. Meanwhile, bakeries and dessert hot spots sprinkle Seattle with freshly baked pastries, artisan cupcakes and doughnuts, tempting chocolates, and other sweet treats.

Little OddfellowsPhoto: Amber Fouts

Cozy Cafes

Anchorhead Coffee Amelia Skinner

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La Marzocco Cafe Jeremy Bittermann

Coffee Connoisseurs

Remedy Teas Courtesy Remedy Teas

Steeped in Seattle

Sure, Seattle has long been known for its coffee prowess, but teatime is becoming the talk of the town. Seek out hot brews at these top tea spots for any type of personality.


Coffee, Tea & Sweets Partners

Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room Capitol Hill

Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room

  • Address 1124 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (206) 624-0173
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The Barque Brontes Downtown Seattle

The Barque Brontes

  • Address 1426 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (425) 879-9379
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Fonté Coffee Roaster Downtown Seattle

Fonté Coffee Roaster

  • Address 1321 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (206) 777-6193
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Top Pot Doughnuts Downtown Seattle

Top Pot Doughnuts

  • Address 2124 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (206) 631-2049
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