10 cafes in Seattle that will surely wake you up

Coffee is serious business in the United States, especially in Seattle. As the official home of the first Starbucks, visitors will have no trouble finding one of these coffee havens on virtually every corner. But, for travelers looking for the perfect cup of coffee that wakes you up and keeps you going through your busy travel itinerary, you might want to step out of your comfort zone and try an independent shop or two. . Even if you’re a Seattle regular looking for your next cup of coffee for a quick pick-me-up, you definitely have a few options. In fact, here are ten cafes in Seattle that will surely wake you up and energize you for the rest of your day.



ten Cafe Fonte

For coffee lovers looking for an upscale spot with a robust menu of single-origin roasts, Fonté Coffee is the place for you. Located just around the corner from Pike Place Market, Fonté specializes in brewing medium to dark roasts to perfection. This is a great coffee for anyone looking to start their day right. Bonus, Sage Lattes de Fonté, freshly made snacks and sweets are just a few more reasons why you should visit this cafe if you are in town.

  • Location
    : 5501 6th Ave S, Seattle, Wa 98108.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 762-0760.

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9 Seattle Coffee

A Seattle staple in the wonderful world of coffee is none other than Seattle Coffee Works. This cafe was once home to Seattle’s first original multi-roaster, but now this incredible cafe’s fame is roasting coffee beans sourced directly from some of the best suppliers in the world. With more than a few options, it’s a great choice for anyone looking for quality coffee from around the world. So what are you waiting for? Try the lightly roasted Single Origin Roast from Seattle Coffee Works and see where the day takes you.

  • Location
    : 108 Pine St. Seattle, Wa 98101.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 340-8867.

8 Cafe Ladro

Another fantastic cafe right next to the famous Pike Place Market is Caffe Ladro (Ladro Roasting). For many, there’s nothing better than this iconic Seattle coffee brand, which conveniently has more than a few cafes throughout the city. That said, this particular location in Pike Place is by far the most popular. Here, customers can enjoy a single-origin light roast, homemade pastries, uniquely-crafted coffee drinks and more.

  • Location
    : 801 Pine St, Seattle, Wa 98101.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 938-8021.


seven Monorail Espresso

Stopping by the Monorail Espresso is essential in Seattle. The monorail has been a popular cafe since the 1980s. It has a long history of serving some of the most amazing coffees, mostly espresso, even during its humble beginnings as a coffee cart. Unsurprisingly, this particular cafe has quite a cult following, so be sure to head to this spot early for a fresh cup of espresso; otherwise, be prepared to queue.

  • Location
    : 510 Pike St, Seattle, Wa 98101.

  • Cost
    :$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 422-0736.

6 Flagship Roasters

Lighthouse’s fame is that it was Seattle’s first coffee and roastery combo. Located in Fremont, the cafe specializes in full-bodied black roasts. Here, patrons can marvel at the in-house roasting, which takes place in the center of the cafe on a vintage machine, and delight in delicious coffees, blends, espressos, and a savory global charcuterie menu. So choose your grind (whole grain, French press, cone drip filter, flat bottom drip filter, homemade espresso) and enjoy.

  • Location
    : 400 N 43rd St, Seattle, Wa 98103.

  • Cost
    :$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 633-4775.

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5 Milstead & Co.

Clearly, Seattle coffeehouses are serious about those roasting abilities. So it shouldn’t be too shocking that one of Seattle’s only multi-roaster cafes, Milstead, made this must-have list. Not only does Milstead offer a rotating menu of lightly roasted single-origin coffees in Seattle and Portland, but this small coffee brand also has multiple locations in Vancouver. The trick here that makes this coffee strong and stands out from all the other shops is that the coffee here is made to order on scale with an AeroPress.

  • Location
    : 754 N 34th St, Seattle, Wa 98103.

  • Cost
    : $$$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 659-4814.

4 Victrola Roasters

With four locations in the Seattle area, Victrola Coffee Roasters has been a fan favorite since the late 2000s. Known for its fine roasting, Victrola provides customers with the coffee dreams are made of. Victrola’s roasts are absolute masterpieces worth every drop, thanks to this brand’s loyal relationships with farms and continuous experimentation. So if you want to start your day with a classic roast that’s been powering the city for over 20 years, stop by one of their locations today.

  • Location
    : 310 E Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122.

  • Cost
    : $$$.

  • Contact
    : (800) 575-5282 .

3 Caffe Vita roasting

The largest independent roaster in these regions, Caffe Vita Roasting, is also located in Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon. So it’s safe to say that this cafe should be on the itinerary. Here, customers can wake up to unique blends roasted to perfection on vintage German coffee machines. Plus, this cafe offers seasonal drops that are carefully crafted and definitely worth trying, so get ready for a real treat.

  • Location
    : 532 Broadway Avenue, East Seattle, Wa 9810.

  • Cost
    :$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 712-2132 .


2 Vivacious Espresso

For coffee lovers looking for Instagram-worthy cups of Joe, Espresso Vivace will surely meet your expectations. This is yet another espresso-only spot, but even the biggest coffee fan can agree that espresso is the way to go if you want to energize anytime. That said, Vivace owner David Shomer is known as the godfather of latte art, and his effortless draw of the perfect espresso is legendary. So grab a really special latte and get ready to seize the day.

  • Location
    : 1005 E Pike St., Seattle, Wa 98122.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 860-2722.

1 Diffusion of coffee roasters

Finally, Broadcast Coffee Roasters is a sight to behold, with top-notch coffee to boot. Recognized as one of the most beautiful and modern cafes in the city, Broadcast is the perfect place to relax, sip a delicious lightly roasted single-origin coffee and take in the open-air views. This stylish little cafe also serves unique blends, a great selection of teas, breakfasts, sandwiches, fresh pastries and more.

  • Location
    : 1918 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122.

  • Cost
    : $$$.

  • Contact
    : (206) 322-0807 .

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