Think of La Marzocco as an immersive coffee museum: it serves as a showroom for Italian espresso of the same name. Take in the history of coffee while enjoying flavors of the future via their rotating program where each month a new roaster from around the world takes up residence. Here, you’ll be able to try different beans and techniques from a multitude of countries. Plus, it’s nestled in the KEXP radio station, so you'll also enjoy some good jams.
Seattle may be most famous as the original home of coffee juggernaut Starbucks (still one of the city's biggest attractions), but the city's java scene has a lot more to offer. Regarded as a world center for both roasting and supply chain management, the city is teeming with coffee aficionados that actively participate in a thriving coffee culture (they even offer coffee tours in Seattle). Here, the streets are lined with spots to score a buzzy brew, from large-scale cafes to artisan pour-over carts and from trained baristas and espresso-pullers to time-honored roasters at mom-and-pop shops. So if you're looking for a caffeine buzz in, these top coffee shops in Seattle will please even the most discerning palettes. And don't forget to pair your cuppa with the best brunch in Seattle.
RECOMMENDED: The best restaurants in Seattle