Come for an Instagram moment, stay for the drinks. With contemporary design, luxe finishings, artsy vignettes, and beautifully plated food, Mr. West Cafe Bar is the perfect place to snap a pic and find a delicious drink. It uses beans from local roaster Stamp Act with some guest beans to change it up, as well as a variety of other sips like matcha lattes and Seattle Fog. Chow down on eats like almond butter toast with summer peach compote, pistachio cookies, and more.
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “Seattle”? We’ll bet you a cup of joe that you said “coffee” (or rain). As the home of Starbucks (the original is still one of the city’s top attractions, in Pike Place Market), Seattleites take their coffee seriously. Coffee in Seattle is like wine—baristas can regale you with bean origin, tasting notes, aromas and pairings. You can even take a barista class to hone your skills.
The best coffee shops in Seattle take pride in their sourcing, and offer excellent renditions of drip coffee, pourover, espresso, lattes, cappuccinos and whatever other coffee concoctions you can think of. These spots are perfect for your morning wake-up or afternoon pick-me-up. Caffeine is key to tackling all the best things to do in the city, and these Seattle coffee shops come through. Not to worry—you’ll find the same delicious coffee at breakfast and brunch too.
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