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 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.

Five coffee beverages and five sandwiches sit on a woven tabletop. Courtesy hello em

Coffee Culture

Vif Photo by Audrey Kelly

Coffee O'Clock

A portrait photo of Efrem Fesaha, owner of Boon Boona coffee. Efrem wears a white and blue checkered shirt and holds a white cup of coffee. Efrem Fesaha

#IKnowSeattle | Efrem Fesaha, owner of Boon Boona Coffee

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

Nordstrom Ebar Downtown Seattle

Nordstrom Ebar

  • Address 500 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (206) 628-1610
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Cafe Argento Capitol Hill

Cafe Argento

  • Address 1125 E. Olive Street, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98122
  • Phone (206) 383-3295
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Overcast Coffee Company Capitol Hill

Overcast Coffee Company

  • Address 312 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112
  • Phone (206) 322-2220
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Fran’s Chocolates Downtown Seattle

Fran’s Chocolates

  • Address 1325 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Phone (206) 682-0168
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