Best Coffee to Taste in Seattle

Who doesn’t love coffee? I think everyone does. It was once dubbed as “the gasoline of life” and most people nowadays have this saying “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy coffee and that’s pretty close.” You might be thinking that you already have connection to the coffee because it’s your morning, afternoon or maybe night routine. Coffee is one of those drinks that most people cannot live without. Majority of the people all over the world starts their day with a cup of coffee, and continues to drink it throughout the day. Obviously, one of the main reasons why people love coffee is to keep them awake. Coffee is one of our best buddies when we need to stay up late to do some work or for any other reason, it helps us to keep awake and it stimulates our brain as well. Coffee makes a great winter drink, to keep you warm of course, and is also a good social drink, if you are not in the mood for an alcohol and just want to relax and drink coffee instead.

Seattle is widely known to be the world center for coffee roasting and has a fairly fanatic coffee culture. This city has 35 coffee shops per 100,000 inhabitants and people in the city spend an average of $36 a month on coffee. In the busy streets of Seattle, it is very impossible not to walk past at least one coffee shop. Coffee shops are everywhere in this city and coffee drinkers can have coffee their cup of hot and cold coffee at a local stand, a car park, small coffee houses, large coffee houses, driveway and even delivery.

Since Seattle is a little famous for having some of the best coffee in the world, here are the best coffee shops you should visit.

Victrola Coffee Roasters

310 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122, United States.

(206) 624-1725

 Victrola is one the longtime most-liked of locals, however most of them have their face in a laptop than a book these days. The staffs are coffee professionals, and the lemon lavender cake goes perfectly with a short Americano. The cold brew of Victrola flourished in both being invigoratingly light and profoundly tasteful. For sure, after you have a sip of their coffee, you will probably think that you had found some of the best coffee in your life while you are in the city. All three of Victrola's places are nice-looking; including the ones in Beacon Hill, but this sunny cafe at Pike St. is also a roaster, training center, and dining area. The cafe is open for public for a free cupping or coffee taste every Wednesdays at 11:00 AM. This is a good way to learn more about the precious single-source coffee from the company.

La Marzocco Cafe

472 1st Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

(206) 706-9104

For almost 100 years this enticing coffee museum and an Italian expert on espresso machines has played a big role in numerous coffee shops, including the born of Starbucks. This café is a first in the world and is a foolproof for the company to honor the city as it was dubbed as a home away from home café. The location of this café is adjacent to KEXP, a public radio station in Seattle which highlights a turning line-up of buzz-worthy roasters from all over the world and sells delicacies from London Plane, located in the heart of Pioneer Square.

Milstead & Co.

754 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103, USA


 Was named as the snobbiest coffee shop in the country, but still it serves up some pretty good coffee that’s why people don’t bother if it’s the snobbiest café in town. This café is the coffee nerd’s hot spot. Milstead takes the idea of a coffee bar to the next level, which serves as a caffeine supplier, and coffee educator. This multi-roaster cafe frequently switches off coffee, much as a beer bar with its draft list would like. The cafe features craft coffee by the renowned roasters such as Stumptown and Coava, it is spacious with a contemporary and industrial vibe. They don't actually offer decaffeinated coffee, but surely they will make you a hot or cold spicy golden milk latte.


Elm Coffee Roasters

240 2nd Avenue Ext S Ste 103 Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 445-7808

 This is Pioneer Square’s coffee haven. You will see it with a few blue cafe tables outdoor. It is a beautiful, luminous space which feels larger than the high industrial ceilings and a bank of windows across the front. You absolutely need to taste their espresso; it's strong but deliciously sweet and fizzy. Elm Cafe also has a warm service, which is actually very rare in Seattle that's why many people love this cozy place.

Analog Coffee

235 Summit Ave E Seattle, WA 98102

(206) 390-7670

This café is one of the hippest in the city located in the quiet corner of Capitol Hill. It’s picture perfect, Instagram worthy and famous. It has a very cool vibe and is lined up with vinyl LPs behind the counter that almost made the coffee station look like a DJ booth and the wall is decorated with sections of the Sunday New York Times. The relaxing music playing in the cafe brings a great ambiance into this bright small room and they have real newspapers that you can read on. This is the best place for those people who love to read, and work quietly on their laptops.

These are just five of the best cafes in the city. There are still a lot more coffee shops around Seattle that you will absolutely love, Read here.

Sabrina Nalo