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The 10 Best Cafes in Seattle

Updated: March 6, 2021

Did someone say Espresso? We did the heavy lifting for you by examining all the finest review sites to find the top 10 Espresso spots in Seattle. Explore everything you need to know about the best Espresso spots in Seattle below.

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Slate Coffee Roasters

Seattle, West Woodland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Caffe Umbria

Italian
Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Seven Coffee Roasters Market & Cafe

$13 avg. main dish
Seattle, University District
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Union Coffee

Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Ghost Alley Espresso

Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Monorail Espresso

Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Moonshot Coffee

Seattle
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Squirrel Chops

American
Seattle, Minor
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

MiiR

Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Seattle Sunshine Coffee

Seattle, Bryant
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Espresso spots in Seattle can take way too long. We pored over ratings for 11748 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1295 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Food Network had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Food Network - Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tour to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. These ten restaurants offer the best Espresso in Seattle.

Interesting facts about Espresso

  • A long time ago

    Luigi Bezzera is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous espresso.

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