Seattle Coffee Guide: Seattle Coffee Shops

Given the throngs of people filling Seattle’s countless coffee shops morning, noon and night, it’s a
Posted January 01, 1970
Weekends at Greenwood's Herkimer Coffee are much less laptop-laden

Given the throngs of people filling Seattle’s countless coffee shops morning, noon and night, it’s a wonder any of the city’s office buildings are occupied at all. The phenomenon speaks to our sincere love of java, but also our fervent belief in the essential “third place” between work and home.  


The Independents Shops: Given the throngs of people filling Seattle’s countless coffee shops morning, noon and night, it’s a wonder any of the city’s office buildings are occupied at all. The phenomenon speaks to our sincere love of java, but also our fervent belief in the essential “third place” between work and home.

Iconic Shops: From Bauhaus to Zeitgeist, our picks for Seattle's iconic shops
 
The Corporate Giants
: The big kids on Seattle's coffee block

Coffee Carts: What used to be commonplace is now almost an anomaly in Seattle. The street-corner coffee cart and the walk-up window are as rare as free parking spots in Ballard. Behold, the survivors.

Kid-friendly Coffee Shops
For parents in search of a cup of coffee and some grownup conversation—and a way to keep kids occupied at the same time—we’ve compiled a list of places that allow tots to burn off energy while you replenish your own supply


Originally published October 2010