In Seattle, coffee shops and cafes line the streets, from the city's native juggernaut, Starbucks, to the most quaint, precious pour-over stands this side of the Cascades. This is a guide for the city’s most tried-and-true jolts, from widely acclaimed roasters to seasoned latte artists, from growing local chains to single location mom-and-pops. Eater assessed these spots based on the cafe experience and made-to-order coffee, listed from north to south. For some standout small batch roasters (with or without a cafe attached), check out this guide. Sip and enjoy.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More