We all love a good cup of coffee but with the number of amazing coffee shops that our city has it can be difficult to decide where to go. We would say try them all but that would probably take you a lifetime. So here are 16 of the best places to grab coffee in Seattle this winter.



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Analog is a modern American coffee shop located in Seattle’s hip Capitol Hill neighborhood. You’ll find a rotating cast of exceptional local roasters and Fresh Breeze Organic dairy. You’ll love the attention to detail and vintage feel of the interior.

Where: 235 Summit Ave E
Hours: Daily 7 am-6 pm

Victrola Coffee Roasters


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A long-time Capitol Hill fave, Victrola has been in the business for 21 years! You can grab coffee, pastries, beans, and even get a coffee subscription through them if you’re really into coffee. Their Pike St location is a perfect stop if you’re on a walk towards downtown.

Where: 310 E Pike St
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 am-8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 7:30 am-8 pm

Union Coffee & Wine

Union is a great place to snag a cup of joe and also a bottle or two. The coffee shop also sells natural wine so you can swing by in the morning for a pick me up and back in the afternoon for a wind down.

Where: 2407 E Union St Suite B, Seattle, WA
Hours: Daily 8 am-4 pm

Volunteer Park Cafe


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Newly reopened and reinvented, Volunteer Park Cafe is back! This cafe has been serving the north Capitol Hill neighborhood for decades. You can grab a coffee, wine, pastries, and more here. It’s pretty much the perfect spot to come after wandering through Volunteer Park.

Where: 1501 17th Avenue East
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 8 am-7 pm, Sunday 8 am-5 pm

General Porpoise


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If you want to enjoy a space that is beautifully curated and serves up delicious coffee paired with the city’s best donuts then you need to head to General Porpoise. Be prepared to leave with two donuts because you’ll probably be craving another after your first.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies

Ghost Note Coffee


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Ghost Note has a core menu of expertly roasted and prepared single-origin coffees. You’ll also find house-made ingredients, rotating seasonal drinks, unique teas, pastries, and toasts. If you fall in love with a particular kind of coffee you can grab a bag because they also happen to sell beans.

Where: 1623 Bellevue Ave
Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday 8 am-5 pm, Tuesday 8 am-3 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8 am-6 pm

Hood Famous Bakeshop


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Not only is Hood Famous super cute but they also have one of the most unique menus in the city. This bakeshop and coffee spot focuses on Philippine cuisine and flavors. So you can grab a coffee and an amazing snack.

Where: 504 5th Ave S, Suite 107A
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 8 am-4 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-4 pm

Fuel Coffee

Fuel is a great place to grab your favorite coffee drinks and also beans. It’s also worth noting that Fuel has a pretty interesting no-tipping policy as they pay their employees living wages and also offer benefits. So feel good about your coffee. They also have a few other locations in the city.

Where: 610 19th Avenue East
Hours: Daily 7 am-5 pm

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Zeitgeist Coffee


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This Pioneer Square spot is a classic coffee destination for Seattleites. The wood filled interior is unique, homey and also happens to be full of art which rotates regularly. Might as well stroll the neighborhood after for the full experience.

Where: 171 S. Jackson Street
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 am-1 pm

Ada’s Technical Books and Cafe


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Ada’s has it all, a book store full of amazing technical, science and downright interesting reads as well as a vegetarian cafe. So you can grab your coffee, a snack and browse their selection of great reads.

Where: 425 15th Avenue East
Hours: Daily 8 am-8 pm

Realfine Coffee


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Realfine is locally owned and operated meaning you’re getting a real cup of Seattle Joe. It’s a great spot to pop in for a high-quality coffee from talented baristas. Oh and you can grab an assortment of tasty pastries as well.

Where: 616 E Pine St
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 am-4 pm, Saturday-Sunday 8 am-4 pm

Elm Coffee Roasters


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Minimalists, Elm is for you. The uncomplicated, white walled interior is the perfect distraction free place to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee. That being said, you will still have to contend with the normal hustle and bustle of a popular cafe.

Where: 240 2nd Ave South Suite 103
Hours: Daily 8 am-3 pm

Sound and Fog


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Another minimalist coffee shop for all of you West Seattleites out there. Sound and Fog is obsessed with coffee but they also offer beer and wine. So wind up or wind down depending on your needs.

Where: 4735 40th Ave SW
Hours: Daily 7 am-6 pm

Moonrise Bakery

You can grab pastries, coffee, and a curated selection of vibrant natural wines at Moonrise. If you’re looking for a place that has a little bit of everything, this Queen Anne spot might just become your new haunt.

Where: 1805 Queen Anne Ave N #100
Hours: Daily 7 am-4 pm

Temple Pastries


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If you’re looking for great coffee and perfect pastries its time to head to Temple. Between their delicious goodies and attention to detail you’ll be coming back time and time again. No matter what time of year you can always find super cute treats.

Where:  2524 S Jackson St #104
Hours: Daily 7 am-3 pm

Bake Shop


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Love coffee and sustainability? You’ll love Bake Shop! This relative new comer to the Seattle coffee scene is all about staying low waste and sourcing locally.

Where: 221 1st Ave W
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 7 am-7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8 am-7 pm

Enjoy your coffee Seattle!