With a coffee shop on just about every corner it's never been said that you can't find a quick pick-me-up anytime, anywhere in Seattle. But when you're looking for more than just a quick cup of joe here are handful of places that are guaranteed to elevate your morning ritual to a whole 'nother level.
See and be seen at this coffee house. Sure, the coffee is good - but it's even better when you can score one of the coveted outside seats and hang with the cool kids for awhile.
This place is always buzzing and it's not just because of the caffeine coming from the fair trade beans that are roasted on site. Grab a chair outside or a table inside and watch the people come and go at this popular Cap Hill joint.
Very French and very good. Slip into this cafe/bar and feel all Parisian while you snack on your œuf plats, jambon et fromage. à la vôtre!
A good start to any morning. It's not particularly fast - but that's okay. Grab a mug and baked treat from the case and ease into your day.
Aside from the coffee, it's all about the Adirondack chairs here. Get your coffee and head outdoors to an open chair and you'll soon be soaking up the Seattle sun right along with your cup of joe.
You'll feel part of a community whenever you step in here to order a cup of joe. Great coffee, local art and a good vibe can all be found here.
Linger over your croque monsieur while reading the latest news from Paris. This place is all things Parisian and all things good.
You don't have to be hanging in Portland to get a cup of these delicious blends of brew. What started out nearly 15 years ago in P-town, this coffee shop and roaster has spread its wings to not only Seattle, but New York as well. And soon they will be spreading their coffee love to the city of angels.
You don't always need a coffee house to get a great cup of joe. This sidewalk stand serves up the huddled masses with some of the best coffee you're going to find in the city.
Stop off for some tapas at this joint that is a welcomed anchor to a new condo in Cap Hill. Grab an espresso or one of the day's specials and linger a while. Inside tables are awfully inviting - but so are the few tables out front that let you soak up the sun while you nosh.