Ugly Mug Cafe

(206) 547-3219

1309 NE 43rd St, Seattle, WA | Directions   98105

47.659726 -122.313835

Open Hours

Monday To Friday From 07:00 AM To 05:00 PM Saturday From 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM

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More Tags: Live Music, Lunch Spot

Payment Methods: Cash, Check

General Info: Open 7 Days

Neighborhoods: University District, Northeast, Northeast Seattle


Reviews for Ugly Mug Cafe

over a year ago

Awesome – I've been going here since last year and recently the new owner made some noticeable changes. The cafe has a new look now, though I was a bit sad that they got rid of some menus, but the sandwiches are still tasty and got bigger. I love their raspberry scones especially; they are home-made. The drinks are good at a low-cost and Ugly Mug has become one of my favorite place to hang out.

over a year ago

BEST raspberry scone ever! – I LOVE scones and this little cozy cafe has the BEST raspberry scone!!!

I just can't get enough of it! I love their decor and the atmosphere. Friendly people and good lattes and sandwiches too. This is now my favorite little spot.

over a year ago

Went here mostly to study – I went here a few times mostly to study. I didnt order any sandwiches, so i cant really comment on them. Their pastries were good..and I liked their lattes. The atmosphere was good.

over a year ago

U-District institution wins hearts and appetites with its comfortable setting, menu and attention to detail. – In Short
Home-style soups, created daily from fresh ingredients, include white bean and curried lentil. Sandwiches such as turkey and Havarti (heaps of turkey and sliced carrots on fresh panzanella bread) and meat loaf are also offered. Daily specials can include options like roasted eggplant or hot ham and cheese. Coffee from Dillanos Roasters is served, as well as an Ovaltine mocha.

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

Pretty bad – We went to the Ugly Mug because it was listed and recommended in CitySearch - bad choice!! The half sandwiches are little more than finger sandwiches, the bread was hard and overtoasted, and the service was mediocre. We had a meatloaf sandwich and the slice of meatloaf was about 1 mm thick. Also it smelled faintly of old lady and was blasting muzak from a radio station that wasn't coming in clearly. We will not be going back.

over a year ago

Great U-District lunch spot! – I was expecting more of a restaurant, but the coffee house style of Ugly Mug was a welcome surprise. The kitschy art and mis-matched furniture perfectly complimented the homemade-gourmet food. The menu is small but satisfying, and the daily specials always hit the spot. They also have excellent coffee and an Ovaltine latte. Delicious!


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