Caffeine Nation

The Dozen Seattle Coffee Shops You Should Know About

'Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm mug. (But, let's be real, it's always coffee season.)

11/11/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg By Seattle Met Staff

Tea Time

5 Fancy Sit-Downs to Raise a Pinky for Afternoon Tea

Cue the petit fours and snowflake doilies, it’s time for high tea, ma chère.

12/04/2018 By Christina Ausley Edited by Allecia Vermillion


A New Artisan Coffee for Canlis

Canlis swaps Starbucks’ Casi Cielo roast for Chicago-based roaster Intelligentsia.

12/23/2011 By Allecia Vermillion


Watering Hole

It was only a matter of time before someone in this thirsty town united the boutique coffee roaster with the fine wine bar—and at Fonté, located next to the Four Seasons Hotel, genuinely terrific food is the glue.

04/19/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Slow Man

At Seattle Coffee Works, a good espresso is a long time coming. And worth the wait.

02/16/2010 By James Ross Gardner


Coffee with a Kick

Booze-infused coffee shops—open early, late, and in between.

12/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Coffee Culture

Higher Grounds

Paul Odom’s Fonté Coffee Roaster and Wine Bar, which opened in August in the Four Seasons building, goes to the source to give you its best shot.

09/16/2009 By James Ross Gardner



A recap of the media war over the opening of 15th Ave Coffee and Tea.



Truffle Brewing

Dilettante’s new Mocha Martini Bar breaks one very important rule.

01/15/2009 By Jessica Voelker