If your idea of drinking a cup of energy means liquified kale instead of caffeine, you’ll want to visit Joe & The Juice. You can get both coffee and smoothies here, and it’s located at the bottom of a giant office building, so if you work upstairs and just need a break, it’s a great place to go if you can’t stray far from your desk.
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Local Public Eatery
Local Public Eatery is a sports bar and restaurant in South Lake Union where you should be watching the Seahawks play.
Lassi & Spice
Lassi & Spice is an Indian cafe in South Lake Union that specializes in made-to-order lassi.
There aren’t many places you can drink froze while sitting on a swing in a rooftop bar, but M Bar in South Lake Union is one of them.
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Hello Robin, in Capitol Hill, sells fresh-baked cookies as well as ice cream and espresso.
Fresh Flours is a great coffee shop in South Lake Union that serves Japanese pastries like matcha macarons and red bean bars.
Retreat is a coffee shop and bar that serves American small plates and overlooks Green Lake.
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Mr. West Cafe Bar
Mr. West Cafe is an attractive espresso bar and all day cafe with substantial food downtown.
We avoid superlatives, but Vivace probably makes the best espresso in the city. Hit the Capitol Hill location for its proximity to Sunrise Tacos.
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