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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“First opened in West Seattle where the historic Blake’s Bakery once stood, William and Heather Leaman continue to make history daily with one-of-a-kind creations. This café always has a large selection of fresh baked goods and desserts to choose from, which are sold on a first come, first serve basis. With over 20 years experience in pastry, bread and chocolate, and as the captain of the 2005 Bread Bakers Guild Team USA, where he led his team to victory at the Coupe du Monde de Boulangerie (World Cup of Baking), William Leaman’s Bakery Nouveau has become a Seattle icon. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Record Shop
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“Easy Street Records is an independent record store located in Seattle, Washington. Easy Street opened its store in West Seattle in 1988, and later added a cafe/bar, which serves coffee, breakfast, lunch and beer & wine. Easy Street Records often hosts live in-store performances by national and local musicians. Our store carries new and used CDs, vinyl records, DVDs/BluRays, new books, magazines and company-branded merchandise. Our History Owner/President Matt Vaughan worked at two different record stores during his teen years. In 1987, with both stores ready to go out of business simultaneously, Vaughan approached both owners and offered to consolidate the two stores into one. Vaughan opened Easy Street Records in the business district of West Seattle (known as "The Junction") in 1988 and the following year moved the store down the street to its current location on the primary corner of the Junction in the historic Hamm Building. In 1999, he leased the space next door, installed a new kitchen and bar, and by 2001 had opened a full-service cafe. The following year he opened a second, much larger store in the Queen Anne neighborhood, which thrived for 11 years until its closure in 2013. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Nearest and best walking distance Coffee place across the street. Amazing backyard seating arrangement in the home - made coffee place. Love sitting in the back yard during a sunny day. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Another funky coffee house, independently-owned that's walking distance. Good light food here, too. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“There are plenty of great coffee shops in Ballard, but this one stands out for it's all organic coffees and great location near the Ballard Farmer's Market.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Local chain outpost serving handmade donuts & house-roasted coffee in a casual yet stylish space. Delivery available thru www.doordash.com”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Coffee in the morning drinks at night -a very cozy place indeed-and just a block away!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fantastic coffee shop with delicious food offerings. Small place, lounging welcome.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“They have unique coffees (orange peel?) and delicious baked goods. Also conveniently located next to the Post Office.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A great neighborhood spot where you can come for the coffee and stay for the board games. With a huge selection of various board games, you won't have to go far if looking for fun family entertainment (great for a rainy day or nights indoors!)”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious locally roasted coffee and fresh made treats. It’s close and worth the stop in. Local art for sale displayed as decor and comfortable Adirondack chairs in front to enjoy you coffee and watch as the people bustle around you.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roast, light bites and WiFi availability. Delivery is available thru www.doordash.com ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious spot for grabbing breakfast or some Seattle's best baked goods. Top chefs in the area brag about having Macrina bread or baked goods on their menu.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“They have amazing waffles, coffee, salads, and vegan chili! Those are just a few of my favorites.. there is also a lovely flower shop in the back if you want to pick up a bouquet or look at fun trinkets for sale!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Friendly staff, great coffee, good selection of eats, free wifi, and Kids play area”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Mark any celebration with cupcakes! Or breakfast! I'm usually able to park right out front.”
  • 17 locals recommend