Downtown, Seattle Cafes

Part of our Seattle restaurant guide; our list of the best coffee houses and cafes in Downtown. Our top picks: Ray's Boathouse and Ray's Cafe, The 5 Point Cafe and Cafe Campagne.
  • Ray's Boathouse and Ray's Cafe

    on Shilshole Bay
    Great views and, in the downstairs Boathouse restaurant some of the best seafood cooking in the city, priced accordingly. Upstairs, the Cafe is more casual, the food is good but not comparable to downstairs, and you can keep it to $20 a person.
  • The 5 Point Cafe

    The 5 Point Cafe

    415 Cedar St
    Seattle's oldest restaurant, serving huge portions of American comfort food since 1929. The full menu is served 24 hours every day. Full bar with stiff drinks. Over 25 local beers and liquors. Great jukebox and an eclectic mix of regulars and locals, tourists, politicians, young hipsters, freaks and grouchy old men. Free wifi. Outdoor seating. A true piece of Seattle history not to be missed.
  • Cafe Campagne

    Cafe Campagne

    1600 Post Alley
    For 16 years, Cafe Campagne has been the benchmark of Seattle French bistros. Brunch, lunch, dinner and an expansive French and NW wine list.
  • Grand Central Bakery

    Grand Central Bakery

    214 1st Ave S
    M-F 7AM-5PM, Sa 8AM-4PM, Su closed. One of the best sources for artisan bread in Seattle, this place offers an excellent lunch, cafeteria style (but stylish!).
  • Purple Cafe & Wine Bar

    1225 4th Ave
    M-Th 11AM-11PM, F 11AM-midnight, Sa noon-midnight, Su noon-11PM. Has an extensive wine list and some of Seattle's best food. Don't forget to try the salted caramels for dessert!
  • Hard Rock Cafe

    Hard Rock Cafe

    116 Pike Street
    Come down and see the rock for yourself...
  • Dragonfish Asian Cafe

    Dragonfish Asian Cafe

    722 Pine St
    Voted First Runner Up in King 5's Best of Western Washington's Viewers Poll~ 2011! Join us Wednesday 6-9 pm for Girlfriends Night Out $5 Drink Specials plus raffles and prizes all night long Sushi Sake Cinema Sunday$3.95 Sake $5 Sushi
  • Tilikum Place Cafe

    Tilikum Place Cafe

    407 Cedar St
    Inspired European brunch, lunch and dinner. We take great pride in using the freshest & highest quality products as our menu is entirely made in house. Stop by for dinner or drinks & experience seasonal cuisine, creative libations & a warm welcome!
  • Artisan Cafe

    Artisan Cafe

    2523 5th Ave
    Please visit our website for news and updates!
  • Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

    Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

    1225 4th Ave
    Purple Cafe and Wine Bar is a multifaceted food and wine concept located in Bellevue, Kirkland, Seattle and Woodinville that merges casual sophistication with an upbeat metropolitan style. It features a global wine selection coupled with a menu that blends classic American styles with seasonal northwest ingredients.
  • Deli Shez Cafe

    Deli Shez Cafe

    318 Blanchard St
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  • Hurricane Cafe

    Hurricane Cafe

    2230 7th Ave
  • Boat Street Cafe

    Boat Street Cafe

    3131 Western Ave
    Southern French restaurant in Lower Queen Anne; includes menu, reviews, and directions.
  • Crocodile Cafe

    Crocodile Cafe

    2200 2nd Ave
  • Cafe Nordstrom

    Cafe Nordstrom

    500 Pine St Fl 4
  • The Juicy Cafe

    The Juicy Cafe

    725 Pike St Fl 2nd
    The Juicy Café is the Purest Food + Juice Company. Juicy Café is the place to get your health food kick in Seattle. One of Seattle's greatest hideaways! From smoothies and wheatgrass to brown rice bowls and sandwiches, The Juicy Café uses the finest fresh ingredients to offer you an alternative to the typical fast food fare. Everything is made from scratch, down to the soups and salad dressings. The Juicy Café also does juicy meal planning, juicy juice fast and catering!
  • Zig Zag Cafe

    Zig Zag Cafe

    1501 Western Ave
    A neighborhood bar and restaurant tucked away on the Pike Street Hillclimb behind Seattle's Pike Place Market. Open 5 PM to 2 AM daily.
  • Bang Bang Cafe

    Bang Bang Cafe

    2460 Western Ave
    Bang Bang Cafe is Located at 2460 Western Ave Seattle Wa 98121 Tel. 206.448.2233 Hours of Operation: M-F 7am - 5pm Sat. 8am - 5pm Sun. 8am - 4pm
  • Botticelli Cafe

    Botticelli Cafe

    101 Stewart St
  • Cafe Casbah

    Cafe Casbah

    2219 2nd Ave Ste B
  • Cafe Zumzum

    Cafe Zumzum

    823 3rd Ave
  • Bacco Cafe

    Bacco Cafe

    86 Pine St
    Situated just between Seattle's legendary Pike Place waterfront and it’s downtown shops, Bacco Cafe & Winebar offers an epicurean transition from daytime sightseeing to an evening in the city. Bacco’s seasonally-rotated menu offers Italian-inspired Northwest cuisine, with an emphasis on supporting local micro wineries. If one wishes to have a true Northwest wine experience without having to put up with the hassle of traveling, Bacco Cafe & Winebar is the place for you.
  • Zoka


    in what is variously known as the Meridian District or Tangletown
    Hip students, professionals, and soccer moms meet here. Great desserts and whole grain scones. Roasts their own coffee, supplying to cafes across the U.S. and at Zoka's two cafes in Japan. There is also one north of the U-Village shopping complex on Blakely.
  • Pho Cyclo Cafe

    Pho Cyclo Cafe

    2nd Ave & Marion St
    Broadway Location: 406 Broadway Ave E Seattle, WA 98102 Phone: 206-329-9256
  • Harbor Cafe

    Harbor Cafe

    1411 4th Ave
  • Taste Café

    2901 Western Ave
    Seattle Art Museum TASTE cafes and restaurant.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of cafes in Downtown Seattle uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.