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Top 50 places to drink in Seattle



Photo by Yelp Elite Karlo G, taken at Daphnes

Yelp’s Top 50 Places to drink in Seattle is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also chock full of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path joints like Can Bar tucked away in White Center. From unique cocktails to smooth lattes — find them all in Yelp’s Top 50 Places to drink in Seattle.

Did your favorite watering hole make it into the top 50? Let us know on Twitter and Instagram. Remember, we only know how good a spot is if you take the time to review it. So share your thoughts on Yelp, and maybe your favorites will be on next year’s list! 

Topping this year’s best drink list is Cafe Makario, a cafe in Everett that brews special cold brew Dutch coffee. One 24oz. bottle takes a whole 8-10 hours to brew, so you know it’s good!

Pro tip: You’re going to want to make a note of these spots, so we made it easy for you. For great businesses at your fingertips, get the Top 50 to-go. Follow this collection on Yelp.

  1. Cafe Makario (Everett)
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What they’re known for: Cold-brewed Dutch coffee

Yelpers say: “Absolutely amazing! I’m blown away by the creative methods and recipes used to make this Dutch coffee. The owners are so friendly and caring about their customers and the resulting experience is unparalleled. ” – Brendan N.

2. Wolfe Club Coffee Roasters (Tacoma)

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What they’re known for: The Flying Dutchman

Yelpers say: “The thing I most love about Wolfe Club is they make their sauces and whipped creams in-house and I can’t even begin to describe what a soulful difference that makes. The Flying Dutchman is chef’s kiss/magnifique!” – Heath H.

3. Kismet Turkish Cafe & Bakery (Lynnwood)

Photo by Yelper Saleha Y.

What they’re known for: Turkish coffee

Yelpers say: “Not that I was looking specifically for Turkish coffee, but it certainly was a pleasant surprise. No espresso here, but everything is based off the classic Turkish coffee. Had the classic coffee and it brought me right back to my memories of Turkey. Wonderful little cups and saucers added to my reminiscence.” – Don K.

4. Santo Coffee (Seattle)

Photo by Yelper Paul L.

What they’re known for: Signature Panela Latte

Yelpers say: “We had to give this place a visit, being a fan of Fredy Monterey and good Colombian coffee. What great coffee, we knew the roast was good and ordered beans online. But going there and having the Panela latte…. What a treat.” – Sandra A.

5. Georgetown Brewing Company (Seattle)

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What they’re known for: Their popular brews Bodhizafa and Manny’s

Yelpers say: “A must stop for beer when in South Seattle. I make a point to take out of town visitors here too. The vibe, the people, oh and yes the beer are all awesome. Georgetown makes so many great beers, from the iconic Mannys Pale Ale to the awesome 9 Pound Porter, so many tasty IPAs and sours too. Tasting is encouraged but you can get a pint or a flight too, as well as a growler or keg to go.” – Steve F.

6. Coffeeholic House (Seattle)

7. Konvene Coffee (Seattle)

8. Sound & Fog (Seattle)

9. Aluel Cellars (Seattle)

10. TeaCup (Des Moines)

11. Storyville Coffee Company (Seattle)

12. Urban Luxe Cafe (Seattle)

13. Lady Yum (Seattle)

14. Wildwood Coffee Lounge (Sequim)

15. Peloton (Seattle)

16. Cafe An’Clair (Seattle)

17. Black Coffee Northwest (Shoreline)

18. Cafe Red (Seattle)

19. Cook Weaver (Seattle)

20. Le Caviste (Seattle)

21. Ghost Alley Espresso (Seattle)

22. Monorail Espresso (Seattle)

23. The Beer Junction (Seattle)

24. The Independent Beer Bar (Everett)

25. The Station (Seattle)

26. Resistencia Coffee (Seattle)

27. Tea Republik (Seattle)

28. The Nook (Seattle)

29. Can Bar (Seattle)

30. Some Random Bar (Seattle)

31. Jump Start Espresso (Federal Way)

32. Lowercase Brewing (Seattle)

33. Bequest Coffee (Mill Creek)

34. Anchorhead Coffee (Seattle)

35. Schilling Cider House (Seattle)

36. Scratch Distillery (Edmonds)

37. Bottlehouse (Seattle)

38. Ravenna Brewing Company (Seattle)

39. Seattle Best Tea (Seattle)

40. Burien Press (Burien)

41. Kelnero (Edmonds)

42. Sisi Kay Thai Eatery & Bar (Seattle)

43. Phin (Seattle)

44. Rey Amargo Chocolate Shop (Seattle)

45. Daphnes (Edmonds)

46. The Ballard Cut (Seattle)

47. Cafetal Quilombo (Seattle)

48. Realfine Coffee (Seattle)

49. Special Brews (Lynnwood)

50. Around the Table Game Pub (Lynnwood)

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Places to Drink in the Seattle area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the coffee & tea, cideries, bubble tea, brewpubs, breweries, beer, wine & spirits, meaderies, kombucha, juice bars & smoothies, tea rooms, wineries, bars, beer gardens, coffee shops, beer hall, wine tasting rooms, and distilleries category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in and around Seattle. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of July 1, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of July 1, 2022.

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