Monorail Espresso is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

1. Monorail Espresso

9.1
510 Pike St (at 5th Ave), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Seattle Central Business District · 95 tips and reviews

Dean H.Dean Hudson: Costa makes the best latte Downtown. Always super friendly as well.

Cristina D.Cristina Dordas: If you are a coffee lover, that's your place! Excellent macchiato (the closest thing to our cortado / tallat) and great service. Kosta, the old guy that works there during weekends, is super friendly!

Valeriy K.Valeriy K: Finally got here. It is indeed one of the best espresso stops, and not just in Seattle. Espresso macchiato is the best! Love this place.

Espresso Vivace is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

2. Espresso Vivace

9.1
532 Broadway E (at E Republican St), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Capitol Hill · 155 tips and reviews

Candice J.Candice Johnson: Best mocha in the city!

Namitta S.Namitta Shankar: Amazing coffee, try the caramel iced latte. It just can't get better than this. Great ambience, ample place to find a spot and sit back. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

StefanStefan: Best latte in Seattle, period.

Espresso Vivace is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

3. Espresso Vivace

9.1
227 Yale Ave N (btw John & Thomas), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · South Lake Union · 122 tips and reviews

Luen C.Luen Choo: Amazing latte artists here. And mini cookies that don't make you feel guilty!

MeredithMeredith: Love getting a latte here. The coffee art is just beautiful!

Adam E.Adam Eivy: Iced hazelnut hemp milk latte is amazing!

Storyville Coffee Company is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

4. Storyville Coffee Company

9.1
94 Pike St #34 (1st Ave (Pike Place Market)), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Pike Place · 105 tips and reviews

Namitta S.Namitta Shankar: Salted caramel hearts, macaroons, smoothest macchiato ever, great music, free wifi. What more does anyone want?!! Great place to get some work done.

Dushyant M.Dushyant Maheshwary: Mocha is delicious and the Chocolate cake round (served with fresh fruits) is heavenly!

Maria N.Maria Nichol: Super rustic yet homey feeling. The lattes are perfectly made and their cinnamon roll is to die for, crispy yet gooey. Haven't tried the wine options

Milstead & Co. is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

5. Milstead & Co.

9.4
900 N 34th St (btwn Fremont & Troll Ave), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Fremont · 124 tips and reviews

Matt B.Matt Bowen: Baristas are very friendly, espresso is great, and the squash harvest bread is delicious.

Andrew C.Andrew Choi: Awesome espresso and tasty pastries. Try their turkey and cheese croissant!

Jon P.Jon Price: my go-to spot for brewed coffee - diverse wordly selection changes nearly every day. espresso drinks also very good. baristas super friendly.

Moore Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

6. Moore Coffee

8.8
1930 2nd Ave (Virginia St), Seattle, WA
Café · Pike Place · 57 tips and reviews

Jiexi C.Jiexi Cao: Tres Leches Latte was delicious. Recommended to eat there because their latte art is beautiful.

Freeman L.Freeman LaFleur: Cozy coffee shop in Belltown. They make a delicious almond milk latte and there is free wifi!

NakkiNakki: Fantastic lattes! Try the horchata one! And the savory waffles are delicious.

Bedlam Coffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

7. Bedlam Coffee

8.5
2231 2nd Ave (Bell St), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Belltown · 85 tips and reviews

Elizabeth L.Elizabeth L.: Best mochas in town - lavender mocha is fantastic. Always good music. Chill atmosphere. Free wifi.

Shauna S.Shauna Story: The iced lavender mocha is very refreshing and delicious!

Melanie M.Melanie Massacre: Super friendly baristas!!! Try the nutella latte iced its extrahelladope!!!

Espresso Vivace Sidewalk Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

8. Espresso Vivace Sidewalk Bar

9.1
321 Broadway E (btwn Harrison & Thomas St), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Capitol Hill · 54 tips and reviews

AkvileAkvile: Great baristas, amazing espresso! Best coffee in town!

Genki U.Genki U.: The place where David Schomer started it all. Best lattes out of the three Espresso Vivace cafes.

StefanStefan: Probably the best coffee in Seattle. Delicious lattes, consistently high quality.

Elm Coffee Roasters is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

9. Elm Coffee Roasters

9.2
240 2nd Avenue Ext S Ste 103, Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Pioneer Square · 57 tips and reviews

Cusp25Cusp25: The roaster! Great espresso

Camilla H.Camilla Hansen: Really nice coffee house, I ordered an iced latte and a vanilla cake donut.. The coffee was very good and so was the cake! Highly recommend this place if you are a lover of good coffee!

Mark S.Mark Sturn: An excellent latte, along with an Iced Vanilla latte that my normally frappacino drinking wife liked. Relaxing, chill space to kick back and enjoy a drink. Bonus-they sell merch with their cool logo.

Victrola Cafe and Roastery is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

10. Victrola Cafe and Roastery

9.0
310 E Pike St (at Minor Ave), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Capitol Hill · 113 tips and reviews

Rachel E.Rachel Eubanks: Amazing. Delicious coffee, non-pretentious. Crazy kind baristas (who gave me a free espresso shot and advice for travelers)! A specialty coffee lover's must.

Lloyd B.Lloyd Bagtas: Loved my chai tea latte and they have a super tasty espresso shot. They space is inviting and is one of my favorite coffee shops in Seattle.

Kaitlin M.Kaitlin Martineau: The lattes and latte art meet my desire for a great latte :) they have Kumbucha on tap and id recommend getting a scone in the morning, before they run out!

Zeitgeist Kunst & Kaffee is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

11. Zeitgeist Kunst & Kaffee

8.8
171 S Jackson St (at 2nd Ave Ext S), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Pioneer Square · 107 tips and reviews

Teresa P.Teresa Peters: Their vanilla latte is one of the best I've ever had!

Eric T.Eric Tigre: On Jackson Street in Pioneer Square, this popular coffee house fuels regulars with good lattes, hot americanos and Top Pot doughnuts. Drop in for a morning espresso before work or taking a train. Read more.

Wesley M.Wesley Magee: Donuts from Top Pot and mochas made with Dilettante chocolate, this cafe sources some of the best ingredients in the area. Sit and enjoy the local art which is changed regularly.

Seattle Coffee Works is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

12. Seattle Coffee Works

8.8
107 Pike St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Pike Place · 131 tips and reviews

MandyMandy: Yummy latte art coffeeshop, they make portobello mushroom sandwiches too

Holli P.Holli Porreca: perfect hemp milk latte! hemp milk lattes are easy to burn and when they burn you'll know because the milk tastes rancid. great job!

Kate H.Kate Hotler: Try the single origin espresso; of different origin every week. Great way to train your palate to enjoy all the subtle flavors at beginning, middle & end of a sip! Neat connection to place.

Slate Coffee Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

13. Slate Coffee Bar

8.8
5413 6th Ave NW (6th and NW Market St.), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Ballard · 51 tips and reviews

Kylor H.Kylor Hall: The espresso is the best I've had in Seattle by a landslide.

Laurence I.Laurence Idos: Deconstructed espresso is great!

Laurentia H.Laurentia H: Try their deconstructed latte! A great way to truly enjoy the espresso and the milk. Yum!

Fremont Coffee Company is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

14. Fremont Coffee Company

8.8
459 N 36th St (btwn Dayton Ave N and Francis Ave N), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Fremont · 56 tips and reviews

Ben J.Ben Johnson: Get some awesome latte art (skulls, Darth Vader, holiday-themed). My favorite coffee shop.

Chris L.Chris Lewman: Try the White Chocolate Mocha - Some of the best (and most artistic) #coffee I have had yet I'm Seattle

Michael C.Michael Colbert: Super relaxing atmosphere (especially the porch outside) and they make a mean iced mocha latte.

Top Pot Doughnuts is one of The 15 Best Places for An Espresso in Seattle.

15. Top Pot Doughnuts

9.1
2124 5th Ave (at Blanchard St), Seattle, WA
Donut Shop · Belltown · 236 tips and reviews

Amanda Z.Amanda Zvirblis: GREAT soy latte. They use the Pacific Natural's Barista Series soy milk; it's made to withstand high temperatures and makes beautiful foam.

Angie J.Angie Jernejcic: The espresso is amazing. If you're getting beans to go, try the Federale! Doughnuts to try: maple bar, raspberry ring, glazed old-fashioned, chocolate ring, apple fritter, or a double-trouble.

Chris B.Chris B: Donuts-- done right. Buttermilk bar and Old fashioned are my favorites. Close second is the blueberry fritter. Grab an Ovaltine Latte and you will be in donut heaven.