Fulcrum Cafe is a relaxing place to drink coffee and work - the tables are made of marble and there's a lot of expensive-looking wood everywhere. Get one of their lattes made with flavorings like black sesame and brown sugar or goat milk and elderflower as well as a granola bar cookie and you're set for a productive morning.
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Pho Bac is a great Vietnamese spot in South Lake Union that serves pho, banh mi, and noodle bowls.
Jack’s is an American spot in South Lake Union where you can have a reliable BBQ sandwich.
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Paseo Caribbean Food
Paseo is a legendary Caribbean sandwich shop in Fremont. You’ll like it, but it’s not the best Carribbean sandwich in Seattle - that’s Un Bien.
Meat & Bread
Meat & Bread is a great option for interesting and upscale takeout sandwiches in South Lake Union.
Deru Market is part farm-to-table restaurant, part classy deli in Kirkland, and you need their cake.
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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.
Capitol Coffee Works
If you’re looking for a pleasant place for a coffee and to get some work done, Capitol Coffee Works has your back.
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