Paid PostPosted on Jul 23, 201814 Seattle Coffee Shops That Will Make You Feel Like A LocalGet your coffee fix like a local! U.S. Bank is proud to support Seattle communities and the individuals within them by helping them find their possible.by U.S. Bank, Member FDICBrand PublisherLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail 1. Elm Coffee Roasters Image courtesy of Elm Coffee Roasters This chic coffeehouse in Pioneer Square specializes in light-roasted, single-origin coffee. Elm Coffee Roasters is all about quality, sourcing in-season beans from around the world and then roasted on location. Elm Coffee Roasters240 Second Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98104 2. Tin Umbrella Coffee Image courtesy of Tin Umbrella Coffee Tin Umbrella Coffee Roasters serves up freshly roasted artisan espressos and coffees in Hillman City. From thoughtfully sourced pastries from local bakers to one-of-a-kind community events, Tin Umbrella puts the "neighbor" in neighborhood coffee shop. Tin Umbrella Coffee5600 Rainier Ave. S.Seattle, WA 98118 3. Espresso Vivace Image courtesy of Espresso Vivace Praised by celebrity chefs and credited with helping popularize latte art in the United States, Espresso Vivace is a Seattle institution. At all three locations, java lovers can enjoy carefully sourced, northern Italian–style coffee drinks. Espresso VivaceBrix Location532 Broadway Ave. E.Seattle, WA 98102Alley 24 Location227 Yale Ave. N.Seattle, WA 98109Sidewalk Bar Location321 Broadway Ave. E.Seattle, WA 98102 4. Anchorhead Coffee Co. Image courtesy of Anchorhead Coffee Co. Anchorhead Coffee began as a wholesaler, focused on fair trade, organic, and non-GMO beans and bottled cold brew. The company opened its downtown café in 2016, where they embody the Anchorhead mission statement — “make coffee for people who love coffee” — every day. Anchorhead Coffee Co.1600 Seventh Ave. Ste. 105Seattle, WA 98101 5. QEDcoffee Image courtesy of QEDcoffee Another wholesaler turned retail location, QEDcoffee is a micro-roaster with big ambitions. The company’s name is a reference to the Latin phrase “quod erat demonstrandum,” which is commonly used in math proofs and means, essentially, “it has been demonstrated.” In other words, they believe the excellence of their meticulously sourced coffee should be self-evident upon first sip. QEDcoffee1418 31st Ave. S.Seattle, WA 98144 6. Tougo Coffee Co. Image courtesy of Tougo Coffe Co. Want coffee-nerd coffee without having to deal with coffee-nerd snobbery? Head to Tougo Coffee Co. Equally committed to both its rigorous standards and down-to-earth vibe, Tougo is perfect for a relaxed afternoon cup. Tougo Coffee Co. Central District Location1410 18th Ave.Seattle, WA 98122Convention Center Location800 Convention PlaceSeattle, WA 98101First Hill Location800 Yesler WaySeattle, WA 98122 7. Broadcast Coffee Image courtesy of Broadcast Coffee Excellent coffee? Check. Beautiful interiors? Check. Multiple convenient locations? Check. Perfect for both a quick solo cup and group meet-ups, Broadcast Coffee checks all the boxes an independent coffee chain should. Broadcast CoffeeCentral District Location1918 E. Yesler WaySeattle, WA 98122Roosevelt Location6515 Roosevelt Way N.E.Seattle, WA 98115Jackson Street Location2515 S. Jackson StreetSeattle, WA 98144 8. Café Allegro Image courtesy of Café Allegro Tucked away inside an alley off University Way, Café Allegro is true hidden gem. Founded in 1975, the eclectic café is home to Seattle’s oldest espresso bar and some of the city’s best coffee. Café Allegro4214 University Way N.E.Seattle, WA 98105 9. Caffè Umbria Image courtesy of Caffè Umbria Caffè Umbria is a Seattle-based coffee roaster and café with true Italian roots. Founder Emanuele Bizzarri is a third generation coffee roaster; his grandfather owned a roastery in Perugia, Italy, in the 1940s. Today, Caffè Umbria marries modern training and old-school Italian traditions to make a truly excellent cup of coffee. Caffè UmbriaWestlake Location1201 Westlake Ave N.Seattle, WA 98109 Pioneer Square Location320 Occidental Ave. S.Seattle, WA 98104Ballard Location5407 Ballard Ave. N.W.Ballard, WA 98107 10. Lighthouse Roasters Image courtesy of Lighthouse Roasters As one of Seattle’s original roaster cafés, Lighthouse is something of an institution. Lighthouse-roasted beans can be found at cafés all around the city, in addition to the company’s Fremont location. Visit its shop to get its premium, small-batch blends directly from the source. Lighthouse Roasters400 N. 43rd St.Seattle, WA 98103 11. Preserve And Gather Image courtesy of Preserve and Gather There’s no Wi-Fi available at Preserve and Gather. Instead, the café offers a full espresso bar, a rotating menu of sweet and savory small bites, and a much-needed opportunity to slow down and enjoy the present. Preserve and Gather358 N.W. 85th St.Seattle, WA 98117 12. La Marzocco Cafe Image courtesy of La Marzocco Cafe La Marzocco is practically synonymous with espresso. The company has been a leader in espresso machine technology since 1927. The company’s Seattle Center-based café is a must for hardcore coffee lovers. It serves up top-tier specialty coffee alongside monthly installations and presentations about the history of coffee, home brewing, and upcoming innovations.La Marzocco CafeSeattle Center Campus472 First Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109 13. Seattle Coffee Works Alan Alabastro Split into an Express Bar and Slow Bar, Seattle Coffee Works is basically two coffee shops in one. If you just need a quick (but excellent!) espresso, head to the Express Bar. If you want a skilled barista to brew you something a little more special, head to the Slow Bar. Seattle Coffee Works107 Pike St.Seattle, WA 98101 14. Sound & Fog Image courtesy of Sound And Fog Sound & Fog is a relaxed, minimalist coffee bar that serves amazing coffee alongside an evening menu of beer and wine. The West Seattle shop aims to make high-quality coffee approachable and fun by offering beans from a variety of local roasters in an unpretentious atmosphere. Sound & Fog4735 40th Ave. S.W.Seattle, WA 98116 Individuals in Seattle have been turning the impossible into possible within their communities. Work toward your financial goals with the support of U.S. Bank. Take this survey. It’s almost like taking a quiz!