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Top Choice Cafe in Queen Anne & Lake Union

El Diablo Coffee Co

Anyone for a café cubano? While the US trade embargo against Cuba prevents the sale of Cuban coffee beans, you can at least enjoy your coffee Cuban-style – ie strong, short, black and loaded with sugar – in this col…
Bar in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Mecca Café

A kind of sister-dive to the nearby Five Point Café, the Mecca was founded at the tail end of Prohibition (1930) and has been hailed at many points in its history as the best bar in Seattle. Half of the long, skinny…
Pub in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Brave Horse Tavern

With this place, posing as a kind of German beer hall meets Wild West saloon, Tom Douglas has made his (inevitable) lunge into the world of pubs. Brave Horse sports two dozen draft beers (local amber ales are well r…
Microbrewery in Queen Anne & Lake Union

McMenamins Queen Anne

The McMenamin brothers' microbrewing empire is a product of Portland, OR, but you can enjoy a comforting out-of-state taste of the brand's ever-successful blend of psychedelia meets art nouveau meets wood-paneled ge…
Microbrewery in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Holy Mountain Brewing Company

A newer brewery with barely two years under its belt, Holy Mountain has developed a serious cult following. Focused on ales aged in oak barrels and an ever-changing lineup of new taps, Holy Mountain offers beer love…
Cafe in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Caffe Ladro

With an Italian name that translates as 'coffee thief,' apparently because it set out to pinch business from Starbucks, Ladro has subsequently established its own small Seattle-only chain (15 branches and counting).…
Cafe in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Uptown Espresso Bar

Competing with Starbucks for generous opening hours, Uptown has been around since the early 1980s and is famous for the ‘velvet foam’ that embellishes its lattes. The original and best cafe – there are now eight loc…
Pub in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Hilltop Ale House

Hilltop is a comfy neighborhood hangout on Queen Anne Hill, sister to the 74th Street Ale House in Green Lake. It has a friendly vibe and a large selection of microbrews, served in proper 20oz pints, and the menu is…
Coffee in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Caffè Fiore

Queen Anne hosts an abundance of coffee shops and most of them are good, but Fiore, which is part of a small four-cafe Seattle chain, has the advantage of being near Kerry Park up on the hill and retains a cozy Quee…