If your idea of drinking a cup of energy means liquified kale instead of caffeine, you’ll want to visit Joe & The Juice. You can get both coffee and smoothies here, and it’s located at the bottom of a giant office building, so if you work upstairs and just need a break, it’s a great place to go if you can’t stray far from your desk.
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Lunchbox Laboratory is an American restaurant in South Lake Union that specializes in burgers and milkshakes.
Serious Pie & Biscuit
Serious Pie & Biscuit in South Lake Union is the upscale pizza spot you know and love, but with insanely good biscuit sandwiches served until 3.
Bar Harbor is a New England-inspired restaurant in South Lake Union that serves seafood rolls and chowder.
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Fresh Flours Bakery & Cafe
Fresh Flours is a bakery and cafe on Beacon Hill that serves espresso and delicious pastries.
Morsel is an all-day cafe in the University District that serves excellent biscuit creations.
The Dane is an all day cafe in Ballard with espresso, beer, and snacks like Scandinavian sandwiches and charcuterie.
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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.
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