Cafe Torino is a tiny cafe serves Italian espresso, has great WiFi, and is pretty quiet all day - with the exception of coffee machine noises. It’s the perfect place in South Lake Union to get some work done without the fear of running into someone you know.
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Portage Bay Cafe
When you have to please a big group for brunch, Portage Bay has your back. There are a few around town, but we like South Lake Union best.
Eggs And Plants
For a Middle Eastern diner experience in South Lake Union, head to Eggs and Plants - and make sure you order the fries.
Jack’s is an American spot in South Lake Union where you can have a reliable BBQ sandwich.
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Little Oddfellows is inside Elliot Bay Book Company in Cap Hill. There’s coffee for getting work done, beer for celebrating it, and some food.
Fishermen’s Green Market & Deli
Fishermen’s is a deli and market in Queen Anne on the Salmon Bay Marina.
Victrola Cafe & Roastery
Victrola Cafe & Roastery is one of the best coffee shops in Capitol Hill. Hop in for an iced vanilla latte and get some work done.
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Bakery Nouveau is an excellent Capitol Hill bakery we like most for the twice baked almond croissant and croque monsieur.
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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