Sometimes you just want to sit at a bar to do some work, but you don’t want it to involve cocktails or a bottle of wine, because that’s when your emails get really passive aggressive and/or question marks get typed out in multiples of six. Luckily, Elm Coffee has a nice big marble bar where you can drink a latte.

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Seattle’s Best Coffee Shops For Doing Work

Our favorite coffee spots in Seattle for sitting down and getting some work done.

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Capitol Coffee Works

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Espresso Vivace

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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General Porpoise Coffee & Doughnuts

General Porpoise is a very cute coffee shop in Capitol Hill with some very good homemade donut holes.

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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.