coffee and brunches in seattle.
we spent one and a half days in seattle on our way to iceland, arriving early one morning and leaving late the next afternoon. that means two chances for coffee and brunch (only our favorite weekend activity)! day one was more about seeing seattle, so we picked places closer to touristy spots we wanted to checkout (pike place! the space needle!); day two was about relaxing and killing time before our flight and those felt more embedded in their respective neighborhoods. either way, we loved all of it. seattle, you're pretty slick.
STORYVILLE COFFEE, PIKE PLACE
our first stop after walking through a relatively quiet pike place market (it was a rainy easter sunday after all), was storyville coffee across the street. we needed some coffee to warm and wake us up! and a waffle just for the hell of it.
94 Pike Street #34, Seattle, WA 98101
TAYLOR SHELLFISH OYSTER BAR, QUEEN ANNE
can't go to the pacific northwest and not eat some pacific northwest seafood! especially with the unavailability of dungeness crab further south, this was my first dungeness of the season! oysters and geoduck clams as well - everything at taylor shellfish oyster bar was hyper fresh and SO. GOOD. i was particularly excited because they had virginica oysters from totten inlet, which are pretty much one of my favorite oysters ever that i only see once in a blue moon.
124 Republican Street, Seattle, WA 98109
ELM COFFEE ROASTERS
a quick stop by elm coffee roasters before walking through the downtown area and checking out the seattle public library. the cappuccino was lovely, and the cafe and open roasting space was bright and no-frills.
240 2nd Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
THE WANDERING GOOSE
our last meal in seattle consisted of a little southern goodness at the wandering goose. their biscuits sandwiches are super flavor and filly. the space is tight, so prepare to cozy up to your neighbors and squeeze past the line to get to the bathrooms.
403 15th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112