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Apr 13, 2009 10:57 AM

Self Directed Coffee Tour?

Hi, I'm looking at creating my own tour of Seattle's best cafes where I can pass an hour or two with a book and really great cup of coffee. Any thoughts about my list, or additions you would add? Any that are better to hang out in or are more friendly and happy to talk about their coffee? Any that do a french press?


Stumptown (cupping everyday at 3pm)
Caffe Vita
Victorola (cupping every Wednesday at 11am)

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      1. I'd also hit up Caffe Umbria.

        Caffe Umbria Retail
        320 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

        1. In my opinion, your list is perfect as-is.

          1. I think Victrola does french press and I second Cafe Umbria...go on a sunny day and sit outside with a Capuccino.

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            1. re: amyh18

              Stumptown has a great tour downstairs underneath their 12 ave shop right next to Cafe Press. Go get some lunch at Press and then head over to Stumptown for your coffee and a tour.