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Stumptown

1115 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
| +1 855-711-3385
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Read and Sip at Stumptown Seattle Washington United States
Read and Sip at Stumptown Seattle Washington United States
Read and Sip at Stumptown Seattle Washington United States
Read and Sip at Stumptown Seattle Washington United States

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Sat, Sun 7am - 7pm
Mon - Fri 6am - 7pm

Read and Sip at Stumptown

Want proof of Stumptown’s bean-geekiness? Founder Duane Sorenson—who earned his roasting chops at Seattle’s Lighthouse Coffee—opened the Seattle branch(es) of Stumptown because he refused to ship beans farther than 45 minutes from the Portland-based roastery. Finicky? Yes. But what a treat for Seattleites, especially those who live within walking distance of this pinnacle of northwest coffee cool.

With straight-backed benches and tiny tables, the 12th Ave café is geared more toward the read-and-sippers than to the study crowd. Which means that there’s somehow always a spot to sit, even on busy weekends when Capitol Hill locals lounge with pour-overs and the New York Times. Want to tease out the nuances between the Guatemalan Finca El Injerto and the Ethiopian Durmonia? Stumptown does a cupping every day at 3 p.m. Clear the palate with one of the impeccable pastries.

Try it there: Cold-brew coffee on tap and, if they have it, the matcha green tea pound cake from Fresh Flours.
Bring it home: Cold-brew coffee in a bottle