Craft Coffee in the Heart of Bellevue
As we jump into the new year, why not refresh how you jump into the morning… Downtown Bellevue is home to some of the region’s best cafes, serving up craft coffee, exquisite teas and delectable small bites. So check out the list and scope out one (or all) – you’re bound to find a new morning pick-me-up.
Third Culture Coffee
Nestled in a modern-yet-worldly space right across from Bellevue Downtown Park, Third Culture Coffee serves up a dynamic menu of globally-sourced coffees, tea and food. The menu is creative, with everything from classic coffee drinks to refreshing herbal concoctions. But it’s not just a morning stop; Third Culture also offers wine and beer, with a weekday happy hour starting at 5:00pm!
Café Ladro Bellevue
Café Ladro is the perfect spot to grab craft coffee on the go. Located in the heart of Downtown’s central business district, this café has a top-notch team of baristas serving the workforce. Drinks are awesome and done on the quick. If you’re not in a rush, even better – sit back and relax in their inviting space.
If you’re after a space that’s oh-so-hip, you can’t go wrong with Anchorhead. A sleek interior surrounds a minimalist barista bar, providing a distinctly-urban coffee experience. It’s adjacent to the Downtown Transit Center and close to City Hall, so grab your joe before bussing home or meeting with the mayor.
One of the newest additions to Bellevue’s coffee scene, Honor Coffee’s trendy shop in the Alley 111 building looks as good as the coffee tastes. Known for their signature roast, Crown No. 1, they’ve built a loyal following of customers from around town who rave about the delicious brews and inviting space.
Coffee with a cause is the name of the game at Bellden Café. By partnering with different charities and organizations throughout the area, every coffee purchased at Bellden gives back. Their menu includes craft espresso, teas and a delicious selection of small plates – so chances are, you’ll be giving back a lot!
Tucked away on 108th, Café Cesura serves up coffee and tea in a cozy, art-filled cafe sure to fulfill your quintessential PNW coffee cravings. The espresso is worth the trip alone, but don’t miss the chance to observe rotating displays from local artists or shack up with your laptop to get a head start on the day.
Whatever you drink and whatever vibe you seek, Downtown Bellevue’s wide selection of cafes provide ample opportunities to grab a great drink before work or hunker down in a comfortable environment. So go forth and use this list to plan your next coffee outing - enjoy!