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Great Seattle Coffee Spots for Kids

Bringing your children along with you to enjoy great coffee doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact, it can be a fun adventure! Most cafes are really good about having items on their menu for children and some even have a dedicated area for kids to hang out. Some of coffee spots are also in the perfect location to enjoy the surroundings that are ideal for children. Below is an “evolving list” of a few coffee spots that I like, but you can help add to this list by taking the poll below or commenting!


A few Seattle coffeehouses that are “Child Friendly”:


Tougo Coffee

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Tougo Coffee – 1410 18th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Tougo always welcome young children and even has a little area for kids to hang out with their parents.



Ampersand Coffee – Alki Beach

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Ampersand Coffee – 2536 Alki Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116

Ampersand on Alki is always a fun place to bring kids. Right across from them you'll find Alki beach which is a great place for your child to run around. Ampersand is really a perfect place to grab some coffee and walk along the shore and skip rocks.


Cloud City Coffee

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Cloud City Coffee – 8801 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cloud Coffee is a great neighborhood coffee spot perfect for everyone – including children. They have a nice little section for children, complete with books!


Tully's Coffee – Alki Beach

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Tully’s Coffee – 2676 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

Tully’s Coffee provide a little children table with usually some available children’s items. With an easy-going staff to help you enjoy your time drinking coffee, this is another great spot to enjoy your coffee.


Vivace Espresso – South Lake Union

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Vivace Espresso (Near REI – South Lake Union) 227 Yale Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

David, the owner of Vivace Espresso understands that kids need space too. The last time I was at Vivace's South Lake Union location, they had a chalkboard easel and crayons for your child to enjoy. (Note the picture features their Capitol Hill location.)


Top Pot Coffee & Doughnuts – Alki Beach

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Top Pot Coffee & Doughnuts (Alki Beach) – 2758 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
Who doesn’t love doughnuts and the beach? They offer some really cool children’s books and a cozy place to snuggle by the fireplace to read to your child.


Fix Coffeehouse – Greenlake 

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Fix Coffeehouse 6900 East Green Lake Way N, Seattle, WA 98115

While the Fix in Greenlake is a great coffee shop for adults (especially during happy hour) it is also very family friendly. Grab your drinks and walk across to enjoy the Greenlake's play area.

Vovito Espresso Gelato Bar – Downtown

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Vovito Espresso Gelato Bar – 1100 4th Ave Seattle, WA

Who doesn’t love Gelato? If you’re downtown by Seattle’s main central library, you’ll find Vovito Espresso across the street. There you can enjoy a number of really tasty offerings. Did I mention Gelato?