Seattle Coffee Culture Tour

Bean there, done that? You haven’t tried coffee until you’ve tried it in Seattle. Join a local guide to explore the vibrant Capitol Hill neighbourhood, where counterculture and coffee culture go hand in hand. Pop into coffee shops to sample a range of different brews, from classic favourites to unique offerings, learning about production processes and local culture as you go. This walking tour through the coffee capital of the USA will leave you both caffeinated and educated.


  • Get your caffeine fix with three styles of coffee, from single-origin espressos to infused brews.

  • See behind the scenes of your cup of joe when you learn about the roasting and production process.

  • Explore the lively Capitol Hill neighbourhood and learn about its progressive history and longstanding counterculture.

  • Join a local guide and get some recommendations for the best bakeries, restaurants, and nightlife activities of Capitol Hill.

Local English-speaking guide
Three coffee (or tea) samples
Food and additional drink
Tips and gratuities for the guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English -speaking guide, three coffee (or tea) samples.
We can accommodate dietary restrictions (Gluten, nut, dairy).

What isn't included in the tour?

Additional food and drink, tips and gratuities for the guide.

Where do we meet?

Jimi Hendrix Statue, 1604 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

Where does the tour end?

A central location in Capitol Hill

What is the duration of the tour?

2 Hours

What is the group size of this tour?

The maximum number of people on this tour will be 12 passengers. The private tour is priced for a minimum group size of four travellers. A solo traveller may still book the private experience but will be charged the base rate for four travellers.

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +1 (206) 408-8141

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.


Welcome to the coffee capital of the USA! While Seattle is famous for being the birthplace of Starbucks, the city is absolutely brimming with world-class cafes and roasteries. The tour begins at the Jimi Hendrix statue, paying homage to the Seattle native and his significant musical contributions. Here you’ll meet your local guide who will show you around Seattle’s vibrant and busy Capitol Hill neighbourhood. Along the way, we’ll pop into local cafes and coffee shops to sample different brews. Here we’ll learn about the history of our favourite caffeinated beverages as well as more unique and special offerings. We’ll also learn about coffee production and roasting techniques. You may get to try anything from infused coffee to a decadent espresso invented in Seattle. Coffee standards are high in Seattle, so you can expect to visit a range of locally owned spots that take pride in what they do, with beans hand selected from some of the best roasters in the country. While you’re getting caffeinated and educated on everything from single origin to sustainable brews, you’ll also learn about Capitol Hill, one of the city’s coolest neighbourhoods. The area has historically been, and still is, closely associated with counterculture, and is known for its diverse, conscious and LGBTIQ+ communities. Pass by iconic music venues associated with Seattle’s world-famous grunge scene, as well as more modern venues for electronic music. As we explore, your guide will point out plenty of places where you can listen to live music or grab food, cocktails, or even more coffee after your tour.

We reserve the right to change both the route and places visited within the tour.
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