It’s no secret that Washingtonians love their coffee. From big chain stores, to the individually-owned drive-through coffee stands on every corner, it’s not hard to find coffee when you are craving a pick-me-up. If you’re not sure where to go, or want to try somewhere new, check out these local coffee shops in Vancouver, Washington.
The Great North Coffee Shop
602 N Devine Road, Vancouver
The Great North Coffee Shop specializes in local brews, both coffee and tea. They serve Coava Coffee Roasters coffee and tea from The Jasmine Pearl Tea Company. You can get all your favorites here, from lattes and macchiatos to chais and steamers. They have some unique items too, like cortado – espresso with a small amount of milk – and horchata cold brew. Even their pastries are from other small Pacific Northwest companies, Dos Hermanos and Petunia’s, which specializes in gluten free and vegan treats. If you haven’t had something from Petunia’s, don’t make the drive to Portland, just come here. You won’t be disappointed! For more information, including online ordering, visit The Great North Coffee Shop website.
Compass Coffee Roasting
817 Washington Street, Vancouver
8013 St. Johns Road Suite P, Vancouver
Compass Coffee Roasting has their own roastery at the St. Johns Road location, so you can be sure their coffee is fresh! Not only they, but they only use beans sourced from the top .1% of the coffee market. So if you consider yourself a coffee aficionado, try this place. They roast small batches to control quality and freshness. And to pair with your perfect cup, they have fresh baked goods delivered each morning and syrups made in house, even the chocolate sauce. Dine inside or out at this coffee shop. For more information, visit the Compass Coffee Roasting website.
104 Grand Boulevard Suite 100, Vancouver
This woman-owned coffee shop in Vancouver prides itself it not using any artificial ingredients in anything in the shop. Almost all of the syrups and sauces are made in house at Thatcher’s Coffee. Thatcher’s Coffee uses local roasters for their brews, including Roseline, Heart and Olympia Coffee. They also have guest roasters that they highlight for a limited time. This is a great place if you want to try different coffee from different roasters at one stop. Thatcher’s Coffee also has a selection of loose-leaf teas. They make a variety of pastries in house, some of which are gluten free. They have both inside and outside seating. For more information, including online ordering, visit the Thatcher’s Coffee website.
Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar
205 E 39th Street, Vancouver
If you are looking for something different, check out Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar. Yup. Get your gourmet coffee and wine at the same place! They also offer light meals including pizza, paninis and breakfast quiches. and live music that creates perfect ambiance for date night. With a large banquet area outside, you can even hold celebrations with up to 75 guests at Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar in Vancouver. Latte Da Coffee serves all your favorite coffee drinks, from mochas to lattes. Be sure to try their homemade whipped cream! When it comes to alcoholic beverages, you’ll find local wines and beers here, as well as international varieties. For more information, visit the Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar.
2707 NE 114th Avenue, Vancouver
Ever wanted to try some Slavic dishes? Why not pair one with Stumptown beans at Hosta Coffee in Vancouver? They offer a variety of dishes that pair amazing with coffee including ragalike, crepes and sandwiches. Get your coffee and explore the European market next door. For more information, visit the Hosta Coffee Facebook page.
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters
703 Grand Boulevard, Vancouver
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters in Vancouver roasts their own beans, but that’s not what makes them truly special. They work with Washington School for the Deaf and the Washington School for the Blind, teaching the students the coffee trade, including how to roast the beans and pull the espresso shots. Their workers know American Sign Language. Stop by and try a cup, they have some unique offerings, like their honey lavender latte. For more information, including online ordering, visit the Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters website.