Five Of The Best Coffee Shops In Olympia WA

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As the capital city of Washington, Olympia is one of the most popular cities in the Pacific Northwest. Not far from the birthplace of Starbucks, coffee is also a very big part of the culture in Olympia. After all, it’s hard not to want to drink coffee all the time when you live in a place that is known for being cold and rainy. With that said; however, you can imagine that the coffee competition can be pretty intense. With so many different shops all throughout the city, Olympia residents are definitely not running low on options. However, if you’re not from the city, you’ll probably find the number of choices to be more than a little overwhelming. If you’re tired of looking for a great place to grab a warm (or iced) cup of coffee in Olympia, look no further. Here are five of the best coffee shops in Olympia WA.

Dutch Bros

Dutch Brothers Coffee Olympia WA

If you’re looking for a place with quick service and good coffee, Dutch Bros is the perfect place to stop on your way to work. Dutch Bros prides itself on handcrafting its coffee, and each cup is mad and served with extremely high standards. Locally owned and operated, this location is fully dedicated to the community and according to the company website, “Dutch Bros. Coffee is the country’s largest privately held, drive-thru coffee company.”

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Company

Olympia Coffee Roasting Company

With several locations throughout the city, Olympia Coffee Roasting Company is a local favorite. This company prides itself on slow roasting all of its coffee by hand, and aims to only serve the best of the best. As if their commitment to quality wasn’t enough, Olympia Coffee Roasting Company also makes sure that all if their baristas receive the best training. According to the website, “The skill and passion they bring to their [baristas] craft, raising it to the level of an art: that’s part of it. Our intensive barista training program helped for sure. Ultimately, it’s a love of coffee we share here, informing every step in the process.”

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Burial Grounds

Burial Grounds Coffee Olympia

Okay, so you’re probably thinking that a place called burial grounds is the type of spot you’d want to avoid at all costs. After all, a burial ground usually isn’t anywhere you want to be. However, this creepy little coffee shop has a whole lot of character and a menu that speaks for itself. With several caffeinated beverage options as well as food and free wi-fi, Burial Grounds can be a pretty cool place to hang out. However, if you’re not into skulls and science fiction, then this may not be the best spot for you.

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Phoebe’s Pastry Cafe

Phoebe's Pastry Cafe

If you’re looking for a nice treat to enjoy with your coffee, then Phoebe’s has them all. This little restaurant/coffee has how an extensive menu that includes all sorts of dessert items. The owners of this lovely little shop have also worked hard to build a beautiful interior that consists of furniture and other items that they’ve collected over the years. Several Olympia residents have given Phoebe’s very positive ratings and have also said that the desserts are a must.

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Cutters Pointe Coffee

Cutters Pointe Olympia WA

If you’re going to do coffee in Olympia WA, you better do it right – and this is something that Cutters Pointe  really understands. From start to finish, Cutters Pointe makes sure that its customers are well taken care of, and many find themselves returning time and time again. The company’s mission is to “make a positive difference in the lives of our guests. From staff, to service, to product, we aim for the highest standards. Integrity, honesty, and the grace of God are the backbones upon which Cutters Point operates in all areas of business.”

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.