Who Has the Best Coffee in Federal Way?

Getting a Great Cup of Coffee in Federal Way

Sitting in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Federal Way Automotive & Radiator rests in close proximity to two of the biggest coffee-drinking cities in the United States – Seattle and Portland. As a local auto repair shop, we have a unique perspective that lets us see our city’s closeness to coffee meccas hasn’t stopped us from picking up a vibrant coffee culture of our own.

Here are some of the best places to get your coffee in Federal Way.


Poverty-Bay Coffee Company

Despite its name, Poverty-Bay Coffee Company is a lot more than “just” a coffee company. Because beyond specializing in coffee sales with a sustainable and ethical focus, the company also run the Federal Way favorite, Poverty Bay Cafe. The cafe serves everything from breakfast, hot and cold deli sandwiches, every kind of burger imaginable and of course – coffee. One look at their menu makes it obvious why they are one of the best spots in the city.

Asensio Coffee

For people seeking a high-end cup of handcrafted coffee, Asensio Coffee offers top-shelf brews and the full range of espresso drinks to suit any taste. Asensio offers a wide-ranging menu, from your standard coffee to spicy chais, and blended coffee drinks.

Gravity Coffee Co.

Another coffee place specializing in a whole lot more than just coffee drinks, Gravity Coffee Co. brings customers hand-crafted coffee from two locations in Federal Way and numerous others in the vicinity. For those on the run, some Gravity Coffee Co. locations have convenient drive-throughs to grab coffee without leaving the comfort of your car.

Honor Coffee

Honor Coffee has four locations in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area and produces the same warm ambiance for each one of them. Unlike some of the others on this list, Honor Coffee puts its main focus onto just coffee and in doing so, consistently produces one of the absolute best cups in Federal Way. These guys take coffee culture seriously and it shows in everything from the interior design, to the mugs and most importantly – in the coffee.

B&R Espresso Bar

If you’re looking for a quirky, low-frills coffee shop with stellar coffee, great service and a down-to-earth cafe experience, B & R Espresso Bar might be the place to go. Partnering with local small-batch roaster Caffee Appossianto, the two companies work together to produce and serve approachable, gourmet coffee to residents of Federal Way.


Federal Way’s Got You Caffeinated

For those who might be looking for a one-of-a-kind caffeination experience, B&R also hosts the “Perk Up and Paint” painting classes that are held periodically and open to anyone. Great for a memorable birthday party or a fun night out, these painting classes allow everybody to create their own paintings under instructor guidance, all while enjoying coffee and snacks along the way. Anf for those 21 years and older, beer and wine may also be available.


Coffee is an important part of the day for many Americans. For a lot of us, it’s among the top reasons why we get out of bed in the morning and one of the first things we’ll do each day. So whether you’re just passing through, or you’re looking for your new favorite coffee spot, Federal Way has got your coffee future covered. And if you’re wondering where to eat while you’re here, take a look at our guides to the best mexican food in the city.