We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Useless Bay Coffee Company

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
121 2nd St, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-9850
+1 360-221-4515
07:30 - 16:30
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 07:30 - 16:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 224: English reviews
Level Contributor
57 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped over at Langley, to visit the fire house & other places, but had reached too early in the morning. No other places were open yet, so made a stop at useless bay coffee shop. And are so glad we did. Coffee here was among the best we ever had. Staff is awesomely friendly and the place very casual... More 

Thank Murali_mk
Laconner wa
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stop what you're doing and check this place out. So much more than coffee. Outstanding breakfasts, and killer burgers, sandwiches, tacos and salads for lunch. Could be the best pulled pork sandwich I've ever had, a house specialty. Great food, funky atmosphere, well worth it.

Thank Onamacman
Bellevue, Washington
Level Contributor
67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent Chai lattes, a little light on the Chai. Mocha was good, could be a bit hotter. Nice atmosphere. Price is rational, good jazz. Good stop!

Thank Pete B
Plainview, New York
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I always have to come here when visiting Washington... the absolute best coffee. Homemade food.... great atmosphere. If you are nearby it is a must go!

Thank Stacy S
Freeland, Washington
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

A nice local hangout with indoor and outdoor seating. The coffee drinks are excellent and locally roasted. For breakfast, I like the huevos rancheros and they make a superb Baja style shrimp taco for lunch. Sandwiches and pastries are top notch

Thank Lepilemur
Auburn, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This had a yummy breakfast & a perfect "pumpkin pie" latte that I had both days I was there--indulge yourself here!

Thank barbobrown
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Cute decor but coffee was too strong. The breakfast was very much like cafeteria food at twice the price. Very bland and tasteless. We were not greeted when we arrived and being from out of town we had to figure out the seating and ordering process ourselves. Would not go back.

Thank Jembancroft
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Be prepared for a throw-back experience to the 70's (in my case) where you could walk into a rustic cafe in Sun Valley and see friends and smell the bacon and they would call out your name or bring your order to your table when they saw you sit down. A must-visit place when you're in Langley. LOVE the "side... More 

1 Thank colleenaylward
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
619 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a super cute building with a great patio that serves really good coffee! Whether just stopping for a caffeine boost or some sweets or breakfast, this is a place worth venturing to downtown Langley. Parking is easy so walk the town as you enjoy a cup or sit on the patio and watch everyone stream in and out.... More 

Eastsound, Washington
Level Contributor
84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is where the locals congregate, and it's great. Yummy, reasonable, efficient, quirky, great location.

Thank Gwen B

Travellers who viewed Useless Bay Coffee Company also viewed

Langley, Whidbey Island
Langley, Whidbey Island
Langley, Whidbey Island
Langley, Whidbey Island
Langley, Whidbey Island

Been to Useless Bay Coffee Company? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 2nd St, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-9850
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Langley
  • Phone Number: +1 360-221-4515

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Useless Bay Coffee Company and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Useless Bay Coffee Company staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?