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El Diablo

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1811 Queen Anne Ave N Ste 101, Seattle, WA 98109-2850
+1 206-285-0693
05:30 - 20:00
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Sun 06:30 - 19:00
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Sat 06:30 - 20:00
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Omaha, NE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

On our trip to Seattle, my husband and I tried as many coffee shops as we could. We hit El Diablo on a Monday night. The staff was really friendly and patient with us as we decided what to order. The ambiance was pretty cool too, although we would have enjoyed a few couches or comfy chairs to read in.... More 

Thank ShelbyB15
Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

El Diablo is one of my favorite stops on Queen Anne for a relaxing Cuban-style espresso and pastry. The service is good. Usually three is parking nearby and a comfortable place to sit, converse, read or check your electronic device.

Thank Bill V
Norwich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Service practical non existent , couldn't be bother when asked where the coffee was the female barista just pointed and said "over there look!! "Was on her mobile phone ;Asked for hot chocolate for a child was issued with a cinnamon tasting drink Will never return tables outside full of used cups etc

Thank R0sie2005
Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

There are a lot of coffee shops in Seattle, and even a lot of great ones. Heck, tomorrow I might tell you I have three favorites, or ten. But for years now, El Diablo has been at the top of my list. It is, for today at least, my favorite. I've been coming to Diablo to hang, to work, and... More 

Thank Jeffosborn
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

While in Seattle for a wedding, one of my grandsons suggested that he show me, his brother, and the "other" grandfather a place where he used to hang out when he was a student at Seattle Pacific University. The location is in the Queen Anne section of Seattle, and I can say that we all enjoyed our good coffees. They... More 

Thank dysg
Tucson, Arizona
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1,708 reviews
637 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I love the strong Cuban coffee here. It is about the only place in Seattle, where I can get the strength that I prefer. And the brew brings back pleasant memories of sipping coffee in Cuba 10 years ago. Employees are always friendly and efficient, and the shop offers a variety of seating situations. There is the colorful main room,... More 

Thank Rumples
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125 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

All great things to say about this place. The coffee is stellar, the atmosphere charming, the prices fair. While I just drank a regular coffee, it was one of the best cups of coffee I had while visiting Seattle. Excellent outdoor seating, and a charming bookstore right next door for a perfect rainy Seattle spring day.

Thank Colarestaurantfan
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Great coffee in a fantastic location! Get a cup and walk around the area for some great stores! Great Service!

Thank DonHalazon
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244 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

This funky little place is just right for a quiet conversation, finishing the crossword puzzle, snacking on great treats, and watching the passers pass by.

Thank Vao_Fefe
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Been here several times for lunch and cup of coffee. The turkey sandwich is very good. Good turkey. Just a good clean sandwich. We also like it because we can sit outside with the dog, and people watch. It is Upper Queen Anne

Thank Nesky45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 Queen Anne Ave N Ste 101, Seattle, WA 98109-2850
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-285-0693

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?