Bremerton is a hive of activity with a beautiful and interesting stretch of harbourside. When taking a day out, either for work or leisure, be sure to spoil yourself with one of the fantastic local coffee shops Bremerton has to offer. As well as delicious coffees, many of them serve exceptional food to sate your appetite.
With such a choice, it can be hard to know which place to visit for your caffeine fix. Below, we give our rundown of the best coffee houses in Bremerton.
Bay Street Coffee Company
This drive-through espresso store has a real family atmosphere to it. The staff are superb, friendly, and always willing to help if you have a special request or order. While small, it has an excellent selection of coffee and superb service.
They use Martin Henry Coffee Roasters, with a decaf being Swiss water processed, so whatever you are looking for will be of exceptional quality. All produce is sourced as locally as possible.
Opened in 1996, many of the staff have been working at the house for years, and so are familiar faces in the area. The barista's total experience is over 60 years worth and includes founder Jim, with his brother and his wife.
Specialties range from seasonal drinks such as Egg Nog Latte to more specialist items like Mexi hot chocolate. Check out their online reviews to see the glowing reports about the quality and service provided.
The reviews and ratings for Anchor Coffee are exceptional, and it is a must in any Bremerton coffee house list. Not only do they serve coffee, but they have a delicious range of snacks and sandwiches that range from BBQ Pork sandwiches to sweet sticky waffles. However, they are most well known for their delicious Bhan Mi, Vietnamese sandwiches which you have to try.
The southeast Asian theme continues with its specialty Miss Saigon Iced Coffee. They also do an Iced Mai Thai, which is an iced tea infused with an energy drink for tea lovers.
The place itself has an extremely relaxed vibe. You will not get a coffee thrown out to you as quickly as possible, as a chain coffee house would. Instead, relax, sit back and slow down the day's pace with their inventive and delicious choice of beans and roasts.
Tudor Roses Meeting House
This coffee house oozes old-world charm and is a great place to just hang out and relax with friends. The building itself has a turret, making you feel like you are inside a fantasy realm. In addition, the sign outside makes it look like you are going for a drink in an old English inn.
Inside, the quaint British theme continues with chalkboards spelling out the days coffee, tea, and cake selection in scrawling font. Stop by for a traditional high tea, resplendent with Earl Grey, and a sandwich and cake selection. They even have a gift shop filled with their own produce, such as buttery toffee, house wine, and tea selections.
Specialties include the Chocolate Mint London Fog, Italian sodas, and syrups made on the premises. You can even hire the cafe out for events, such as business meetings and weddings.
The Coffee Oasis
The Coffee Oasis is not only a genuinely great house with excellent reviews, but it also benefits the local community by being a not for profit organization. Any profit made goes to local youth initiatives, giving homeless youth chances at education, housing, and employment. In addition, everything they serve is direct trade, organic, and fresh.
They have a range of coffees, all roasted just down the street. They have house-made chai and exceptional lattes. You can even buy a selection of delicious snacks and lunches, such as salads and sandwiches. Almond milk lattes, iced macadamia nut coconut cappuccino, and almond and blue Cheese salads are notable highlights.
Located on Naval Ave in downtown Bremerton, you can not afford to miss this place. Their website is extensive, telling you about all the initiatives their profit goes to fund when you get your caffeine from them. They have also instigated special measures to assist local youth during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fraiche Cup has some of the tastiest snacks of all the Bremerton coffee shops. Located at 105 Washington Avenue, it is right in the center of town, making it easy to pop by and grab a coffee as you take a walk along the oceanfront. In fact, it has been serving the harbourside since 1996 and is one of the most well-known stops in the area.
White chocolate white coffee and white chocolate mochas are a highlight. As well as a huge range of coffees and drinks, they also have a number of tasty snacks and lunches such as bagels, sandwiches, and their famous berry layer granola pastries.
State Gate Cafe
Located in front of the State Gate Shipyard on the harbourside, State Gate has a long history. It closed for a renovation then reopened in 2016. Since then, it has provided coffee, snacks, and delicious pastries to the local community.
They have a great range of coffee, from old favorites like americanos and mochas to white chocolate mocha and caramel macchiato. However, do not visit without trying their renowned selection of sandwiches.
The food is a real international selection, so expect to try something out of the ordinary. Often filled with shipyard workers, their specialist lamb gyros are renowned as a hearty lunchtime treat. California chicken sandwiches are also worth an honorable mention.
Try Them All For a Caffeine Fix
Alternatively, you could just sate your caffeine fix by trying them all. Spread it out over a few days or weeks, so you can sample some of the sights and sounds of Bremerton why you sip one of the best coffees around.
If you are also looking to unwind with a coffee and a vape, be sure to stop by Granite Vapor on your travels. Our friendly staff will be more than willing to advise you on the best vaping equipment, and where to relax in Bremerton and the surrounding areas.