Think ice cream sprinkled with 24K gold, tiramisu, luscious soft serves, hot chocolate, and parfaits, but ALL made of the sweetest green stuff, matcha. Now, if that sounds like something you need to get your hands on, wait until you've seen our list of some of the best matcha places in Seattle. We've got you, green-lovers. Let's go!
"Gold Shogun" Soft Serve @ Matcha Cafe Maiko
Address: 400 Pine St, Ste 324, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: It has an overwhelming number of choices. But at $9.50 a serving, you can get a soft-serve topped with REAL 23.75K gold leaves in fish taiyaki cones. Luxury living? We think so!
Matcha Cake Roll @ Nana's Green Tea
Address: 1007 Stewart St, Ste 103, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Whether you want to stop by for a simple, soft-serve date, or dig into a green cake roll, tiramisu, or a cream puff overflowing with antioxidant goodness, you've hit the sweetest spot.
Matcha Lattes @ Atulea
Address: 1715 12th Ave, Suite.100, Seattle, WA 98122
Why You Need To Go: Go for their latte with white chocolate mocha or one with pineapple and turmeric for less than $6 a pop, stay for their very Instagrammable ambiance.
Matcha Tiramisu @ Hiroki
Address: 2224 N 56th St, Seattle, WA 98103
Why You Need To Go: Their Japanese-European, handcrafted goodies are light and creamy (we're looking at the gateaux and cheesecakes), but it's their tiramisus that disappear the quickest.
Matcha Bingsoo @ Snowy Village
Address: 5264 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Why You Need To Go: They are known for their massive Korean shaved ice desserts called bingsoo. The green tea-infused one takes the cake, quite literally.
Matcha Oreo Donuts @ Dochi
Address: 600 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Why You Need To Go: Glazed with exotic flavors like matcha oreo, taro pebbles, and choco churro, you won't know how many of these interestingly shaped Japanese mochis you'll consume in one go!
Matcha Gelato @ Nutty Squirrel Gelato
Address: 7212 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Why You Need To Go: If you love all things green tea, this gelato flavored like it, is a must-try.
Matcha Muffin @ Fresh Flours
Address: 9410 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Why You Need To Go: Light, fluffy and baked with green goodness, these $3 muffins are everything you'll want to start your day with. While you're at it, get a macaron to match too. There can never be too 'matcha!'