Literati Book Cafe

Literati Book Cafe is a gathering place on Capitol Hill for readers, writers and book lovers. We support book clubs, writing groups and authors.

Literati Book Cafe provides intimate spaces for your book club or writing group to gather while enjoying a delicious coffee beverage or tasty treat. We host author readings, book launch parties and open mic nights. Literati supports the Seattle lit scene. We specialize in promoting Northwest Authors and Northwest indie presses. Visit us for an eclectic array of literary and contemporary fiction and creative nonfiction.

[04/30/14]   We've added some outside tables so you can enjoy your latte and a good book al fresco on this balmy spring day.

[04/19/14]   Rainy Saturday got you down? Come in for a Peeps latte and a good book.

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[04/14/14]   The sun is shining! Literati will help you find the perfect book to read outside on this beautiful day.

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Literati Book Cafe is Seattle's newest independent bookseller. We specialize in books by Northwest authors and publishers.

Does your writing group meet in in a crowded coffee shop, a rowdy bar, or a too-quiet library? Tired of hosting your group in your home? Literati has semi-private rooms for groups of up to ten, where your group can critique and collaborate without distractions, and you can enjoy a great cup of coffee or a sweet treat while you create. We take reservations so you can be sure your spot will be available. Send us an email at to reserve.

Join Literati on Wednesday, May 7th at 7pm for a book launch party! Hilariously funny local author H.D. Thompson reads from his latest novel Three Sheets to the Sea. We'll have drink specials and there will be a book signing to follow. This promises to be an entertaining hump day event!




401 Broadway E
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 10pm
Tuesday 7am - 10pm
Wednesday 7am - 10pm
Thursday 7am - 10pm
Friday 7am - 10pm
Saturday 8am - 10pm
Sunday 8am - 6pm
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