In 1996, University of Washington Alumni Jeff Babcock created Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company. Nestled in the heart of Seattle’s Wallingford District, this vibrant café has become a hub of activity and community, open seven days a week. Thanks to the small-batch roasting of Zoka coffees, homemade baked goods and hand-sourced teas, it’s often hard to find a seat. Now with the third Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea House, Kirkland Zoka, customers have recently been given another chance to settle in with a Zoka cappuccino and scone.
The cornerstone concept of the Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company is a focus on our local community. Where other coffeehouses may hurry customers out the door, we at Zoka invite you to stay, and feel honored when you decide to settle in with us for a whole afternoon (that’s why we tempt you with free WiFi).
Where we regard our customers with warmth and respect, we consider our coworkers as close as family. Each Zoka staffer brings creativity, ideas and joy to the table, continuing what has become a grand tradition of diversity and originality at Zoka.
We treasure the bonds we share with customers and fellow baristas, and we hope you’ll join us in growing our family bigger still.