some nice words written about us

"2017 Sprudgie Awards - WINNER for BEST NEW CAFE" 

One of the most prestigious awards available in the coffee industry. Truly an incredible honor to hold this title. We were selected from 6 cafes nominated throughout the world, from Dublin to Seoul. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us!


"Narrative Coffee, a Story from Everett, Washington." 
28th of August, 2016

"The city 30 miles north of Seattle welcomed a new option of the high-end-cart variety when Narrative Coffee Co., the project from veteran barista competitor Maxwell Mooney, opened on July 4 in the heart of the city’s small downtown core."

"Everett Rising: First Look Inside Narrative Coffee’s New Brick And Mortar"
10th of June, 2017

"This cafe is for them—this city has an incredible music scene, an art gallery scene, and I want to serve those folks, to be an incubator for them, and in a small way help the community here in Everett grow and develop."


Everett Herald

"New Coffee Shop In Downtown Everett is Getting Rave Reviews."
5th of July, 2017

"Narrative Coffee is the brainchild of Everett’s Maxwell Mooney. A nationally ranked barista, Mooney has created a coffee mecca in downtown Everett that is drawing rave reviews"

"Narrative Coffee Brings San Francisco Cafe Feel to Everett"
7th of September, 2017

"[Narrative Coffee is...] very Everett — kinda spare but welcoming, directed at what’s important and community oriented.

The word is out. Narrative opened earlier this summer, and yet new customers become regulars each day."

“Emerging Leaders of Snohomish County: He embraced Snohomish County, and hopes you will too.”
4th of April, 2019

Said Mooney, “It’s been a really cool experience to be in the same room with like-minded people who believe in Everett and want to see it grow.”


Live In Everett

"Narrative Coffee Writes a New Chapter In Everett.
2nd of November, 2016

"Narrative’s reputation is built on a dedication to high-quality products: from a direct relationship with a local dairy farm, to customers’ choices in gourmet chocolates.

'Quality implicitly promotes sustainability, not just for the company but also for the grower,' Max told me. 'A delicious cup of coffee speaks for itself.'


Evvy Award - Everett's Best Coffee Shop
2nd of December, 2016

"This is crazy. Narrative won best coffee shop without being open during the contest! We guess owner Maxwell Mooney really won peoples' hearts while running his pop-up cart over the summer. We get it. Great coffee, unique drinks, great service. Narrative is an experience."

Evvy Award - Everett's Friendliest Staff
4th of September, 2017

"Every time my husband and I go into the shop, we feel such warmth and love from every single employee. Whether it's bonding over jazz music or meeting each other for the first time, the Narrative staff never shy away from making you feel at home"


king 5

Everett’s Trendy Coffee Shop Serves Up Love (And Coffee) - VIDEO
13th of February, 2019

“And coffee is just the start. Their biscuits are made in-house from scratch. Enjoy one by itself or as part of the "Count of Monte Bisco" with ham, gruyere, cranberry compote, and maple syrup.”


daily Coffee news

Narrative Coffee Spreads the Specialty Story in Everett, Washington
7th of August, 2017

"At any given time, the shop features one local or semi-local roaster, one from the wider Pacific Northwest region, and one from elsewhere in the nation or from abroad. In keeping with his love of competition, Mooney and his staff select each coffee through a consumer-oriented cupping and scoring system based on a proprietary cupping form of their own design."


Seattle Refined

7 of the Best Places in Everett You’ve Never Heard Of

“The espresso there is remarkably different from your local barista stand or dare we say the mermaid-logo coffee company in town?”


The Coffee Compass

"Narrative Coffee Pops Up in Everett, Washington."
17th of July, 2016


The Venue Report - 2018’s Hottest New Cafe Openings Across The Globe

Seattle North Country - Experience The Best New Cafe in The World, It’s Not Where You Think.

“If you go to Narrative Coffee you won’t be served. You’ll be hosted. Many coffee shops aim to be the “neighborhood hangout,” but Narrative is a place where people from the region flock. Seattle coffee aficionados hip to Panamanian Geisha beans rub shoulders with locals just looking for a juicy cup of pourover coffee in this airy, beautiful space.

The Stranger - Things To Do North Of Seattle

Seattle Music Insider - Late Nights at Narrative Coffee

Late Nights morphed Narrative Coffee into a venue which would make Jazz Alley jealous.

Taste Of Home - Best Coffee in Each State (WASHINGTON)



I Brew My Own Coffee Podcast

"Pop Up Coffee with Maxwell Mooney"


Live in Everett Podcast

"Hot Shots and Cool Vibes"