Lake Chad Cafe

An ideal place to get work done around Coffee, Wine, Beer, Spirits and African-Cajun Food.

Lake Chad Caféé is a family owned business that believes in Organic as a way of life. We are dedicated to bringing the best organic baked goods and savory items to the Central Area. All of our products contain only the highest quality certified organic ingredients that meet or exceed the National Organic Program regulations set forth by the USDA. We strive to use fair trade and locally produced goods whenever possible.
It is also a place for discussion where a Community members get together to discuss neighborhood challenges and opportunities around local coffee, beer, wine and foods. These smaller discussions are focused around one topic or question with which a community is currently engaged. The whole process is carefully designed to be welcoming and comfortable for participants from all segments of the population. In addition, designers also deliberately plan the questions and process to encourage meaningful dialogue leading to productive learning and insight.
Our coffee comes from Woman-owned Small Business. All of our Po-Boy sandwiches and salads are made from scratch. Our bakery offerings are quite extraordinary. We also offer a wide variety of local wines and beers.
The environment of our café is relaxed and comfortable. We invite you to come in and stay for a bit. Have a cup of coffee, a little homemade Ginger juice, our sweet Love Potion and take a respite from the daily grind. We also provide free Wi-Fi for those who need to stay connected to their outside world.

Lake Chad Cafe-Bar

Our Bar fuses a warm and friendly atmosphere with an array of drinks and bar food.
It operates as a cafe bar during the day and a cocktail bar by night and the full bar menu is served between the hours of 12:30pm-12mid-night. There is a wide range of drought lager, over 20 varieties of cocktails, a fantastic range of wines and champagnes as well as specialty Chadian Home made Beer. With imposing wall art and contemporary seating, the bar is a great place to socialize with friends or simply relax with Chilled Beer

The restaurant boasts an extensive menu with a good mix of dishes.
We take great pride in buying fresh local produce and always use the highest quality ingredients to make our dishes.
The restaurant, open Wednesday – Saturday from 6pm, also boasts an extensive wine list and a wide selection of other hot and cold beverages.
Check out the website for a range of special offers.

[01/18/17]   Jim O'Halloran Trio will be at Lake Chad Cafe Friday from 7-10 pm. Stop by to enjoy the flutist of exceptional calibre Jim O'Halloran accompanied by Evan Flory-Barnes on bass and D'Vonne Lewis tickling the Drum like back in Africa.

Lake Chad Cafe

Big TVs and Cable are back to Lake Chad. Watch your games when drinking beers during the game time at $3 and wine at $4.

Lake Chad Cafe

Big TVs and Cable are back to Lake Chad. Watch your games when drinking beers during the game time at $3 and wine at $4.

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[01/11/17]   Big TVs and Cable are back to Lake Chad. Watch your games when drinking beers during the game time at $3 and wine at $4.


General Manager

Brigitte Kidana- Manager

Culinary Team

Brigitte K- Chef
Felix - Assistant
Joseph- Chef




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1712 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 12am
Tuesday 10am - 12am
Wednesday 11am - 12am
Thursday 10am - 12am
Friday 11am - 12am
Saturday 10am - 12am
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