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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Washington, Winter 2017–2018

December 15, 2017


Winter 2017

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every quarter. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Washington. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer feedback metrics* and reviews of each location’s quality, service, and atmosphere. Check out the Leafly List FAQ for more information on how dispensaries are ranked.

The Leafly List is based on 100% objective customer feedback and data collected by Leafly. Businesses CANNOT pay for a spot on the list.

1. Pot Stop

Seattle, WA

Pot Stop Marijuana Dispensary Seattle Washington Leafly List

(Courtesy of Pot Stop)

Pot Stop, centrally located in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, makes a point of catering directly to individual requests. Whether visitors are after medicinal potency, splurge-worthy top shelf flower, or the best available no-frills deals, warm, welcoming budtenders behind the counter will happily guide any customer in the right direction.

Index: 93.0

What to Buy: Hybrid Jet Fuel Flower from Seattle’s Private Reserve

Also Featured In: Washington Retail Cannabis Shops with Medical Marijuana Endorsements

What People Are Saying:

“Best shop in Seattle. Even though their products are great, I go back time and time again because of the people who work there. Always friendly and helpful no matter who it is. The service keeps me coming back.” —paddymurph

2. Green Lady Marijuana – East Olympia

Olympia, WA

(Courtesy of Green Lady)

Open seven days a week, Green Lady’s abundant selection of cannabis products, low prices, and top-notch customer have earned them a spot on this season’s Leafly list. Twice-daily happy hours, a points-based rewards program, military and senior discounts, as well as a generous check-in rewards system are just a few of the ways this East Olympia dispensary keeps prices nice and low for all of their patients and customers.

Index: 90.52

What to Buy: Blue Raspberry Critical Mass Cartridge from Optimum Extracts

What People Are Saying:

“Donnie, Thavaro, and Tara are the best Budtenders on the Eastside of Olympia. Green lady Eastside is one of the only places I stop by on my way heading back from Seattle. Donnie you are truly amazing I enjoy your energy and how you always greet me with such Love. Green Lady your the best store for me and anyone looking for top quality BUD.” —Lovebug206

3. Spokane Green Leaf

9107 N. Country Homes Blvd. Unit #13 Spokane, WA

(Courtesy of Spokane Green Leaf)

Along with a friendly staff and a wide selection of cannabis products, Spokane’s first pot shop caters to customers with excellent deals and friendly smiles. Stop in to the ‘original’ Green Leaf cannabis store—you won’t leave disappointed.

Index: 88.4

What to Buy: CBD Ginger Mints from Mr. Moxey’s Mints

Also Featured In: Washington Retail Cannabis Shops with Medical Marijuana Endorsements

What People Are Saying:

“This is the only place I have gone to since I moved here in March! They haven’t disappointed me yet! It’s not even near my house. I live by North town. I love hearing about the sales and discounts by text. This is a great dispensary!” —stonedcoug007

4. Discovery Bay Cannabis – Port Townsend 

Port Townsend, WA

(Courtesy of Discovery Bay Cannabis)

Any dispensary that’s located in an old, repurposed train is awesome by default, but Discovery Bay goes above and beyond. The staff at this unique Port Townsend destination are most concerned with matching people with the strains and products that will work best for them, and visitors appreciate the friendly vibe and wide selection.

Index: 87.56

Also Featured In: The 9 Most Unique Cannabis Dispensaries

What People Are Saying:

“Fantastic! Coolest store ever! Great view of the canal and w/a walking and biking (paved) path behind the train , it’s an great place to just get out of your head for a lil while! The staff there are amazing and really listen to what your looking for, and then give you options based on that. A lot of places don’t do that – they push whatever they want at you, leaving you dissatisfied. I’d like to give a shout-out to Ashlyn ! She’s super awesome and introduced me to “Velvet swing”. Go in and ask about it!!!” —Domino1369

5. Euphorium in Covington

Covington, WA

Euphorium Covington Washington Marijuana Dispensary — Leafly List Spring 2017

(Courtesy of Euphorium Covington)

Euphorium in Covington offers a wide selection of premium products that will keep you coming back for more. Their knowledgeable staff is always ready to answer any questions with quick and friendly service. Whether you’re an avid consumer or completely new to cannabis, this shop has you covered.

Index: 87.52

What People Are Saying:

“The folks at Euphorium are always super helpful and amazingly friendly. On this visit Alyssa and Will helped me out. They took the time to listen to what I had to say and found me edibles that work very well for me. I truly appreciate the all the staff at this business and wouldn’t go anywhere else.” —PeaceLoveAndKGB

6. Green Lady – Lynnwood

Lynnwood, WA

(Courtesy of Green Lady)

Green Lady’s Lynnwood location offers a huge selection of cannabis products at downright affordable prices in an open, airy storefront. The staff are always willing to take as long as necessary to ensure that each person who walks in leaves with just the right product—at just the right price point—for their needs. Plus, two daily happy hours and a points-based membership program help keep their already low prices even lower.

Index: 87.28

What People Are Saying:

“The establishment is set up for quick and easy access and being disabled, its a must. The budtenders are knowledgeable in their fields, which makes the experience that more pleasurable. Caity is very helpful and pleasant to talk to. And a senior discount to boot! Every penny counts. Also the selection is almost overwhelming. A great place!” —CajunMan

7. World of Weed

3202 E Portland Ave. Tacoma, WA

(Courtesy of World of Weed)

Not far from the Tacoma Dome sits World of Weed. This convenient location stays open until 11 p.m. every day, and with plenty of parking, World of Weed makes quality cannabis easily accessible to all.

Index: 87.12

What People Are Saying:

“Best place to go hands down! I have been a regular there since they opened. Never once have I been disappointed by any strain they have recommended to me. Extremely knowledgeable staff and great no rush atmosphere. Kay is the best ever!” —DeathMetalLeprechaun

8. The Grass Station – George

George, WA

(Courtesy of Grass Station George)

The Grass Station is conveniently located in close proximity to the Gorge, making it popular among locals as well as those just passing through. Friendly and professional staff, a large selection, and impressive deals round out to make this dispensary a must-visit for those in George.

Index: 86.92

What People Are Saying:

“The best of the best is right here in little ol George, WA. Seriously I love this place a fun atmosphere along with funny, knowledgeable, professional budtenders it’s the only dispensary I’ll go to from now on!!! Keep up the good work guys 👏👌👍” —July113

9. Ganja Goddess – Seattle

3207 1st Ave S Seattle, WA

(Courtesy of Ganja Goddess)

With an assortment of $10 grams to choose from every day, Ganja Goddess is a premier location in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. It’s just a quick shuttle ride from downtown, which it offers to customers for free (call for details).

Index: 86

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What People Are Saying:

“I love this stores selection. You can tell that they do their very best to source the best products that Washington State Market has to offer. They always seem to have their vendors in store educating people about products. If you want an amazing selection go here. It is a smaller store but I am always amazed that there are always people in there. Big fan of what they have going on.” —rmontaguem

10. Clear Choice Cannabis – Tacoma

8001 S Hosmer Tacoma, WA

(Courtesy of Clear Choice Tacoma)

Premium cannabis, service with a smile, and plenty of parking make for a pleasant visit every time you go to Clear Choice Cannabis in Tacoma. In addition to its expansive menu of top-shelf cannabis, its glass selection is second to none.

Index: 85.88

What People Are Saying:

“Very nice people, very knowledgeable. I really like this place because they are always laughing and smiling when I come in. They have a huge selection of things to choose from and online ordering. I usually get thru there pretty quickly and everything I got from there so far has been fire.” —TreeSap29

11. Apex Cannabis – Spokane / Liberty Lake / Otis Orchards

Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA

Apex Cannabis Dispensary Washington Leafly List

(Courtesy of Apex Cannabis)

Located just minutes from the Idaho state line, Apex Cannabis features friendly and knowledgeable staff, daily deals, and high quality products. Reviewers are quick to praise their large selection of locally-grown cannabis, loyalty program, and cozy atmosphere, making Apex a natural addition to this month’s Leafly List.

Index: 85.84

What People Are Saying:

“Let me tell ya bout my favorite pot shop ever. This place is the perfect example of why marijuana is legal, you walk in and you’re not being judged or ignore like you would be at any other retail store or liquor store…or any other pot shop. It’s a laid back, friendly community and I always feel like I’m apart of that community when I walk in the doors. I’ve been helped by tons of awesome people but Brandon was one I’ll remember for sure! Helped me find exactly what I needed because God knows I had no idea! And he introduced me to a Mr.Twister, and that explains that, heyo!” —Mad-Wolff

12. Fweedom Cannabis – Seattle

Seattle, WA

(Courtesy of Fweedom Cannabis)

Not only is Fweedom Cannabis friendly, they’re also pet friendly! Customers don’t have to leave their dogs behind when they browse the wide selection at this Aurora Avenue dispensary, which is known for its team of welcoming, expert budtenders, reasonable prices, and commitment to quality.

Index: 85.6

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What People Are Saying:

“Excellent product selection. Absolutely the BEST staff in town! The closet thing to the ‘patient resource’ model as one can find in today’s recreational cannabis market. Worth the commute from anywhere in Seattle!” —trematre

13. Rainier Cannabis – Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace, WA

Rainier Cannabis Washington Marijuana Dispensary — Leafly List Spring 2017

(Courtesy of Rainier Cannabis)

Rainier Cannabis is proud to offer its famous “420 special” (four grams for $20), but don’t miss out on this location’s other great deals. According to Leafly reviews, the staff at Rainier are knowledgeable and provide wonderful service, especially for first time customers.

Index: 85.36

What People Are Saying:

“The workers are always so nice and so helpful with helping us find what we need. We always feel at home here and we come back every single week. We just can’t stay away!! Wonderful people, amazing selection, superb service! COME HERE 😍” —CarinaCaptivate

14. Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium – Renton

4033 NE Sunset Blvd, Suite 5 Renton, WA

(Courtesy of Emerald Haze Cannabis)

Voted “Best in Renton 2016” by the Renton Reporter, Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium is a high-quality recreational dispensary raising the bar in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors love the friendly budtenders and solid product selection.

Index: 85.16

What People Are Saying:

“AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE! You are greeted twice when you walk in and the Budtenders are so nice and very informative. I purchased an IndigoPro and some Harmony Farms flower. It was great! I am coming back Emerald Haze” —jevvii47

15. Origins – West Seattle

Seattle, WA

(Courtesy of Origins)

Origins in West Seattle may look like something straight out of an Instagram filter, but there’s much more to this aesthetically pleasing dispensary than meets the eye. The staff at stay up to date on industry trends so that they’re better able to make personalized recommendations to everyone who walks in without being intimidating or inaccessible. In addition to their smart, laid-back team of experts, Origins’ wide selection of high-quality cannabis ensures that there’s truly something for everyone.

Index: 85.0

What People Are Saying:

“From the moment you walk in the door, you know this is a different experience. My conversation with the budtender didn’t involve numbers at all – I walked out with 3 eighths and didn’t see the percentages until I got home. All 3 were exceptional. Best curation I’ve yet experienced in a WA rec store, hands down.” —ThePatMan

16. Euphorium in Woodinville

Woodinville, WA


The friendly staff at Euphorium’s Woodinville location have a special knack for helping customers narrow down their vast selection of high-quality cannabis to just a few items, turning what may initially seem like an insurmountable task into a perfectly manageable (and pleasant) one.

Index: 84.96

What People Are Saying:

“Ahhh the Euphorium. My home away from home. Tucked away just off of Highway 9, everyone is super knowledgeable and chill, and will go out of their way to make sure you’re getting what you want. Reasonable prices and they never try to upsell you.” —RatC1tyGrrl

17. Royal’s Cannabis Recreational – Spokane

Spokane, WA

(Courtesy of Royal’s Cannabis)

This Spokane dispensary’s goal is to ensure that each and every customer leaves satisfied, and it shows. People come from near and far for the lucrative daily deals, attentive budtenders, quality flower, and complimentary coffee.

Index: 84.76

What People Are Saying:

“Absolutely my favorite place to go, great selection and an absolutely great staff! I would recommend everyone go here. Thx guys!” —cammicantdab

18. Apex Cannabis – Moses Lake

Moses Lake, WA

Apex Cannabis Moses Lake Washington Marijuana Dispensary — Leafly List Spring 2017

(Courtesy of Apex Cannabis)

Offering a wide selection of locally-grown cannabis, Apex is proud to keep it close to home at their Moses Lake location. They travel to each farm represented in their store to get to know their farmers and their products, so you know you’re getting the best hand-picked quality cannabis straight from the source.

Index: 84.52

What People Are Saying:

“The best dispensary in Moses Lake, hands down! Every one of the staff are quick to remember my name and it makes me feel welcome when I shop here. Awesome atmosphere, great product, and best of all GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE! Obviously, I’ll be back.” —siarraarrais

19. 112th St. Cannabis

Puyallup, WA

(Courtesy of 112th Street Cannabis)

If it feels like there are hundreds and hundreds of products at this Puyallup dispensary, that’s because there are. Thankfully, the staff at 112th St. Cannabis knows the menu inside and out and are more than happy to help folks find exactly what they need. In addition to their huge selection of big name and local cannabis brands, this friendly storefront has a long list of rotating deals, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to save big.

Index: 84.36

What People Are Saying:

“Visited my favorite pot shop yesterday, The folks @ 112th Street cannot be beat. I always have a very positive experience here and yesterday was no exception. Hector was wonderful, patient, and very, very helpful. It’s Budmasters like Hector that bring me back to 112th St. He would have spent an hour with me if I needed that much time. I never shop at another shop cuz this one is the best!!!! Thanks Hector. Your recommendation for the REUP Moonshine was spot on!!!! I have never had a bad experience while there. Try them!!” —onceahippiealwaysahippie

20. The Joint – Burien

Burien, WA

(Courtesy of The Joint)

The Joint’s Burien location is located just minutes from the airport, attracting people from around the world as well as just down the street. Of course, being easy to get to isn’t the only thing this friendly dispensary has going for it—a wide array of cannabis products, low prices, and a team of super-helpful staff have earned this storefront a spot on the Leafly list.

Index: 84.16

What People Are Saying:

“This has become my go to store. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and easy to talk to, always making great selections when I am tired of the same old thing. The door checker is an amazingly happy and friendly guy who I just want to hug, he is always polite and happy to see me. If you are in Burien, this is where you want to go, parking is easy, location is fabulous and the selection and prices are perfect.” —Jamiallover

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*The Winter 2017 Leafly List uses customer service metrics from the three months prior to its month of publication.

**Green Lady Marijuana – West Olympia (86.76) withheld due to franchise limitations.

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