5 Best Marijuana Dispensaries in Washington State (Updated)

Washington state has had a revolutionary influence on the cannabis industry. Dispensaries have been popping up, left, right, and center, and apart from that, the state has been blossoming with innovative marijuana cultivators.
You can pick up some of Washington’s tastiest, most THC (or CBD)-packed nugs by stopping into one of their many state-of-the-art recreational dispensaries. That is, as long you are over the age of 21.

Pick up some of Washington’s tastiest nugs by stopping into one of their many state-of-the-art recreational dispensaries.

Of course, there are a lot of sketchy little ‘holes-in-the-wall’ out there in the Evergreen State, but there are a lot of absolute gold mines as well. These represent the best of the bunch.

In this article, we pick out what are, in our opinion, the 5 best marijuana dispensaries in Washington state.

The 5 Best Marijuana Dispensaries in Washington State

To be fair, we’ve selected these dispensaries based on nothing more than our own personal experiences — so don’t get too upset if you don’t see your favorite WA weed shop on the list! As a cannabis media resource with connections mostly in California, we don’t spend a ton of time up north. But we know the guys up there are growing some pretty fierce stuff, and these are a handful of our all-time favorite locations. Enjoy!

1. Have a Heart-Belltown: 115 Blanchard St, Seattle, WA

Located in a pretty desirable area of Seattle (fairly close to the water and Pike’s Place Market), Have a Heart Belltown has been called “Seattle’s favorite weed shop” by more than a few Evergreen State stoners. Many people seem to adore the location for its outstanding customer experience and immense strain selection.

have a heart-belltown

Offering medical consulting services as well as online ordering (and 5 additional locations around WA), Have a Heart Belltown has been gaining a huge following from ganja lovers around the Seattle area who just can’t seem to get enough dank pot. This will usually be the first recommendation on almost any list of the best dispensaries in Washington (and specifically in the Emerald City). Keep this in mind when you go to ask someone, “Where’s the best dispensary in Seattle?”

Oh, and best of all? Have a Heart Belltown has a HUGE menu (trust us when we say HUGE) that offers hundreds of strains for very competitive and affordable prices. Really, there’s nothing not to love about this location. Plus, you get to enjoy the glowing and psychedelic interior of the shop that reflects some of Seattle’s notorious landmarks.

Dispensary Highlights:

  • Open from 8AM til 11:45PM — 7 days a week!
  • Recreational (21+ only) + medical dispensary
  • Friendly staff, hundreds of strains and concentrates to choose from

Available Deals:

Present one of their budtenders with a Leafly Have a Heart dispensary review, and receive 10% off your order! (Call ahead to verify if the promotion is still being accepted).

Our Personal Opinion:

Because of the vibe, the prices, the service, and everything else basically, we really love this shop. It’s completely unique and so different from other Have a Heart locations throughout Washington. Anytime you’re downtown Seattle, you must stop by this dispensary and stock up. Plus, they have so many strains to choose from that we’re always able to try out something new. Simply put, there’s no other Washington dispensary quite like HaH Belltown.

[Read our complete Have a Heart review!]

2. Cannabis & Glass: 605 E Francis Ave., Spokane, WA

Cannabis & Glass is dedicated to providing their patients with affordable prices on top-notch quality weed. By doing so, their grams are never more expensive than $10, and all eighths are priced at $25. Additionally, this Washington recreational marijuana dispensary offers one of the largest selections of high-grade concentrates in the state, and all of them cost only $20-$30 a gram.


With over 600 positive rave reviews on Leafly, there is no shortage of reasons why Cannabis & Glass has become one of the most beloved weed dispensaries in eastern WA.

Dispensary Highlights:

  • Insanely affordable prices: $10 grams, all eighths just $25
  • Largest selection of high-grade concentrates in eastern Washington
  • Conveniently located in the downtown area of Spokane
  • Superb loyalty rewards program for repeat customers

Available Deals:

  • 0.75-1 gram pre-rolls just $5
  • Buy an Eighth for just $20
  • $110 for a full ounce
  • Pick 8 different strains in 3.5-gram baggies, for a $160 mix-n-match ounce

[Call ahead to verify if promotions are still being accepted]

Our Personal Opinion:

First of all, Spokane is such a beautiful city. It’s the perfect setting for enjoying a fat joint and some top-grade legal weed. Thankfully, Cannabis & Glass makes kickin’ back with some dank ganja pretty effortless, keeping the experience affordable, personal, yet still friendly and efficient.

3. Buddy’s: 420 Sunset Blvd., N Renton, WA

If this location’s address hasn’t already got you interested, then its unique set up probably will. Buddy’s, a revolutionary dispensary in Renton, Washington, celebrates and embraces the historic combination of fine cannabis and groovin’ music.


Relying upon only the most knowledgeable budtenders and highly trustworthy growers, Buddy’s always strives to bring an amazing experience to the customer, all while providing out of this world weed for the best prices possible. Featuring an outdoor stage, as well as hosted events in-store and at selected venues, there’s always some soulful and entertaining tunes to be heard and some tasty bud to be smoked.

Dispensary Highlights:

  • Unique dispensary where you can experience the best ganja and live music
  • Great loyalty program available for repeat customers to make big savings
  • Offers a grand variety of glass, accessories, buds, and edibles

Available Deals:

$25 dabs of Sour Diesel wax (call ahead to verify if the promotion is still being accepted)

Our Personal Opinion:

There aren’t many dispensaries in the United States offering amazing weed plus a huge outdoor music venue featuring local music and some well-known acts too. The owners of Buddy’s have truly made their dream concept into a reality, all while supporting the community around them. We applaud Buddy’s for revolutionizing the weed industry and giving artists and fans such a hip and safe outlet to express themselves.

4. The Novel Tree: 1817 130th Ave NE Suite B, Bellevue, WA

The Novel Tree lights up the lives of so many in the charming city of Bellevue, as well as further across Washington state. This dispensary strives to explore the new avenues that have developed due to marijuana legalization, by offering medical marijuana consulting services for patients.

The Novel Tree is family-owned, and quality is the first most important thing, so they provide exclusively pesticide-free cannabis with outdoor, indoor, and greenhouse-grown strains available.

novel tree

Combining the two energies of ganja bar and boutique-style art gallery for amazing glasswork, The Novel Tree isn’t just fun to buy herb from, it’s also an exclusive location to admire local glass blowers. Additionally, this dispensary does its best to only source their flower from locally-trusted cultivators, because not only is the quality vital to them but to the patients as well.

Dispensary Highlights:

  • Medical dispensary (18+ with paperwork) and recreational store (21+)
  • Now offering certified medical consulting for patients
  • Offering top-quality buds, concentrates, and edibles

Available Deals:

  • Full Grams of concentrate starting at $30
  • 20 different under $200 Ounce options, from a wide range of growers
  • $25 Eighths available

[Call ahead to verify if promotions are still being accepted]

Our Personal Opinion:

The Novel Tree has a really humble purpose for providing such carefully grown marijuana to its patients. They view cannabis use as a healing experience, and they want others to become a part of that too. This is what we sincerely love about them. They’re also incredibly supportive of artists and strive to combine wholesome pesticide-free cannabis with beautiful, local glasswork.

5. World of Weed: 3202 E Portland Ave., Tacoma, WA

World of Weed has been rated the #1 dispensary in Washington by Leafly, and it’s a no-brainer why. Offering so many hand-selected and untraditional strains from local farmers all around the Evergreen State, WoW offers a convenient location, safety first protocol, and knowledgeable, friendly staff. This dispensary and recreational shop strives to put a huge smile on all of their patient’s faces with mind-blowing ganja and friendly, caring budtenders.


Dispensary Highlights:

  • Recreational (21+) and medical (18+ with paperwork) marijuana shop
  • Convenient location just off of I-5, close to the Tacoma Dome
  • On-site security guard and discreet parking for your safety
  • Amazing deals all day, every day!

Available Deals:

  • $20 eighths and $20 grams of shatter on select strains (plenty to choose from)
  • Military Discount: Present a military I.D. and receive 10% off all your orders
  • Ounces of bud ranging from $160-$289
  • Half ounces of bud ranging from $80-$159

[Call ahead to verify if promotions are still being accepted]

Our Personal Opinion:

World of Weed is in a fairly unexpected setting, but it simply works. When you step foot in the shop you feel like the staff truly want to be there and that they understand the bud they are selling. Additionally, you can tell they all support the products and probably medicate with the same types of strains you are choosing. It’s nice to find a friend in every one of the budtenders. They always make the experience so relatable and personalized and you just can’t beat the prices either.

Final Thoughts on the 5 Best Dispensaries in Washington State

We hope you’ve enjoyed our review of the 5 best dispensaries in Washington state!

Be sure to hop by one of these quirky locations and see just how wonderful the green in WA makes you feel!

Next time you’re in the Evergreen State and are in need of some class-A ganja and suddenly think, ‘what’s the best dispensary near me,’ be sure to hop by one of these quirky locations and see just how wonderful the green in WA makes you feel! Thanks for reading, and as always, stay healthy!

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