Crawford Road – your first stop on Whidbey Island. February 27, 2020 Regulars enjoying morning coffee at Mukilteo Coffee Roasters’ Cafe in the Woods on Whidbey island. (Carol Pucci / Special to The Seattle Times.) The Seattle Times agrees! The Cafe in the Woods, just up Crawford Road, is the best place to start your winter visit to Whidbey Island…… Or, just hang out with Gary and the rest of the neighborhood.