Portland Oregon Coffee And Coffee Houses

Portland Oregon coffee houses are almost as plentiful as residential homes throughout the city. Well, that may be a bit of a stretch, but they are all over! ;)

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It's been reported that Portland residents drink more gourmet coffee than anyone else in the nation, including Seattle, which is home to the very first Starbucks. That's impressive, if not a little scary realizing how many caffeine zombies are walking the streets of the city at any given time! hehe.

It's rare not to see someone carrying a steaming hot drip, Mocha, Latte, Cappuccino, Double Shot, Frappe, Iced Coffee, and on and on and on, whether working or playing. A hand without a mug or cup is nearly like seeing someone walking around without their head.

Obviously, we take our coffee very seriously, with many shops offering ongoing coffee cupping events to anyone wanting to learn more about what they drink.

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You're likely to find an Internet Cafe or coffee house in Portland Oregon whenever and wherever the need may hit you. As with the majority of America, you're going to see an abundance of Starbucks in malls, on street corners and book stores. Don't even get me started with Starbucks....or as I like to refer to it as, "CHARBUCKS!"

But, we do boast our own little addiction joints such as Stumptown Coffee Roasters. The original Stumptown shop opened in 1999 over on SE 45th and Division and has now expanded out. They were awarded 2006 Roaster of the Year by Roast Magazine. The owner is very particular about the beans! Many Portland Oregon coffee shops serve Stumptown coffee as their brew of choice.

To me, Portland and coffee are buddies that just go great together. I find both very comforting and warming to my soul. Also, since Portland is a very business-oriented and productive city, a fresh cup of Joe without a speedy Wifi connection for your laptop is bordering on heresy. Here's a wonderful site to find all the Wifi hotspots in Portland.

Finding a comfortable and friendly Portland Oregon coffee shop is important to me, since I do a good majority of my affiliate marketing work from these "satellite offices" of mine. My must-haves are good lighting, larger, comfortable tables and chairs, music that is not too loud and preferably soothing, and a strong, free WiFi connection. When those pieces fall into place, I'm a very happy camper! ;)

Below is a video of myself and my friend, Wade Pack, when we attended the 2010 Coffee Fair at the World Forestry Center here in Portland. We had a good deal of fun and downed a gallon or two of coffee.

You can find other videos of my exploits in and around Portland at my YouTube channel. I'd love to have you Friend me. Don't forget to rate and subscribe, too! ;)


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Here are a few of the Portland Oregon coffee houses that are unique to the city:

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Coffee Villa - 13011 NE Fourth Plain Blvd, Suite 106,
Vancouver, WA. 98682 - 360.892-0233

Serving up mochas, lattes, frap, 100% whey protein shakes, smoothies, muffins, bagels, doughnuts, sandwiches, and more.

Spacious living room setting with a warm fireplace and large, cozy chairs and couches for your important meeting or special time with a friend. Free WiFi.

For more information, visit the Coffee Villa page




  • Albina Press - 4637 N Albina Ave, Portland, OR
    Stumptown coffee, Tao of Tea, good menu, outdoor seating, free Wifi. Albina Press reviews...

  • Anna Bannanas - 1214 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR
    Soup of the Day, burgers, wraps, sandwiches and organic munchies. Oh, and coffee! Free Wifi. Read the reviews...

  • Arleta Library Bakery Cafe - 5513 SE 72nd & Harold, Portland, OR
    Serving up fresh, organic foods and coffees to the community. Read the reviews...

  • Backspace - 115 NW 5th, Portland, OR
    Stumptown coffee and LAN gaming...what a combo! Free Wifi. Why others like Backspace in Portland...

  • Barista - 539 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR
    Stumptown coffees, comfortable seating. Some consider this place the cream of the crop of Portland Oregon coffee shops. Free Wifi.

  • Case Study Coffee - 5347 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR
    Great Stumptown coffee, great atmosphere, great service. Free Wifi

  • Cellar Door Coffee Roasters - 2001 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR
    French Press coffee, scones, pastries. Free Wifi

  • Cloud Seven Cafe - 901 NW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR
    Intelligentsia coffee, teas, sweet & savory Nuvrei pastries, fresh sandwiches, more. Free Wifi

  • Coffee House 5 - 740 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR
    Just across from PCC. Roast their own beans. Coffee, espresso, snacks. Baristas are fun. Free Wifi

  • Crema Coffee + Bakery - 2728 SE 28th, Portland, OR
    Stumptown coffee, fresh pastries, baked goods, sandwiches, free Wifi. What's not to like about this Portland Oregon coffee shop? Read the reviews.....

  • Delphina's Bakery - 4636 NE 42nd, Portland, OR
    Coffee, fresh baked goods, sandwiches. Delphina's Bakery reviews....

  • Fat Straw - 4258 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
    Coffees, teas, smoothies and more. They offer free Wifi.

  • First Cup - 4103 SE Woodstock, Portland, OR
    Coffee, baked goods. Free Wifi.

  • Floyd's Coffee Shop - 1502 SE Morrison St. & 118 NW Couch St, Portland, OR
    Coffee, espresso, baked goodies. Free Wifi. Minimum purchase to use your debit card.

  • The Fresh Pot - 4001 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR
    Serving Stumptown coffee, pastries and more. Free Wifi. Reviews...

  • Fuller's Coffee Shop - 136 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR
    Aromatic Portland Oregon coffee, fresh baked goods, breakfast, brunch.

  • Haven Coffee - 3551 SE Division St, Portland, OR
    Coffees, beer, pastries. Free Wifi.

  • Jim and Patty's Coffee - 4951 NE Fremont, Portland, OR
    Coffee, pastries, breakfast. Free Wifi. Read the reviews....

  • Jola Cafe - 5915 SW Corbett Ave, Portland, OR
    Serving up Stumptown coffee, along with breakfast and lunch. Eggs, granola, paninis, soups, salads, and more.

  • Morning Star Cafe - 500 SW 3rd Ave # 150, Portland, OR
    Coffee, soups, sandwiches.

  • North Star Coffeehouse - 7540 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR
    Serving Stumptown Coffee, lunch and dinner. Free Wifi.

  • Palio Dessert & Espresso House - 1996 SE Ladd Ave, Portland, OR.
    Coffee, teas, soups, desserts and more. Free Wifi. Read Reviews...

  • Pied Cow Coffeehouse - 3244 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR
    Coffees, beer, wine and snacks in a Victorian home. Free Wifi. Reviews...

  • Public Domain - 603 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
    Freshly roasted coffees, teas, and munchies. Free Wifi.

  • Rimsky-Korsakoffee House- 707 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR
    Coffee, teas, desserts and more. What others have to say....

  • Ristretto Roasters - 3520 NE 42nd Ave & 3808 N Williams Ave, Portland
    Coffee, baked goods. Free Wifi.

  • Rocking Frog Cafe - 12511 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR
    Coffee, breakfast, lunch, fresh donuts. Free Internet access.

  • Southeast Grind - 1223 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR
    Coffee, pastries. Open 24 hours. Free wired and wireless Internet.

  • Spella Caffe - SW 9th and Alder Parking Lot, Portland, OR
    Coffee, tea, espresso, pastries. Look for the food...er...coffee cart. Read Spella Caffe reviews....

  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters - 128 SW Third Ave, Portland, OR
    Portland Oregon Coffees, teas, breakfast. Free Wifi. Reviews of Stumptown Coffee Roasters...

  • Tango Coffee Bar - 1023 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR
    Coffee, other goodies. Cozy. Free Wifi. Reviews of the Tango Coffee Bar...

  • Tea Zone and Camellia Lounge - 510 N.W. 11th Ave, Portland, OR
    A slight left turn from Portland Oregon coffee, the Tea Zone has a tasty assortment of teas, scones, pastries, and more. Free Wifi. Read the reviews of the Tea Zone and Camellia Lounge in Portland...

  • Tiny's Coffee - 2031 NE M L King Blvd, Portland,OR 97212
    Tiny's serves up Stumptown coffees, breakfast sandwiches, soups, pastries, and more. Free Wifi. They also have a 2nd location at 1412 Southeast 12th Avenue.

  • Ugly Mug Coffeehouse - 8017 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR
    Serving Stumptown coffees, teas and fresh pastries. Free Wifi. Reviews of Ugly Mug Coffeehouse...

  • Urban Grind - Pearl - 911 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR
    Coffee, Pastries and other munchies. Free Wifi. Read the reviews....

  • Vivace Coffee House & Creperie - 2287 NW Pettygrove St, Portland, OR
    Great coffee drinks and to-die-for crepes. Quirky, cozy surroundings. Free Wifi.

  • Water Avenue Coffee - 1028 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR
    Freshly roasted coffees, pastries, sandwiches, and a growing menu. Exceptional Portland Oregon coffee roasters. Free Wifi.

  • World Cup Coffee & Tea - 1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR
    Inside Powell's City Of Books. Coffee, tea, pastries. Free Wifi.


Being an activist myself and a fan of justice, I felt the need to state that I will never patronize The Red & Black Cafe in SE Portland. Why?

In May of 2010, Portland police officer, ex-marine, and ex-soldier, who proudly served our country in Iraq, James Crooker, stopped by Red & Black Cafe one afternoon to grab a cup of coffee while on his beat. He was promptly refused service and asked to leave. What was Officer Crooker's crime that day? Nothing more than being a police officer. dressed in uniform. That's it and that is just plain wrong.


Read the whole story here and here. You couldn't pay me to visit the Red & Black Cafe in Portland. Never, ever.

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Review of Rimsky-Korsakoffee House - Portland 
Rimsky-Korsakoffee House in Portland has a fun, homey atmosphere, DELICIOUS treats, and great coffee. It is an unmarked and unadvertised coffee shop, …

Contrary Coffee House on PSU Campus 
I can't believe the beady-eyed little man behind the counter is a real business owner! I saw him throw a credit card back at a lady customer. Apparently, …

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Back To The Grind on SE Powell Blvd in Portland is a great little neighborhood cafe. They have great sandwiches and the best potato salad in town. Good …

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Green Beans Coffee and Tea on NE Burnside is my neighborhood coffee shop favorite. They have solid coffee (water avenue, brewed perfectly), incredibly …

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Vivace Coffee in Portland, OR is awesome! It has local, organic coffees, good music, and good food. It's just snobby enough to make me feel special. …

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It's hard to find a really good coffee shop outside of the downtown / east side cluster. I live in Aloha, and usually don't want to drive downtown or even …

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I love the new Posies Cafe at 8208 N. Denver Avenue here in Portland. They just opened and are breathing new life into our little downtown Kenton 'hood. …

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Make sure that when you hit up some of these great places that you partake of more than just the Portland Oregon coffee. The baked goods, organic teas and food tends to be really good and the comfortable atmospheres are equally wonderful.

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