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Coffee shops that aren't Starbucks near the Oregon Convention Center

Sadly, if you were a fan of the Coffee People/Motor Moka chain, they have been bought out by Starbucks. where the coffee shops are Tiny's Coffee formerly Coffee People/Motor Moka, now Starbucks J Cafe formerly Coffee People Motor Moka, now Starbucks Grand Central Bakery Peets

Coffee People

CLOSED; now a Starbucks
525 NE Grand Avenue

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April 25, 2007 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Coffee near the Oregon convention center (Portland)

Coffee near the convention center


There is of course, two Starbucks in the Convention Center, and another just across the MAX tracks at Hassalo (1035 NE MLK). But what if you don't drink Starbucks??

Coffee People

The next closest coffee chain is Coffee People/Motor Moka. The one on Grand between Irving and Oregon (525 NE Grand Avenue, (503) 232-8002) is a real coffee shop, with wifi, There's another at MLK and Weidler (1503 NE Martin Luther King, (503)238-1958), which has walk-up and drive-up windows.


For Peet's fanatics: there is a Peet's at 15th & Broadway (1441 N.E. Broadway, (503) 493-0192)

cafes serving Stumptown Coffee

Okay, what if you're looking for independent coffee? These serve Stumptown Coffee:

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June 1, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Grand Central Bakery & Cafe

1444 NE Weidler St
(503) 288-1614
get there via trimet
find a bike route

Grand Central CafeThey serve Stumptown coffee. They have excellent baked goods. They have the best breakfast sandwich in town, and some really yummy soups and sandwiches. Oh, and they even have salads.

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May 31, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (0)

J Cafe

533 NE Holladay St
(503) 230-9599
get there via trimet
find a bike route
Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm
breakfast, lunch, happy hour

J CafeClay recommended this cute tiny cafe with "great panini!". First of all, they have a mirror ball. Portland Roasting provides a decent cup of coffee, and there is espresso as well. The breakfast menu is short: panini, bagel, fruit bowl and yoghurt. Lunch offers a variety of panini ($6.25-$7.25), cold sandwiches ($4.25-$5.75), and salads ($4.75-$6.50), as well as sandwich and soup or salad combos, and beer and wine. And yes, the panini are tasty. Service is not the speediest in town, but it's friendly. Seat yourself insider or out— with the only traffic being the MAX trains, it's pretty pleasant. And, they have WiFi.

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July 12, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (2)


1441 N.E. Broadway
(503) 493-0192
get there via trimet
find a bike route

Peets Coffee, IrvingtonFor Peet's fanatics: there is a Peet's at 15th & Broadway.

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July 10, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tiny's Coffee

2031 NE M L King Blvd
(503) 467-4199
get there via trimet
find a bike route

Tiny's in NEServes Stumptown coffee, and has breakfast goodies, sandwiches, WiFi and a fun vibe.

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July 21, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (0)



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