Oregon is home to some of the best-roasted coffee in the country served up in the quirky locations the state is known for. On a sunny day, grab a cup of java to kick start a day outdoors hiking, biking, fishing, or on the beach, and on cloudy days cozy up in a warm coffee shop to watch the rain fall. These top coffee shops will delight you rain or shine and are the perfect places to meet up with a friend for a caffeine-fueled afternoon.
The most famous Oregon coffee roasters, Stumptown is featured not only in restaurants and cafés throughout Oregon, many local breweries have also begun to feature Stumptown coffee in their brews. The team at Stumptown scours the world for the finest beans and skillfully roasts them for a taste that is taking over the country, but the best spot to try their finest offering is at the tasting bar in their Portland headquarters. At 3:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, learn how the professionals evaluate flavor, body, and aroma in coffee.
Meet up with friends in Salem at Archive Coffee & Bar at any time of day for a carefully-crafted drink. By day they serve specialty coffees, at night they serve artisan cocktails and craft beers. Stop in on the way to work for their famous Bee’s Knees, made from espresso, cream, honey, rosemary, lavender, black pepper, simple syrup, and crushed ice. Swing back around for happy hour and try the Fictitious Doctor Fernet made from iced coffee, coffee liqueur, crème de cacao, Fernet-Branca, and cream.
Barista offers the traditional Portland favorites, like Stumptown Coffee Roasters, but also showcases small and often obscure “guest” roasts. Each location has its own flare, from the Pearl’s old warehouse showcasing its historic Portland roots to the taxidermy and turn of the century décor in Alberta shop. But no matter which location you choose you are guaranteed three things incredible service, quality coffee, and hours of entertaining people watching.
Featuring local products, Tried & True Coffee is a favorite in the college town of Corvallis. Beespoken Coffee is roasted daily and served along with bites from Nutcakes Bakery and Woodblock Chocolates. Slow down and enjoy these carefully curated treats.
Coffee Girl has transformed the West’s oldest cannery into one of the coolest coffee shops in the world. You could spend hours inside the Astoria café with the friendly staff, delicious coffee, made from scratch pastries, free Wi-Fi, and scenic views of the Columbia River. Stop in and see why people travel from all over the country to visit Coffee Girl.
Started with the help of 142 backers for their Kickstarter campaign, Sea Level Bakery + Coffee serves up coffee and backed goods in the popular sea side destination of Cannon Beach, Oregon. The ever-changing daily pour overs are provided by Stumptown Coffee Roasters, but the baking is all Sea Level. Breads and pastries are made from scratch each morning to the delight of tourist and locals alike.
Thump offers coffee that sparks a day of adventure, if you don’t believe me ask one of the many ambassadors for the company—including fly fishing experts, pro snowboarders and even a triathlete. Taste their latest and greatest micro lot brews sourced sustainably from small farms for an unforgettable way to kick off your day. Not only will this caffeine-fueled experience leave its mark on you, you can make an impression on future coffee lovers as well by adding your own message to the wooden shingles that hang from the ceiling in their Bend coffee shop.
You will find Noble Coffee served in restaurants, cafés, hotels and bed and breakfasts throughout the Rogue Valley, but their brew is best experienced while attending their coffee education series offered at their Ashland coffeehouse. Learn about coffee from seed to cup, including brewing techniques and latte art while sipping coffees sourced from Ethiopia, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and anywhere else the owners can find unique beans.
When you need to warm up on a cold winter day, there is no place like Sisters Coffee Company in Sisters, Oregon. Step into the little cabin, and curl up by the fireplace with a cup of joe and watch the snow fall outside. Sisters Coffee Company recently expanded into Portland opening a coffee and tea shop in the Pearl District, bringing the spirit of the wilderness of central Oregon to the city.
Founded in 2004, the Bipartisan Café is all about community and healthy food. The café serves Water Avenue Coffee, a local coffee roaster that roasts all their beans in small batches, as well as bagels, pastries, soup and sandwiches made with the healthiest ingredients they can find. And don’t you dare leave without trying a slice of one of their handmade pies—the best in all of Portland.