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The Place To Be Cafe

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190 NW 2nd Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3729
503-263-8293
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch

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  • 12
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
It is the place to be!

My youth group started a girls Bible study at the place to be cafe, a nice country style place which makes the tastiest of drinks, which is the perfect choice because it has a nice, quiet atmosphere for studying. The drinks are to die for, not to mention their sugar delights with Gluten Free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Izabela3262
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Canby, Oregon
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Canby, Oregon
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My youth group started a girls Bible study at the place to be cafe, a nice country style place which makes the tastiest of drinks, which is the perfect choice because it has a nice, quiet atmosphere for studying. The drinks are to die for, not to mention their sugar delights with Gluten Free options! They started to make sandwiches... More 

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Clackamas County, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My friend from Dallas, Oregon, and I were trying to find a place where we could meet for some handspinning time that'd be about halfway between where we both live. I checked online, and found The Place to Be Café. It looked promising, so my friend called to find out if it'd be okay if we brought our spinning wheels... More 

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Canby, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love this coffee shop. Great people and great treats. Easy and cozy to sit down on the sofa and have a nice conversation with whoever you are with.

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Recently in contention for Best Coffee Shop in the country, the Place to Be delivers on its name. A popular local hangout with music on the weekends, periodic painting classes and local gatherings, it is indeed a gathering place for the community. Specializing in both hot and cold drinks along with local desserts and a decent food menu for both... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was out for a Sunday drive, checking out garage sales, etc., when I got hungry. I remembered a cafe on the frontage street of Canby, 1st Ave, just West of 99E, but I couldn't find it. I did the loop down the 6 blocks or so and found The Place To Be one more street to the West. A... More 

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Canby, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We go often as my young daughters like the drinks and the Mr Cheezy sandwich. Particularly nice when there is a local musician playing. Ownership seems to try to improve the place continually rather than rest on laurels. Many people lounge with a book or laptop and relax.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Place to be is very comfortable and has a lot of great people from Canby spending their day at the coffee shop.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I ordered a strawberry lemonade and I'm not sure if there was a disconnect, but what I got was flavor packet version of lemonade. This was 4 dollars. We ordered lunch but I ordered a gluten free option which was not gluten free and got violently ill after. My wife liked her lunch. That's why they got the 3 stars

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love the hometown gathering atmosphere. The food is not that exceptional, but "Seven Brides" beer is worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had a very rich and delicious chocolate torta and chocolate eclair. Counter service person appeared bored and disinterested.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 190 NW 2nd Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3729
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Canby
  • Phone Number: 503-263-8293

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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