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1300 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
this is one of the best coffees i had

5 stars for the design, 5 stars for the coffee, 5 stars for how serious they take it. Highly recommended. Go

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Guy M
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Redmond, Washington
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Kenai, Alaska
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Industrial setting with a plethora of simply amazing woodwork, from the counters to the bathrooms (!), this place is like a woodworker's dream and treasure trove of ideas! THE DETAIL in every bit of woodworking is EYE-POPPING. The staff was rather indifferent, not really friendly, but certainly not unfriendly. They just weren't very chatty or cheerful. I kind of like... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

5 stars for the design, 5 stars for the coffee, 5 stars for how serious they take it. Highly recommended. Go

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Portland is a frequent destination for may wife and i! We visit 10 or more times in a given year. So, we've had our share of good Portland coffee. Coava was new to us on this trip. We walked across the Hawthorne Bridge from the downtown side to meet the good friend who recommended meeting there. Coava has a converted... More 

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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The quality of coffee is really good. The staff knows their stuff. Not much more needs to be said. I was not an espresso drinking till coming here, had a great Americano and have never looked back.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Nice coffee tasting and roasting room with a sustainable industrial setting. Limited offering of baked goods yet they were very good. Pour overs of Single Origin (SO) coffees and the espresso is also SO i.e. not the normal Brazil blend. The location is light industrial and this converted space is big with a sustainable message of Bamboo products displayed. The... More 

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Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I loved this coffee shop. Such an interesting atmosphere. The design of the place was minimalist, modern, tasteful. Actually, so was the coffee. They don't do froofy coffee drinks here. Just real coffee, really good. Had the most wonderful iced latte and couldn't have been more pleased. Wished I had time to sit and enjoy the shop because it really... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I'm not a cool guy, but I needed to kill some time waiting to pick someone up, so I stopped in. They take making their coffee VERY. Seriously. Had a great individually dripped house cup. Drop in and enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

You can call if whatever you want. This is the best Cafe that I can actually say buy Local for, this is where Real local Coffe drinkers go. It's hidden from Tourist as it's on the East side. Find it. Drink it People.

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Have tried multiple types of coffee from Coava through on-line ordering and was happy to visit when in portland. Excellent latte at their brew location. Is minimalist so probably not for everyone. Am unhappy they no longer offer their original stainless steel permanent pour over filter - the reason that I placed my first order with Coava.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Staff are surrounded by bearded folk in tight pants, however they remain friendly and welcoming. Coffee, most importantly, is brisk and as it should be. They could do to offer a food item or two, even just to take the edge off.

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Address: 1300 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: 1300 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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