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French Press

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2725 Commercial St. SE, Salem, OR 97302
5035811716
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty crepes, great coffee, but experience is just okay

I've had around 8 visits here over the past couple of years. The coffee is consistently good and they do have a drive thru. Last month, I had their dark chocolate & hazelnut mocha... it was so good, more dessert than coffee, I even daydreamed about it several times over the next few days! Their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
z_portland
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Portland OR
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reno
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358 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is always packed. They could use a larger space. It's a small stand alone building in front of a strip mall. I like coffee but sometimes a cup of tea is called for. They have a great selection of tea. Plus lots of yummy crepe choices. Both sweet and savory. Nice place for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or... More 

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Thank lew w
Portland OR
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had around 8 visits here over the past couple of years. The coffee is consistently good and they do have a drive thru. Last month, I had their dark chocolate & hazelnut mocha... it was so good, more dessert than coffee, I even daydreamed about it several times over the next few days! Their savory crepes have been very... More 

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Thank z_portland
Sacramento, California
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

If you want a fabulous cup of decaf, order the French press. It was one of the best decafs I have experienced. Flavorful without being bitter. The cafe encouages a leisurely stay, with plenty of seating options. The marionberry crepe is large enough to share, but so tasty, you may not want to!

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Thank Carolyn S
Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice and clean place.Very good service.Polite and friendly people.Fresh food.Everything tastes so good!!!

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Thank 7MaryK9
Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

It clean has fireplace to make it feel like home. Great coffee and craps. The service is quick and the employee are usually college students.

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Thank billonthehill2015
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The ambiance was fantastic and the crepes were to die for! I had the "Emily's Love" crepe, which is the nutella and banana. When I am in the area again I will make sure to stop by. I wish there was a closer location to Portland! I really loved this place.

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Thank Jeanna V
Springfield, Oregon
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Busy, busy place at this end of town. First visit for friend and I coming from out of town. All tables occupied, lots of foot traffic and constant drive through line. Be patient once you have placed your order; breath deeply, several times. Visit with friends, enjoy the fluid interaction of fellow dinners, and you will be rewarded with a... More 

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Thank Ski76
anchorage
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

My daughter is a college student in Salem. When I come and visit, she likes me to take her here. A favorite is the one with nutella and bananas (Emilee's Love) I always get a savory crepe. I once tried their version of eggs Benedict on a croissant and it was good. I enjoy the coffee very much. They aren't... More 

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Thank javaspice
Keizer, Oregon
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79 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Went through drive up on way to hair salon. Ordered a fresh berry crepe and cup of coffee. I was very surprised as it took less than five minutes. Excellent crepe and berries were excellent. Great coffee. I will be back.

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Thank Golflady2010
Webster, New York
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Excellent for morning coffee and bagels. Small and local type eatery with specialized coffee's and rolls. Service quick with small tables and quiet atmosphere,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2725 Commercial St. SE, Salem, OR 97302
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 5035811716

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?