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The Governor's Cup

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471 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
+1 503-581-9675
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“One of my favorite places for coffee”
3 weeks ago
“Busy Coffeeshop”
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Cafe, Fast Food
471 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great whether you sit in or out. Employees are really nice. The coffee is great and there are many options. They have great bagels also with interesting toppings. The strawberry topped one is my favorite. All different types of people here and...More

Thank Takemeanywhere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this place is popular! Tables were all full when we visited but the coffee and bakery were excellent.

Thank thomasrW5929PV
Reviewed January 19, 2018

I was visiting friends in Salem and so while they were at work I stopped in and spent an hour at the Gov Cup. Friendly warm atmosphere, lots of seating, friendly help. I love the bagels displayed on dowels, and all of the local art...More

Thank Alline A
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee and a bagel at this downtown coffee house. It's got that relaxed old school coffee house atmosphere that seems to be rare these days. Relaxed, funky, eclectic would be few words that come to mind. Good place to write a book...More

Thank John P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is the original coffee bar in Salem. It's where people go to be seen. Very good, hand crafted coffee drinks. It's just legit.

Thank jsharpton
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is a great place to pop into on a cold day for a cup of tea or coffee. Comfy booths, friendly staff, really good bagels, and a soundtrack straight out of the coffeehouses of the '60s.

Thank VagabondKatt
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Had family meet for bagel egg sandwich, drink and kombacha. Browsed local farmers market but still wanted a sit down in AC environment...passed over their outdoor seating- neat and cozy but headed for inside coolness. Walls were full of paintings, eclectic art, & a genuine...More

Thank Keepersmit
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Salem has a growing culture and the Gov Cup is one of the bright spots. This two level cafe include a roaster which they use all the time, a few laptop plugs on both levels, and big tables with sturdy chairs. Many newer shops including...More

Thank David L
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

My first reaction upon walking in here for the first time was like "all eyes are on me!" Every table was in use with laptops/book work in front of the people sitting there and maybe 3 tables were actually being used for connection with another...More

Thank Reenz907
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Great local spot in downtown Salem. Coffee is roasted in house and has a very comfortable atmosphere even when they're busy. Great selection of loose leaf tea. Try a bagel sandwich (served til 2pm) or check out a friday night, no cover charge for live...More

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Gail S
October 31, 2017|
Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, arrive early if you want a table. There is additional seating upstairs. This a small venue.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-581-9675
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