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“Very good espresso”
Review of Ristretto Roasters

Ristretto Roasters
Ranked #36 of 211 Coffee & Tea in Portland
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very good espresso”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

If you need your caffeine fix and you can't get to Case Study, this is an excellent second choice. This may sound like damning with faint praise, but the espresso here is really VERY good--it's just not transcendent like Case Study. They do fancy "pour-overs"--in my day, they called it drip coffee--too, if espresso is not your thing.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lickety? Split!”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

The coffee is ok if a little overpriced. Nice space. But the main problem is the DISGUSTING habit of one of the employees. I hate to describe her this way -- she's the one with the mustache -- but I think you should know who it is so she doesn't touch your food. The 'stache isn't the problem. It's the cash. She licks her fingers before handling the bills, before getting your pastry bag, before . . . everything. Think I'm kidding? Watch her for 30 seconds. When I go, I try to avoid her, but she's there more than not.

  • Visited March 2013
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