We all know that Portland has the best coffee shop scene in the country, regardless of the invasion from the mega-company of our northern neighbor. Being a Portland barista is not a job, it is a long-term profession for thousands & a right of passion for tens of thousands more.
This week, we are tackling where Portland drinks on PDX Pipeline. On day one, we've asked our twitter and Facebook friends one of the most important questions most people have to answer when moving here:
What is your favorite coffee shop and why?
And we received a lot ofÃƒâ€š answers. The thing is, there are MANY fantastic coffee shops in Portland and the one people settle on as favorites often has as much to do with location as quality, people, and comfort. That is one of the great things about this list below.
There are picks for SE, NE, North, SW, the Pearl, Nob Hill, Downtown, Gresham, Beaverton, and even Aloha! Wherever you live in Portland or are thinking about moving, there is a recommendation for you (maybe not St. John's…sorry for you). So, without further ado…
What are the best coffee shops in Portland & Why? 50+ answers after the break:
Portland Twitter Answers
PdxPipeline: What is your favorite coffee shop(s) in Portland & why? #pdxdrinks week (More PDX Q&A here: http://pdx.be/portland-info)
Answers from Facebook
so many. Fresh Pot – cause there is one guy who works there who I swear makes the best pour around. Stumptown cause… its Stumptown.…