UPPER LEFT ROASTERS || 1204 SE Clay St.
Found in Ladd’s Addition, Upper Left Roasters has created an overwhelming sense of community on the Eastside. You could go in as a complete stranger and leave with your Cafe de Olla as a new member of the Upper Left Family! Their Nitro Cocoa Cold Brew, with a blend of sweet and velvety cocoa- it is a complete level up on the everyday cold brew!
LA PERLITA || 721 NW 9th Ave (EcoTrust Building)
As Portland’s very first- first generation POC owned coffee shop, La Perlita is authentically re-creating the coffee community as we know it. They host daily pop ups with other BIPOC chefs. If you are an early bird, you might luck out on getting a FREE CONCHINA! Their most popular drink: The True Mexican. With Cafe de Olla, espresso, topped with freeze dried raspberries, cocoa nibs, and cacao- you cannot miss out on this “Pearl” of a coffee shop!
GROUNDED NW || 1951 W Burnside St.
Recently opened! Need great local coffee right across the street from the Portland Gear Store? Look no further. With seating available inside and a quaint working environment, you’ll be able to enjoy fresh coffee + get work done.
KEEPER COFFEE CO. || 1121 SE 2nd Ave.
What pairs well with coffee? A good pastry! And at Keeper Coffee, they have nothing short of amazing pastries to pair with your morning cup of joe! We recommend getting one of the weekly rotating hand pies!
NOSSA FAMILIA || 1350 NW Lovejoy St
Nossa Familia is a farm to table cafe. They became the first Certified B Corporation coffee roaster in Oregon back in 2016! In addition, they are running on 100% renewable energy & their bags are compostable! Sustainable coffee never tasted so good!
DEADSTOCK COFFEE || 408 NW Couch St.
Drippin’ in shoes & coffee, Deadstock Coffee is a paradise for coffee and shoe lovers alike! They believe coffee should be dope. And we agree! Just when you think they couldn’t be any more dope, they even roast their own beans! But for the record- they prefer to be called Bean Burners.
NEVER COFFEE || 4243 SE Belmont St.
If we had to use one word to describe NEVER Coffee, it would be BRIGHT! From the spotlighting artist work within the shop & their specialty lattes- bright doesn’t even begin to describe those uniquely curated lattes. Their Holy Grail has become crowd favorite & will most likely become yours as well.
ARROW COFFEEHOUSE || 4943 NE MLK BLVD
*BIPOC/ Women Owned*
Serving locally-roasted coffee from Deadstock, Marigold (Women Owned) & Junior’s Roasted Coffee, Arrow Coffeehouse supports over an additional 12 locally owned businesses! Talk about community! You must check out their rotating espressos and pastries!
WATER AVE. || 1028 SE Water Ave. || 811 SW 6th Ave.
With the original location located right off of SE Water Ave., Water Ave. is a traditional and city wide favorite! They are best known for their S’mores Mocha: Classic Mocha topped with an Espresso marshmallow, torch fired to perfection with a chocolate graham cracker on the side- it’s like 2 desserts in 1!
GOOD COFFEE || 1150 SE 12th St.|| 4747 SE Division St.|| 2175 NW Raleigh St || 813 SW Alder St.
It’s in the name- Good Coffee. Aesthetically pleasing & bright with an abundance of plants, it’s hard not to snap that IG worthy picture of you & your latte. Not only do they have a vast selection of coffee, but arguably, one of the best Lavender Matcha’s in town.
SISTER’S || 1235 NW Marshall St.
First roasters in the Central Oregon area, Sister’s Coffee made their move up to Portland back in 2011 and have become a Pearl go-to. Fun Fact: They roast over 300,000 pounds of coffee a year! Once you grab your coffee, you can take a nice little 5 min walk to the Fields Park.