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People there are friendly, high ceilings, open space, and quiet. It is very relaxing. The soup there is great, the toasted cheese sandwiches are okay. They have wifi there if you need to do some work or just study. I will definitely go there again.Jennifer M.
Really good coffee and not a hint of bitterness. Roasted to perfection. The mochas are top notch and they use real cacao instead of some crappy syrup. The owner was there and we happen to start talking about coffee and he is extremely passionate about roasting. Love it.T J.
Perfect double honey americano! Barista checked with me to make sure it was enough honey and made an all around amazing drink!! Thanks so much!
This place is great, one of my favorite coffee shops. Very cool, low key place. Regular coffee, mocha, and humus bagel sandwiches are all good. The pastries are fresh and the coffee cake and scones are not too sweet.D.O.O.S.
Super friendly staff, good espresso and comfortable lounges for working. Plenty of people sitting around with laptops and having meetings. Not too noisy and background music is mellow and unobtrusive.Jason M.
Great place to hang out with friends or spend time on your computer getting work done. Coffee is great and I highly recommend the scones-delicious!Angela A.
They roast their own beans and I have yet to find a better tasting expresso in the city. Their morning brew is amazing. Love this place. Couldn’t recommend it more!Robert P.
My husband and I were on vacation in Portland and it started to rain, so we decided to take a break at Urban Grind. I think I had the best Cafe Americano that I’ve ever had here! I love strong coffee but if not made right, it can become bitter – but not here. Just great coffee flavor. A quiet spot for working or studying. I’m goi g to be dreaming of that Americano forever!Karen R.
This is a great place to meet friends, or do work, or just hang out. The customers who frequent this place are civilized, polite, and drama free.Franky S.
Popped in here for a coffee and thought this place was super cute. Friendly waitstaff and plenty of spots to sit and hang out. The breve I ordered was made beautifully.Allison C.
Workers are cool, owner is just as cool, atmosphere is Clean, comfortable and luxurious. The coffee is strong and quality. I love this local shop. Great place to meet, snack, eat, drink coffee and just chill. #bestcafeintown #doneright #nuthinnegativeSean M.
Down in the pearl I found me a little pearl! Not a bad location in this neighborhood so I won’t even go there, but the service is awesome, everything on the menu is amazing and the atmosphere is so chill I just want to hang out and get a refill seconds and stay a while. Great place to meet clients, they are always impressed.Marklin M.
Great coffee shop. Plenty of tables and comfy seating. Free wifi, bottomless coffee for $3, and clean bathrooms. Staff is always friendly. Never had a bad experience here in coming 3 to 4 times a week for the last 4 months.Chris J.
Very friendly batista. Mellow background music. Good place to study or get work done.Dee S.
This place is amazing. As a virtual worker, this is the ideal setting to focus while getting out of the house. Well-made coffee drinks, plenty of outlets and comfy seating, natural lighting, quiet music, never packed, beautiful inside. The wifi is free and all day.Gracie G.
Great coffee, nice choice of pastries, friendly helpful baristas, and good ambiance. What’s not to like?Wesley M.
Great coffee shop! Plenty of seating and plugs. $3 house coffee.. BOTTOMLESS! They also have some delicious food (falafel wrap, hummus, gluten-free baked goods, etc). Other than that, the WiFi seems to kick me off every half an hour. Despite that, this place is a great place to study.Faye F.
I’ve been coming here for years and it is a fantastic place to just chill out. I never feel pressured or rushed, so it is wonderful for studying or computer work. Never too crowded either, so I can always find a seat even with a group. And when I’ve been studying for hours and I get really hungry, I always find something good to eat. So glad to have this spacious place in the neighborhood. The recent upgrades to the furniture are awesome – love the new couches.Emily E.
The friendly new owners are redecorating and refurnishing the place. Urban Grind is large, comfortable, relatively quiet, and is my favorite place to grab a coffee and get some work done.J. D.
My new favorite place. Plenty of cozy couches and chairs for reading/relaxing mixed with great tables and chairs for working. Super friendly service. 3 versions of chai – sweet, spicy and “magic” which is a combo of the two and was delicious. I did not have anything to eat, but it looked like they had plenty of options.Nicole H.
Large space that is big enough that kid customers and non-kid customers don’t bug each other. Good coffee, nice staff (at least in the afternoons), good food.Elena M.
I am a coffee fanatic and like to support local coffee shops vs. corporate coffees… Urban grind has a very good neighborhood coffee shop that is very friendly to its customers and are very friendly to dogs, which is important to me. I love going there for a coffee and a pastry, I look forward to it. The Internet here is fantastic, if you are looking to do some work a way from your home or office; it’s a great place to connect and also meet clients and friends. They have done a great job with the layout, the coffee and food.Mandy M.
Two shots of espresso with rice milk is my favorite, iced seems to be the way to go to allow the smooth, richness of the coffee to come through. Service is super friendly in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. There’s ample space to spread out on couches and tables by yourself or for meetings.Ann G.
Urban Grind fulfills my cafe needs like no other establishment in Portland! Its a wonderfully diverse and flexible space that serves good coffee and good food to take the edge off the caffeine.Dave M.
Tasty coffee, good folk, and a really nice space in general. It’s a great place to work from, with solid wifi and bits of food to tide you over. In fact, it’s probably a bit too good of a place to work from, since I often lose track of time and stay too long.Reid B.
Great place. Very comfortable and roomy. Perfect for working or studying. The tables are sturdy and they have many cushioned chairs which can be really comfortable if you’re working long hours. The food is great too. I had their savory tarts and sandwiches. A really nice place to chill out or to do some serious work. The background music is just right. Not too loud to the point that it becomes intrusive.Arun R.
One of my mobile offices around town. Great coffee and snacks (you can even get some good sandwiches if you’re really hungry) and the staff are always welcoming. There is plenty of seating space and a large back table if you need to meet with a big group of people (8-10 people).Darius M.
Best coffee in town and the best atmosphere for enjoying said coffee. Please, please, please don’t remove the comfy chairs and couches. It’s the best part of enjoying coffee here. Other shops removed their comfy furniture and that’s why so many of us have flocked to this place. If you absolutely must replace the distressed furniture, please buy equally comfy replacements. I truly love this place and hope it doesn’t change. Thank you for your consideration.Suzanne O.
Spacious, tables for a group and tables for more intimate one on one. Couches and well lit area. User and password for WiFi is printed off on a receipt for 2 hours, bathroom code included. Americano was a darker roast.Brian R.
I really like this place, despite my not being a coffee drinker. It is quite informal and staff are quite friendly. There are a variety of things to eat for a quick breakfast. I especially like the breakfast sandwich which has several choices of ingredients. The only drawback for me is that it can be noisy at times.Michael C.
Delicious coffee and sandwiches. Perfect for studying or getting together with a group at the community table. Owners Sam and Nesrin are the best I’ve ever met and always provide excellent customer service:)Korina T.
Great coffee. Fresh made sandwiches to order. Free wifi. Password available at the register. Lots of outlets are available.Serena A.
Always love how quaint and dialed in this place is. Super yummy baked goods, but more than that the coffee is hands down some of the best. Nice staff…very welcoming and friendly.Emily O.