Ristretto Roasters in School House Electric in Portland

Cafe / Restaurant
Lower Noise
Few Plugs

Original Scout + Editors

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Darren Buckner

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Workspace Details + Amenities

Coffee Ristretto Roasters
Food Pastries, light snacks
Seating Capacity 10-25
Group Space Some
Types of Seating Small tables, Larger table, Standing bar / counter, Lounge chairs / couches
Keywords Has Power
Web ristrettoroasters.com  

Pro Tips

This is a coffee shop attached to a lighting and home furnishings store. The cafe has a long seating bench (padded) with a couple of small, 1-2 top tables with chairs. School House Electric has a back space with a long library table, a couple of standing bars with an outlet, a quiet room you can use to take a call or study, and some comfy couches.

There are NO power outlets in the cafe, so you'll have to come after 10am when School House Electric opens, to find power.

  • Very cool vibe here! The working area inside the store (walk towards the back and to the left) is really awesome. Good, classy music (Otis Redding right now) at a reasonable volume. Occasional train goes by but just adds to the quaintness. Recommended.

  • Workfrom

    Recent speed test for the school house electric area in the same space as this. Network SSID is Schoolhouse Electric – public. http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4669361673

  • Workfrom

    Great point Joan – thanks! I’ll update the pro-tip accordingly 🙂

  • Beautiful spot but power outlets are not available at all… unless you’re there after 10AM when the Schoolhouse Electric store opens. I hear there’s a nice place to sit (couches and tables) inside the store with power outlets available.

  • I spent a few hours working here yesterday. It’s a nice spot in a very cool building. It’s essentially a shared space with the Schoolhouse Electric Co. The seating is limited, but comfy, and there are no power outlets. If you can work for a while without power, this is a good spot in NW. The WiFi is snappy and great coffee of course…

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