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Joe & Sugars Cafe & Espresso

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1119 Adams Ave, La Grande, OR 97850
+1 541-975-5282
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 09:00 - 12:00
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Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The menu is rather focused on egg and unremarkable meat choices. The setting feels cramped and ventilation is an issue.

Thank Travelor401
Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is one of those wonderful road food gems that seem harder and harder to find. Leave the freeway and drive into the very pleasant downtown to enjoy well made espresso coffees, down-home cooked to order very good food with fresh ingredients from granola and fruit to Eggs Benedict.

Thank PaulD45
Cove, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Little coffee bar and cafe, Joe & Sugars has good coffee, tasty scones and sweets, and quick & delicious lunches. Great place for a cold smoothie on a hot day, or a hot mocha on a cold day.

Thank kay889
Baker City, Oregon
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245 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We popped in yesterday for lunch. I had the club sandwich and the wife had the potato soup. First, the meat on the sandwich was kind of sparse. Then, homemade bread was a bit dry and to make it worse, they topped the sandwich with a toothpick size squirt of mayo. I had to ask for extra just to get... More 

Thank Ratfink2u
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Great place for coffee or tea and a sweet roll. I had soup and a sandwich. Fresh ingredients and homemade soup. Very tasty! We will come again.

Thank Diana L
wkim48, Owner at Joe & Sugars Cafe & Espresso, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review... More 

La Grande, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I live in La Grande and eat at this special place frequently! I always take "out of town" friends and visitors here for lunch. The best sandwiches and homemade soups are on the menu. Joe and Sugar are precious and always greet you with a smile......and Joe even sings occasionally as he delivers your meal....and the card tricks are unique... More 

Thank Lady46bug2
Longview, Washington
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Service was good even though lots of locals on-site. I had the club with a side of fresh pineapple which really set off the yummy ham in the club. My wife had the turkey sandwich.She ate half and saved the rest for dinner. Both sandwiches were ample and above average. Overall, a pleasant experience.

Thank Chris_Maryl
wkim48, Owner at Joe & Sugars Cafe & Espresso, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review... I truly appreciate it. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went there with my mother and grandmother for breakfast and the menu was smaller than expected and the food was alright nothing to complain about but also nothing to write home about

1 Thank Joshua W
Euroa. Vic
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I was visiting friends from La Grande and we came here for a lunch and two other times for coffee. For lunch I opted for soup and half a sandwich, delicious and more than enough to eat. The coffee was lovely and you could refill as often as you liked. The owners are so friendly and happy to see you... More 

Thank Marde45
Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

What a find! Driving through La Grande and it was lunchtime. We decided on Joe & Sugars. So glad we did! The food was outstanding. The HALF tuna salad I ordered came with fresh, crisp greens and two TWO! mounds of tuna! It exceeded my expectations, to say the least. The other two in my party were just as thrilled... More 

Thank DesertDuo208

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Adams Ave, La Grande, OR 97850
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  La Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 541-975-5282
Joe & Sugars Cafe is in the heart of downtown La Grande (located next to Red Cross Drug Store). We serve a full service Breakfast from 7-11 and Lunch from 11-3.Offering a daily lunch special.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?