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Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

707 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2410
+1 503-232-2640
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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707 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2410
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Let me start of by saying that the waitstaff here was excellent. The service was a little slow, but our server made up for that with wit! The menu is simple: Coffees and Desserts. The "Ship Goes to Pieces Against a Rock" was delicious! It's...More

1  Thank HeBrook
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Rimsky-Korsakoffee -- even the name is charming! It is one of the best and quirkiest coffee shops anywhere. There is live music too. The coffee is good and the desserts are gorgeous. We went on weekday evening and there was a queue outside to get...More

1  Thank Swati_55
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stopped the Rimsky-Koraskoffee House for dessert. We had the raspberry fool and the hot fudge sundae. Both were very good. The house is great! It is an old Victorian house with beautiful wood. Really enjoyed it!

1  Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I think there's some lore around this place that social media has helped dissipate. It's in an old house next to a gas station, and there's not a formal sign, per say, but something taped in the door window so you know you've found the...More

1  Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We opted out of dessert at a vegan restaurant and came here instead. Good call. Raspberry fool, blackberry cobbler and the ginger cake were all great!

1  Thank john_w_oleary
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Was empty but wait for seating was long. Maitre de / waiter was odd, but turned out to be odd-friendly. Tea was excellent. Decor was... strange. Classical background music. Next time I'd bring a game to play.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This place is so cool. The desserts and coffee are awesome, and well worth the visit. But the decor is really outstanding. Everything is decorated in Victorian style - and there are a few surprises in store as well. The wait staff is also fantastic.

1  Thank Laur12345
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere was great with live music in the background. The mexican mocha taste like it was from starbuck and the fudge brownie was just perfect. The bathroom was another story. They did such a good job on the decoration. It was a...More

1  Thank xXPerfectReviewsXx
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very unique and different experience. The dessert was awesome. The Mexican Mocha was amazing! And the musician was very lovely and kind. Never experienced a place that made me feel so many different things at once. Can't really explain it... you will have to go...More

Thank GreenFam80603
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place! We make it our go-to place for incredibly good coffee and very tasty desserts whenever we're out and about in Portland later in the evening. The waitstaff is wonderful - friendly, helpful and ready with coffee refills. Last night we had...More

Thank Sue A
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US$ 20
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Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2410
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-232-2640
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