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2728 SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214-1847
+1 503-752-2928
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you're like me and tend to prefer the hot cream and sugar confections of Starbucks to real coffee, go to Crema and try the honey vanilla latte. Real, actual coffee, but so smooth and delicious and insides melting -- the perfect thing for a rainy Portland afternoon.

Thank abarber
West Hartford CT
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246 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Loved the feel of Crema as soon as we walked in. Friendly staff, open space, warm and cozy. Ordered up a killer cup of a quinoa and mushroomy soup and it was soooo on the spot for the slightly dreary cool day we were experiencing. The gal at the counter had recommended and she was spot on with her description.... More 

Thank chrisooo
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

I've gone several times to Crema - I'm always tempted by how the pastries and savories look but then am actually disappointed in their taste. And, as a decaf drinker, have also been unhappy with my coffee there - its also quite noisy so conversation is hard unless you sit outside where street noise is sometimes tough to talk over... More 

Thank midgemom
Portland, Oregon
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595 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

With all the relative newcomers to the bakery and café scene, this shop has survived for many years. And it is still hopping! Went today to meet a friend for treats and coffee, and the line was literally out the door. The team behind the counter, though, had a good strategy, and had us moving at a good clip. Bought... More 

Thank Bryan H
Granada, Nicaragua
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

For a while I'd stop in here for an espresso and something to eat, but the "too cool for school" staff eventually became a bit too much. I will no longer frequent the place. I suppose the straw that broke the proverbial camel's back was when a worker kept allowing his friends and acquaintances to come to the front of... More 

Thank Tracy G
Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

If you're looking to replace the Starbucks experience, go here. It's got everything you need, including a few outlets. I went on a Sunday afternoon and was lucky to find one small table not yet claimed by a shiny silver Macbook. Good coffee, good pastries, good atmosphere. Not Starbucks, but sure kinda feels like it. Stumptown's coldbrew is better, but... More 

Thank SumSummer
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Hands down, this is my favorite coffee place in SE Portland. The staff is amazingly friendly and, to be frank, very beautiful. The seating area is big with lots of windows, which is great if you need a quick escape if you see an ex who also loves this place. A great place to do work, meet clients, people watch,... More 

Thank Kait M
Tulum, Mexico
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is a good Portland-y place, great for people-watching, people-listening to and most of the baked goods I have tried have been really good. I usually just get regular coffee, and it is good enough to drink black, which is an indication it serves locals. As previously mentioned, you might have to wait for a good seat at some times... More 

Thank JadeQueen
Portland, OR
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81 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Portland is loaded with fantastic bakeries: Fleur de Lis, Little T, Roman Candle, St. Honore, Pearl Bakery, Ken's Artisan Bakery, just to name a few. Cream is where one goes to get dense, often dry, fairly tasteless hippy style goods. As a 40 year resident, I say : Why settle for such low quality when so many truly wonderful places... More 

Thank Chuck&Susan
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

I've been coming to Crema for at least a few years now. I like coming here almost any time. The only times where it isn't great is when there aren't enough seats. =/ This spot is just south of Burnside on 28th with a great vibe. The coffee is wonderfully done, the eats spread is all out there for you... More 

Thank Jon W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2728 SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214-1847
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-752-2928

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