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Local Coffee Shops to Try

Looking for  a quiet place to get some studying done, or maybe in search for a unique place to include in a traveler’s guide? Downtown Vancouver is the place to go. This part of the city hosts numerous local coffee shops within walking distance of each other, but each with its own flair.

Brewed Cafe & Pub

603 Main St, Vancouver, WA 98660

Brewed Cafe & Pub displays a positive, casual, and cozy living room feel. The staff contributes to this positive vibe with their inviting and warm personalities. The location of this cafe is ideal. Right on Main Street, the primary artery through the center of the city, Brewed Cafe & Pub is a very accessible and popular. Menu options include wine, beer, coffee products, snacks, and sandwiches. According to the owner, the most popular drink is the “OMG,”  a salted caramel iced coffee.

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Compass Coffee

8013 NE St John Rd, Vancouver, WA 98665

Compass Coffee exhibits an industrial, urban, and French-fusion atmosphere with a refined vibe. The location is ideal, located on the corner of a busy cross street. The menu shows diversity with gluten-free options available. Unlike most other coffee shops, Compass Coffee roasts their own coffee.

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Java House

210 W Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98660

Java House welcomes customers with floor-to-ceiling windows which create an open and airy atmosphere. The staff at Java House are welcoming and friendly as if their customers are guests in their ‘house.’ The location is ideal due to the accessible parking and its location between Evergreen and Columbia Blvd. Java House has been baking their own pastries and coffee products for 26 years.

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