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Six new coffee shops to study in around Eugene



With two Starbucks on campus and Espresso Roma right next to one of them, coffee is easily accessible almost everywhere near campus. But for those days when you want something a little different and have some time to spare, here are a few other, less-traveled coffee shops around Eugene.

The Wandering Goat Coffee Co.
268 Madison St., Eugene, Oregon 97402

Wandering Goat Coffee Company’s main business practices center around sustainability, from its wind-generated electricity to its recycled consumer products. It sells mostly organic, homemade food and roasts its coffee on-site. Wandering Goat also frequently hosts concerts and open mics.

Vero Espresso House
205 E 14th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401

Vero Espresso House is a quaint coffee shop that serves Stumptown coffee along with teas and breakfast foods. Vero has a sweet charm to it, located in an elegant, house-like building. It also features an outdoor patio for customers to enjoy their drinks.

Full City Coffee Roasters
Pearl Street Café- 842 Pearl St., Eugene, Oregon 97401 and High Street Café- 275 E. 13th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401)

Full City Coffee Roasters has been active since 1979 and has been purchasing its coffee beans from a lady in Colombia and a co-op in Guatemala for about 15 years. Its coffee is sold within 24 hours of its roasting. Both locations of this coffee shop offer a comforting atmosphere, in which customers can comfortably read or chat while drinking fresh coffee or eating freshly baked goods.

Tailored Coffee Roasters
291 E. 5th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401

Tailored Coffee Roasters is a modern looking-quiet coffee shop featuring coffees, teas, and an assortment of light foods. Tailored Coffee Roasters concerns itself with simplicity, from its clean-cut atmosphere to its mission advertised on its website: “Making coffee taste like… coffee.”

Perk Coffee and Espresso
1351 Willamette St., Eugene, Oregon 97401

Perk Coffee and Espresso is a small coffee shop focused on selling local products. It features local ingredients, with its coffee coming from local roasters Pacori and Equiano. Creations from local artists, which rotate every month, hang on the walls. It’s a coffee shop with a lot of character.

Vector’s Espresso
2866 Crescent Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97408

Vector’s Espresso opens early and features intricately crafted, handmade espresso concoctions, sometimes with charming designs. The shop also hosts music performances, and musicians can apply to perform at Vector’s on its website.


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