Portland, Oregon: Rimsky-Korsacoffee House

Classical music-themed cafe with several odd surprises for patrons at tables.

Rimsky-Korsacoffee House

Address:
707 SE 12th Ave., Portland, OR
Directions:
Rimsky-Korsacoffee House. SE 12th Ave. near Alder St. in a Victorian house. No sign.
Hours:
Evenings. (Call to verify)
Phone:
503-232-2640
Admission:
Cup of Coffee.
RA Rates:
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Rimsky Korsicoffee House is one of those places you just have to know about. There's no sign out front. It's an old Portland-style house. The front door will be open, if the coffee house is open for business. Just walk in and find yourself a table, one of the 'strange' tables would be best. Ask a server if you don't know which one to pick and no, I won't explain what that means.

Rimsky serves great desserts and the usual coffee drinks. There is usually live music (stringed instruments or someone playing the piano). Visit the bathroom for a special surprise.

[Stacey Irvine, 03/09/2002]

Aug. 2012: Photo added. This coffee shop is booby-trapped with a couple of prank tables which are activated to do their thing during your visit. Sounds good to us!

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