5 places to find a warming cup of chai in Portland

Dec 2 2019, 8:42 pm

Whether you’re the sporadic chai tea drinker, or maybe you’re one of those chai connoisseurs who frowns upon tea noobs who dare call Chai, “Chai Tea” (no one should be calling it that, unless you like saying “tea tea”).

Portland has some low-key cafes that actually serve up incredible cups, so check out these five awesome spots.

Tea Chai Te


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Chai will never be boring again at this hot spot. This place offers a variety of chai blends, including seasonal favourites like gingerbread chai, and coconut chai.

Address: 734 NW 23rd Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-228-0900

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Dragonfly Coffee House


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Richy, and not overly sweet, the chai at The Dragonfly Coffee House hits the mark every single time.

Address: 2387 NW Thurman Street, Portland
Phone: 503-224-7888

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Pip’s Original Doughnuts & Chai


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Donuts and no-nonsense, perfectly spiced chai. You’ll leave this place with your arteries clogged, but endlessly happy.

Address: 4759 NE Fremont Street, Portland
Phone: 503-206-8692

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Ovation Coffee & Tea


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Specializing in hot drinks with a Morrocan twist, their Moroccan Chai is what dreams are made of.

Address: 941 NW Overton Street, Portland
Phone: 503-719-7716

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