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The Governor's Cup

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471 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
+1 503-581-9675
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri 06:00 - 01:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

We've been traveling around Oregon for 5 days now and I finally found a place with delicious tea! So many different kinds to choose from and all brewed when ordered. They also sell Brew Dr. Kombucha an added bonus!! Great spot to stop for a beverage!

Thank cnktravels
Salem, Oregon
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

A good place for a cup of coffee, but go early in the morning when it's not so crowded. It's a rather narrow shop, and when it gets crowded it gets noisy. A buddy of mine and I visited there for a cup of coffee early on a Saturday morning, and when the regulars started to fill in we could... More 

1 Thank Joe K
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a great place to meet for coffee in downtown Salem. The baristas are very friendly and the house roast is great! We sat upstairs which is open and overlooks the rest of the space. I'd go back again!

Thank SueinPortland
Silverton, Oregon, United States
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I totally forgot about how good the Governor's Cup is and now I can't wait to go back! Great coffee, friendly staff and nice ambiance makes the Governor's Cup a nice place to start your morning. You can tell by the number of regulars that others feel the same.

Thank Sue R
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

The iced chai at the Governor's cup is the best that I've ever had. I haven't tried to many other beverages or food items here. The atmosphere is nice, though it can get a little crowded and loud. Fun for people watching if you're into that though. But I have to recommend it just for the best chai in the... More 

Thank futurecm21
Portland, Oregon
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925 reviews
594 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Cafe Americano and a bagel was wonderful. And the seating is great inside and out. Staff is pleasant and helpful. Prices great, special break for refills. Next time I am in Salem I will take our friends, sometimes you just need a great bagel with a smear.

1 Thank tiredandtravelled
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Dark interior, brick walls, extensive line of teas and good coffee. Big tables. Small tables. Hidden tables, couches, chairs. If you like to make coffee houses your lair, this is a good one.

Thank jazger
Bangkok, Thailand
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Great Coffee and Bagels with Goat Cheese for under 10$. Great place to chill in Salem, Oregon. Nice music just a block away from Starbucks in city centre. Worth a visit!

Thank TaranAnand
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We stopped here for coffee and water to go after getting a recommendation for it from the bookseller at the Book Bin. I really wished that we had time to sit down with our coffees because it has a nice ambience. The coffee was good, too. Nice counter person, talented and engaged barista, fine looking menu, award-winning art. What's not... More 

Thank emmarytz
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199 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Very good coffee and pleasant atmosphere. The locals go here and everyone is very friendly. We had a specialty drinks and the owner delivered them to the table. We are going back for more today before we "hit the road". We went here because we didn't want a chain store coffeehouse. We were very pleased.

Thank Niti R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-581-9675

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