Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 am-6 pm; Sat-Sun 7 am-6 pm
Some say: “coffee is coffee,” while others like theirs delivered in a sippy-cup at Starbucks but Ristretto brings an artisan’s approach to this darkest of drinks. Come, if you want to sip your triple espresso within sight of the roasting machine. It’ll be like smoking a Havana in sight of the lady who rolled it, only less-cancer-more-Portland. For example: It’s pissing down rain outside, and you’re in this warm shop up in Beaumont-Wilshire there are nice hand-made pottery cups, leathery chairs, and friendly souls. And the chocolate espresso bread—well, it’s so damn goooood.