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Backspace Cafe, Portland, Oregon

 
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Distance from city center: 6mi
itachan's pictureby itachan Night Life & Entertainment travel tip
added on the 1st of September, 2010
I you are looking for a cafe/pub which is both geeky and cool, and where you can enjoy the best coffee in the state while listening to great live music, you should definitely check out Backspace.

Backspace is located at the heart of the Old Town, and it was designed as a space where like minded people can meet and share their interest in art, technology, music, food and beverages.

There are computer terminals for the customers who like to be online at all times, and even a neat little LAN center for hardcore gamers, so you and your friends can play while sipping your coffees or beers.

Address:
115 NW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97209, USA

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 7am to 12am
Sat-Sun 10am to 12am

On the web:
http://www.backspace.bz

 
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