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Tandem Coffee Roasters

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122 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101-2546
+1 207-899-0235
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had been to the other location of Tandem on Congress Street, which was 10/10, and decided to try this location, which is basically used as a coffee roasting location, but does have a coffee bar and a small assortment of treats. We had a coffee latte, and a cafe mocha, which were both awesome. Unfortunately, we didn't care for... More 

Thank 1lacrosse
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Small cafe attached to the roast facility. The coffee is excellent and the staff are exceptional. I was able to prevail upon them to sell some of their green beans for home roasting. Whoever is their bean buyer is great at the job. Their Kenya AA Chorongi is delicious stuff and well worth it. The location is very convenient for... More 

Thank alexa66
Wilmington, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Try the Malt Iced coffee. Seriously awesome. It's a strong cold brew. Barista was friendly and it has a place to sit outside.

Thank Joshua E
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Found this place due to it being #1 on Trip Advisor. We are in love! Latte was incredible!! Don't expect a Starbucks experience - you are going to get high-quality, freshly roasted coffee served by passionate baristas in a quaint brick building. They even play records...YES!!

Thank sjmock
Middletown, Rhode Island
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is THE coffee shop to go to! Not only is the owner super friendly and informative, she is also the barista and can answer any questions you have about the brewing of the coffee or the roasting of the beans. They have a bunch of wild drinks too and serve a small cup of club soda to cleanse your... More 

Thank ChaeRey
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We are addicted to the malted iced coffee from the Anderson St. location. We have a business just down the street and nearly daily in the summer go grab malted iced coffee here, we prefer ours with almond milk. It is a nice use of a small old building and both owners are usually around hard at work. They also... More 

Thank irish7lad
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love freshly-roasted coffee, and this place does just that. So, maybe you'll go here to kinda check out the roastery, but then, you'll walk to the cafe area and of course, instead of just buying some beans roasted just a day or two ago, you will need to try their coffee/ espresso drinks, because, that's why you came here:... More 

Thank constantcritic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

They know coffee and do coffee really well here. It is a small location but the wait is worth it, because the quality is worth the wait. They have a handful of baked goods that come from their bakery downtown that are top notch & a very engaging staff. Definitely worth a stop by and real close to exit 7... More 

Thank Matthew R
Manlius, New York, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I drove to Tandem this morning with my dog, and was pleased to find dog-friendly outside seating. The coffee was very good and the slice of coconut tea cake was huge (we share it 3 ways), and delicious. The staff was very friendly, and there was even a place to tie the dog up while getting my order. Two coffees... More 

Thank Stephen B
Strafford, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast (coffee and something baked). I wasn't wild about my cappuccino and whatever baked item i got was unremarkable enough that I don't remember it. The site is an old gas station, sitting right next to a working gas station. The building has been converted to a coffee station without much in the way of imagination. It... More 

Thank Kate S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101-2546
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-0235

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?