This Hip Coffee Shop In La Grande Used To Be An Old Texaco Station

by | Apr 13, 2022 | Eastern Oregon, Food, Food & Drink, Interesting, Travel

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If you're in La Grande Oregon and in the mood for coffee, tea, or ice cream, or just want a relaxing spot to have a chat with friends, then you'll love The Local. This spot has always been a gathering space for locals, and is a great place to enjoy the simple things in life, like good company, hand crafted ice cream, and specialty coffee.

From Gas Station To Specialty Coffee

Photo via The Local website.

In the 1950's a Texaco station was built in La Grande Oregon. Locals came to fuel up their cars, but also to catch up on local news and to grab a cup of coffee.

Photo via The Local Facebook page.

Today the tradition lives on in the form of a hip coffee shop serving up delicious teas, goodies, and coffee, and it's still a great place to catch up with friends.

Photo via The Local Facebook page.

The Local serves sustainable, farm direct Mukilteo coffee from Mukilteo Coffee Roasters. This coffee has a smooth finish and is slow roasted. You can check out the coffee menu at The Local here. The Local also serves up tasty chai latte, matcha tea, and Soul Chai Rooibos tea.

If you're looking for something sweet, The Local serves up awesome handcrafted ice cream in a waffle cone from Stella's Ice Cream. Gluten free waffle cones are also available.

Photo via The Local Facebook page.

They also serve Affogato, which is an Italian coffee based treat with a shot of Mukilteo Monorail Espresso over vanilla ice cream. Root beer floats, orange creme floats, milkshakes, brownies, and other treats like citrus blueberry bread and blackberry lemon creme tarts are also on the menu.

Photo via The Local Facebook page.

Check out all the goodies on offer on their sweets menu.

The Local Information

Photo via The Local Facebook page.

  • Location: 1508 Adams Avenue in La Grande Oregon
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 6 am - 9 pm, Sunday 7 am - 9 pm
  • Contact: Call the Local at (541) 805-0414, or e-mail them at [email protected]

Get more information and stay up to date on the Local's official website, Facebook page, and Instagram.

Have you been to The Local in La Grande Oregon? What's your favorite coffee or ice cream to get when visiting? Let us know and tag the friends and family you want to go with!

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Written By Jessica Tomlinson

Jessica Tomlinson is a native Oregonian currently living in Southern Oregon. She has been blogging since 2006. She loves nature, photography, hiking, camping, and exploring Oregon's wilds.

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