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Ernest Coffee

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About

Ernest Coffee is located in the same space Don the Beachcomber’s tiki restaurant opened in 1953.

What’s in the Name

Ernest Coffee was named after Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt.  He better known by his pseudonym Donn Beach, was a legendary American entrepreneur and restaurateur who is considered the founding father of the tiki bar culture. In 1933, Gantt opened his first Polynesian-themed bar, Don’s Beachcomber Café, in Hollywood, California. The bar featured innovative tropical cocktails, elaborate décor, and immersive island-inspired ambiance. It quickly became a sensation, attracting celebrities, socialites, and curious patrons alike. This establishment marked the beginning of what would later become known as the tiki bar phenomenon.

Serving Stumptown Coffee

Stumptown Coffee is a renowned coffee company that takes pride in sourcing, roasting, and brewing exceptional quality coffee. Founded in 1999 in Portland, Oregon, Stumptown is known for its dedication to craftsmanship and sustainability. The company carefully selects its beans from different parts of the world, focusing on building strong relationships with farmers and ensuring fair trade practices. Once the beans are sourced, they are meticulously roasted in small batches to unlock their full flavor potential. Stumptown uses a variety of roasting techniques to enhance the unique characteristics of each coffee origin.

Earnest Coffee Menu

Earnest offers traditional coffee and tea assortments of most full-service coffee cafes. These include Americanos, lattes, expressos and cappuccinos. In addition, they have  snacks and a mix of croissants and sweets.

Ernest Coffee Exterior

Open 6 am – 3 pm daily.

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