Historic Willamette General Store, West Linn, OR 10/26/11

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Historic Willamette General Store, West Linn, OR 10/26/11

 

Willamette General Store, West Linn MapI was excited when I saw that huge for rent banner removed that once covered the front of the old Willamette General Store..and in it's place was a newly fixed up and remodeled interior that has now revitalized this once run down space.

New owner Ryan Dato and family took this place and transformed it into a space that just calls you to come inside. In a time where those big stores are prevelant, it's so nice to see a store like this open up. The outside was spiffed up but still maintains the 96 year old  historic charm while the inside has a mixture of old time charm and coffee house feel.

Walking in the front door your eyes take in the nice hardwood floors, the huge humidor and cigar selection as well as wine. The other side are a couch, tables and chairs that are now frequented by locals enjoying a cup of coffee from the coffee bar while reading the paper...or working on their computer. In the back section I perused a wide selection of sundries that would entice any kid wanting to spend their allowance.

This place is not just a general store, it's also a deli, has full coffee bar, bakery, that also has a really stocked hardware section, carries over 100 types of beer AND also sells Traeger BBQ's.

Why was I there? Well, I needed to pick up some tea bags for my MIL, so instead of going to the supermarket, the Willamette General Store was perfect being right up the road. I love this place...and by the amount of people that are sitting outside when it first opened in August, many others do too!

Located in the Historic Downtown Willamette section of West Linn at 1720 Willamette Falls Drive, the Willamette General Store is a great asset to West Linn. Stop by and check it out!

 

Willamette General Store before

 

Willamette General Store, West Linn


Willamette General Store, West Linn

Willamette General Store, West Linn

Willamette General Store, West Linn


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Larry Bettag
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Cool....very homey feel to it!  I love it!  Hometown U.S.A.

October 26, 2011 11:58 AM
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John McCarthy
Realtor - Seacoast NH
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Hi Cindy,

My first guess is the Willamette Coffee House at 2120 8th Ct in West Linn. Do I need a second guess? I posted on fb also!

October 26, 2011 12:34 PM
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John McCarthy
Realtor - Seacoast NH
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Looks like I do! Second guess is Bullseye Coffee Company at 1980 Willamette Falls Drive.

October 26, 2011 12:43 PM
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Cindy Westfall
ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate
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Hi Larry, This town is does have that exact feel!

October 26, 2011 04:05 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Hi John, hmmm...close..but no cigar yet! Thanks for posting this on FB as well!

October 26, 2011 04:06 PM
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John McCarthy
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Hi Cindy,

I know I am failing miserably here, but I know Bullseye has a connection with the Post Office. Am I getting warmer?

October 26, 2011 07:37 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Oh boy, John, so sorry it took me so long to get the follow up out there! Today just got away from me! Now, Bullseye coffee is just down the road and a great guess! This is the newly re-opened with new owners Willamette General Store. Love to see a Mom and Pop type place open like this. It's actually perfect for the neighborhood and Historic town.

October 27, 2011 12:23 AM
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Debb Janes
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Hi Cindy - great photos that capture the charm of this wonderful little store. Hope you're doing well and enjoying our beautiful Autumn weather.

October 27, 2011 11:19 AM
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Cindy Westfall
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Hi Debb, thank you! I was bummed that two of my pics came out blurry when I pulled them from my camera, but this just gives me an excuse to head in there again and see what else I can find that they sell. All good in Cindy world, and today looks like it's turning into a beauty! Same back at ya :))

October 27, 2011 03:52 PM
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Hello Cindy and what a great "Localism" post, and I like your Halloween profile pic!

VB ;o)

October 27, 2011 08:21 PM
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Hi Cindy. This is a great local post and the pictures with it are just lovely. Thank you for sharing.

October 27, 2011 09:22 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Hi VB, thank you, and I must say your looking pretty out of this world yourself!

October 27, 2011 10:05 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Hi Nestor and Katerina, Thanks for stopping by! I do these Where is it Wednesdays posts each week to highlight a local area or place throughout the Portland Metro areas. This is a really neat local store and I know I'll be using it often.

October 27, 2011 10:10 PM
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