Welcome to Behind the Museum Cafe

welcome to the Behind the Museum Cafe
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ehind the Museum Café is a unique café that specializes in Japanese tea and foods, Japanese antiques and art and crafts.

The café serves robust EXTRACTO coffee roasted right here in Portland, Oregon. We offer our own homemade sweets, sandwiches, and assorted Japanese-style appetizers with seasonal vegetables, all of which can be paired with our premium Japanese beers and sakés.

The interior design melds traditional Japanese style with modern flair to create a warm, welcoming space, with an inviting atmosphere.
Henry Higgins Boiled Bagles
Etract CoffeeSugimoto Japanese Tea

Calligraphy and Flower Arrangement Lesson

Now we are offering Nishiura style calligraphy and flower arrangement classes monthly in Portland. The first calligraphy class will be on July 13th at 2pm and $25 per class. The first flower arrangement class will be on July 14th (exact time TBA) and $35 including flowers. For specific questions about the classes or more information, please email at tomoe@behindthemuseumcafe.com
We have started selling Sugimoto organic tea ceremonial matcha tea can(1.0 oz) $28 and Sugimoto organic cooking matcha (2.0 oz) $12.

Make Matcha latte and try replacing coco powder with matcha powder in your favorite recipes at home!

We now have our kimonos and other antique items
on a etsy page!

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Created with heart and hope from Tohoku
OCICA's handmade necklaces and earrings are here!

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A special
20% discount for members
of the Northwest Film Center's Silver Screen Club!


We are now serving UMESHU!

Umeshu on the Rocks (plum wine) : $6.00
Elegant sweetness, perfect for summer evening


Chikara : Gluten free Energy Cake
will be available in July!

Energy Cake : $4.00
pistachio, macadamias, pecan, walnut, fig, blueberry, raisin, prune egg, butter, brown sugar, and rice flour