Coffee By Design named top coffee in Portland

In a contest that drew over 20,000 votes, Coffee By Design has been named the top coffee in Portland, Maine in the annual “Best of” awards put on by the Portland Phoenix. CBD was also voted “Best Non-Gallery Art Space” for its cafe in Portland’s Art District, where visitors enjoy rotating art shows when they stop in for coffee.

About Coffee By Design:
Coffee By Design, a Maine owned and operated coffee company since 1994, is dedicated to changing the world, one cup of coffee at a time by providing customers with sustainably sourced, traceable coffee. Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear were named Maine SBA Small Business Person of the Year, 2014. Coffee By Design recently opened a roastery and coffee house at One Diamond St, Portland, bringing their total number of coffeehouses to five. In addition to serving some of the world’s finest coffee, Coffee By Design is committed to running a sustainable business dedicated to the arts, the environment, and the community. With over 450 select restaurant, cafes and gourmet stores and online retail sales, their coffee is enjoyed nationwide. For more information, go to

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