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Papa Haydn

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$$ - $$$
Northwest District
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701 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3210
+1 503-228-7317
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Prescott, Arizona
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great food. Wanted to try almost whole menu and had to settle for just 2 entrees. Plus had to save room for dessert. We shared everything. Croque Monsieur with hand cut fries and Pork Tenderloin. Both were delicious. For dessert we had the lemon chiffon cake and a lemon cookie (for later). We also sampled the lemon cherry ice... More 

Thank topthat
Aberdeen, Washington
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the beauty of Portland--a city with walking and discoveries. You wander along 23rd NW and discover this place. Papa Hayden! The food is lovely. The place is lovely. And it is a grand place to watch the people. I wish I had skipped lunch and just had dessert. Good reason to go back!

Thank OctoberinOregon
Michael G, Owner at Papa Haydn, responded to this review

Thx! We'll keep the dessert case full for your return. ;-) More 

Cupertino, California
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

LOL! If you can get in which is a challenge, I kid you not. This is by far the best place for dessert selection in Portland area. You have about 50 different choices of fresh made dessert every night excluding ice-cream, which is not a true dessert in my opinion. They are crafty and prepared with artistry and thought. I... More 

Thank Avik C
Oregon City, OR
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188 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. They always have amazing food, especially dessert. It is always full, so grab a reservation. Service is sometimes slow, but hasn't prevented us from coming back. Brunch is also amazing.

Thank Fred_n_Aaron
Albany, Oregon
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't even THINK about missing Papa Haydn's...I think you land in Purgatory if you walk by and don't try it's delicacies....crazy good.

Thank X4518BIpaulv
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mother's Day brunch couldn't have been any better. Great service and delicious food. The salmon benidict was the standout!

Thank Laura S
Portland, Oregon
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Few restaurants have 40 years of bragging rights like Papa Hayden's. Originally known for their exquisite European style desserts, Papa Hayden's has expanded their menu to full on three meals a day. We were there for lunch and weren't disappointed. The French Onion soup was tasty and my friends sandwich barely left room for dessert. BTW: Their dessert case is... More 

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Michael G, Owner at Papa Haydn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and for choosing to dine with us. We love PDX, we love serving our customers and we aim to stay. "Du musst das Leben nicht verstehen, dann wird es werden wie ein Fest." Rilke More 

Portland, Oregon
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360 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here many times to take dessert home. But the wife and I had a little time to kill on NW 23rd. So we came in for lunch. Food excellent. Loved the warm cauliflower salad. Service was on their own time. Prices a little high. But would come back.

Thank Jim A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Looks expensive from the outside but it is actually not! Great service and a nice break from the rush on 23rd Street.

Thank travelingfolks2015
Michael G, Owner at Papa Haydn, responded to this review

Thx for braving our good looks and stopping in, ;-). Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you next time you're in PDX. Papa and Staff-- More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I just had a perfect meal with my daughter at Papa Hayden's in Portland . It's quaint - but on a delightful shopping street. We split the steak frittes, spring vegetable risotto and lemon pie ... Great service / loved our meal .

Thank Erin R
Michael G, Owner at Papa Haydn, responded to this review

Erin, Vielen Dank! Prosit. The Staff at Papa Haydn More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-228-7317

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?