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Bijou Cafe

132 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-2705
+1 503-222-3187
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“hash” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (36 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
132 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-2705
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a well deserved lunch. In keeping with the Portland "vibe", they source their ingredients locally. Food was well presented & tasty. Despite being busy, service was good. Recommended

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My fiancé and I had brunch at this café this past weekend as we had a few hours left before leaving. The staff at the café was very pleasant and offered the bar as seating if we did not want to wait for a table....More

Thank Simmy B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a casual breakfast, with pleasant staff and fantastic omlets. Worth the visit!

Thank John G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Had to wait for a waitress to take our order. Almost left. But food made up for it. Had the corn pancakes with fried chicken and chorizo potato omelette special. Both + coffee were excellent. Found this place by accident when we realized coffee place...More

Thank MizzM1234
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had lunch; sympathetic with organic and local ingredients, but the portions were tiny. Neither salad nor soup came with bread. They charged 3 Dollars for 2 slices of organic toast; not homemade. Asked for more bread = 6 Dollars. Toilets were dirty and smelly. We...More

Thank lotterosenberg
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My business associate and I really enjoyed our breakfast at Bijou Cafe. I had pancakes and my associate had an omelet. Both were really good and highly recommended. Unfortunately, the Cafe needed at least one more server because one gentleman was basically servicing the restaurant...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We enjoyed our breakfast here so much that we went back a second time during our week in Portland. Super friendly efficient service and great food with local ingredients. Highly recommended!

Thank drfaith
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Enjoyed breakfast on vacation with my husband and son last week. Best Tofu scramble i've ever had!! My husband had the mozzarella & tomato salad (seasonal special) & squash soup. My son had the Korean pork breakfast special and said it was terrific. I would...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

When I am in Portland, this is my go-to place for brunch or lunch if I am doing something downtown. It feels like a good old-fashioned diner with a somewhat innovative menu. This time we arrived toward 2 pm end of lunch service. Not sure...More

Thank msaioli
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Super lunch or breakfast food. The food is locally sourced and beautifully prepared. Service was outstanding too. My oyster sandwich was one of the best I've ever eaten. Highly recommend. Conveniently located near the light rail system.

Thank pakay2016
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Erica K
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Response from Read W | Reviewed this property |
I' m sure many options are possible if requested. Their menu is very friendly. I am fond of the Tufu scramble .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-3187
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Known for our breakfast/lbrunch offerings for 36 years, Bijou cafe now serves dinner Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings. We bring our special touch to the amazing local ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. We also offer local beers, wines and full bar service. Many evenings feature live jazz with local musicians. We hope you will join us sometime soon.
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