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Bread and Ink Cafe

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3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5144
+1 503-239-4756
08:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect place for a large breakfast! Prices a very decent for the quality and amount of food. The staff is kind and helpful and it has quickly become my breakfast HQ in hawthorne!

Thank anne m
Seattle, WA
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

You have a choice of a waffle from the outside window or you can sit down inside and order food and cocktails. My family split a BLTA and burger with fries and we each had a side salad. The food was very good, the burger was cooked perfectly. The service was ok and we enjoyed our time at the Bread... More 

1 Thank SeattleTef
Sugar Land
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390 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's all about the waffles at this restaurant and I don't think you can go wrong. I had the scramble and it too was very good.

1 Thank Greg W
Toledo, Ohio
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126 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited Bread and Ink for a late lunch. Our server was pleasant and popped by to see how we were doing frequently. My husband and I both ordered salads and they came out quickly. The food really hit the spot and the service was excellent. .

1 Thank Ali G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

After I recently moved back to PDX, I wanted to go exploring some of my "old haunts" with a good dining buddy. We landed at BVrean and Ink...after another fave had no seating (it was a last-minute effort, BTW). WOW, was I pleased with how this little old neighborhood standard had just "aged gracefully." The food was "uber-comfort," and perfectly... More 

1 Thank Rick B
Newberg, Oregon
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Good food but terrible service! We never were asked if we wanted anything to drink, and after our food was delivered our waitress never came back to ask if we needed anything. Very slow, not enough servers. It took about 1/2 hour after we ate to get the check. Servers were not very friendly.

Thank burkskatie
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

My sister and I dropped in for Happy Hour while shopping on Hawthorne. She had the Dungeness Crab Bruscetta which she really liked. I had the vegan squash soup and a greek salad both of which were wonderful. Our waiter was friendly and gave us great service. Prices for dinner were much higher but I'm sure that it would be... More 

Thank Kj S
Tacoma, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

As you can tell from the title, I love the Bread and Ink Cafe!! The food is great and there are options available from the Waffle Window next door. It can get a little busy so early arrival is good or you can expect a bit of a wait (but it is well worth it).

Thank asq15
Hershey, PA
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169 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I enjoyed the atmosphere and staff of this restaurant. Went for Sunday brunch with friends; service and food good. Only comment: a bit of tang in the hollandaise sauce for the Lox Eggs Benedict. Maybe a tad too much lemon? Would return.

Thank Ryan.W
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

On a slow Monday at noontime, we got coffee quick but had to ask a few times to get water. French toast that I was excited about from the online menu apparently is not served after 1130 on weekdays, which seems pretty arbitrary. They did customize a scramble for me to include salmon, but that made it $16. Pretty pricey... More 

Thank PDXLoMac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5144
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-239-4756

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