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Original Hotcake and Steak House

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1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
+1 503-236-7402
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Lawrence, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

And we found them here. Over the top huge, delicious, w/ unique Portland diner vibe. The strawberry and blueberry were to die for. We went twice! The omelets were yummy too and equally huge.

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Thank Marci N
Tigard, Oregon
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is funky and very Portland. The waiter and one of the cooks were wearing brightly colored tie dye t-shirts. Even though the name of the business is "The Original Hotcake and Steak House", the steak appears to be a distant and perhaps fading priority. We ordered it rare and it was delivered medium well. The hash browns and... More 

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Thank KenBobPDX
Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good, almost great but a bit too greasy for my liking. The chicken fried steak was great! Not dry, greasy nor fatty. The gravy was great too. Breakfast was $14 and coffee 2.50. So check was on the higher end. Staff was nice and friendly.

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Thank richallen97225
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Original Hotcake House (and steaks!) Is just what you expect in classic diner, if what you expect is excellent American breakfast fare --and much more. Their pancakes are superb--whites of eggs whipped then folded into a batter that flips up rich moist cakes. Home-made hash browns, browned fresh and perfectly. And all the meats that fit in omelettes and side... More 

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Thank paullips3
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint little family owned restaurant that serve really delicious breakfasts. It is so worth the wait in line to order and get a place to sit and enjoy your food. Very small town feel as locals are having their morning conversations over a good cup of coffee and food. Friendly staff and always obliging to provide great... More 

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Thank Shawn L
Surrey, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Steak was almost raw. Service was good..food amount is very large...fries were cooked in well used oil and was inedible..Salad was fabulous

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Thank Abigoogle
Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

this is an amazing place, we went in for dinner, biggest one I've had in a long time, i couldn't even finish it! and i love eating, great price, good service, it took some time to get our food but it was worth it!.

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Thank Lex F
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I always enjoy the hotcakes when I am in the neighborhood of this hotcake house. The hotcakes are large and tasty do you only need one or two to fill up.

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Thank standavis99
Boise, Idaho
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this place based on reviews and location near our hotel. I was not impressed with the food it was just average. Staff was friendly and food services was pretty quick.

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Thank kmarx121
Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This is local Portland at it's finest after midnight. The food is at least an 8 out of 10 and the service hs always been very friendly. This place gets extremely busy as people roll out of the bars making for amazing people watching. I have witnessed models loading up, an impromptu rap video filmed, and fisticuffs in the parking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-236-7402

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?