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Original Hotcake and Steak House

1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
+1 503-236-7402
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hotcakes” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Steakhouse
1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I saw the sign that told me that this place has been around for a long time. Today was my lucky day, there were no huge crows inside. In fact I almost had the place to myself. The prices above the counter were amazing-- much...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went on a Sunday morning. Arrived at 9:30 and were glad we beat the church crowd. It was busy then but a madhouse by the time we left. This is not a fancy place to eat. You order from a cafeteria style line, get...More

Thank Ancientjim
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is truly a spot worthy of pilgrimage if you have a craving for hotcakes. Of course, other items on the menu are very tasty, but the hotcakes are the signature food. This is not a wheelchair accommodating place and vegans/vegetarians probably will want to...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a great find in Portland! They have unbelievable food in huge portions. Whether you are looking for traditional breakfast, great sandwiches, or nice steaks, this place does it all. The downside is that you often have to wait as it is a popular...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The cooks and the rest of the staff are friendly and courteous. There's always coffee on a self serve. When you order, just check the menu posted and order the meal you want.

Thank Myrt55
Reviewed 2 July 2017

What a joke! What a bunch of hype! They may have been good once upon a time, but not any more. I have frequented this place twice in the last couple of months. I'll *NEVER* go there again, and I will recommend to anyone who...More

1  Thank Scott Z
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The hotcakes are good and large, everything else just average. Little seasoning, pork chops a bit tough, hash browns a bit greasy. I'd come again for the hotcakes though. Staff just o.k.

1  Thank Denisecott
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I travel to the Portland area once or twice a year, and this is always one of my stops. It's been around forever and is a local favorite. It's open 24 hrs, and late night is the best time to go, not only for the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 26 March 2017 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.

Thank Marci N
Reviewed 25 March 2017 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...More

Thank KenBobPDX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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