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City State Diner

128 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232-3146
+1 503-517-0347
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
“biscuits” (8 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
128 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232-3146
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of their food and service is fantastic. Give it a shot if you're in the area. Their drinks are always on point as well. Highly recommend, and the wait is never too bad.

Thank Pilgrim_ist
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I had lunch at City State Diner today and it was excellent. I had the Global Deluxe Burger and like Mary Poppins, it was practically perfect in every way. A hand formed burger with pepper bacon, pink onion, cheddar cheese, lettuce, pickle on a toasted...More

Thank Milestogo007
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

we had lunch yesterday at city state....i had the salmon salad sandwich on whole wheat with coleslaw, and my friend had the global deluxe with fries....the food was delicious, the place cozy and warm, plus the staff is so friendly..thx so much

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We sat outside at a picnic table while enjoying a delicious lunch -- wonderful fresh salad, and breakfast food, which is served all day. Excellent salad, great service.

Thank kurseni
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here for breakfast during our stay in Portland. Our server was amazing and the food came quickly. This place is great if you have dietary restrictions. They offer vegetarian and gluten free options for almost everything on the menu. I...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My coworker and I ordered salads, and they were delicious, fresh and huge. The service was fast, which important for a work day lunch. I will definitely want to come back and order another salad, which is not my typical go-to for a diner.

Thank Ritaj65
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I usually meet my buddy for lunch here mid-week, when the lines are a bit more manageable. Love their many scrambles (usually get the Forest Mushroom) and my pal is a big Eggs Benny fan, of which they have several variations.The coffee's always hot and...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

On a Sunday in Portland you just need to expect to wait for brunch (the Portlandia sketch "Brunch Village" is truly based in reality), and as expected we waited about 1/2 hour, which actually isn't too bad. The place is run very efficiently and they...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been here 3 times in 2 weeks. I love the biscuit breakfast. Bacon is thick and cooked crisp. In fact, we all like what we ordered. You know how sometimes you get meal envy...not here. We were all happy with our choices. And on...More

Thank easyeats57
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My brother and I really like Eggs Benedict and so we're always on the look out for a good place. City State has several Eggs Benedict options on their menu (as well as a ton of other options.) Our favorite is the Crab Benedict. The...More

Thank Poppy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232-3146
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-517-0347
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