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American, Diner, Soups
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308 SW Washington, Portland, OR 97204-2606
+1 503-295-2583
11:00 - 16:00
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Mix match vintage furniture w/ maybe a piano used as a shelf ? Not exactly sure but wonderful staff all around, amazing milkshakes with incredible burgers made in fun eclectic atmosphere created a 5 star experience ! Thank you great new waitress whose been there 1 month :)

Thank aromab34
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We have a 4 generation team going to old fashioned ice cream parlors. This place ROCKED with their food and ice cream dishes. We had Grandma's Pot roast, Northwest sliders, grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup, then came the banana splits, chocolate malts and sundaes. The food was awesome. The only down fall was staff did not clean up our... More 

Thank Sunnysnow
Cortez, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Went in for lunch. Waited 5 minutes and were not acknowledged. A table emptied so we sat down then the waiter muttered that he couldn't clean a table with people sitting at it so we left. STAY AWAY!

Thank curtiszoo
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

I watched DDD show mentioning this place. So when I had the opportunity to go to Portland, I wanted to try this place out. It's a really small restaurant but the food was really food. If I come back to Portland will be visiting this place again!

Thank rla87
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487 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We got there about 3:45 for a late lunch and Chef Jeff very graciously served us. We went because this place was on The Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. The Sloppy Joe and Chocolate milkshake were awesome as was the American in Paris (grilled chicken). Jeff came to our table and talked to is a long time about how... More 

Thank L D
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We saw this diner on the Food Network and decided to stop for lunch. We went mid-week after the lunch rush. Their hours are limited so check first. There is a parking garage on the same block for easy parking. The diner is small and you could walk right past it. We picked the table for 4 in the back... More 

Thank Minnie2452
Reno, Nevada
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714 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Fun little place with minimal signage so it is easy to miss. The sandwich was great but really thought the potatoes that came with it the highlight. Here is the tip if you get a milkshake, and definitely recommend that, split the sandwhich or you just have too much to eat.

Thank advcards
Essex, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Took my partner here for a birthday lunch. The food is very nice - great comfort food. The malts and sodas had an fantastic selection and I can recommend them.

Thank bluemoo
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I cannot speak when it comes to Blueplate. I dream about it and salivate whenever I think about it. I plan trips to Portland based on arriving before they close for the day. The sliders are killer. The Yukon gold potatoes are comfort food deluxe. The sodas are refreshing. Simple menu, but perfect. LOVE Blueplate!!!

Thank Marie M
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356 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Jumped in on recommendation of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. Such a little entrance, I had to look it up on my app and found I was standing right in front! The meal was absolutely special. I had the southwest sliders, and the burger was fresh, interesting and so good I ate too much. The side potatoes were perhaps the best,... More 

Thank PucksterColorado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner, Soups
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 SW Washington, Portland, OR 97204-2606
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-295-2583

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