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Ken's Artisan Bakery

338 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1102
+1 503-248-2202
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baguette” (21 reviews)
“macaroons” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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338 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1102
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We think this is the best pizza we have had in a very long time. The staff we friendly and helpful and the food delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nancypeter123
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Yes the pastries are wonderful but the bread Ken Forkish has created are masterpieces. He advocates getting the crust really brown - really makes for a flavorful bread. Sit down area for coffee or lunch. Specialty teas. Located in the Pearl District amongst a fun...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nanums
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Stopped in for coffee and veggie quiche on a Saturday morning. Never expected the spices they used (tasted like poultry seasoning) and I'll be trying that at home! Lots of choices, including, of course, baked goods galore. We really enjoyed their shop, and will stop...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MsPfromthewestValley
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I spent couple of days in Portland and the best of it, was my Airbnb next to Ken's bakery. Every morning we had a great breakfast . The bred is better than most in the bakery in France . House coffee is delicious and people...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Great little bakery. Too bad they sell out so fast and they get crazy lines. We recently moved to Portland and wanted to find a good local bakery to replace our wonderful old one. This place really surprised us. The pastries are so good. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ready2Travl2
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Read about this bakery from Forkish's book and it didn't disappoint. The food was fabulous, the staff were friendly and the croissants... to die for. Better than anything I've eaten in Paris (and without the attitude!). My fav part about the bakery is the open...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JWHammer
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I looked on TA for bakery recommendations and Ken's AB was rated very high. Ken's AB was a little over a mile walk and proved to be worth the stroll. I had the bacon quiche and a latte. The quiche was exceptional: the eggs fluffy...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My boyfriend and I stopped here about two weeks ago to grab a quick breakfast before leaving town for the day. I had never been to Ken's, but it was within walking distance of our Airbnb and had great reviews, so I thought we could...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank CateB93
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Made a special trip into Downtown from the airport to make a visit. This was our first visit and will not be our last. Classic breads and pastries. You can't go wrong with any of the croissants, buttery, flakey, and moist. And that was just...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Commodore2010
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic bread, soup, quiche, salad, coffee, whatever! I can't resist taking bread home. Very good value although not super cheap. Definitely worth it!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Zialucia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-248-2202
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