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Zell's - An American Cafe

1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
+1 503-239-0196
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“scones” (30 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Outstanding venue for early morning meetings. Also good for families and for lunch dates.. It closes at 3 p.m. Great variety to choose from. Pancakes ,eggs and bacon. ,omlettes,oysters ,salads,. It is well run and never too long a wait to be seated. Service is...More

Thank 415koconnell
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Been going here for years and sharing this restaurant with many of my friends. Yesterday, (first time during the week and no crowds) I took my friend here wanting to give here a great breakfast experience. You will see the specials written on a chock...More

Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Found this place via Google search and saw lots of great reviews. It was full when we arrived, but we were seated only a few minutes after adding our name to their list. Prompt and friendly service with great brunch options. Loved the cranberry mimosa!

Thank Cyndi L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Two couples joined together for a fun brunch. We were greeted with fresh scones and hot coffee. Menu selection was easy and entree's were delivered promptly fresh and well seasoned. We would recommend this for any foodie seeking a weekday brunch as few places serve...More

Thank Erickroses
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We came away very pleased and full. The menu is broad and the portions big (splitable). My wife had the eggs Benedict which she said were perfect. The sauce had a hint of lemon which she liked. Our guest had one of their special burgers...More

Thank scmort
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I almost hate to share this place, it's super good, the best huevos rancheros outside of Mexico, awesome German pancakes, amazing oysters, eggs benedict, waffles, all great

Thank Win S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Came here a couple minutes before they opening up on a Saturday (7:50 a.m.) and there were already a couple people milling about. The cafe had put coffee out to keep people patient, and at 8:00 a.m. after they opened the doors, there was a...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A quaint spot for breakfast! Usually there is a wait but there is coffee to help make it seems as Breakfast is underway. I love their special scrambles and the Asparagus, Asiago and Prosciutto was excellent. It was filled with great flavors and was so...More

Thank AliceMariam
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great little place for breakfast. The scones are really good and the Eggs Benedict was fantastic. Quality ingredients and free coffee while you wait. A little on the pricey side for breakfast but worth it. Not really a place for a kid's breakfast if that's...More

Thank Jakklz
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We've been to Zell's many times and just got back from breakfast. Haven't been there for quite some time. Nothing has changed... It's still great! Often, there is a long wait... so we go late. One of the Best Eggs Benedict I've had. Nice variety...More

Thank Mike W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-239-0196
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