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Byways Cafe

) #55 of 3,583 Restaurants in Portland American, Cafe,
1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
+1 503-221-0011
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“hash” (15 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this small breakfast place after having passed by numerous times over the many years I have lived in Portland, Oregon. Great breakfast selection and service along with a reasonable price. Although it does have limited seating due to its size which is...More

Thank wirenut1462
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, please go here when in Portland. We sat at the counter and felt welcome and taken care of from the moment we walked in. French Toast was amazing. Oh, and did I mention the freaky good Bloody Mary?

Thank SeattleGoodguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this cafe for breakfast. It is a cute diner with delicious food. I went with 5 other people and everyone thought their meal was fantastic. I got the migas dish and I would highly recommend! Overall a great experience.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Awesome little spot in the Pearl District. We showed up just after breakfast so there was actually a table available. We were short on time, but the servers and cooks made sure to get everything out on time. The Bylaws Philly and side salad with...More

Thank captain_tahoe_steve
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast this morning, what a great old school spot. Great breakfast selection. Great service, nice cozy feeling and really inexpensive. You will enjoy it.

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

After seeing this place on TV, we had to try it. the vintage décor was a constant conversation piece, the service was incredibly friendly, and the food was that kind of diner experience that we were craving. Between the 4 of us we had Mt...More

Thank Bill U
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The food at Byways is like from the old American Breakfast Diner. They even have license plate memorabilia on the walls of the various states and even old movie posters. They have some interesting types of pancakes such as blue corn pancakes (very filling) and...More

1  Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 17 February 2017

good breakfast. parking is a bit of a pain and the tables are a bit cramped, but the food is very good with great menu selections. a nice local option in the pearl district.

Thank Gabrandall
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was in town visiting and my daughter steered me here. The decor is vintage and there are so many interesting things to look at, the staff was very friendly and welcoming, and the food was divine! I had the Multnomah melt and it was...More

1  Thank TXswimmer
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My friend introduced me to this place and I was impressed! I had a scramble with potatoes and it was so flavorful and delicious! The service was amazing! I cannot say anything bad about my experiene. I see now why it is a local favorite...More

Thank C M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-221-0011
  • E-mail
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