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Park Avenue Cafe

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1535 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3429
+1 503-225-9335
07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 19:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent food at good prices, near the Portland State campus. Special order breakfast (one egg, not two) was no problem. Eggs Benedict with salmon was excellent. Selections of tea extraordinary. Great baked goods (bagels, croissants, scones, pastries), beautiful sandwiches and tasty wraps.

Thank David P
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123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

we were originally going to stop in the cafe and take some breakfast to go, but the place is cozy and welcoming so we decided to stay instead. the bagels are fresh and the breakfast sandwiches are tasty too. we were just visiting in town, but if I lived near here, I'd return....

Thank onesar
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Quick bagels and coffee. The bagel sandwiches were delicious and the service friendly. Good selection of breakfast items and hot teas, coffee.

Thank Kim W
Portland, Oregon
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385 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I thought I'd stop in for a sandwich and decided on a turkey panini. The service was good, the atmosphere was collegial...think campus coffee shop but for a more mixed population. I took a sit at the corner window to watch the park. When my food came, I was pleased to see that it came with a scoop of potato... More 

Thank Eugene F
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are foodies! The bagels here are definitely fresh and so soft. Yummy sandwiches, coffee, and best iced tea I've had! Love the environment and it's very clean!

Thank Sadie C
Hillsboro, Oregon
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice place, good coffee & food, nice selection. Friendly staff. Free wifi. I had the havarti and turkey panini. It was great. My wife's salad was fresh. So you have good food in a convivial atmosphere. Nothing to write home about but certainly delicious.

Thank Blaine A
Swisher, Iowa
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I didn't feel that Portland was a welcoming city but the Park Avenue Café was a nice break from the hustle/bustle. It is next to Portland State University and so it had a nice university feel to it. Food was good and the drinks were typical coffee house drinks. Again, the atmosphere was made it an oasis from the rest... More 

Thank Natalie P
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This was great spot to have lunch and hang out while our son was busy at a meeting. My wife and each ordered the chili and coffee. The chili was delicious and was served with two slices of crusty, chewy baguette. The Illy coffee cup was huge and the coffee was hot and robust. We were able to wait over... More 

Thank ArtinBR
Corvallis, Oregon
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Breakfast anytime, really good coffee and a relaxed vibe. Attentive staff and friendly manager. Great place to meet friends or have an enjoyable meal.

Thank JohnLM
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

So cozy; great variety and selection. Best latte ever! Very good breakfast food eaten inside and took some additional items to go. Helpful friendly service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, French, American, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3429
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-225-9335

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