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Grand Central Baking Company Hawthorne

2230 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3921
+1 503-232-0575
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2230 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3921
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Grand Central Bakery is a small chain in Portland and Seattle with artisan breads, pastries, cookies, pies and other fantastic sweets. Their quality is outstanding as is their commitment to locally sourced and ethical suppliers. Their commitment to excellence is evidenced by their BLT...More

Thank brooklyngirl43
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I do get excited about bread. Yes 4 simple ingredients flour, water, yeast, salt. And hundreds of shapes and flavors based on those four. And if you take out the yeast you get Matzoh that has been around for over 2000 years. So for the...More

Thank Marc N
Reviewed 23 April 2017

So this place is crowded and the parking lot is nice but way too small. They didn't have any bran muffins. But it is my favorite place for a breakfast sandwich; cheap and fast and always good. As is the service and the coffee. I...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I can't get too thrilled about 10 different shapes of bread that are essentially the same according to one staff member's description of the ingredients. They serve a few very dry, not to flavorful scones, muffins and what have you but, this is not a...More

Thank Old P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were staying across the street, during a recent visit to Portland. Happily, Grand Central was across the street. The bread and baked goods are to die for, and we enjoyed breakfast there several times.

Thank MuddyGurl
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Crossed the bridge this morning to have breakfast at Hawthorne. It had been a while and sometimes it's nice to have a change of environment (usually you'll find me at Ken). Pleasantly surprised. My visit to this bakery was long overdue, so I was curious...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice atmosphere. The baguettes are delicious and warm. The pastries are fresh and delicious.

Thank Raminjaafarian
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stopped in while my own coffee was brewing....picked up a croissant and a bread pudding muffin - both still warm. Very friendly, too - asked what we were going to be doing that day and had a suggestion. Loved it.

Thank smdds
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is one place where you want to make sure that you have time to sit, eat, and visit with others. There area savory entrees, sandwiches, cookies, and many pastries to choose from. Even though you stand in a line for service, it is quick...More

Thank janet m
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We decided to give the Grand Bakery a try for breakfast after visiting Jams across the road the previous day. Whilst the menu isn't up there with Jams, nor is the place quite as groovy or hip it still turned out to be a pretty...More

Thank Stephen C
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2230 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-232-0575
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