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Portage Bay Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe, Healthy
4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
+1 206-547-8230
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“french toast” (71 reviews)
“pancakes” (55 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had reservations for Sunday morning breakfast, and so glad we did. The place was packed with a long waiting list. We were seated within minutes. The service was average, but the food was fresh and delicious. Huge portions that could easily be shared. A...More

Thank gg p
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extremely busy with a long wait for seating and service, ambience loud to deafening. The crab omelette was good while the smoked salmon Benedict had to be sent back given poor preparation. Table hygiene and preparation are borderline, e.g. empty cream pitcher. Prices are high...More

Thank 863glenng
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just visiting the area and found this restaurant based on high reviews. We love the food here and came back the next day to try other things. The bananas foster French toast is exceptional with a rich distinct flavor that is not too sweet. The...More

Thank brpavey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our food choices were delicious - we ordered breakfast burrito, pancakes, omelet. The serving was too big; none of us could finish so if you are not used to eating a lot of food in the morning then split a dish. All of our choices...More

Thank easytopleez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here during our stay at the Watertown Hotel which is just a 3 minute walk away. The atmosphere and food, and service, was excellent. A fun place for a good breakfast. Lots of great menu items. I had the pork belly benedict. Yum....More

Thank John O
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this. Enormous meals. Definitely eat half and take the rest home. Friendly staff. If you are going for breakfast, go early as possible. We were there by 7.30 on a Sunday got in easily. 15 mins later there was a massive line up. Loved...More

Thank Thuperpev
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great place for breakfast. Just down the street from Watertown hotel. Had the Rancher's Breakfast. Lots of food but it was fabulous. French toast was phenomenal as well as the breakfast bar with fresh, organic fruits, nuts, whipped cream.

Thank COkid
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A group of three from our company went for breakfast. We had to wait for about 30 minutes since we did not have a reservation. I dont feel that is an issue. Once on our table the service was fast. The breakfast was amazing. Great...More

Thank Raul R
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great menu and came here for brunch as it was reviewed so well on Trip Advisor. The wheat bread is simply delicious and I had the crab omelette. Hubby had fry-up which he enjoyed. Coffee menu is limited to just drip coffee which is a...More

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for light lunch one Saturday, and we stumbled upon the Portage Bay Cafe. Apparently we were the only people in Seattle who had never heard of it, because it was mobbed, and there was a long line waiting. It was extremely noisy,...More

Thank Nann Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:30
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-547-8230
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Description
Portage Bay Cafe is a Seattle restaurant serving 100% breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days a week. Eat like you give a damn! is our motto. Locally sourced, organic food items. We offer catering options including private dining, corporate events, private parties, weddings and box lunches.
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