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Portage Bay Cafe Restaurant & Catering

) #146 of 3,248 Restaurants in Seattle €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-462-6400
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (61 reviews)
“french toast” (76 reviews)
“migas” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the food here. Pancakes and fruit and fresh cream, plus mimosas. What else do you need? We made reservations, and I would recommend that.

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portage Bay Café serves one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had. I was visiting Seattle, and made an internet search of good breakfast places .This place was a bit of a hike from my downtown hotel, but well worth it. I arrived at the...More

Thank frequentflyer715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eat like you give a damn... That is the motto with which Portage Bay welcomes you and absolutely lives up to the same. It is a great place to hang out if you love your breakfast. Eggs, pancakes, French toast, organic potatoes and some amazing...More

Thank voldore
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had a pleasant lunch here with a colleague. Your basic sandwich and soup place. The quality is good and the service is fast.

Thank TSinParis
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I've been here before for breakfast, twice, and both times it was five stars (before I started reviewing), in fact one of them was the best breakfast I think I've ever had. Lunch wasn't quite that good but that's a high standard. I had the...More

Thank eburke1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

...everything else was average. My omelette was served with breakfast potatoes that were oily and lacking flavour and the honey wheat toast as just average. There was Irish soda bread, which is normally delicious - what i received was a tasteless / stale tea biscuit....More

Thank Fernando7676
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I have been here a few times. We have never left disappointed. This place is great. I fully recommend the crab omelette, and the buckwheat pancakes. Even better is that they have a ton of gluten free options. My wife who has...More

Thank Rob O
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food just seemed to be OK. Ordered a Cuban, it was just OK. Tasted just OK and at $14.50 it ought to be really good. However, the staff is friendly and efficient. They should also offer more than just proseco on the wine list.

Thank KAOSeattle
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Met friends for brunch. Place was PACKED and consequently a bit loud. Service was still excellent. All had great meals. And they take reservations! We will definitely return.

Thank cdnicholson
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very lovely breakfast. All the dishes were very delicious. The service wasn't very fast but they're very busy.

Thank yusufaytas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-462-6400
  • E-mail
Portage Bay Cafe Restaurant and Catering is a Seattle restaurant with a primary focus on clean, organic, fresh and 100% locally sourced food items from around the Pacific Northwest. We serve breakfast and brunch 7 days a week, as well as lunch 7 days a week. We offer a wide range of catering options as well - private dining, private parties, wedding, box lunches and various other catering options. We have three locations in Seattle - Roosevelt, Terry Avenue in South Lake Union and Ballard.
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