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Ken's Artisan Bakery

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$$ - $$$
Northwest District
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338 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1102
+1 503-248-2202
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Seattle, Washington
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129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bread like no another. Excellent selection of artisanal breads, sandwiches and pastries. Actually hard to choose

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Thank marybeth_abarbanel
Surrey Hills, Australia
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call in here to get a unique taste of a range of breads. The loaves are all hand made and your choice may not always be available. There is also great coffee and a range of pastries and sandwiches.

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Thank EJBeck
Wichita, Kansas
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106 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The only reason I don't give 5 stars is I walked in to see these huge cinnamon rolls, ordered one and opened the sack and this roll was so small it could have been a child's portion. Disappointing, but it was delicious. Seating is limited and parking even more so, plan accordingly.

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Thank 812841
Vancouver, Canada
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256 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Ken Forkish changed my way of baking bread and I haven't looked back since. I couldn't wait to go to his bakery and try his baking. We had a quiche which was delicious. A croissant that was flakey and buttery and melted in my mouth. Then we had the bread pudding that was loaded with big blueberries and apples and... More 

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Thank 606KennyG
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to live around the corner, so you can find me here frequently in the morning to sip a coffee and have breakfast. A place where probably mostly locals hang out, a relaxed atmosphere with individual as well as communal tables. Order your food and drink, sit down and chat with locals or just read a newspaper. Now... More 

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Thank Ellen S
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1,672 reviews
1,040 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is one of the better bakeries in Port Land. Everything I've had has been well made and quite delicious.

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Thank Alzor S
Phoenix, Arizona
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112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We just stumbled on this bakery on our way to a movie down the street, but we were so happy to have found it. The pastries were amazing. We did not try any food, but were sort of in heaven eating the croissants and baguettes. Wish we would have found it sooner in our trip!

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Thank FussyGrl
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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893 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Love this place, but it is so popular you always have to wait. but the wait is worth it. Love their breads. they make a great quiche. The chocolate croissant is a little expensive but it is very well made. Good coffee also.

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Thank tfizzle
Los Angeles, California, USA
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216 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were fortunate enough to stay walking distance from Ken's Artisan Bakery. Every morning we got our freshly baked baguette and pastries from Ken's Bakery and it was such a delight! The baguettes were top notch! My friend kept asking "why can't we find baguette like this in LA?" The croissants were fabulous too! Everything from Ken's Bakery was delicious!... More 

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Thank Daba2010
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed in the area to watch a Portland Timbers match and managed to sample a few bars and eateries the night before, so we had a few drinks in bars near this bakery and it looks like a nice place to get some breakfast They had a great selection of pastries, I had some sort of blueberry one which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-248-2202

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