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533 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR 97232-2081
+1 503-230-9599
07:00 - 18:00
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was delicious and interesting. Standard fare had a creative twist which made a winning combination. The interior is light & bright with large windows, and outdoor seating is also available. It's ideal corner location is only about 3 blocks from the Oregon Convention Center and a convenient walk.

Thank Virginia T
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This little cafe is an 8-minute walk from the food desert which is the Oregon Convention Center. Well worth the walk (even in the rain) for a fresh made sandwich.

Thank Dar Sigfusson
Frederick, Maryland
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The choices included many veggie and meat sandwiches...I had the Rose City, made with ham and swiss, but had to split it with my wife after she had a taste...of course I had half of her Figalicious with prosciutto, walnuts, gorgonzola and fig jam.

Thank Smokeynav
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My hubby and I stopped for a quick breakfast bite. Bagel with egg, etc... It was delicious, but they do not have oatmeal or wheat bagels :o(

Thank Cynthia B
Spokane Valley, Washington
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had brunch and the food was really good .It was clean and the staff was kind. It was nice to have so close to the motel. We walked over. I would go again!

Thank BeverlyB15408
Prineville, Oregon
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Loved the Panini. Fresh, great flavor. Loved that you could also get a cappacino. Fair prices. Friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. Would definitely make this one of my go to spots when visiting Portland.

Thank consumerchick
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The title says it all. I stopped by for a quite bite before a conference. I ordered a panini to go and waited 30 minutes for my order. It was mediocre at best. The atmosphere was nice though and the cashier was friendly. Good place to wait if you have to wait.

Thank Christen F
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356 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

This was conveniently located for lunch break from a seminar I attended. The food was high quality at a fair price. The selection was good. I highly recommend this place. It's small and a bit crowded but that's to be expected. Great breakfast and lunch menu choices. I would eat here more often if there were a place near me.... More 

Thank SkyDragonfly
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

In a hurry to get to my conference, I stopped here. I ordered a latte and Parmesan bagel with bacon. The latte was great as the espresso was nice and strong. The grilled bagel was good but I felt that it had more butter(i think) it needed. The barista gave me a 10 estimated wait time but it was easily... More 

Thank Kimberly L
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a quick, healthy lunch while attending a conference at the Oregon Convention Center when I came upon J Cafe. It's a tiny place with a few tables and a couple of counter spots. It was obviously popular based on the line, which moved quickly. Although there weren't many available seats, there was a pleasant little park... More 

Thank Joan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR 97232-2081
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-230-9599

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