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Byways Cafe

1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
+1 503-221-0011
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“hash” (15 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
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Reviewed yesterday

The biscuits and gravy were so good, that I wanted to lick my plate. My friend did, to the delight of the waitress. Everything I've had the pleasure to eat here, has been delicious. The staff are delightful and very friendly,, and the atmosphere is...More

Thank Donald J R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun and funky old-style diner with excellent food. We stopped in for a late breakfast on a Monday and we got the last open table -- obviously a very popular place in the heart of the Pearl District. We enjoyed looking at...More

Thank NorthwestUSATraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a fun, kind of retro-diner yet hip feel to the place. Get there early to avoid a long wait for this popular spot. It's clear that they care about quality ingredients and quality food, and that sets this place apart, yet the prices are...More

Thank drpaulSeattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in and shared a delicious meatloaf sandwich. Great quirky,diner ambiance and friendly, hardworking owner and staff.

Thank onesushigirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Half orders make for a great breakfast experience, but the biscuits are so big and yummy that having a full order means that left overs can be enjoyed later in the day or even the following morning for breakfast

Thank bankspdx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great breakfast! Classic eggs, pancakes and even some dishes with a twist. Kids and adults were happy! We walked right in on a Thursday. The waitstaff was helpful and friendly.

Thank Erw2126
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to eat today and the staff is definitely beyond friendly! The customers were also sweet and the ambience is great. The good is amazing! I believe I ordered Migas and it was just to die for!

Thank Graice C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I went to this small breakfast place after having passed by numerous times over the many years I have lived in Portland, Oregon. Great breakfast selection and service along with a reasonable price. Although it does have limited seating due to its size which is...More

Thank wirenut1462
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Wow, please go here when in Portland. We sat at the counter and felt welcome and taken care of from the moment we walked in. French Toast was amazing. Oh, and did I mention the freaky good Bloody Mary?

Thank SeattleGoodguy
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this cafe for breakfast. It is a cute diner with delicious food. I went with 5 other people and everyone thought their meal was fantastic. I got the migas dish and I would highly recommend! Overall a great experience.

Thank Katie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-221-0011
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