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Park Avenue Cafe

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1535 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3429
+1 503-225-9335
07:00 - 20:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent food at good prices, near the Portland State campus. Special order breakfast (one egg, not two) was no problem. Eggs Benedict with salmon was excellent. Selections of tea extraordinary. Great baked goods (bagels, croissants, scones, pastries), beautiful sandwiches and tasty wraps.

Thank David P
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124 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

we were originally going to stop in the cafe and take some breakfast to go, but the place is cozy and welcoming so we decided to stay instead. the bagels are fresh and the breakfast sandwiches are tasty too. we were just visiting in town, but if I lived near here, I'd return....

Thank onesar
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Quick bagels and coffee. The bagel sandwiches were delicious and the service friendly. Good selection of breakfast items and hot teas, coffee.

Thank Kim W
Portland, Oregon
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386 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I thought I'd stop in for a sandwich and decided on a turkey panini. The service was good, the atmosphere was collegial...think campus coffee shop but for a more mixed population. I took a sit at the corner window to watch the park. When my food came, I was pleased to see that it came with a scoop of potato... More 

Thank Eugene F
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are foodies! The bagels here are definitely fresh and so soft. Yummy sandwiches, coffee, and best iced tea I've had! Love the environment and it's very clean!

Thank Sadie C
Hillsboro, Oregon
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Nice place, good coffee & food, nice selection. Friendly staff. Free wifi. I had the havarti and turkey panini. It was great. My wife's salad was fresh. So you have good food in a convivial atmosphere. Nothing to write home about but certainly delicious.

Thank Blaine A
Swisher, Iowa
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I didn't feel that Portland was a welcoming city but the Park Avenue Café was a nice break from the hustle/bustle. It is next to Portland State University and so it had a nice university feel to it. Food was good and the drinks were typical coffee house drinks. Again, the atmosphere was made it an oasis from the rest... More 

Thank Natalie P
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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81 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This was great spot to have lunch and hang out while our son was busy at a meeting. My wife and each ordered the chili and coffee. The chili was delicious and was served with two slices of crusty, chewy baguette. The Illy coffee cup was huge and the coffee was hot and robust. We were able to wait over... More 

Thank ArtinBR
Corvallis, Oregon
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Breakfast anytime, really good coffee and a relaxed vibe. Attentive staff and friendly manager. Great place to meet friends or have an enjoyable meal.

Thank JohnLM
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

So cozy; great variety and selection. Best latte ever! Very good breakfast food eaten inside and took some additional items to go. Helpful friendly service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, French, American, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3429
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-225-9335

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