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Joe's Cellar

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1332 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1611
+1 503-223-2851
07:00 - 02:30
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Portland, Oregon
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Yet another bastion of real Portland in a sea of overpriced boutique restaurants, house-distilled artisanal cocktails and other pretentious BS. This place has two sides, a café and a bar. The café is not open on Mondays or Tuesdays (I believe). It's right on the corner so you have a great view of the concrete monolith with cantilevered steel upper... More 

Thank Chad C
Portland, Oregon
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386 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not to be mistaken for the bar, the restaurant is laid out in the classic diner style, and was NOT in a cellar but had plenty of light flowing in through the windows. On an early Sunday afternoon, it wasn't at all busy. The only other two customers were older ladies. One was in a booth reading. The other strolled... More 

Thank Eugene F
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268 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

If you want free range eggs with your tofu waffles and organic lingonberry syrup, just back away slowly pilgrim. This is a neighborhood breakfast and lunch joint with ham sliced as thick as your thumb and hash browns cooked the way you like them. The cook takes his time and does each dish properly. The bloody Marys are about 4.50... More 

Thank Carl R
Long Beach, California
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256 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Drinks are generous, service is good and food is average. Pool tables, pin ball and video crack. Seems like s gun place but it is an locals bar.

1 Thank Sailing_Sweetie
Missouri City, Texas, USA
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Dive Bar. Okay bar food. Great service and staff. Cheap drinks for happy hour. Close walk to the hotel we stayed at.

1 Thank MissingtheCape
Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Great drink prices in a place you'll want to come back too. Friendly locals. Good, but not great, food with a limited menu. You'll always find something you will like, but don't expect haute cuisine. I will be back many time.

Thank trustthistraveler
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Good neighborhood restaurant with good food. the breakfast is wonderful and so is the friendly service

Thank grandma39_12
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2011

Well the service can be up and down. But its a small place that isn't always busy for breakfast so YES NO LINES OUT THE DOOR! LOL So try it out for yourself! :) Well I don't care for how cheap the owners are with the hired help. They overwork the waitress at times that service suffers badly. They don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1332 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1611
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-223-2851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?