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Helen Bernhard Bakery

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1717 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1775
+1 503-287-1251
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old fashioned neighborhood bakery. One of the long time favorites is the banana cake. Also known for doughnuts and other breakfast pastries, but all in the style of the 50s to 70s.

Thank irvingtonevk
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

When on the East side of Portland, this is THE bakery. A fixture in NEPO, it holds that most magical pastries, cakes and breads you'll ever eat. The Almond ring (as well as other pastry rings) is a treat that is to be savored. Don't miss half-price Sunday and snag a bag of their luscious dinner rolls or challah bread.... More 

Thank Karen A
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is an institution in Portland, with bread and cakes and baked goods of all kinds! And every Sunday they have some of their wonderful offerings at half price. I get my bread there every week, and then a little something sweet to take home. The staff is really helpful, but it is good to get there early, as there... More 

Thank Glenn B
naples florida
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fantastic Smells as soon as the door is opened. Cakes, cookies, turnovers . A real bakery! Packaged baked goods also available

Thank olderenttraveler
Portland, Oregon
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

When you need that very special cake -- this is the place. They've been at it the longest and know the difference between a sheet and a bomb.

Thank PickyBaer
Brush Prairie, Washington
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A little bit of Portland history here! Quality product, great service, and one of the last old time bakeries in town! A must go to business, and there are so many other goodies besides cakes!

Thank Iggycbf1965
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stopped in for a continental breakfast and ordered a latte with a French roll. The latte was excellent, as was the roll, so I bought a pastry for later, which was equally good. Aside from coffee and a wide assortment of individual pastries, the bakery has lovely cakes that were quite popular; several were purchased while I enjoyed my breakfast.... More 

Thank wego2places
wellington, fl
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300 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I used to live around the corner from this bakery and was totally addicted to it...sure I ventured out to other bakeries I loved; but, this is where I would come after a hard work week for a special petit four (always sad if raspberry filling ones were sold out but lemon was a great 2nd choice)...donuts, everything was sooo... More 

Thank gypsybaker
Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you ever visit try the short bread cookie 3x5 best you'll ever have. I was 10 now 51 when I had my first cookie it was then .25 Cent now over $3. but I still get the cookie.

Thank Bobbie J
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We ordered a "doll" cake for our granddaughters 6th birthday over the phone. There was a miscommunication and when I picked the cake up the frosting was white with the doll holding a spray of roses (looked like a wedding cake). I asked if there was anything they could do as I had ordered the frosting in pink. The baker/decorator... More 

Thank Barb D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Restaurant features
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1775
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-287-1251

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