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Portage Bay Cafe

4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
+1 206-547-8230
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“french toast” (67 reviews)
“hash” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had several breakfasts here. Everything I had was very good. A great variety and large portions. [The french toast could work for three people - the fruit topping bar made it a feast.]

Thank Jeff_McGough
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for breakfast while staying in a near by hotel. We sat in their outdoor seating, where they have heaters. Service was great, staff is friendly. Large meal portions and most all of there food is organic and locally sourced,...More

Thank srenee87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had brunch with friends and it was delicious! We got a Mimosa pitcher and I order a dungeness crab omelet with a drizzle of hollandaise that was incredible. Pancake type items come with a trip to their berry/whip cream bar that was incredible and delicious....More

Thank Kerry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

have eaten here often when visiting...seems very popular on weekends for the brunch. a bit noisy due to closeness of seating, but great breakfast fare.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not *the best* brunch place in Seattle, but it's the only one that I take literally all of my out of town guests to. It has a nice atmosphere, good food, and a unique "Breakfast bar" with a range of toppings for their...More

Thank spangkat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a decent breakfast here but I was disappointed that for $18, the crab cakes benedict was pretty average. Crab cakes were kinda dry and hollandaise was average. English muffic was kind of tough. Expected more for that price.

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really think breakfast is my favourite meal and fancy myself a bit of a breakfastaphile. This place is aces!! Get there early or wear comfortable shoes because it's not a secret that breakfast here is a local fave.

Thank Morey C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Apparently this place has a long wait on the weekends. The food is okay, but not to where I would wait in a long line. The second time I went, the potatoes were hard like they had been sitting under a heat lamp for an...More

Thank chichi168
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My daughter and I had breakfast here while visiting UW. The cafe was packed and noisy but the service was really friendly and very quick. My daughter had a HUGE plate of pancakes and I had the farmer's hash which was very tasty and packed...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Incredible brunch and organic fruit bar. Every time I've had brunch here, I have an absolutely delicious meal and left the restaurant happy.

Thank Alex Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:30
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-547-8230
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Description
Portage Bay Cafe is a Seattle restaurant serving 100% breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days a week. Eat like you give a damn! is our motto. Locally sourced, organic food items. We offer catering options including private dining, corporate events, private parties, weddings and box lunches.