Best Portland Breakfast Restaurants Best Portland Breakfast Restaurants Guide – Listed below are the best Portland Breakfast restaurants located throughout our Portland neighborhoods.  Portland has no shortage of great restaurants, and finding the best Breakfast in Portland should be easier with this list.

You won’t find any corporate chain restaurants here, there are plenty of those in town, but we are focusing on the independent local Portland breakfast restaurants.  We hope our insider’s guide to Portland Breakfast restaurants will help you select the best place to eat the next time you are in the mood for breakfast or brunch in Portland.

If you live in SE Portland, consider yourself fortunate. Southeast Portland seems to be a hotbed of good breakfast places in Portland.  Arguably, a few of the very best breakfast places in Portland are there:  Jam on Hawthorne, Sanborn’s, the Waffle Window, Simpatica Dining Hall, Broder’s and Pine State Biscuits are all in SE Portland.   On any given weekend, you’ll find people lined up outside these establishments, sipping coffee and chatting with their neighbors as they wait for a table to open up.  Not be be outdone, NE Portland breakfast restaurants are equally as popular and offer some of the best breakfast in Portland (or best Portland brunch).  Try Gravy, Tin Shed, and Milo’s, just to name a few.  M-m-m!

The secret to not having to wait is to get there bright and early, but it can be hard going out into a cold wet winter Portland morning at 8am…still with some of the best breakfast in Portland waiting, it’s almost always worth it!

Best Portland Breakfast Restaurants and Brunch Restaurants by Neighborhood

Downtown and the Pearl District

Mother’s Bistro 212 SW Stark St Portland, OR 97204-2603 (503) 464-1122

Fuller’s Restaurant 136 NW 9th Ave Portland, OR 97209-3304 (503) 222-5608

Bijou Cafe 132 SW 3rd Ave Portland, OR 97204 (503) 222-3187

Byways Cafe 1212 NW Glisan St Portland, OR 97209-3015 (503) 221-0011


Besaw’s Cafe 2301 NW Savier St Portland, OR 97210-2513 (503) 228-2619

Kornblatt’s Deli 628 NW 23rd Ave Portland, OR 97210 (503) 242-0055

Stepping Stone Cafe 2390 NW Quimby Street Portland, OR 97210 (503) 222-1132


Gravy 3957 N Mississippi Ave Portland, OR 97227-1162 (503) 287-8800

Tin Shed 1438 NE Alberta St Portland, OR 97211-5044 (503) 288-6966

Equinox 830 N Shaver St Portland, OR 97227-1251 (503) 460-3333

Milo’s City Cafe 1325 NE Broadway St Portland, OR 97232 (503) 288-6456

Cadillac Cafe 1801 NE Broadway Portland, OR 97232-1429 (503) 287-4750


Little Red Bike Cafe 4823 N. Lombard St. Portland, OR 97203 (503) 289-0120

Beaterville Cafe 2201 N Killingsworth St.  Portland, OR 97217-4442 (503) 735-4652


Arleta Library Bakery Cafe 5513 SE 72nd Ave Portland, OR 97206 503) 774-4470

Sanborn’s 3200 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR 97202-2430 (503) 963-8000

The Waffle Window 3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR 97214 (503) 239-4756

Simpatica Dining Hall 828 SE Ash St Portland, OR 97214-1240 (503) 235-1600

Broder Cafe 2508 SE Clinton St Portland, OR 97202-1239 (503) 736-3333

Jam on Hawthorne 2239 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR 97214-3920 (503) 234-4790

Pine State Biscuits 3640 SE Belmont St Portland, OR 97214-4326 (503) 236-3346

Detour Cafe 3035 SE Division St Portland, OR 97202-1479 (503) 234-7499

Bertie Lou’s Cafe 8051 SE 17th Ave Portland, OR 97202-6762 (503) 239-1177

Genie’s Cafe 1101 SE Division St Portland, OR 97202 (503) 445-9777

Cup and Saucer Cafe 3566 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR 97214-5142 (503) 236-6001

Delta Cafe 4607 SE Woodstock Blvd Portland, OR 97206 (503) 771-3101

Screen Door Restaurant 2337 E Burnside St Portland, OR 97214-1655 (503) 542-0880

Utopia Cafe 3308 SE Belmont St Portland, OR 97214-4245 (503) 235-7606

Zell’s 1300 SE Morrison St Portland, OR 97214 (503) 239-0196


Fat City 7820 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR 97219-2466 (503) 245-5457

Marco’s Cafe 7910 SW 35th Ave Portland, OR 97219-2462 (503) 245-0199

Portland Breakfast Restaurant Reviews

There are several excellent Portland breakfast restaurant review websites.  It’s always a good idea to read Portland restaurant reviews prior to selecting a restaurant to get a better understanding of what to expect.  If you find the best Portland Breakfast and we don’t have it listed, let us know!  Here are links to some of the most popular Portland restaurant reviews:

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