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1030 E Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR 97030-8030
503-665-8200
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old-time cooking

A small place with limited seating, and a healthy serving of old-fashioned hospitality. Great burgers and breakfasts. The waitresses are friendly and efficient, and remember patrons from previous visits. Much better prices than other "Breakfast" places in town. If you're one of the regular... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
westcoastdiner
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Portland, Oregon
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Sandpoint, Idaho
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was listed as a fast food establishment. At one time it was. Now it is a rundown restaurant. My husband had a breakfast item. I had a burger. Breakfast was okay--burger not so! Burger was horrible! I would not recommend this to anyone who is looking for a local good burger place! Service was not very good, but there... More 

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Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Always a great pleasure to dine here. Servers are friendly and the owners always greet us with a dmile. Food is always great.

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Portland, Oregon
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A small place with limited seating, and a healthy serving of old-fashioned hospitality. Great burgers and breakfasts. The waitresses are friendly and efficient, and remember patrons from previous visits. Much better prices than other "Breakfast" places in town. If you're one of the regular locals, have a seat at the counter and visit with your fellow diners.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Good for breakfast, the regulars are always knowing your name. Good shakes. Small dinner which is good any time. The waitress are nice always call u Hun or sweetie! U can get breakfast all day long which is awesome!!!

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Bend OR
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were looking for a yummy breakfast at something other than a chain restaurant and this was perfect. Very "home town" feel with home cooked food. A bit slow on a Sunday morning because of a large group but we found a table and the food came out reasonably quick after we ordered. Nothing fancy, but the food was good.

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Arlington, Washington
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A hole-in-the-wall place. I had a great breakfast with hot coffee. The waitress was as sweet as pie. She cared for each patron as if they were all individual guests in her kitchen. I am fond of these kind of home-town places. If you want to look for negative things to say about this place you may find some. But... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Oh my goodness, who does the cooking, yuk. Its been around long enough you would think the food better. Its typical of a podunk place.

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Troutdale, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Only been in Gresham/Troutdale area for 8 years, so not a "local" yet (those East County dwellers can be a bit curmudeony) but what can I say except that this place is the cats pajamas for breakfast. All us ladies got a lovely, fresh rose for Mom's Day - so sweet. Price is perfect for the amount of delicious eats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Polar king is great!! You walk into a cozy ma and pop restaurant with cheap prices only to discover that you are eating some gourmet stuff!!! The country omelette is huge and to die for. They have real true to the core chicken strips that I can never seem to replace. Simply amazing with long term friendly employees. I love... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It doesn't more 'Americana' than this place - opened in the 50's (I think), breakfast is always fantastic, and the wait-staff are what you would expect in a diner - friendly, forthright and a little pushy - ha! Lots of locals/regulars eat here. Love it!

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Address: 1030 E Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR 97030-8030
Phone Number: 503-665-8200
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gresham

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  • Address: 1030 E Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR 97030-8030
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gresham
  • Phone Number: 503-665-8200

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