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Crescent Cafe

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526 Northeast 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
+1 503-435-2655
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Crescent Cafe was started in 2007 and is a local, family-owned restaurant...
Crescent Cafe was started in 2007 and is a local, family-owned restaurant. We strive to serve the freshest, seasonal ingredients and create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere for our guests. Our bread and pastries are baked fresh daily and our menu rotates often, so there is always something new to try! We are open 7 days a week and serve breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday from 7:00a.M-2:00p.M and brunch Saturday and Sunday from 8:00a.M-1:00p.M. We serve beer and wine and are well known for our Mimosas!
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  • 140
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast!

Everything was excellent. Plan ahead and allow time for the tables to turn over. It is worth the wait!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Kay Q
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Nampa, Idaho
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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184 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nampa, Idaho
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Everything was excellent. Plan ahead and allow time for the tables to turn over. It is worth the wait!

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ASHEVILLE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Don't leave McMinnville without experiencing breakfast here. We enjoyed the daily special and the friendly service.

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Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My husband and I wanted to see McMinnville and were out for a drive, so we tried this cafe out. It was really wonderful. I tried the ginger orange and the raisin bread with the hash and perfectly poached eggs. My husband declared his fried cornmeal the best he has ever had. Seating and service was great. Looking at the... More 

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Eugene OR
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

How did such an establishment come to such a small town??? Wonderful, creative food, perfect service -- I especially admired the loving care for elderly regulars. Food super.

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Newberg, Oregon
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Have been here several times before and loved it. Was disappointed today and don't plan on returning. It has changed owners, and the sweet old man that greeted us is missed. We ordered bacon and eggs, the bacon was very thin and no flavor. The potatoes were frozen and they added some peppers, not good at all. The toast was... More 

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Yzerizef, Owner at Crescent Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Debra, I am so sorry to hear that you and your husband didn't enjoy your experience at the café. You're correct that the previous owner has decided to retire (although you can catch him at the café as he still visits frequently.) Similarly to you, we loved the café as well, which is why we chose to take the... More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

These items were great: Sweet potato pancakes, egg sandwich, omelette, best sausage. Waffle was ehhh- loved the coffee, real cream. Don't expect fast or intense service. The food is cooked as ordered and the servers let you talk. Would come back in a heartbeat.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went here based on reviews and recommendations from locals, but it wasn't all we had hoped. We did have a larger party for this small cafe but they were able to seat us after a moderate wait which was nice. The "special" of the day was said to be bland for the others at our table, and it seemed... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good food, trendy little twists to traditional breakfasts. Be prepared to wait if all of your party isn't there at the same time, you won't get seated. Small, cozy little place and a must try cafe.

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Salem, Oregon, United States
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I just love coming to McMinnville and trying out the little restaurants. This place was highly recommended, so I brought my in laws. We were greeted very friendly and seated right away, the waiter was amazing and explained everything very good. We took a while to decide, I think it was the owner who came to our table to help... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We hit the Crescent Cafe about once every 3-4 months. It's our 'special' meal place. We don't want to go too often and make it boring. They are only open breakfast and lunch hours, so no dinner, but they have the most amazing and creative chef! I have had the privilege of catching their biscuits and pork gravy a couple... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 526 Northeast 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: +1 503-435-2655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Crescent Cafe was started in 2007 and is a local, family-owned restaurant. We strive to serve the freshest, seasonal ingredients and create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere for our guests. Our bread and pastries are baked fresh daily and our menu rotates often, so there is always something new to try! We are open 7 days a week and serve breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday from 7:00a.M-2:00p.M and brunch Saturday and Sunday from 8:00a.M-1:00p.M. We serve beer and wine and are well known for our Mimosas!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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