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Virginia Cafe

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820 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 227-0033
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Spot to Hang out

Yeah it's a little divy, but the service is great, music is fantastic, they have Ninkasi on draft and the pub food is decent. Good spot to drop in.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Sarah M
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Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Virginia Cafe just recently celebrated its 100 year anniversary. Founded in 1914, it is now, I believe, in its 4th location in downtown Portland, which is on SW 10th Ave., directly across the street from the Portland Public Library. And it retains some of the booths and other fixtures from the original location. This place has survived so long... More 

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Portland Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is amazing that the manager of a bar has such a horrible attitude. The food is great and the rest of the staff is great~!

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Sidney, Nebraska
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I had a very tasty, spicy burger here! The staff was nice and it was pretty inexpensive.They are located down town so it is easy to get to in an convenient location. Also, they have excellent beer on tap.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Really unfriendly and bad service. Drinks are nothing special. Some staff training is badly needed here. There are lots of cool bars in Portland. This is not one of them. Avoid.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Yeah it's a little divy, but the service is great, music is fantastic, they have Ninkasi on draft and the pub food is decent. Good spot to drop in.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great location across from the Multnomah County Library downtown Portland. The history of this restaurant goes back 100 years, but moved from it's prior location due to real estate development project. The original booths and decor are in the new location, so once you get inside it feels historic. My first visit the food was so-so. It's got such a... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I arrived in town on a Sunday...apparently Portland is closed on Sunday. I parked my car near the square and started to walk, looking to eat at one of the many restaurants in the downtown area. Most of them were closed, but I did stumble on Virginia Cafe. I had the Steak sandwich with the shrimp Bisque soup. Mind you,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Last night I went to the VC with my boyfriend to meet my sister and her boyfriend for drinks. As soon as I sat at the table, I knew it was going to be an interesting night. It took our server (the only server) only a couple minutes to check in with the table, but I could tell that she... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good Prices, good food, great atmosphere, amazing history. Just walked by looking for lunch and stopped in...no major fanfare to bring attention to itself, but obviously well known to be opeb since the 20s...original in its menu even though it is pub fare...great place to eat when you are visiting the Library or the Art Museum.

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Vancouver BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stopped in for a burger but got so much more! Great service, great food at reasonable prices. Their menus tell their history in Portland and how the original owners went on to start the Spaghetti Factory chain. Loved the burger and the home cooked style fries. Pefect!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 820 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (503) 227-0033
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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