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Virginia Cafe

820 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 227-0033
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Portland, Oregon, United States
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228 reviews 228 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

we came an extra time for lunch to the virginia cafe's 100th anniversary...leah is always wonderful, funny, and she added plaques to the vintage photos in honor of 100 yrs...we all talked about the history around broadway when all the theater marquees were lit up going back before being demolished...we began with a pbr, and a gin lemon drink that... More 

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Houston, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place has amazing food. The waitress was very friendly and took the time out to provide us with insights on the city. The food was absolutely amazing. I had the three cheese grilled cheese and it was too die for. The prices are reasonable

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Oakland CA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I always get a wonderfully different version of traditional comfort foods delivered with panache and a twist by a quirky staffer who knows just what to do to make the meal a memorable experience. The restaurant is right in the heart of things and convenient to parking, shopping, library browsing. And the prices are easy to swallow,

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We went for an early dinner & caught the happy hour prices, yay for us! Two cheeseburgers with the best homemade french fries & a couple of beers for $20!! You can't beat that! I love how nostalgic this old place is, the food is always great and so is the service. A fun piece of Portland history that you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Wouldn't serve me based on the fact that we hadn't tipped enough the previous visit. We aren't from around here and weren't aware of that a large tip was expected at a bar. A polite word and I would have happily given an extra tip to make up for it but instead rudely chucked us out like we were scum.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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228 reviews 228 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

our tradition is to come here twice during the holidays. the first involves a drink/lunch, then to the jellybean to pick up naughty cards. the 2nd is for tuba xmas next week. we began with a bottle of pbr, and a hot buttered rum. it was frigid outside, and needed some warmth. next, i had the hot veggie melt sandwich... More 

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Boise, ID.
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This year is the 100th. year annv. The place is funky, there are old booths, tables and a nice bar. You would not know it by looking at it but the food is all home made and darn good, some of the very best chicken noodle soup I have ever had, not to mention the onion rings and fresh french... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Had a lousiana style burger but it tasted like it was covered in pepper. Fries were also extremely salty as well.

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Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

A hotel clerk recommended this place for happy hour and drinks. She said the outside was "a little funky," which is probably why we have steered away from it before. But walk inside, and it is a pub from an earlier era, still well maintained, but not over-polished. The wait people were friendly and attentive, and the appetizers very good,... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This has been a downtown Portland favorite of mine for years, but has become a traditional end-up spot for my wife and I after finishing the Shamrock Run every St. Patrick's Day weekend. We were there this time around at about 11:30am after the run and were looking forward to the friendly staff and the home-style cooking in the historical... More 

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Additional Information about Virginia Cafe

Address: 820 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Phone Number: (503) 227-0033
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
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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