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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Old Haunt - New Memory! Get the Tater Tots!

Happy New Year 2016. We had a fantastic breakfast on New Year's Day (they were serving until 2pm and it was 1pm)... The familiar style and flair were still abundant! Years of Napkin drawing contestant winners framed in the hallway! Playful decor (definitely adult themed, but not too raunchy)! :D... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Grammie62
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Seattle, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stopped in there on a Friday evening and it seemed like a standard bar with standard pub food. The server was nice and prompt.

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Seattle, Washington
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy New Year 2016. We had a fantastic breakfast on New Year's Day (they were serving until 2pm and it was 1pm)... The familiar style and flair were still abundant! Years of Napkin drawing contestant winners framed in the hallway! Playful decor (definitely adult themed, but not too raunchy)! :D Perfect savory breakfast to begin our road trip home and... More 

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Thank Grammie62
Portland, Oregon, United States
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303 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

we love coming to the virginia cafe for lunch before tuba xmas....leah is always friendly and quick...she has our xmas stocking up too...i began with a pbr, and my partner had a hot bourbon drink i think...both hit the spot...i had the melted veggie sandwich with a salad, and she had the veggie burrito with tots and spuds...everything was delicious,... More 

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Thank Teresa M
Charleston, West Virginia
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Service ok, food ok. Had to request silverware. Had The California sandwich with tater tots. It certainly presented well, but neither had much flavor and didn't taste terrible. In a city with as many restaurants as Portland, there are many better choices. Unlikely to return.

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Thank Rick H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Last Saturday, my colleague and I went to Virginia Café for the great burgers and beer. We sat at the bar where bartender Jamie was on duty. I was casually watching the bartender interact with patrons, taking credit/debit cards to process at the POS machine in full view our seats. I noticed that when that when Jamie took a card,... More 

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Thank Capt C
Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Cool little beer joint within walking distance of the Paramount. An easy place to spend the afternoon reading with a pint.

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Thank tamilynw2015
Stockton, New Jersey
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We went here at the last minute because we were hungry and it was late on a Sunday evening. I didn't expect much since it is a bar. I shared a turkey sandwich that came with French fries. Both were very good. The nachos we had beforehand were only so so.

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Thank Sandra M
Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We ordered and then I went to the restroom and was surprised to find very graphic pictures in the bathroom. If we had not already ordered, we would have left. I believe minors can visit this establishment at certain times AND I didn't even want to see these pictures, much less have a child see them. Now for the food... More 

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Thank LoveDosTravel
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
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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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Thank LeClef
Portland Oregon
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3 reviews
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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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

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