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The Vita Cafe

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3023 NE Alberta (between 30th & 31st), Portland, OR 97211-7036
(503) 335-8233
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Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saturday breakfast

What a great way to satisfy all tastes - vegan and American. Their homemade toast was sensational along with homemade jam I had their porridge which was brown rice. Hazelnuts and currents. A nice wholesome meal

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Helen Y
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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English first
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

What a great way to satisfy all tastes - vegan and American. Their homemade toast was sensational along with homemade jam I had their porridge which was brown rice. Hazelnuts and currents. A nice wholesome meal

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was my girlfriend and I's first stop for food in Portland and we had an amazing brunch that included delicious corn pancakes and sausage and gravy with their home made bread is amazing! We were only in Portland for about 4 days, but we ate here twice! Dinner was also amazing, I tried the "fish and chips" which you... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our first stop when we landed in Portland. Amazing food - had the seitan cheese steak and burrito. Will definitely be back when we visit Oregon again.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Chik'n fried steak and potatoes are off the hook!!! Mac and cheese to die for! Great selection of vegan food, super impressed! A must go in the Alberta District.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love this place! As vegans, we often have to sacrifice flavors when we go out to eat - but not here! We both had the Buffalo Tofu wrap and holy moly, it was amazing. We will definitely be coming back!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One quality that my wife and I always look for in a restaurant is consistency. There's nothing worse than hit-and-miss dining. Thankfully, Vita Cafe always delivers. I have been eating here for years and I know when I order one of my favorites that it will taste the same every time that dine. The menu is varied and accommodates both... More 

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Camp Springs, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A quaint restaurant with local artist work on the walls for sale Service was very friendly and personable We were told of the special which was potato hash with winter root vegetables, fennel, celeriac, watercress, vegan horseradish sauce and your choice of eggs or tofu. I ordered the special with over medium eggs. I am not much of a vegetarian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My first trip to Portland was filled with “best of” places. And The Vita Café was in the mix. The place was very cozy and it was busy when went. Nestled in a lively neighborhood, this is a favorite of local vegans and foodies and I understand why. The food and service were A+. The food that passed me looked... More 

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Latham, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

During our recent visit in Portland, we were lucky enough to eat at the Vita Cafe. Both my wife and I are on Gluten Free diets, so finding a restaurant that will work for us can be tricky. I ordered the Lemongrass Noodle Bowl with tofu. It was really tasty! The vegetables were fresh, and the food was really tasty.... More 

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Tacoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There's a wealth of trendy little indie restaurants all up and down Alberta Street in this trendy Portland neighborhood. But with two vegetarians and a vegan in the family, we seem to always end up here. Our most recent visit included a veggie Reuben (Swiss cheese was on the approved list for one of our vegetarians, but the 1000 Island... More 

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Additional Information about The Vita Cafe

Address: 3023 NE Alberta (between 30th & 31st), Portland, OR 97211-7036
Phone Number: (503) 335-8233
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Vegan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3023 NE Alberta (between 30th & 31st), Portland, OR 97211-7036
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (503) 335-8233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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