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3957 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227-1162
503-287-8800
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Ranked #94 of 3,621 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I waited an hour for brunch which is typical for Portland. And my friend and I ordered biscuits and gravy (in a place called gravy it's a must) with over easy eggs and a side of hash browns and French toast to share. The service was wonderful, the spanish coffee was very nice. But the biscuits were so dry I... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Gravy is in a cute neighbourhood on Mississippi st. Be sure to explore other places here that are walking distance. Gravy was excellent - I had the Greco omlette and fiance had the Delise. We shared a gluten free buck wheat pancake on the side and both dishes came with shredded hashbrowns. The biscuits look amazing and we will need... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Went for breakfast and had to wait nearly an hour. That is understandable because the food was very good. My wife and I both had leftovers as the portions were generous. The quality of the food seemed top notch. Given the long lines of people we really felt rushed by the staff and it was uncomfortable having all the people... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The name caught my attention, and being ever curious for a new eating adventure, I popped in with a friend. We were warmly greeted and seated at a table. Menus were given and drink orders taken. We both ordered the biscuits and gravy, my friend the meat version, and I ordered the vegetable version. Our plates arrived with two huge... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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109 reviews 109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were on a search for brunch place while travelling through Portland. Gravy was on our way and it came with good reviews so we decided to give it a try. We could not like it more. We were greeted with a smile even though we arrived just half an hour before their closing time. Both the coffee and hot... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have been meaning to check this place out for quite some time. I kept hearing great things and they certainly live up to the hype. We had great service and our food was delicious! Portions are huge! I got the biscuits and gravy and I was not disppointed. We will be back!

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Northern Cal
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went to Gravy No reservation. Went there around 9 am Saturday morning. after we sat down 5 mins later, the restaurant is full. People waiting outside. The food was really good. Reasonable price. Very big portion. Pancake was good. Ham Steak was Huge! The dish I most like is the oatmeal Brulee. Very tasty. The neighborhood was really good.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I am not a morning person but this place would change my personality based on the French Toast alone. Good service, no pretentiousness, great comfort food. Be careful of the sausage, additional seasoning adding spicy heat if you are not ready for it.

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Clackamas County, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Unfortunately, can't say anything about the food. The one waiter/host was a respectfully smart dude with a beautiful talent at seating customers. Sad to review a restaurant entirely on the experience of one person who made my party and I feel disrespected enough to walk out before placing an order. I would also go as far to review the citizenry... More 

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Portland, OR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Let me start by saying that we went at 11AM on a Tueday, and still got the last table. That says something about a breakfast place. Normally I don't order scrambled eggs because most breakfast places cook them as an afterthought, but wanted to get the eggs with two sides, as it gave me the bacon I so crave. The... More 

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Additional Information about Gravy

Address: 3957 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227-1162
Phone Number: 503-287-8800
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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