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Screen Door

2337 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 542-0880
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Ranked #16 of 3,557 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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121 reviews 121 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I spent 14 years living in Texas, and there is nothing that compares to the Screen Door in that great state, let alone Georgia (long story). We have been to the Screen Door twice in two consecutive visits to Portland, and it has impress both times. It gets crowded and does not take reservations, so be prepared to have a... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The food and service were great, but there is was a 2 hour wait. The food is not particularly exceptional to justify the wait.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was my 2nd time here I've gotten the fried chicken both times and it is the best that I have ever had. Big tender fillets very moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Although it seemed like it was pretty spicy hot this time which I don't recall. Maybe they changed their recipe or maybe just an... More

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was taking a walk one afternoon when I noticed people lined up outside this nondescript restaurant on Portland's east side. I went to the front of the line and looked at the menu, noticing that the restaurant would not open for another 45 minutes. I asked the man at the head of the line whether this was typical. The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My friend was raving about this place and told me we had to eat here. This place did live up to the hype. I was surprised how delicious the food was. We ordered chicken and waffles and the bacon cinnamon rolls. I wish I could go back for seconds. I really can't add much to this review that hasn't been... More

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Chehalis, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

So, we heard about this wonderful place, and I read many reviews on TripAdvisor saying when to get there to get in the door for the first seating. They weren't kidding when they said the line starts about 1/2 hr before opening. We joined the line at 5 for the 5:30 opening, and were about the 6th party through the... More

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La Vernia, Texas
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204 reviews 204 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

be prepared to wait. You have a popular restaurant and a small footprint to provide a Gastro feast. The service is outstanding and old school. Be patient. The food is prepared fresh and from scratch which include a fresh battered chicken breasts with gravy. Get the green beans as they are a truly down south recipe. Be patient. Enjoy your... More

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was one of my best breakfasts ever. We had the cinnamon rolls to share. Then chicken n' waffles and the Cajun egg scramble. The chicken was so juicy and perfectly crisp. I was the most surprised that the egg dish was so tasty. I was expecting some nice eggs but these were out of this world with flavor and... More

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Portland, Oregon
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107 reviews 107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is highly overrated. Everytime I hear someone at a work meeting rave about this place, I cringe. It's the typical Portland restaurant that has a bunch of hype build around it and yet fails to deliver. I lived in the south, this isn't Southern cuisine, and I am pretty sure they are using boxed mashed potatoes! Even Fire... More

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Northern AZ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband and I visited Portland recently and a very dear friend took us to the Screen Door for dinner. It was amazing. I haven't had fried chicken in 20 years but theirs was life changing! The cobbler I had for dessert was very good as well. My husband had the pecan pie which was also very good. We will... More

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