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“Good breakfast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bijou Cafe

Bijou Cafe
132 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-2705 (Downtown)
+1 503-222-3187
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Ranked #98 of 3,629 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Bistro, Organic
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Known for our breakfast/lbrunch offerings for 36 years, Bijou cafe now serves dinner Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings. We bring our special touch to the amazing local ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. We also offer local beers, wines and full bar service. Many evenings feature live jazz with local musicians. We hope you will join us sometime soon.
Berkeley, California
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Good breakfast, has pillars and cement walls and bit barren, service on sunday fairly quick and attentive. Excellent oysters for one, good omelet for other person, decent coffee.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Something for every diet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

really enjoyed eating here - I had the roast beef hash and although some of the meat was a little tuff, it was delicious! They have options for everyone on the menu too which is great (vegetarian, etc..).

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Portland, Oregon
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99 reviews 99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great Brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

What a way to start the new year. We were first in line and got one of the two tables for six when Bijou opened for the new year. Great service. Good food. Three had omelets which are huge, two had the hashes and one cowboy steak, over beans with a fried egg over the top. Everyone enjoyed their selection. Water and coffee refills kept coming. They pride themselves on local ingredients. Very warm and comfortable.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ventura, Calif
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Ate Breakfast here both days of our 2 day Portlan trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Very popular spot that doesn't take reservations- so arrive early if eating on a weekend day. Food and service is excellent with very fresh ingredients, (i.e. omelets/muffins). A little pricey, but would definitely return.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Everyone loves the Bijou for breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

A wonderful Portland institution the Bijou, located in downtown Portland, is a great place for breakfast. Very large portions (give serious consideration to splitting an omelet between two adults). Wonderful specials featuring local seasonal ingredients. Endless coffee. More than enough natural light, which is nice in Portland in the winter. Excellent wait staff. Be prepared for a significant wait for a table, no reservations and very popular. If you are planning to go to The Saturday Market the Bijou is nearby and a good jumping off point.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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