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Crescent Cafe

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526 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
+1 503-435-2655
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Boerne, Texas
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had two pancakes and they were good. But they were served on a plate with nothing else on it. And the amount of syrup you get is miniscule.

Thank Ken W
Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the mistake of going here for lunch instead of breakfast. They end Lunch at 2 PM and we got there at 1:45 PM. We both had the Pesto Chicken Salad sandwich, but one order was with fruit and the other chips. The sandwiches were fine, but the meals were lite on the fruit and chips. The price for... More 

Thank 6595STG
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite place in McMinnville to eat. Whether going to the wine country or heading to the coast - don't miss stopping here for a fantastic scratch made breakfast. This is a small restaurant and it does get busy. Expect a wait on weekends after 9:45am ish. We went at 9am this weekend and got the last open... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared a three egg scrambler with their home made sausage and biscuit. Wonderful to split. we shared a blueberry pancake that was amazing. Coffee was great allow time for a slow relaxed meal. Loved it !!

Thank Happitutalk1
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Form resident recommend Crescent for breakfast and they were right. The softest scramble I have ever had. My wife's corned beef hash was equally great. Highly recommended

Thank James M
McMinnville, Oregon
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crescent Café has wonderful homemade foods, and the new owners are keeping the traditional sand some recipes from the two men who started the Café. But they are adding their own gourmet touches, including first Friday wine-maker's dinners with Eola Hills winery as a partner, and dinners on the weekends. My favorite is a fried cornmeal-polenta custard with eggs and... More 

Thank Cheryl Sophia N
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday I re-visited this tried and true eatery in McMinnville and was not disappointed. My brother-in-law and I both kept it simple, eggs, bacon, potatoes and their homemade bread. The food was as expected and delicious. The previous owner would be there to greet you by name and has since sold the restaurant. However, the new owner is a gracious... More 

Thank Read W
West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted by our experience here. Read some mixed reviews but we have no negatives about this wonderful café. From the coffee, to the breakfast, to the service to the shared blueberry coffee cake every aspect was perfect. Our 2 entrées where the scramble special and the corn beef hash with eggs. The potatoes were delicious and each came... More 

Thank Tricia L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast at the Crescent Cafe on 3rd Street in historical McMinville. Although we had to wait for 45 minutes, it was well worth it. We had blueberry pancakes with peach compote and an open omlette wit grilled chicken, sun dried tomatos, pesto sauce and melted cheese on top. This breakfast was outstandingly good, large portions, with lots of... More 

Thank TightLoops
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here, excellent service and great food. The prices were very reasonable. I highly recommend Crescent Cafe!

Thank Lisa4185

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $12
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-6213
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: +1 503-435-2655
Crescent Cafe was started in 2007 as a local, family-owned restaurant focused on serving quality breakfast and brunch. We strive to serve the freshest, seasonal ingredients and create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere for our guests. Our bread and pastries are baked fresh daily and our menu rotates often, so there is always something new to try! In 2016, the cafe expanded into dinners, bringing the same excellent quality of food to our evening services. We are open 7 days a week and serve breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday from 7:00am-2:00pm and brunch Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am-2:00pm. Our dinner service is Friday-Sunday 5:00pm-9:00pm. We serve beer and wine and are well known for our Mimosas!

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