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The Vita Cafe

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3023 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7035
+1 503-335-8233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“vegan cakes” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3023 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxed atmosphere, friendly wait staff, and decent food. Easy to find. I stop by whenever I'm in the area. I especially love the tempeh Reuben sandwich, and the chicken fried "steak" and gravy is excellent.

Thank Shelly D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my go-to place for vegan food when traveling to Portland. On our most recent trips over the past month, it was clear that something has changed. The service was lack luster and the food matched. I was heart broken after singing it's praises...More

1  Thank Jan W
Reviewed March 24, 2018

This place really hit the spot for us. I love the refurbished but not overdone older buildings and they did it well. Very comfortable, casual but clean. I don't remember if they had sidewalk seating for that day it doesn't rain in Portland ;) We...More

Thank 2Vegans2wheels
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

I’m sorry to have to write a negative review of this restaurant, because the wait staff are very kind and earnest. But there is no other option. The menu seems so promising, especially for my vegan husband. But it really disappointed. The vegan sandwich was...More

Thank J S
Reviewed January 5, 2018

We stopped in to Vita Cafe for dinner during the monthly Last Thursday phenomenon on North East Alberta Street. it’s always exciting to find an all vegetarian restaurant which offers lots of vegan and gluten free options too! At least we thought it was an...More

Thank rickpoet
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Ordered the 2-2-2 with tempe and my daughter had it with eggs and apple sausage. Just very blah, would not come back again. The tempe had no flavor, I even ordered guacamole and salsa to try and spruce it up, without success. If you want...More

1  Thank Silvia M
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Loved it here! Amazing food and so many choices for both vegan and non. Friendly fun staff . We will be back

Thank Rosetta Z
Reviewed October 1, 2017

It gets hard to go to new places in magical Portland, because we always need to re-visit our favourite places - Vita, Voodoo, El Nutri Taco, Homegrown Smoker, etc. Vita is our brunch place. My goodness! The vegan variety is extraordinary, the coffee fantastic, and...More

Thank Kat J
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We went to Vita Cafe shortly after getting off the plane on the Sunday before Labor Day around 3pm. It was a little challenging to find. There is a Vita Cafe coffee spot down the road from the full service food cafe we were trying...More

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed September 4, 2017

My family and I came here for dinner and loved it! It had very great food, especially for those of us with gluten and dairy allergies. They had plenty to pick from and the staff were super helpful and friendly! We will definitely return!

Thank krc11
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3023 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7035
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-335-8233
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