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Bertie Lou's Cafe

8051 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6762
+1 503-239-1177
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
8051 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6762
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated at the counter for breakfast here. Was fun to watch the action in the kitchen. We placed our order directly and couldn't believe how fast they were at getting the food out. Menu offers lots of fun choices. This is a small...More

Thank Stevey1612
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place and as "seasoned travelers" we try to avoid the big chains etc. Busy little place, really friendly mainly used by locals. Open kitchen so you can see what's cooking. Corned beef hash was good, eggs Benedict good. Would recommend this is you want...More

Thank Atardvark
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Made to many mistakes we randomly stopped which we shouldn’t have, went in saw the kitchen that itself a nightmare as it was just filthy. We ordered three egg cheese omelette, veggie scrambled and fried eggs sunny side up. Basically one could not really screw...More

Thank AsadullahKazmi
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby and found this cute little gem in the neighborhood. Quick and friendly service. Great and very filling.

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Boy this cafe sure is eye catching. You see it and you just have to go inside to find out what it is like. Well, it is rather small inside. This makes it feel very intimate and cozy. A great place to just relax and...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great place to hit on weekday or weekend. You can sit outside in the summer, bar seating and small tables. Very diner-esque in atmosphere. Good food and nice staff.

Thank Ennaei
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

This hole in the wall was opened in the 1940's. It has , I believe, 8 tables. There was a short wait on a Friday morning. The four of us were seated and given the menu which is a hoot. The waiter/manager/dishwasher had a wicked...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Came across this place unexpectedly while cycling around Portland. Cool atmosphere- started in 1943. Amazing coffee, lovely service with real characters. The breakfast was amazing!

1  Thank floodnik
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This was my second time here, and just as good as the first time, except we ate here midweek and is was less crowded, since it is a popular place, the weekend I went before we had to wait, but we were not In a...More

1  Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant in Sellwood section of Portland. To say they serve a hearty breakfast is an understatement. Eggs (at least 2), bacon or sausage, home fries, & toast (I recommend the sourdough) for under $10. It is small, but they do a pretty fast turnover....More

1  Thank Michael W
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Patricia Saatho... L
May 30, 2015|
Response from BertieLousCafe | Property representative |
7:00am to 2:00pm everyday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 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
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8051 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6762
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Neighborhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Phone Number: +1 503-239-1177
  • E-mail
Business Hours: M-F 7:00am to 2:00pm Sat. And Sun. 8:00Am to 2:30pm.
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