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Simpatica Dining Hall

828 SE Ash St, Portland, OR 97214-1240
+1 503-235-1600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“biscuits” (4 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
828 SE Ash St, Portland, OR 97214-1240
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Reviewed April 26, 2015

We arrived before 9:30 and had no trouble seating for 4 - however there were large parties in the restaurant and waiting. So make a reservation or go early! The waffles were really good as was the French Toast. Eggs were very good too. Reasonably...More

Thank yellowpixels
Reviewed February 13, 2015

A cautionary tale to readers of the reviews here - they all seem to be about brunch, which is a common retail product. Dinners at Simpatica on the other hand are bespoke, fixed meno, fixed price meals which are uniformly inventive and delicious. You often...More

Thank BlueHenFlyer
Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Yelpers recommended this place to us for our one stop in Portland. I got the Brisket, which I would give 4 stars. Being from Texas, I'm used to my brisket being a tad different. However, my kids got the waffles. One boy got the...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed January 18, 2015

The service was just so-so. The meal was reasonably price--thank goodness, since the presentation of the food was not impressive nor was the food. But what happened at the restaurant at the end of our meal was the show stopper. We had made reservations, arrived...More

Thank adamsparks
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well this is another of Portland's small, creative, excellent chef's in a basement of an old building in an industrial, gritty part of town. Walking down the steps into this Cold, concrete and steel basement you are flanked by the optimistic crowds waiting their turn...More

Thank 4snickers
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Simpatica catered our wedding last week and absolutely nailed it. Everyone was raving about the food - from the dates stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped in bacon to the roasted pork shoulder with stone fruit compote. We had dinner served family style; everything came...More

Thank ericaJD
Reviewed August 20, 2014

This very small place gets pretty crowded for brunch but it is totally worth it. The brunch cocktails were fantastic and the food was traditional with a creative twist. I look forward to my next trip to portland to give their dinner a whirl!

Thank Va9nessa
Reviewed June 8, 2014

Usually go to favorites like Screen Door, Tasty & Son's, Meriwether, etc. but thought we would give this a try. We made a reservation so didn't need to wait in the line, the staff was very friendly, but the food wasn't anything special. We had...More

Thank nantucketack
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Have had Sunday breakfast there several times over the years and it is always relaxed and a good experience. You usually have to stand in line, but it being Easter, we had a very short wait. For a unique dining experience with great food, give...More

Thank dvick_or
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Arrive early for Sunday brunch (opens at 0900hrs). Get you name on the list. The place fills very quickly. Sip on the fresh brewed coffee available just outside their inner door as you wait for seating. The experience did not disappoint.The staff were friendly and...More

Thank VaporK8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 AM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 SE Ash St, Portland, OR 97214-1240
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-235-1600
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