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Portage Bay Cafe Restaurant & Catering

391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-462-6400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“french toast” (76 reviews)
“migas” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seattle has great food and other reviews were good but our experience was horrible and wood never go back. I had to go to 4 tables myself to find a creamer that actually had cream in it, waitress never came by to refill coffee so...More

Thank mtpup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food and service, daughter is coeliac, waitress was very helpful and knowledgable. Will be back.

Thank Nothy001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food here. Pancakes and fruit and fresh cream, plus mimosas. What else do you need? We made reservations, and I would recommend that.

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Portage Bay Café serves one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had. I was visiting Seattle, and made an internet search of good breakfast places .This place was a bit of a hike from my downtown hotel, but well worth it. I arrived at the...More

Thank frequentflyer715
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Eat like you give a damn... That is the motto with which Portage Bay welcomes you and absolutely lives up to the same. It is a great place to hang out if you love your breakfast. Eggs, pancakes, French toast, organic potatoes and some amazing...More

Thank voldore
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I had a pleasant lunch here with a colleague. Your basic sandwich and soup place. The quality is good and the service is fast.

Thank TSinParis
Reviewed April 20, 2017

I've been here before for breakfast, twice, and both times it was five stars (before I started reviewing), in fact one of them was the best breakfast I think I've ever had. Lunch wasn't quite that good but that's a high standard. I had the...More

Thank eburke1
Reviewed March 7, 2017

...everything else was average. My omelette was served with breakfast potatoes that were oily and lacking flavour and the honey wheat toast as just average. There was Irish soda bread, which is normally delicious - what i received was a tasteless / stale tea biscuit....More

Thank Fernando7676
Reviewed February 20, 2017

My wife and I have been here a few times. We have never left disappointed. This place is great. I fully recommend the crab omelette, and the buckwheat pancakes. Even better is that they have a ton of gluten free options. My wife who has...More

Thank Rob O
Reviewed February 16, 2017

The food just seemed to be OK. Ordered a Cuban, it was just OK. Tasted just OK and at $14.50 it ought to be really good. However, the staff is friendly and efficient. They should also offer more than just proseco on the wine list.

Thank KAOSeattle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-462-6400
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Portage Bay Cafe Restaurant and Catering is a Seattle restaurant with a primary focus on clean, organic, fresh and 100% locally sourced food items from around the Pacific Northwest. We serve breakfast and brunch 7 days a week, as well as lunch 7 days a week. We offer a wide range of catering options as well - private dining, private parties, wedding, box lunches and various other catering options. We have three locations in Seattle - Roosevelt, Terry Avenue in South Lake Union and Ballard.
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