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“Stay Away from the French Toast”
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Detour Cafe
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

...unless dried out bread topped with sour reconstituted cherries is really your idea of delicious. Most other dishes are good, though, some very good.

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Reviewed February 27, 2012

Very good breakfast & lunch food. They only bake their eggs, and use home made bread. I like that it has an outdoor space to people watch, & serve mimosas & Bloody Marys too. It is much like all the hipster Portland Breakfast joints.

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Reviewed February 24, 2012

My sister and I were walking down Division looking for a place for lunch and were delighted with what we found here. We had the potato skillet--oven-baked potato pieces topped with your choice of three from 25 different choices including vegetables, meats, fish and cheeses. There are a lot of vegetarian and vegan choices on the breakfast and lunch menu. We plan to go back again and try something else.

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Thank janb9
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Reviewed January 6, 2012

Yes the potato skillet is pretty good. Reasonably priced and you can choose your own toppings. First 3 are included in the price and the grilled onions are always free. So don't forget to ask for those!

The fritattas are always fantastic. I'm sure it's because they use local farm ingredients so everything is always fresh.

But lets discuss the French Toast made from Cardamon bread they make there in house. The have syrup options but I'm not sure why you wouldn't ask for the traditional maple, with the almonds and reconstituted cherries. OMG- this is amazing!!!

They are a favorite for the neighborhood and seat only like maybe 25 total, so get there early. Especially on those beautiful summer weekends when you can sit outside.

Oh did I mention that they recently got a liquor license and now have mimosas and bloody marys on the breakfast special board. Just ask Jena the waitress for a recommendation. She will never steer you wrong. She's fantastic!

*** Love the Detour! ***

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Thank titantiff
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Reviewed January 3, 2008

it's okay, a cup of java, some wifi and then a walk over to urban flora.

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