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Grand Central Bakery & Cafe

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1444 NE Weidler St, Portland, OR 97232-1409
+1 503-288-1614
07:00 - 18:00
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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a return trip. They have a good variety of breads. Their selection of pastries are fairly varied and some of their creations are quite tasty. They offer a number of terrific sandwiches and they have a good selection of coffees. The prices are reasonable compared to other bakery stores.

Thank Dennisrl67
Portland, Oregon
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great sandwich place for lunch -- while you are picking up some of that artisanal bread for home. Just don't forget the cookie for desert.

Thank PickyBaer
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Neighborhood bakery and coffee spot. I had the cheese danish which was excellent. My husband had their egg biscuit which he really enjoyed. Nice spot to sit and wake up.

Thank trickylibrarian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

While visiting Portland, my husband and I stayed in the Ladd's Addition area and walked up to the Hawthorne location on a Tuesday morning. The bakery was pleasantly busy with happy people. The staff was very nice and the food was delicious. We had both savory and sweet items and enjoyed both. The bacon was wonderful, as was the donut... More 

Thank Janet B
Dickinson, Texas
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Local bakery with local ingredients. Breads are soooo good, and so are the biscuits. Kids like the various muffins. The breakfast biscuit egg sausage is all natural and so good.

Thank Pilgrim50
Juneau, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Friends suggested this for a breakfast sand which and I'm glad she did. Had egg, sausage biscuit and it was delicious. I had ice tea and only concern was it was hibiscus/ginger and there was no ginger flavor at all.

Thank AKtravelers22
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Locals know and love this friendly bakery. We had smoked turkey sandwiches with Gouda with the popular ginger molasses and raisin oatmeal cookies for desert. The cookies were so good I bought a half dozen more. The staff is friendly and helpful, one ensuring I received my combined cookie discount based on my first purchase, another who calls two cookies... More 

Thank Fred T
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had a terrific lunch here. The menu is quite varied and they have something to please everyone. Great soup. Be prepared to wait awhile for your order unless you just grab pastries and coffee. Little known secret Is the chicken pot pie. Amazing with chunky veggies and large pieces of chicken. Buy it frozen while you're having breakfast and you'll... More 

Thank 1srs2
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Great bakery supported by good tasting coffee. Bake goods are top of the line I both variety and taste.

Thank Dennisrl67
Portland, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Known Throughout PDX for their baked goods, Grand Central has slowly expanded throughout PDX over the last decade. Their baked goods are yummy, and they make some pretty good breakfast sandwiches as well. I'm fond of the bacon egg bolo, which is always a good choice.

Thank DougcpW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1444 NE Weidler St, Portland, OR 97232-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-1614

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?