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Portage Bay Cafe

4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
+1 206-547-8230
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“french toast” (69 reviews)
“hash” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great fresh food with good clean flavors. Service was outstanding. The plates are large and can easily be shared. Eggs Benedict was great. Would definitely make a return visit.

Thank 593LarryS
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast here and truly enjoyed it. A very good menu and great prices. Worth a visit. Service is outstanding

Thank slhawk
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter and I were visiting in Seattle and staying near the UW campus. Based on Tripadvisor and Yelp reviews, we decided to try the Portage Bay Cafe for breakfast. Our initial experience was outstanding, so we returned two more times during our trip,...More

Thank plainsrunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our first meal so much we went to one of their other locations a few days later. I got the farmers hash both times and absolutely loved it. Popular place but we were lucky to get seating quickly! Pretty fast service, and food...More

Thank Bonnie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific looking menu with the focus on quality, organic ingredients. However, the actual taste of the food was average. Eggs arrived lukewarm, hollandaise sauce thin and tasteless. Needed a heavy duty steak knife just to cut the English muffin. Nice looking fruit bar available, though....More

Thank RonaldFL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food here! The GF French toast is amazing along with a trip to the fresh berry bar. The bananas foster french toast is so good too! Make reservations first, the place has always been packed when I have visited.

Thank SeattleTravellinjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd time here for brunch and just as good food as the first time. Very popular place so I highly recommend reservations.

Thank Quiraing61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a dungeness crab omellette. It was 100% awesome. And they have great coffee too. I wish I lived near this place!

Thank tuco919
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Had several breakfasts here. Everything I had was very good. A great variety and large portions. [The french toast could work for three people - the fruit topping bar made it a feast.]

Thank Jeff_McGough
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for breakfast while staying in a near by hotel. We sat in their outdoor seating, where they have heaters. Service was great, staff is friendly. Large meal portions and most all of there food is organic and locally sourced,...More

Thank srenee87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-547-8230
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Portage Bay Cafe is a Seattle restaurant serving 100% breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days a week. Eat like you give a damn! is our motto. Locally sourced, organic food items. We offer catering options including private dining, corporate events, private parties, weddings and box lunches.
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