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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” (62 reviews)
“french toast” (78 reviews)
“migas” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Following a Recommendation from our son we arrived on Sunday morning 45 minute estimated wait Given a table in 15 minutes If I was blessed with multiple stomachs, I'd still be there enjoying the menu items one after the other. Unfortunately I only have one...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here for a birthday breakfast the day after Amazon's "Bring your parents to work day" and had a great meal. It was a Saturday but I'd made reservations via another platform and we only waited five minutes before getting a table by the...More

Thank MGreene16
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seattle friends highly recommended Portage Bay Café for breakfast. The food didn't disappoint - creative and tasty - but the portions are *huge* so if you're not taking leftovers, it feels pretty wasteful. The shrimp and grits would have easily fed 3 people! The toppings...More

Thank kaybee751
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a reason there is a line out the door to eat at this place on weekends. They have the best pancakes and fruit/berry bar.

Thank Anitafineday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The venue is a bit noisy but for many this equates to "energy". I was impressed with the quality and portions for all of our party. It is definitely on my "go to" list for an easy and fast breakfast.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this place really delivered. I had an item from the "breakfast bar" which meant I got to pile a bunch more deliciousness on top of my already amazing breakfast. Hello fresh strawberries!

Thank Trishyco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch here is amazing. I don't know what they do to their hollandaise sauce but it's to die for. And who doesn't love waffles with endless toppings including fresh cream?!!!!! I believe most of their ingredients are locally sourced. They're pretty fresh. It gets really...More

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I visit Seattle every few months cause of work and I promise you I will never have breakfast else where again. The food ist just delicious and their concept with local suppliers and organic food is just awsome. I had some swedish pancakes and scrambled...More

Thank TC Esat C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Recommended to us by a server at dinner, it lived up to all expectations. While the location is generic, the menu, service and food quality are stupendous. I had the Lemon Poppy Seed French Toast with a trip to the fruit bar - heaven. Real...More

Thank pgduncan
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Wow, could not have had a better Sunday Brunch. The food and service was fabulous. The french toast was superb, and the lemon curd drizzle is so good you will pass on the syrup. Lots of great fruit at the bar; blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, plus...More

Thank Andy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 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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