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Portage Bay Cafe Restaurant & Catering

391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-462-6400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (62 reviews)
“french toast” (81 reviews)
“pancakes” (63 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
7:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
391 Terry Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The restaurant is large and airy. It is well situated for walk to a number of sites in downtown Seattle. Reservations are a must. The place was hopping when we went for breakfast. Food was fresh, unique combinations and very tasty. Service was spot on.

Thank Blips53
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Met up with friends to grab an early morning breakfast (830am). Perfect time before the crowds! Wait staff was attentive and intentional. The food was locally produced and creatively made. Excellent atmosphere!

Thank Troy L
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Met up with family for late breakfast (7 of us) and service was great. Food selection including kid sized meals were available with a good selection of items. Everyone agreed that meals were delicious, served piping hot and quick. From pancakes to funky french toast...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a Friday morning and the place was bustling with customers. The menu has so many amazing choices that it took us awhile to decide. I loved the shrimp Benedict on corn bread with breakfast potatoes. Hubby had the regular...More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing, the service great, atmosphere is electric. Go hungry as the portions are large. Make a reservation to avoid the long wait. We had the chorizo scramble, a special of the day. They accommodated the vegans with tofu in lieu of eggs....More

Thank Live2traveldaworld
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great, although get there early because the place fills up fast and you may have to wait for a table.! Great service and great food quality. Try the chorizo, it’s a big portion and has an amazing flavor! I also highly recommend...More

Thank secretagentgs
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This restaurant is a bruch specialist. Please keep in mind that they only open until 2:30PM! Food is very nice. You can also take breakfast bar for some menus. But the fruits of breakfast bar are not fresh ones but preserved ones. at least when...More

Thank Younghee K
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for a nice breakfast. But I think we ordered not that wisely. It’s better to try their pancakes not Benedict eggs.. Benedict eggs were not tasty, pork was salty, tomato was over cooked.

Thank jjtseng
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This place really gets busy by 9am so if you don't have a reservation, plan to go early. They specialize is items that can be enhanced by the breakfast bar full of fresh fruits, whipped cream etc. Great service and hot coffee. Loud and crowded...More

Thank Krisinseattle
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Popular breakfast stop huge French toast plate with your choice of toppings from the bar. Standard breakfast fare also offers a shrimp and grits special

Thank Stephen P
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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
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
  • E-mail
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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