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Zeus Cafe at Crystal Hotel

) #90 of 3,458 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
Crystal Hotel, 303 S.W. 12th Ave., Portland, OR
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“spanish eggs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Crystal Hotel, 303 S.W. 12th Ave., Portland, OR
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was excellent. The menu has great offerings, and the bar traditional and fun seasonal beverage options to explore. Food excellent, absolutely wonderful, but must say kitchen slow to get to table. We will be back.

Thank Ski76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for drinks on our way to dinner, and we were pleasantly surprised. They had a couple of wine testers, which I enjoyed very much. The service was friendly and attentive. While we didn't eat there, the food that we saw coming out...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had make reso's across the street, but their bar was uninviting. The Zeus had a great old world vibe, beautiful bar, and great drink menu. We looked at a dinner menu and stayed! The food was superb. The only hick-up was a bottle of...More

Thank woodstock-alex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten at Zeus a couple of times now, mostly for breakfast or early lunch, and it has not failed to impress me. Granted, I went in with low expectations -- this is a McMenamins property and, while I love the business model (old restored...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We strolled into this place and were not disappointed, the menu was fairly short on choices but they all sounded really unique as well as delicious and we were correct. We all finished our meals and wanted to lick the plates clean.... very tasty! The...More

Thank GemStateRoadtripers
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Everyone was so helpful. Had the tastiest blackberry cocktail. Yellowtail was great. Bison fantastic. Try the six flight beer taster, yum.

Thank Cindiwh
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Newer cafe. Friendly staff. Fun, original menu with lots of intriguing options. We tried several dishes, including the elk sliders and pizza (pepperoni with a fried egg on top). The sliders were on the dry side and it is a small portion. If you are...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I just want to thank the food and beverage manager thank you for helping me with providing a recommendation for a lovely bottle of wine to help my sister and brother-in-law celebrate their anniversary. Hal made sure the wine was delivered to their room with...More

Thank chrizby0204
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel staff had hardly recomended the cafe for breakfast and they were right, they have delicious options.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

First for Historic building buffs this building is an absolute marvel, a unique restoration of a one of a kind building. (Just go for the architecture). Second they have an amazing selection of exclusive seasonal craft beers. Thirdly the menu is filled with innovative and...More

Thank DerHotelinspector
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crystal Hotel, 303 S.W. 12th Ave., Portland, OR
    (Stark and Burnside)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-384-2500
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Crystal Hotel