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Zell's - An American Cafe

1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
+1 503-239-0196
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (27 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love a weekend visit to Zell’s! The atmosphere is lively with people enjoying themselves. There are always great specials which I tend to try, even though I have some favorites. I am always torn between sweet and or savory. My solution is spilt a...More

Thank AliceMariam
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is on a busy/congested stretch of Morrison St, but perservere! Terrific service and yummy food. We shared Cousin Maurice's Eggs (Brie, tomato & scallion scramble) and blueberry lemon yogurt pancakes, which were heavenly. This is a place I could come to often!

Thank smdds
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Friends have been telling us we'd like this place, and we sure did! We went on a Sunday, and almost left because it was raining and the line was long. However - the wait was short! They had coffee out for those waiting, and are...More

Thank rvr2mtn
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Love coming back here. This time we had different servers, sat at the bar. Waitstaff were efficient, consistent, and the food was the reason we came back. Huevos Rancheros are my favorite anywhere, scramble with prosciutto, asiago, asparagus didn’t quite hit the mark with the...More

Thank Seabreeze48
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Love their breakfasts. But I have discovered my favorite meal - baked salmon steak with Hollandaise sauce, rice and veggies. It is the best.

Thank LyonsPDX
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Outstanding venue for early morning meetings. Also good for families and for lunch dates.. It closes at 3 p.m. Great variety to choose from. Pancakes ,eggs and bacon. ,omlettes,oysters ,salads,. It is well run and never too long a wait to be seated. Service is...More

Thank 415koconnell
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Been going here for years and sharing this restaurant with many of my friends. Yesterday, (first time during the week and no crowds) I took my friend here wanting to give here a great breakfast experience. You will see the specials written on a chock...More

Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Found this place via Google search and saw lots of great reviews. It was full when we arrived, but we were seated only a few minutes after adding our name to their list. Prompt and friendly service with great brunch options. Loved the cranberry mimosa!

Thank Cyndi L
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Two couples joined together for a fun brunch. We were greeted with fresh scones and hot coffee. Menu selection was easy and entree's were delivered promptly fresh and well seasoned. We would recommend this for any foodie seeking a weekday brunch as few places serve...More

Thank Erickroses
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

I almost hate to share this place, it's super good, the best huevos rancheros outside of Mexico, awesome German pancakes, amazing oysters, eggs benedict, waffles, all great

Thank Win S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214-2423
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-239-0196
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