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Lair Hill Bistro

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American, Bar, Pub
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2823 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201-4703
+1 503-279-0200
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is near our office, so we visit all the time. It's nice for lunch or beers after work. The food is fresh and the kitchen is fast. Everything is served with a smile and friendly service.

Thank JayDAllen
Beaverton, Oregon
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146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I went to this bistro with some of my coworkers; it is close to my office and I've walked past it frequently, but this was my first visit inside. The staff were friendly and attentive, with prompt service and very tasty food. Two of us were vegetarian, the other two not, and all were pleased with their choices.

Thank rickh57
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is a very comfortable neighorhood cafe. The food is pretty standard - sandwiches and meatloaf and salads. They have a full bar and good wine choices. My only complaint is that it is not open on week ends!

Thank RokiHa
Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We were wandering the area checking out the local architecture and decided to stop in for lunch, unplanned. The decor is sort of cozy, funky, the staff were friendly and very quick, and the menu has a nice variety of creative sandwiches but also some homemade soups, salads and entrees. I had the pulled pork sandwich; the BBQ sauce was... More 

Thank EarthmanByron
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

I go to Lair Hill Bistro for their amazing sandwiches. The staff is very friendly and they always get my order right. I recommend the turkey avocado sandwich on whole wheat. Yum.

Thank Heidi S
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012 via mobile

A neighborhood family- owned spot with good beers and wine, excellent sandwiches, a great poached salmon salad, and excellent breakfasts. The found art decor is part of the treat.

Thank pdxtanguera
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2011

Had a great breakfast today. Servers were friendly and attentive and the bacon was Awesome!

Thank varnerm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2823 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201-4703
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-279-0200
The Lair Hill Bistro is a neighborhood Mom and Pop storefront restaurant serving up delicious comfort food! We have been providing breakfast, lunch and dinner the old-school way for over 15 years! Come for a fluffy omelette , homemade meatloaf, or a made from scratch pasta dinner. Plus with hand selected wines, microbrews on tap, and a full cocktail bar, what more could anyone need?

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?