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Lair Hill Bistro

#1,002 of 3,551 Restaurants in Portland
$$ - $$$American, ,
2823 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201-4703
+1 503-279-0200
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2 Nov 2017
“Great local diner”
23 Jun 2017
“Awesome neighborhood Cafe”
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2823 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201-4703
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This place is so cute. Felt like going back in time. Music was great. Vibe was easy and comfortable. The server was super friendly and accommodating. Easily added spinach and mushrooms to my ham and cheese omelet. Which was nothing fancy butclassically tasty and huge!...More

Thank Merida M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in Lair Hill this is the spot for eating. A friendly atmosphere, friendly locals, and great food. The owners are extremely friendly and if you have a young child there are toys to keep them occupied while you eat. If I could...More

Thank micgilwel
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in this bistro by chance as we were surprised by a rain shower. Hot drinks are homemade and decoration is a real plus. Indeed you feel as if you were 60 years ago ... it's really unexpected. I loved it

1  Thank Fili L
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
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...More

Thank rickh57
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
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...More

Thank EarthmanByron
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
Reviewed 11 June 2012

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
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

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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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