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Original Hotcake and Steak House

1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
+1 503-236-7402
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hotcakes” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“chorizo” (3 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Steakhouse
1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a joke! What a bunch of hype! They may have been good once upon a time, but not any more. I have frequented this place twice in the last couple of months. I'll *NEVER* go there again, and I will recommend to anyone who...More

1  Thank Scott Z
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The hotcakes are good and large, everything else just average. Little seasoning, pork chops a bit tough, hash browns a bit greasy. I'd come again for the hotcakes though. Staff just o.k.

1  Thank Denisecott
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I travel to the Portland area once or twice a year, and this is always one of my stops. It's been around forever and is a local favorite. It's open 24 hrs, and late night is the best time to go, not only for the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

And we found them here. Over the top huge, delicious, w/ unique Portland diner vibe. The strawberry and blueberry were to die for. We went twice! The omelets were yummy too and equally huge.

Thank Marci N
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is funky and very Portland. The waiter and one of the cooks were wearing brightly colored tie dye t-shirts. Even though the name of the business is "The Original Hotcake and Steak House", the steak appears to be a distant and perhaps fading...More

Thank KenBobPDX
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food is good, almost great but a bit too greasy for my liking. The chicken fried steak was great! Not dry, greasy nor fatty. The gravy was great too. Breakfast was $14 and coffee 2.50. So check was on the higher end. Staff was nice...More

Thank richallen97225
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Original Hotcake House (and steaks!) Is just what you expect in classic diner, if what you expect is excellent American breakfast fare --and much more. Their pancakes are superb--whites of eggs whipped then folded into a batter that flips up rich moist cakes. Home-made hash...More

Thank paullips3
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint little family owned restaurant that serve really delicious breakfasts. It is so worth the wait in line to order and get a place to sit and enjoy your food. Very small town feel as locals are having their morning conversations over...More

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Steak was almost raw. Service was good..food amount is very large...fries were cooked in well used oil and was inedible..Salad was fabulous

Thank Abigoogle
Reviewed 15 November 2016

this is an amazing place, we went in for dinner, biggest one I've had in a long time, i couldn't even finish it! and i love eating, great price, good service, it took some time to get our food but it was worth it!.

Thank Lex F
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Lloyd S
23 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-236-7402
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