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Stepping Stone Cafe

#159 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest District
American, Cafe, Diner
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2390 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97210-2626
+1 503-222-1132
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri 06:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:30 - 03:00
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Portland, Oregon
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152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here right at opening to avoid crowds as we've been here in the past and waited since it's a popular spot. Coffee was average which is disappointing since there's so much great coffee in PDX. service was quick and the food came quickly. Food is your average diner food, if you're looking for Gourmet eats definitely don't visit stepping... More 

Thank Prather7
Boise, Idaho
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very popular breakfast spot in Portland and has been featured on television shows. My brother and I had breakfast here and it was exceptional. The place is like an old diner cafe and the service and food were great. I had the egg sandwich and it had not only the fried eggs but they also put slices of ham... More 

1 Thank Milestogo007
Portland, Oregon
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

His was our second visit here. Great service, good food in large amounts. We had the biscuits with eggs and the jack scramble from the specials menu. The biscuits and gravy are amazing and the scrambled eggs with jack, spinach and bacon are really good. Love the Portland Roasting coffee they serve. Fun and quirky sayings on the wall. Wish... More 

Thank Athomelisa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A little old fashioned diner with awesome 70's and 80's music. KISS hanging from ornaments, kick back waiters and great food. We had breakfast at lunch. It was a little busy. The wait list is outside. Didn't take too long. The daily special of duck eggs, fried potatoes Irish Benedict was delicious as well as the chicken fried steak. Great... More 

Thank sfrugrats31
Barcelona, Spain
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205 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I went for breakfast and Sunday, it was a bit crowded and noisy. The service was very friendly and fast. The food was pretty good!

Thank Carla1100
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I come here once in awhile for breakfast; going for some lunch and it's terrific. Fri badly folks, old Portland environs.

Thank acbeech
Sandown, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Had the man cakes today, they were great and filling, this is an authentic diner place not too flashy

Thank Kironp
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in late for food and it was good and very substantial portions. Feels very much like a diner but charming in it's way.

Thank alexxb7
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopper here on our way through Portland the food was terrific! All three of us were very please and cleared the plates completely. The chicken fried steak is to die for. I highly recommend this place for anyone looking for that classic diner feel. The service was impecable. Definitly try the coffee sumthin sumthin ♡

Thank misscaleen
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Good food and service. Fun place to see the local culture. We had a nice lunch with the family. Good neighborhood to take a walk and eat.

Thank Irene M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97210-2626
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-1132

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