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Mother's Bistro & Bar

212 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2603
+1 503-464-1122
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (362 reviews)
“salmon hash” (109 reviews)
“corn flakes” (32 reviews)
Closed Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
International, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
212 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2603
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1 - 10 of 2,687 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Going for breakfast? go early or take a cuppa and wait in line...but DO go...good food, excellent expresso, large (or small) servings, hi-energy vibes in a fun old building.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time here I got the garlic, prosciutto ham and Swiss omelet with potatoes and toast Excellent meal, excellent price

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service! We had a group of 8 all together and they managed to seat us within 40min which was great considering how busy it was that Friday morning. Our waiter was great and very helpful with menu suggestions since we had never...More

Thank glorenzi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for breakfast based on reviews. It is a cool spot but the seating tends to be pretty cramped. I had the biscuits and gravy and was very pleased. My wife had the half portion of salmon hash and was pleased as well. We liked...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was good. Very generous portions. Comfort food in a friendly setting. Tempted by too many things and so had to take some home with me.

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great location, food, selection, and service! Highly recommend this restaurant! Works for large or small groups.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to Mothers years ago and it is still wonderful. Its our favorite place for breakfast/brunch. Service is pleasant and no one rushes you to leave.

Thank Shoeshop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding in a word!! We stopped in for desserts and had outstanding service with a smile. I loved the triple berry crisp, the kids had chocolate sundaes and one had the sorbet. Ya can’t go wrong with any of them. By far our favorite bistro...More

Thank Gordy197
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mother’a is everything you can like about a breakfast place (I haven’t been there for other meals). The place is great, the food is awesome, and the service is as good as it gets. A special praise for the Reuben’s!!!

Thank Yair G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the atmosphere. My bacon was cooked how I like it and when a restaurant can get it right when I get the rest of my food I'm a happy camper!

Thank Lynnette D
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Goledenhairsurprise
July 1, 2018|
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Response from akjumper | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, I haven’t been there on a weekend morning.
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Classic_Creation
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Babeanglhot | Reviewed this property |
You’re going to want to reserve a table, otherwise expect to wait up to 1.5 hours!
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spang5
December 6, 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Property representative |
So sorry, but we will not be open Christmas Day. Our hours Christmas Eve are 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM, & on the 26th 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-464-1122
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Description
Willamette Week's "restaurant of the year," Mother's serves comfort food classics made from scratch, perfected in the hands of four star restaurant-trained chef Lisa Schroeder. With melt-in-your-mouth biscuits, pot roast, chicken & dumplings and a decadent, different macaroni & cheese daily, home cooking is elevated to high art for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Full Bar & happy hour too!
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