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Helser's on Alberta

1538 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5046
+1 503-281-1477
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“hash” (17 reviews)
“scotch egg” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1538 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5046
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This morning we drove to Helsers for breakfast. We were greeted by a server who obviously believed we were their to serve his needs and if we didn't perform on his schedule we weren't worthy. This has been a recurring problem at Helsers. The menu...More

Thank robincparetired
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So frustrating. I had not been to this place in over a year, and as hubby and I were on our quest down Alberta street in search of brunch, I was super excited when I saw Helser's, because I had completely forgotten about it. We...More

Thank 503Jetsetter
Reviewed 8 November 2017

So I was visiting friends that suggested this place, and I was NOT disappointed! It's a small neighborhood eatablishment, not alot of seating, but nice eclectic mix of furnishings! Our waiter was FABULOUS, an the food was delicious! They serve a very filling hash that...More

Thank Conrad724
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Stopped in at lunch time. Seated quickly and smoked salmon hash was my favorite. Only complaint was that poached eggs on all meals were over cooked. No runny yoke at all. Home fried potatoes are delicious too and coffee is as well. It’s a small...More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Helser's is a very crowed place and rightly so. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. The food is very good. My wife enjoyed the Salmon Benedict and my daughter-in-law enjoyed the Salmon Hash. My on, a vegan, enjoyed the biscuits and gravy with a...More

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Be prepared to wait - in a place that has little waiting room (could be a problem in the 9 month rainy season we get here) - but the food is fabulous and plentiful. Highly recommended. I think of it as an upscale Tin Shed.

Thank schoens1
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely, independent old-style diner. I had the bacon cheddar hash with eggs over easy. My partner had the veggie equivalent, complete with whole cloves of roasted garlic! Huge portions, piping hot - don't touch the plate! Good service. What more could you want? Highly recommended

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Yes, that is hard boiled eggs, wrapped in bratwurst sausage then deep fried! It's called Scotch Eggs. I got the potato cake torta. AMAZING good food, very friendly but slow service. Quaint atmosphere.

Thank Ccmenden123
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Daughter gave us a heads up that mostly all hipster trendy restaurant are located in a residential area, and Helser's on Alberta is one of them and usually it's very busy. Well, we went on a weekday and no lines. We could not decide what...More

Thank BBM M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were very hungry. Just as well, because Helser's served up massive plates of tasty food - they offer various hashes, eggs Benedict, breakfasts, French toast etc. Nice ambience, pleasant service

Thank iTravel61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1538 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-1477
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