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Portage Bay Cafe

4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
+1 206-547-8230
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (57 reviews)
“french toast” (73 reviews)
“hash” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The breakfast portions are huge so if you are not a big appetite person share or get a kids meal. The fruit bar and fresh whip creme is amazing! It's a great breakfast spot

Thank Tierra H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the cafe for breakfast. Figured it must be very good, because when we drove by, there was a huge line waiting to be seated, and the place was packed! We weren't wrong. The place has great food, and great service. The wait to be...More

Thank SergeGTS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I now live on the East Coast after 23 years in Seattle (sob) - it is a treat to come to Portage Bay when I'm back for a visit. My recent visits were during a rare Seattle heat wave & I appreciated being seated...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love the Portagé bay cafe! If you are in Seattle it is a must visit! Thy have fantastic breakfasts with a great toppings bar. Everything there is amazingly tasty and the service never disappoints!

Thank Roxy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fresh food. Plently of French toast dishes. Fresh fruit bar to add to your French toast of pancakes. Great omelettes. It's always a go to when I'm in Seattle.

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to brunch on a Saturday morning. There was a line by the time we got there at 9, but only waited 20 min. They will serve you coffee in a mug while you wait. The presentation of the food was beautiful, the portions...More

Thank dc888traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend for brunch here. Make sure you make a reservation if you can! The line was almost around the corner! Loved that all the ingredients were local NW products. Staff was friendly- loved my omelet! All around great experience!

Thank Vercrazy18
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason its a busy place is because the food is wholesome and tasty. It is very conveniently located next to the hotel. Service is very good

Thank skrnr526
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for brunch. Quite crowded but they honored our reservation. Service harried but friendly and effective. Food was original and good. They make a big deal about the local aspect. Ok, got it. All in all a good time and good food, no matter where...More

Thank Wep25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for breakfast or lunch. The food is always good and the portions generous. The lines can be long at peak times, but well worth the wait.

Thank michelesU1746YS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-547-8230
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Portage Bay Cafe is a Seattle restaurant serving 100% breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days a week. Eat like you give a damn! is our motto. Locally sourced, organic food items. We offer catering options including private dining, corporate events, private parties, weddings and box lunches.
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