10 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Portland, Oregon

Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Sometimes it is mealtimes that dictate our choices and this can sometimes limit your restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options like breakfast, let 10Best help. We will direct you to the 10 best Breakfast restaurants in Portland and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. Plus, all of the restaurants on our list are amazing. Portland has become a foodie city over the last few years and this includes having a better and better breakfast scene.

10Best readers find much to enjoy at Pambiche thanks to its all-around good offerings of Cuban cuisine. It's also hard to beat Mother's Bistro & Bar, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast. La Petite Provence is a delightful cafe with spectacular breakfast offerings that delight all patrons. Block's Cafe open just this year and has nailed everything that breakfast should be. Slappy Cakes is just all around awesome and if you have kids it will be one of their favorite restaurants by the time you leave. Of course no Portland list could be complete without a food cart or two and The Big Egg is hands down our recommended food cart.

No matter which of these you decide to visit we know you will have an excellent breakfast. 

Bijou Cafe

A legendary morning mecca for breakfast-lovers, Bijou Cafe has been a downtown favorite for decades, delighting patrons with dishes that are creative, comforting and crafted from the freshest local ingredients. Amidst a light and airy interior,...  Read More

Mother's Bistro & Bar

Walking into this bright, cheerful bistro, patrons are greeted by the mouthwatering aromas of mom-approved comfort foods. Created by chef and mother Lisa Schroeder to showcase authentic cooking from moms around the world, Mother's Bistro proves...  Read More

Old Town

Pambiche is a popular Cuban restaurant serving authentic and affordable "Desayuno Cubano" (Cuban breakfast), a lively culinary celebration offered every Saturday and Sunday. Diners are sold from the first sip of cafe cubano or homemade pineapple...  Read More

Meet Reggie, your new best friend: a life-changing breakfast sandwich made with perfectly fried chicken, crisp bacon, melted cheese and rich sausage gravy, held together by a perfect buttermilk biscuit. Or, take it up a notch (yes, it's...  Read More

Block's is a charming, new neighborhood café on SE Clinton Street in Portland. It may be new, but do not be surprised to see some familiar faces here. Shana Lane-Block, the café's owner, recently closed her first restaurant, Compote, at this...  Read More

Tasty n Sons

Boasting one of Portland's most innovative brunch menus, Tasty n Sons delights diners with a warm, comforting ambiance, unique tapas-esque menu design and gracious service. Plus, they serve their breakfast items all day. Start with one of their...  Read More

Think you know waffles? Think again. This adorable and affordable eatery, housed in the Bread and Ink cafe, serves homemade Belgian waffles like you've never had before. If you prefer savory sensations, try the Farm Fusion waffle, topped with...  Read More

North Portland
The Big Egg

The Big Egg is a sunny yellow food cart that brightens even the grayest morning with creative breakfast sandwiches bursting with flavor. The simple yet satisfying menu boasts three customizable sandwich options, all served on fresh brioche, and...  Read More

Northeast Portland
Petite Provence

Warm cheese brioche and light, airy croissants with homemade berry jam? Oui. Superb salmon hash drizzled with fresh lemon dill sauce? Oui, oui! This charming French boulangerie offers a mouthwatering array of buttery pastries as well as...  Read More

Southeast Portland

Slappy Cakes is a nationally recognized restaurant that serves breakfast for breakfast and lunch everyday. First you pick out the pancake batter of your choice. There is at least six to select from. Then there are tons of items that you can...  Read More


Meet Meagan Shamy

Meagan Shamy is an Oregon resident by choice and thinks Portland is a tremendous city that everyone should visit. Originally a Texas girl, she has lived all around the United States,...  More About Meagan

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