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Original Hotcake and Steak House

1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
+1 503-236-7402
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hotcakes” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Diner, Steakhouse
1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food is good, almost great but a bit too greasy for my liking. The chicken fried steak was great! Not dry, greasy nor fatty. The gravy was great too. Breakfast was $14 and coffee 2.50. So check was on the higher end. Staff was nice...More

Thank richallen97225
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Original Hotcake House (and steaks!) Is just what you expect in classic diner, if what you expect is excellent American breakfast fare --and much more. Their pancakes are superb--whites of eggs whipped then folded into a batter that flips up rich moist cakes. Home-made hash...More

Thank paullips3
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint little family owned restaurant that serve really delicious breakfasts. It is so worth the wait in line to order and get a place to sit and enjoy your food. Very small town feel as locals are having their morning conversations over...More

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Steak was almost raw. Service was good..food amount is very large...fries were cooked in well used oil and was inedible..Salad was fabulous

Thank Abigoogle
Reviewed 15 November 2016

this is an amazing place, we went in for dinner, biggest one I've had in a long time, i couldn't even finish it! and i love eating, great price, good service, it took some time to get our food but it was worth it!.

Thank Lex F
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I always enjoy the hotcakes when I am in the neighborhood of this hotcake house. The hotcakes are large and tasty do you only need one or two to fill up.

Thank standavis99
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this place based on reviews and location near our hotel. I was not impressed with the food it was just average. Staff was friendly and food services was pretty quick.

Thank kmarx121
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This is local Portland at it's finest after midnight. The food is at least an 8 out of 10 and the service hs always been very friendly. This place gets extremely busy as people roll out of the bars making for amazing people watching. I...More

Thank bigEC01001101
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Always has been. I've been going there since high school and consistently delicious. There have obviously been a lot of changes over the decades but the quality remains the same. Serve-yourself style, food remains amazing, huge portions and great selections. This is a local 'dive'...More

Thank kaemicha
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Not a place you go to for ambience, but great food! The portions are sharing size and come to your table hot and fresh as can be. The people are eclectic and interesting. My daughter ordered the chicken fried steak breakfast...she is a bit of...More

Thank Heather N
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23 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202-2534
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-236-7402
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