The Best Brunch Restaurants in Portland

The OpenTable Team

Local foodies and intrepid visitors who seek out the best brunch in Portland might find themselves in a classic American diner feasting on eggs and hash browns, in a chic hotel lobby sampling bowls of farm-fresh veggies and grains, or perhaps on a riverside patio delving into a messy, fried-egg-topped burger. Across Portland and even into its bucolic surroundings sit top-notch restaurants eager to welcome the brunch crowd, whether on Sundays only, all weekend or sometimes seven days a week. But where do the smartest, most experienced diners go for the best brunch in Portland? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We gathered data covering thousands of restaurants provided by OpenTable's savviest, most expert eaters. The results reveal the following Portland-area eateries as universally amazing destinations for brunch. They each have their own vibe, yet all embrace the finest, freshest Pacific Northwest ingredients. We suggest booking a brunchtime table at any one of these hot spots as soon as possible.

Restaurants:The Original, 23Hoyt, Urban Farmer Portland
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown, NW Portland

The Original

$$$$·American·
Downtown
660 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
One of the best brunch restaurants in Portland for diners seeking classic American fare in an informal setting is downtown’s The Original. The eatery takes inspiration for its retrRead more
92% recommended
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23Hoyt

$$$$·Contemporary American·
NW Portland
942 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
23Hoyt claims a prime location on bustling Northwest 23rd Avenue, where seasonal sidewalk tables allow for great people watching. The food and drinks at this modern, stylish new AmRead more
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Urban Farmer Portland

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,172 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
Urban Farmer inside the Nines Hotel presents what’s arguably the best brunch in Portland seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Note that the restaurant answers the demands Read more
85% recommended
Best Ambiance in Portland / Oregon
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Olympia Provisions Southeast

$$$$·Contemporary European·
SE Portland
816 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
There couldn’t be a more fitting signature to highlight at brunch than Olympia Provisions’ famous charcuterie, which is all made by hand using traditional techniques. Brunch is avaRead more
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
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La Moule

$$$$·French American·
SE Portland
529 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The charming Portland brasserie La Moule presents an a la carte brunch every weekend. The restaurant takes its major culinary inspiration from Belgium, however the brunch menu inclRead more
93% recommended
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Verdigris

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
NE Portland
780 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
An upscale venue, refined atmosphere and French-influenced fine cuisine characterize Verdigris, where brunch on weekends is always a treat. The brunch menu is split into large and Read more
93% recommended
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Gracie's

$$$$·Northwest·
Downtown
1,836 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
In an Old Hollywood-inspired space inside the Hotel DeLuxe, Gracie's presents one of the best brunches in Portland seven days a week. Its cuisine leans toward American classics, whRead more
82% recommended
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Red Star

$$$$·American·
Downtown
698 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Home-style cooking with a focus on seasonal produce is the signature of Red Star, a rustic tavern attached to the Hotel Monaco downtown. Along with claiming the longest happy hour Read more
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Tapalaya

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
NE Portland
542 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
With its intriguing concept of serving creative Cajun and Creole cuisine along with some nods to chef Anh Luu’s Vietnamese heritage, Tapalaya presents a fantastic brunch on weekendRead more
94% recommended
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Multnomah Falls Lodge

$$$$·Northwest·
Corbett
499 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Sunday brunch at Multnomah Falls Lodge is well worth taking a trip outside the city into the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Along with the enticement of the stunning naRead more
100% recommended
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Salty's on the Columbia

$$$$·Seafood·
NE Portland
5,892 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
The buffet brunch, presented on weekends by Salty’s on the Columbia, has been voted the best brunch in Portland by several local publications. The restaurant’s signature cuisine shRead more
94% recommended
Scenic View in Portland / Oregon
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Bergerac

$$$$·French·
SE Portland
308 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Bergerac, a warm and friendly restaurant specializing in rustic comfort food from southwest France, presents a delightful brunch on Sundays. Along with familiar classics like eggs Read more
99% recommended
Best Food in Portland / Oregon
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Cafe Nell

$$$$·American·
NW Portland
1,396 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
The charming northwest Portland eatery Café Nell is open for brunch on weekends. Dine by the brick fireplace in the main dining room, on when the weather’s warm outside on the patiRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
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Radar

$$$$·American·
North Portland
521 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
With its raw brick, open kitchen and refined maritime décor, Radar is an appealing destination for brunch. Among diverse global influences, its cuisine includes notable nods to ScaRead more
95% recommended
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Stockpot Broiler

$$$$·American·
Beaverton
1,215 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
“Steaks, seafood and spirits” is the tagline for the Stockpot Broiler in Portland, a concept that’s certainly not incompatible with brunch. For its Sunday-only brunch service, the Read more
98% recommended
Best Service in Westside

Brix Tavern

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Pearl District
1,745 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
Weekend brunch at Brix Tavern, a casual bar and restaurant in the Pearl District, is potentially a boozy affair. At the top of the menu is a brunch drinks section featuring a classRead more
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
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The 1905

$$$$·Pizza Bar·
North Portland
133 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The 1905 combines an amazing artisan pizza restaurant and cocktail bar with one of the city’s best jazz clubs. Its weekend brunch stands out among even the best brunches in PortlanRead more
98% recommended
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Besaw's

$$$$·Northwest·
NW Portland
465 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Brunch is a daily offering at Besaw’s, an eclectic and historic eatery that’s served Portland diners since 1903. It notably claimed the first liquor license in all of Oregon, and tRead more
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Headwaters - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Northwest·
Downtown
1,309 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
For one of the best brunches in Portland, head to the historic Heathman Hotel and grab at table at Headwaters. At the upscale “farm-to-sea-to-table” restaurant, award-winning chef Read more
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Bluehour

$$$$·Modern European·
Pearl District
2,068 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
At Bluehour, a stylish eatery in the heart of the Pearl District, many a brunch experience starts with the house bloody Mary and its “plethora of pickles.” Follow up with a produceRead more
88% recommended
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