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French toast waffle at Kimura Toast Bar
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Where to Find Weekend Brunch in Portland

Find the top brunches in the city only available on the weekend

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French toast waffle at Kimura Toast Bar
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Portlanders — with their regularly celebrated love of coffee, booze, and eggs — are constantly in search of a morning meeting ground, which makes brunch an essential part of the city’s culture. Normally, brunch’s stratospheric popularity has resulted in hour-plus waits for bacon and Benedicts; however, the current state of affairs has dramatically changed the brunch landscape: Several restaurants known for their brunches — Beast, Trinket — have closed, while others have simply discontinued their weekend brunch service. Still, there are a handful of restaurants continuing to serve pancakes and hashes outside on the weekends, while others are offering takeout scrambles and grits.

This map is dedicated to restaurants with weekend-specific brunch menus, only served from Friday through Sunday; for serious breakfast and brunch offerings mid-week, Eater Portland’s breakfast map might be a better guide. Note: The points on this map guide are not ranked; rather, they're organized geographically.

The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Matta

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1533 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
(971) 258-2849
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Richard and Sophia Lé at the Northeast Portland food cart, Matta, switch up their menus day to day, but usually on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the two churn out a viet kiều take on brunch: we’re talking pandan doughnuts, ca phe, and an absolute beast of a breakfast sandwich: nước chấm-marinated pork patties, yolk-y fried egg, American cheese, and Thai chili aioli, all on a pale green pandan milk bun. If the cart is selling its “breakfast bowls” — rice topped with hash browns, nước chấm, and a good-old fried egg — it’d be a crime to leave without one. Check the food cart’s Instagram for brunch menu details.

2. Grain & Gristle

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1473 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 288-4740
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Another Prescott brunch spot, Grain & Gristle has been a brunch favorite for years in that neighborhood. However, the menu has recently switched up. Gone is the brunch burger, after years on the menu; instead, offerings range from strawberry-goat-cheese-filled doughnuts to steak and eggs with a foraged nettle and fiddlehead chimichurri. Brunch is available for pickup or outdoor dining from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

3. Radar Restaurant

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3951 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 841-6948
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Oregonians are getting vaccinated, restrictions are loosening up, and Radar is serving brunch again: Nature is healing. This Mississippi restaurant’s brunch was always a hit, and it’s back in full force, with its popular scotch eggs, smoked pork shoulder with creamy cotija grits, and challah croque madame. This is the kind of place where a plate of steak and eggs comes with a bone marrow bordelaise. Brunch runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; order it for takeout or onsite dining, with reservations.

4. Kimura Toast Bar

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3808 N Williams Ave SUITE 125
Portland, OR 97227
(971) 266-8087
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Every day, the team behind Kayo’s Ramen Bar makes artfully decorated toasts on a house recipe shokupan, adorned with everything from petals of sliced strawberries to classic Japanese pizza toast toppings. But it’s only on the weekends that Kimura breaks out its french toast waffles, custardy on the inside and topped with custard cream, chocolate cream, and various fruits. Kimura Toast Bar seats customers outside, offers takeout, and is available for delivery.

Six pieces of shokupan toast sit on a white marble counter under grates at Kimura Toast Bar
Toasts from Kimura Toast Bar
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5. Nacheaux

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4765 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97213
(971) 319-1134
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The off-the-wall brunch menu at this food-cart-turned-restaurant changes constantly, but any given visit might involve a fried chicken breakfast sandwich stacked on a jelly doughnut, or peanut butter and jelly beignets, or blue crab chilaquiles. The hypebeast quality of Anthony Brown’s cooking style is not all flash, however: The chef’s nuanced take on shrimp and grits are deeply buttery and layered with herbs like sage. Nacheaux serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

6. Capitol

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1440 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 987-5524
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Things have changed dramatically at Capitol. What was once a vegan bar has become something Floridian in nature, and its brunch menu is a reflection of chef Kiara Hardy’s sensibilities: The grits come topped with Creole crawfish, the french toast gets a dose of whiskey cinnamon syrup and brown sugar peaches, and the steak and eggs come with a hash-brown, waffle-fied. Drinks range from Deadstock cold brew to passion fruit mimosas. Brunch starts at 11 a.m. on Sundays for takeout or onsite dining.

7. Toki Restaurant

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580 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 312-3037
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The Han Oak family’s new downtown spot, Toki, has become a must-visit spot for downtown brunch, with ho-dduk filled with pork belly and kimchi, dirty chai dalgona coffees, and fried chicken sandwiches. Peter Cho’s breakfast sandwiches come on everything bagel bao buns, and the shop’s doughnut twists come rolled in black sesame sugar or strawberry milk glaze. Brunch is available for takeout pre-order, walk-ups, sidewalk seating, or delivery.

8. Lazy Susan

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7937 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215
(971) 420-8913
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Lazy Susan might be the hottest brunch ticket in town, balancing Jewish deli essentials like lox and whitefish salad with oysters, hash, and house paprika sausages. Lazy Susan gets that much of brunch’s charm comes in its sides, whether that’s a house pepper bacon, a potato doughnut with a butterscotch glaze, or a rhubarb danish. Those who feel uncomfortable eating at a restaurant can go for a “brunch box”: Family-meal-style brunches complete with pastries like house maple bars or peanut-caramel coffee cake, as well as beef-fat-fried hash browns, sausage rolls, and add-ons like take-home cocktails. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for onsite dining (yes, the restaurant offers reservations), or customers can order a brunch box in advance via Tock for weekend pick-up.

9. Redwood

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7915 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 841-5118
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Another Montavilla spot, Redwood is a neighborhood mainstay, beloved for its scrambles, hashes, and stacked huevos rancheros. Customers should start with one of the restaurant’s mimosas — often available bolstered with limoncello, rosemary simple syrup, or Aperol, if desired — and order at least a few sides of the crispy potato pancakes. Redwood is open with indoor and outdoor seating, as well as takeout.

10. Berlu

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605 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214

This Vietnamese bakery from fine dining chef Vince Nguyen is the ideal spot for a pastry breakfast. Every order must include one of the springy pandan bánh bò nuong, though from there it’s hard to go wrong: pandan crepe cakes thinly layered with banana, custard tarts fragrant with coconut, and savory snacks like bánh cuốn. Walk-up orders are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with some pre-orders available.

11. Cricket Cafe

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3159 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 235-9348
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For a no-fuss breakfast, Cricket Cafe has been a Belmont neighborhood stalwart for years. The spot is still open for takeout, with its full slate of four-egg omelets, cheesy hashbrowns, Benedicts, and its hash-like “skillets.” Brunch is available Fridays through Sundays; order for takeout here.

12. Cafe Rowan

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4437 SE Cesar Estrada Chavez Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 841-5072
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Only open Fridays through Sundays, this Creston-Kenilworth cafe packs serious brunch heat, thanks to breakfast sandwiches stacked with house sausage and aged manchego, breakfast hash with house-made corned beef, and blackened shrimp and grits with shallot jam. It’s worth it to keep an eye on the Instagram for weekend specials, like huckleberry brioche french toast, Dungeness crab Benedict with purple daikon and asparagus, and breakfast burritos filled with everything from patatas bravas and chorizo to slow-roasted squash blossoms and goat cheese. Drinks range from smoothies to Deadstock coffee. The cafe is open for takeout and onsite dining, indoors or outdoors.

1. Matta

1533 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

Richard and Sophia Lé at the Northeast Portland food cart, Matta, switch up their menus day to day, but usually on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the two churn out a viet kiều take on brunch: we’re talking pandan doughnuts, ca phe, and an absolute beast of a breakfast sandwich: nước chấm-marinated pork patties, yolk-y fried egg, American cheese, and Thai chili aioli, all on a pale green pandan milk bun. If the cart is selling its “breakfast bowls” — rice topped with hash browns, nước chấm, and a good-old fried egg — it’d be a crime to leave without one. Check the food cart’s Instagram for brunch menu details.

1533 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211

2. Grain & Gristle

1473 NE Prescott St, Portland, OR 97211

Another Prescott brunch spot, Grain & Gristle has been a brunch favorite for years in that neighborhood. However, the menu has recently switched up. Gone is the brunch burger, after years on the menu; instead, offerings range from strawberry-goat-cheese-filled doughnuts to steak and eggs with a foraged nettle and fiddlehead chimichurri. Brunch is available for pickup or outdoor dining from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

1473 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97211

3. Radar Restaurant

3951 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Oregonians are getting vaccinated, restrictions are loosening up, and Radar is serving brunch again: Nature is healing. This Mississippi restaurant’s brunch was always a hit, and it’s back in full force, with its popular scotch eggs, smoked pork shoulder with creamy cotija grits, and challah croque madame. This is the kind of place where a plate of steak and eggs comes with a bone marrow bordelaise. Brunch runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; order it for takeout or onsite dining, with reservations.

3951 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227

4. Kimura Toast Bar

3808 N Williams Ave SUITE 125, Portland, OR 97227
Six pieces of shokupan toast sit on a white marble counter under grates at Kimura Toast Bar
Toasts from Kimura Toast Bar
Dina Avila / EPDX

Every day, the team behind Kayo’s Ramen Bar makes artfully decorated toasts on a house recipe shokupan, adorned with everything from petals of sliced strawberries to classic Japanese pizza toast toppings. But it’s only on the weekends that Kimura breaks out its french toast waffles, custardy on the inside and topped with custard cream, chocolate cream, and various fruits. Kimura Toast Bar seats customers outside, offers takeout, and is available for delivery.

3808 N Williams Ave SUITE 125
Portland, OR 97227

5. Nacheaux

4765 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97213

The off-the-wall brunch menu at this food-cart-turned-restaurant changes constantly, but any given visit might involve a fried chicken breakfast sandwich stacked on a jelly doughnut, or peanut butter and jelly beignets, or blue crab chilaquiles. The hypebeast quality of Anthony Brown’s cooking style is not all flash, however: The chef’s nuanced take on shrimp and grits are deeply buttery and layered with herbs like sage. Nacheaux serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

4765 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97213

6. Capitol

1440 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232

Things have changed dramatically at Capitol. What was once a vegan bar has become something Floridian in nature, and its brunch menu is a reflection of chef Kiara Hardy’s sensibilities: The grits come topped with Creole crawfish, the french toast gets a dose of whiskey cinnamon syrup and brown sugar peaches, and the steak and eggs come with a hash-brown, waffle-fied. Drinks range from Deadstock cold brew to passion fruit mimosas. Brunch starts at 11 a.m. on Sundays for takeout or onsite dining.

1440 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232

7. Toki Restaurant

580 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

The Han Oak family’s new downtown spot, Toki, has become a must-visit spot for downtown brunch, with ho-dduk filled with pork belly and kimchi, dirty chai dalgona coffees, and fried chicken sandwiches. Peter Cho’s breakfast sandwiches come on everything bagel bao buns, and the shop’s doughnut twists come rolled in black sesame sugar or strawberry milk glaze. Brunch is available for takeout pre-order, walk-ups, sidewalk seating, or delivery.

580 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205

8. Lazy Susan

7937 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215

Lazy Susan might be the hottest brunch ticket in town, balancing Jewish deli essentials like lox and whitefish salad with oysters, hash, and house paprika sausages. Lazy Susan gets that much of brunch’s charm comes in its sides, whether that’s a house pepper bacon, a potato doughnut with a butterscotch glaze, or a rhubarb danish. Those who feel uncomfortable eating at a restaurant can go for a “brunch box”: Family-meal-style brunches complete with pastries like house maple bars or peanut-caramel coffee cake, as well as beef-fat-fried hash browns, sausage rolls, and add-ons like take-home cocktails. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for onsite dining (yes, the restaurant offers reservations), or customers can order a brunch box in advance via Tock for weekend pick-up.

7937 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215

9. Redwood

7915 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215

Another Montavilla spot, Redwood is a neighborhood mainstay, beloved for its scrambles, hashes, and stacked huevos rancheros. Customers should start with one of the restaurant’s mimosas — often available bolstered with limoncello, rosemary simple syrup, or Aperol, if desired — and order at least a few sides of the crispy potato pancakes. Redwood is open with indoor and outdoor seating, as well as takeout.

7915 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215

10. Berlu

605 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214

This Vietnamese bakery from fine dining chef Vince Nguyen is the ideal spot for a pastry breakfast. Every order must include one of the springy pandan bánh bò nuong, though from there it’s hard to go wrong: pandan crepe cakes thinly layered with banana, custard tarts fragrant with coconut, and savory snacks like bánh cuốn. Walk-up orders are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with some pre-orders available.

605 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214

11. Cricket Cafe

3159 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214

For a no-fuss breakfast, Cricket Cafe has been a Belmont neighborhood stalwart for years. The spot is still open for takeout, with its full slate of four-egg omelets, cheesy hashbrowns, Benedicts, and its hash-like “skillets.” Brunch is available Fridays through Sundays; order for takeout here.

3159 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214

12. Cafe Rowan

4437 SE Cesar Estrada Chavez Blvd, Portland, OR 97202

Only open Fridays through Sundays, this Creston-Kenilworth cafe packs serious brunch heat, thanks to breakfast sandwiches stacked with house sausage and aged manchego, breakfast hash with house-made corned beef, and blackened shrimp and grits with shallot jam. It’s worth it to keep an eye on the Instagram for weekend specials, like huckleberry brioche french toast, Dungeness crab Benedict with purple daikon and asparagus, and breakfast burritos filled with everything from patatas bravas and chorizo to slow-roasted squash blossoms and goat cheese. Drinks range from smoothies to Deadstock coffee. The cafe is open for takeout and onsite dining, indoors or outdoors.

4437 SE Cesar Estrada Chavez Blvd
Portland, OR 97202

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