5 spots serving up some of the best pancakes in Portland

Feb 18 2021, 12:51 am

A solid stack of pancakes is truly hard to beat.

When you’re craving a piping hot tower of fluffy flapjacks covered in sugary syrup, there are some seriously top-notch breakfast and brunch joints in Portland you can visit to whet your whistle.

Here is where to get some of the best pancakes in Portland:

Cricket Café


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The self-titled champions of breakfast, Cricket Cafe’s menu features both vegan and regular pancakes. All of their customizable menu items are under $15.

Location: 3159 SE Belmont Street, Portland
Phone: 503-235-9348

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My Father’s Place


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My Father’s Place is an old-school family-operated bar that offers hearty American diner fare. The rock-n-roll dive bar ambiance combined with the cheap, delicious and filling food, make this one of the best brunch spots for pancakes in PDX.

Location: 523 SE Grand Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-235-5494

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Hot Cake House


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You betcha, hot cake house is serving up pancakes. The classic restaurant serves up no-fuss pancakes with strawberries, blueberries, or nothing but syrup.

Location: 1002 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland
Phone: 503-236-7402

Jam On Hawthorne


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At Jam On Hawthorne, you don’t get standard pancakes. Instead, you get lemon-ricotta pancakes topped with goodies or fancy oatmeal chai blueberry pancakes, which happen to be vegan. Both are awesome and worth a try.

Location: 2239 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland
Phone: 503-234-4790

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John Street Cafe


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John Street Cafe is simplistic yet beautiful. The spot serves up delicious, no-frills basics that are sure to hit the spot.

Location: 8338 N Lombard Street, Portland
Phone: 503-247-1066


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