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“Diamond in the rough.”

Mother's Bistro & Bar
Ranked #11 of 4 563 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$21
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Description: Willamette Week's "restaurant of the year," Mother's serves comfort food classics made from scratch, perfected in the hands of four star restaurant-trained chef Lisa Schroeder. With melt-in-your-mouth biscuits, pot roast, chicken & dumplings and a decadent, different macaroni & cheese daily, home cooking is elevated to high art for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Full Bar & happy hour too!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and service located in downtown Portland. Located in central downtown and fairly convenient location. Parking might be little tricky, but worth the walk. Had the steak which was excellent and cooked exactly right. Good portions. Salad and bread also great. Service Excellent.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service is always stellar here. I have been here twice now and both times didn't disappoint.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place for breakfast and lunch . Try the breakfast nachos!
Seriously good service once you are seated. ALWAYS make reservations if they say it’s busy.... you will wait, but the wait will be worth it....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a recommendation to dine at Mother’s and was definitely delighted. Great vibe in this place and the food was great, portions generous. Breakfast items are available anytime and was my go-to. I didn’t have dessert but I saw the biggest piece of chocolate layer cake ever going to a nearby table! I’d do this again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved a table for brunch on a Tuesday at 10:30 thinking that we would probably be the only people there. No so. From the moment we arrived, this place was packed. There were people waiting when we got there and there were even more waiting when we left. Now I understand why. The food and service were exceptional. The atmosphere is warm, unique, and special. If you are in Portland, this is a place to check out. You will be glad you did.

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