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Stepping Stone Cafe

#140 of 3,415 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Northwest District
American, Cafe, Diner
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2390 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97210-2626
+1 503-222-1132
06:00 - 19:00
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Sun 07:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri 06:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:30 - 03:00
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Barcelona, Spain
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181 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for breakfast and Sunday, it was a bit crowded and noisy. The service was very friendly and fast. The food was pretty good!

Thank Carla1100
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I come here once in awhile for breakfast; going for some lunch and it's terrific. Fri badly folks, old Portland environs.

Thank acbeech
Sandown, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Had the man cakes today, they were great and filling, this is an authentic diner place not too flashy

Thank Kironp
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in late for food and it was good and very substantial portions. Feels very much like a diner but charming in it's way.

Thank alexxb7
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopper here on our way through Portland the food was terrific! All three of us were very please and cleared the plates completely. The chicken fried steak is to die for. I highly recommend this place for anyone looking for that classic diner feel. The service was impecable. Definitly try the coffee sumthin sumthin ♡

Thank misscaleen
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Good food and service. Fun place to see the local culture. We had a nice lunch with the family. Good neighborhood to take a walk and eat.

Thank Irene M
Wiesbaden, Germany
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449 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I used to come to this place often when I lived in this neighborhood 30 years ago and the place is essentially the same. You have to wonder a bit when the slogan on the menu reads something like "we serve you here because we let you". Service was OK but the "neo bobcat" omelet was, frankly, terrible...slices of unripe... More 

Thank Thunderbird12
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Not bad for a little cafe. Located in neighborhood in Portland Oregon, service abrupt but friendly. Probably would come back.

Thank Gary W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We got a big cheerful greeting when we walked in. It was a weekday so there was no waiting. I had a wonderful huevos rancheros meal. It was exceptional!! Everyone does it differently. This was among the best I've had. Gail had the chicken sausage scramble. Her favorite. The jam was great on the biggest biscuit I've ever seen. A... More 

Thank Carla M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The menu certainly has something for everyone in our family. Dinner included eggs,sandwiches,macaroni,and chicken fried steak. All served hot and very good. Kind of a quirky vibe and friendly staff.

Thank jim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97210-2626
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-1132

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?