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Helen Bernhard Bakery

1717 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1775
+1 503-287-1251
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
“donuts” (8 reviews)
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1717 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1775
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I flew from Rhode Island to Portland Oregon to see my mom for her 80th birthday and wanted a nice cake. I tried a couple other bakeries, but couldn't help. Then I found Helen Bernhard Bakery. They had no problem with my request. I had...More

Thank Darsik1
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Helen's was a thrill when I was 5 years old 70 years ago and it is still a thrill. It is a very special treat. Be sure to purchase a large bag of M&M cookies. On Sunday mornings a lot of the stock goes on...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We ordered our wedding cake here 20 years ago and I still remember how delicious it was. Last summer I got a German chocolate cake as a gift for a friend and she still raves about it. All other treats purchased over the years have...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We haven't been here for awhile. It's as good as we remember. Not only is everything delicious but the prices are amazing. Reminded us to come back more often and visit the bookstore across the street.

Thank grammichar
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is an old fashioned neighborhood bakery. One of the long time favorites is the banana cake. Also known for doughnuts and other breakfast pastries, but all in the style of the 50s to 70s.

Thank irvingtonevk
Reviewed 10 December 2016

When on the East side of Portland, this is THE bakery. A fixture in NEPO, it holds that most magical pastries, cakes and breads you'll ever eat. The Almond ring (as well as other pastry rings) is a treat that is to be savored. Don't...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is an institution in Portland, with bread and cakes and baked goods of all kinds! And every Sunday they have some of their wonderful offerings at half price. I get my bread there every week, and then a little something sweet to take home....More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fantastic Smells as soon as the door is opened. Cakes, cookies, turnovers . A real bakery! Packaged baked goods also available

Thank olderenttraveler
Reviewed 20 October 2016

When you need that very special cake -- this is the place. They've been at it the longest and know the difference between a sheet and a bomb.

Thank PickyBaer
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A little bit of Portland history here! Quality product, great service, and one of the last old time bakeries in town! A must go to business, and there are so many other goodies besides cakes!

Thank Iggycbf1965
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1775
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-287-1251
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