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Sunday Brunch In Portland

Leper Sep 20, 2008 08:44 AM

Portland hounds, please suggest a great place for Sunday brunch. Thank you!

  1. j
    JAL Sep 24, 2008 12:08 PM

    My idea of heaven is brunch at Kenny and Zuke's delicatessen (on Stark, just a block away from Powell's/Burnside.) Latkes, blintzes, 3-egg omelettes, challah french toast. Their brunch is served until 11:00 - and full menu/prices posted at their website.

    http://www.kennyandzukes.com/about/ (to see endorsements)

    P.S. For lunch - If you haven't tried Kenny and Zuke's Pastrami Reuben (pastrami prepared on site - unreal for flavor, just to die for - chosen as one of the 10 best sandwiches in America by Bon Apetit) then definitely give it a try when you're going out for lunch (and a visit to Powell's. ) I wish it were just a little less expensive, but at least I don't have to fly to New York City to have a good Reuben, so I figure I come out WAY ahead! And one sandwich is so big you can take home half and have it for dinner, so the cost per meal is halved, too.

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      HungWeiLo Sep 23, 2008 04:01 PM

      Be sure you get to Simpatica early - I've been there literally 3 times and have not been able to eat there (greater than 1 hour of wait). I'll get to try it one of these days...

      I like the Screen Door on Burnside and 23rd quite a bit.

      1. 10sChick Sep 23, 2008 08:21 AM

        I have not been to Simpatica to compare, but Salty's on Marine drive overlooking the Columbia River has a very nice spread. Besides the brunch usuals, it's heavy on seafood options if that matters to you.

        1. d
          dagrassroots Sep 20, 2008 09:03 AM

          Simpatica is the easy answer.

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