The Original

The Original

Diner and American Restaurant$$$$
Downtown Portland, Portland
  • Tracey .
    "Convenient access from Courtyard, generous poutine, and great staff!"(10 Tips)
    Scott M.
    "No more donut burgers!"(3 Tips)
    Hector K.
    "their original sodas"(2 Tips)
    Sophia U.
    "Get the 'breakfast for dinner' which is Creme Brulee french toast."(2 Tips)
101 Tips and reviews
  • breakfast food
  • poutine
  • Bloody Marys
  • happy hour
  • milkshakes
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  • Tracey .
    Tracey 🌶1 week ago
    Convenient access from Courtyard, generous poutine, and great staff!
  • Shawn P.
    Shawn Purnell1 week ago
    Great chicken and waffles
  • Jared
    JaredMay 29
    Fantastic brunch! Lumberjack breakfast is huge. Top it off with a man-mosa. Get reservations via OpenTable.
  • Parker M.
  • Shelley B.
    Shelley BeeFebruary 2
    Their boozy shakes are so good! Also the fries with gravy and cheese curds are scrumptious!
  • Irae C.
    Irae CarvalhoNovember 2, 2015
    Eggs Benedict! Perfectly cooked!
  • Natalia P.
    Natalia PozaSeptember 13, 2015
    Poutine is awesome!!
  • Erin M.
    Erin M.August 25, 2015
    Seriously the best Cobb Salad I've ever had.
  • Saleena M.
    Saleena ManohaAugust 19, 2015
    Barrel aged long island. YASSS. Ask for it.
  • Darian K.
    The salmon eggs benedict, wow, So good!
  • Ian C.
    Ian CJuly 21, 2015
    Amazing milkshakes.
  • Melani M.
    Melani MoralesJuly 17, 2015
    BEST smoked bloody Mary I’ve had in a long time.
  • Melani M.
    Melani MoralesMay 3, 2015
    The smoke Bloody Mary is the best we've had in a while.
  • carrie k.
    carrie kissellApril 11, 2015
    try the squealer!
  • katie r.
    katie rossMarch 30, 2015
    The drinks. Crafted and delicious. Extra time to prepare, but worth the wait. Chicken and waffle sliders are amazeballs.
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen ChisaJanuary 9, 2015
    If it's a cold day order the tomato soup and grilled cheese!
  • Hector K.
    Hector KokubunjiJanuary 1, 2015
    Deluxe Burger: A fantastic option, try their original sodas, this place rocks!
  • Michael P.
    Michael PlasmeierDecember 27, 2014
    No fish tacos. Foursquare lied
  • Matthew Riley M.
    Matthew Riley MacPhersonDecember 6, 2014
    Happy breakfast times. Come here early to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, speedy service, and lovely morning meals.
  • Daniel W.
    Daniel WroblewskiSeptember 11, 2014
    The croissant e cristo is really nice.
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CraigmileSeptember 5, 2014
    The waiter was nice; the food: Meh.
  • Jim R.
    Jim RobersonAugust 23, 2014
    Biscuits and gravy! Bloody Mary!
  • Alex B.
    Alex BrehmAugust 8, 2014
    The mezzanine is an awesome spot for private events.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PenhallegonAugust 8, 2014
    Pretty tasty bloody Marys
  • Clair M.
    Clair MartinAugust 7, 2014
    The food is unique and tasty. Try the poutine. Haven't tried drinks yet.
  • Jason F.
    Jason FeirmanAugust 6, 2014
    voodoo donut burger
  • Leah S.
    Leah SinsheimerMay 26, 2014
    Polenta cakes breakfast comes with delicious candied bacon.
  • samantha k.
    samantha kingApril 28, 2014
    The train wreck fries are the best! Who would have thought chili cheese fries and poutine go so well together
  • Dafydd B.
    Dafydd BarrApril 20, 2014
    Try the apple pie!
  • Daina L.
    Daina LightfootFebruary 9, 2014
    Avoid the quinoa and black bean burger. It's flavorless and rubbery. Also their fries aren't battered, but also aren't gluten free.
  • Pablo M.
    Pablo MaganaFebruary 4, 2014
    Biscuits and gravy are plentiful and tasty
  • Elena M.
    Elena MathisJanuary 15, 2014
    Good food!
  • Ricardo H.
    Ricardo HernandezNovember 24, 2013
    Overpriced for the quality of food you get.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MillarOctober 31, 2013
    They mis-made my veggie burrito with meat. Manager seemed nice when apologizing about the mix up.
  • Cam T.
    Cam TravissSeptember 20, 2013
    Delicious cheesecake
  • Steve M.
    Steve M.September 4, 2013
    Pretty decent happy hour grub.
  • Josh E.
    Josh EymannAugust 23, 2013
    Order the pork chilaquiles!!
  • Brian K.
    Brian KuberskiJuly 25, 2013
    Great diner; staff is super friendly & super chill. Don't come here if you are in a hurry; a big part of the appeal is that its not a drive-by experience; they will talk. Try the Frank Sinatra martini
  • Tiago R.
    Tiago RodriguesJuly 20, 2013
    Balance the Cobb omelet with a side of braised greens
  • Leticia E.
    Leticia EliseaJuly 20, 2013
    Service a tad slow
  • Dennis H.
    Dennis HarrisonJuly 14, 2013
    Their oatmeal makes for a great start
  • Richard Z.
    Richard ZaragozaJuly 6, 2013
    Portland is a foodie Mecca. Try somewhere else. Don't burn an opportunity like I did ; )
  • Reed R.
    Reed RumJune 17, 2013
    Chicken fried steak really good. excellent!!!! Ask for Joy. She is awesome!!!!
  • Reed R.
    Reed RumJune 17, 2013
    The Chicken fried steak is off the hook!!! Best I've ever had. And I have had a lot. Great cuts of beef. Quality!!!DO IT!!!! Joy is supper cute and a fantastic server 😉
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MartensMarch 15, 2013
    Careful, the checkin special does NOT include their house made soda
  • Mike
    MikeMarch 12, 2013
    The chilaquiles are amazing... Almost as good as my momma makes them.
  • Gary C.
    Gary CarmanMarch 9, 2013
    Chadia makes a damn good bloody Mary
  • Shel W.
    Shel WestMarch 9, 2013
    OMG, the pancakes! Amazing. Veggie sausage, not so much. Hash browns have some odd seasoning I wasn't expecting. But the PANCAKES!
  • Stephanie V.
    Stephanie VardavasFebruary 21, 2013
    OMG the poutine is SO GOOD.
  • Jacquie R.
    Jacquie RooneyFebruary 15, 2013
    Don't mess around with any of the fancy breakfast dishes. The two eggs plate is the best you'll ever have!
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