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Junior's Cafe

1742 SE 12th Ave. (Salmon St.) Send to Phone
Tofu scrambles and the occasional burger for vegans and their friends are served at this casual breakfast and lunch spot.

Breakfast & Lunch daily

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Junior's Cafe Restaurant Review

: The hipster vibe at Junior's reflects the eclectic bohemian nature of the Buckman neighborhood. Vegans and vegetarians can bring their carnivorous friends and relatives here, assured of finding breakfast and lunch offerings to satisfy everyone. Indulge in vegan french toast with lots of fresh fruit, or order a "superhero tofu" scramble with vegetable sausage, tomatoes and spinach. Omnivores will go for the ham and caramelized onion omelet, cheddar-garlic grits with red eye gravy, or spicy chicken sausage. Dishes are enhanced with unexpected flavor combinations, such as the fennel-leek hash. Lunch items range from burgers to Brie and bacon sandwiches, a pork loin sandwich laden with garlicky mayonnaise, and polenta with greens. Start your meal with a fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice mimosa, a delightful version of "the hair of the dog that bit you." In warm weather months, a few outdoor tables flank the big storefront windows. Inside, find comfortable seating in gold-sparkled vinyl booths. Wherever you sit, the coffee is always strong and hot, and friendly servers bring refills without being reminded. Prices are affordable and portions more than ample. Do not plan to eat here if you are in a hurry.


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