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Mother's Bistro & Bar

212 SW Stark St. (SW Second Ave.) Send to Phone
503-464-1122 | Menu
Home-style cooking inspired by recipes from mothers around the world.
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Mother's Bistro & Bar Restaurant Review

: Chef, owner and mom Lisa Schroeder dishes up large platters of comfort food made from recipes from mothers of all nations. Breakfast, arguably the most popular meal, includes enormous waffles, oatmeal, bagels and wild salmon hash. Try the matzoh ball soup, chopped liver or Greek salad for lunch; and the pierogi, chicken and dumplings, meatloaf or mac ‘n’ cheese for dinner. Each month Schroeder features a "Mother of the Month" highlighting favorite home-style recipes from the mom's home country or culture, such as antipasto chopped salad, linguine with sausage, wild mushroom risotto and tiramisu, all washed down with a glass of Sicilian wine. There's always a daily pie, a brownie sundae, and Devil’s Food chocolate cake. Breakfast waits may be long, but you can wander off to the nearby Saturday Market and Mother's will text you when your table is ready. The dining room, in a lushly decorated historic Old Town building, is sometimes too loud and not very private (just like home), but these annoyances are minor.

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