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Papa Haydn Restaurant Review: Believe it or not, Papa Haydn East originally earned culinary panache as the site of Portland's first espresso machine. That was a long time ago, but this spot remains a comfortable and casual destination for dessert, plus respectable local and seasonal bistro fare. Try the Hama Hama clams with ramen noodles and bacon broth, or the smoked trout Niçoise salad. Namesake Viennese composer Franz Joseph Haydn inspired the restaurant's hallmark Viennese-style pastries, tempting from the glass case. Order the signature dessert, boccone dolce, or meringue shell filled with fruit and whipped cream, and topped with a drizzle of chocolate. Or indulge in the classic lemon chiffon cake or baked Alaska. Brunch offers a wide selection of eggs and sour cream pancakes. Look for a barbecue menu during summer. A full bar keeps everyone happy. In balmy weather, a few outdoor tables are available.