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Papa Haydn

5829 SE Milwaukie Ave. (SE Yukon St.) Send to Phone
503-232-9440 | Menu
The original outpost of the friendly café where your entrée is merely a lead-in to dessert.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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Papa Haydn Restaurant Review

: Yes, Papa Haydn is named after Viennese composer Franz Joseph Haydn. His paternity inspires the restaurant's hallmark Viennese-style pastries, tempting from the glass case. If you wish to feel virtuous, of course, skip the sweets and order from the ever-changing menu of respectable bistro fare that features local and seasonal ingredients. Try the orecchiette with spot prawns, arugula and baby fennel fronds, or the salmon paired with bacon, Peruvian potato purée and a savory green sauce. The brunch menu offers a standard array of eggs and pancakes. A full bar pours libations of every sort to accompany both savory and sweet dishes. One of the most striking desserts is the boccone dolce, a 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. While the dining room is comfortable and casual, in good weather a few outdoor tables are available for those who want to eat their cake and watch cars whiz down Milwaukie Avenue. Papa Haydn East also earned some culinary panache as the location of Portland's first espresso machine.

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