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Tin Shed

1438 NE Alberta St. (NE 15th Ave.) Send to Phone
503-288-6966 | Menu
A cheerful, homey café that's family- and pet-friendly typifying the exuberant Alberta Arts District.
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Tin Shed Restaurant Review

: A center for Portland's sustainable movement in the thick of the Alberta Arts District, this popular hangout, literally a tin shed, features organic everything. You’ll want to eat not in the cramped interior but on the covered patio heated by an outdoor fireplace in the winter (blankets available). Waits are common --- always on weekends, but sometimes even at "slacker" breakfast time, so help yourself to coffee served in vintage ceramic mugs and know you will be rewarded with heaping platefuls of food. Try the potato cakes, topped with vegetables, cheese, eggs or a combination of both. Vegetarian curry features sweet potatoes, kale, mushrooms and tofu in a coconut curry sauce. Lunch and dinner are less inspired than brunch, but include hippie comfort food such as the "heartless artichoke" sandwich loaded with artichokes, garlic, Parmesan, roasted red peppers and melted pepper jack cheese. Kids are welcomed with an affordable children's menu, and there's even a menu for dogs --- your canine companion may dine with you on the outside patio. During summer months, the garden hosts live music on some evenings.

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