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Dots Cafe

2521 SE Clinton St. (SE 25th Ave.) Send to Phone
503-235-0203 | Menu
A beloved hipster haven with the requisite retro décor, strong drinks and satisfying food.


Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • No Credit Cards

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Dots Cafe, Portland, OR

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Dots Cafe Restaurant Review

: Entering Dots Cafe is equivalent to stumbling into a dark cavern, one cluttered with tchotchkes and velvet paintings. It's where groups hunker down in big booths over strong basic drinks, cheap beer and enormous plates of jalapeño cheese fries to debate everything from music to Machiavelli. Once your eyes adjust to the dim light, explore the eclectic menu further and you may be pleasantly surprised. It's all about decent food served in large portions for small prices. Order the vegan bowl (burrito fillings minus the tortilla), a falafel sandwich, chicken-fried steak with mashed potatoes, grilled cheese, pork banh mi, a burger or Middle Eastern-style mezze plates. Brunch offerings include everything from tofu scrambles to pulled pork eggs Benedict and, believe it or not, tempura-fried waffles. There are bottomless mimosas serving as libations and conversation starters. DJs entertain on most nights. Dots accepts debit cards for payment.

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