There were 6 of us for Fathers Day brunch, including two young children. It was very busy but lots of staff, the food was great, the children got just what they wanted and they colored while they waited. We go here often for breakfast, one of our favorite places.
Waffles were cold and the fried chicken’s crust was oily. Worse, a cook and a server got into a loud verbal argument which frightened my child.
Very nice place to bring a family. The food was very good. Our server was pleasant and honest about her thoughts on each dish. I appreciated the simplicity and fresh ingredients in each dish. I had the Bouillabaisse which was delicious. I tried the Coq A Vin and Salmon as well which were both excellent.
We have been there several times and the food is consistently good. Service has always been attentive and friendly.
It’s our go to restaurant for good food and a quiet evening
My friends and I were able to have a good conversation in spite of the moderate noise. The food is excellent, including the bread baked on the premises.
I like Bread and Ink and it was nice to sit and talk at lunchtime, but the food was quite spicy and I thought it would have been nice to have bread offered. It was good but I have had great meals there at a different time.
Tried Bread and Ink for the first time fir Mother's Day brunch. Very glad we did. Great atmosphere. Will be back to try lunch or dinner at a different time.
This is still a pleasant neighborhood spot, the kind one would rather walk to if they could still afford to live in the neighborhood. Good food, both comfort and healthy options, though our tasty cinnamon roll was definitely comfort. As was my fried chicken with gravy, which had just the right amount of fragrant rosemary. My only criticism of that dish was the chicken could have been a slightly bigger portion, because I was left hungry enough to help my wife with the part of her omelet she couldn't finish. Btw, the omelet are substantial, so I might get that next time.
One last critique, with all the wonderful coffee choices around town, the house brew is severely lacking. Kobos is basically hotel coffee. B&I needs Stumptown, Water Ave, Nossa Familia, or something of that level to be on par with their food.
Just felt a bit tight in there with a toddler
Waitress seems disinterested
Food is delish as always.
Amazing Liège waffles, omelettes, biscuits, and hash browns! The blackberry basil mimosas and peach mimosas area so yummy! Will definitely be back!
Went for breakfast. Delicious food. Try their whole-wheat toast. Fantastic! Great service. Very relaxed and enjoyable. I always try to get here for breakfast when I’m in Portland.
Tasty food, friendly service.
Bread and Ink never fails to impress when it comes to food! Their chicken and waffles are THE BEST I have ever had (even better than some that I've had in the south, which is saying something!). Make a reservation for weekend brunch -- it's usually packed.
We had a hot shrimp sandwich and loved it. For dessert we had one of their waffles with Nutella and bananas. Life is good!
Our server was very helpful with us bringing a stroller with a baby and found the perfect table and brought crayons for the toddler, great laid back, and attentive service, I ate my favorite chicken and waffles. It's a gem
Had date night here. Was quiet and server was friendly/helpful. Great food! Would totally go back.
The entire staff was attentive, hospitable and friendly. Food was fun and delicious.
This was my first time at the restaurant and I went with a friend for breakfast. We both had the dungeness crab omelette and I had a biscuit and a mimosa. The food looked incredibly fresh, the helpings were generous and everything was delicious. We will definitely be back.
Very good diner. Food is very good. Waitstaff seemed a bit put off but it was dreary outside.
Omlettes dry. Hash browns overdone. Apple Belgian waffles so sugared could not eat the apples. Very disappointed.
I have been to bread and ink several times over the last few years and it is always a place I want to return to.
The service was excellent but the food was mediocre at best.
Probably wouldn’t go back but if your looking for very typical Portland food and atmosphere bread and ink is it.
Great Bloody Mary's and the Bagel and Lox plate had a great presentation. I would dine here again.
Delicious! Hadn’t been here in years and it’s better than ever !
Seafood stew was fantastic! The wait person was extremely knowledgeable about all the ingredients in the food. My friend is on a medically-prescibed diet and the wait person made the ordering for her so easy for her. It was a delightful meal.
Breakfast was fun and lively. Overall the food is pretty good but the place is well worn - it felt grungy in a not-so-soulful diner kind of way. Also, it felt the breakfast was not as cared for as in the past. The french toast was hard on the bottom as if it was sitting around for a while. The bacon was way overcooked and dried out and had to be sent back - the waiter thanked me for drawing attention to the bad bacon, which is weird because the waiter or the kitchen should be attentive to that. Net, I will be trying many other brunch places before I return there.
Food was quite plain/bland
We had not been to Bread and Ink for several years as we no longer live in the area. It was nice to see that it is still a great restaurant with good service and food. We will be back.
Tasty food - fig salad, sea food stew, burgers and salad, Friendly helpful server. Hummus plate could have used a tad more hummus. Lovely evening - felt proud to share my town with out of town family.
As good now as 28 yes ago when a starving artist and could hardly afford.
Tasty food at great prices. Great place to eat & visit with friends.
Dinner was fantastic, being able to enjoy a wonderful meal while watching the world go by outside was very relaxing.
We returned just a week after trying this restaurant for the first time, again for an early dinner. Once again the food was excellent (fantastic sauce on the salmon and the cardamom in the rice was a stroke of brilliance) and the place wasn't crowded. While the ambiance is that of a neighborhood cafe, there is excellent entertainment to be had watching the people passing by on the street - very Portlandia! This time, a movie was being filmed on the sidewalk right outside the window.
We had an early dinner here so the place was not crowded, the noise level was low, and service was excellent. Both our dishes were outstanding: steak diavolo and burridda, a Ligurian seafood stew comprising white fish, shrimp, clams, mussels and enormous scallops in a tomato and fennel broth. The portions were generous and reasonably priced. We definitely want to return.
We were seated promptly, the staff was friendly (and patient), the food was very good. The price was in line with other establishments in the area.
I used to love their black bean cakes for Sunday brunch… this time it was not quite as good as I recall in the past...
But I saw some chicken and waffles go by they looked TERRIFIC!
I think they've become the place for waffles
Food always delicious, and customer service always good-even when busy!
Simple, tasty, kind service, casually refined. Great people watching.
We usually go with friends for Sunday brunch. But this time my son and I wanted to go on Saturday. We are never disappointed! My 21 y/o niece is still raving about it when we she visited us back in November 2016! We had the liege waffles with fruit and whipped cream and the ABC Scramble with an onion bialy...awesome...Chicken and Waffles are excellent as well!