Mother's Bistro & Bar
It's all about the love at Mother's Bistro & Bar in Portland, OR. With a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor and a 4 Star with rave reviews on Yelp, this brunch place is a must go when visiting Portland!
Mother's Bistro & Bar makes everything from scratch, including their desserts! It's like your mother's food, but better with a great ambience and delicious food.
"Spooning leads to some forking so use condiments"
CLOSED MONDAY'S | TEL: 503.464.1122
Mother's Bistro recommends that you make reservations, unfortunately, they do not take reservations for brunch times. So, you'll have to wait in line.
Waiting in line
We got in at 12:20 PM on a Sunday and put down our name and phone number. The host told us that the wait was going to be around 40 minutes, but there's also an option to wait in a shorter line for the 14 seat counter bar. We ended up waiting in the shorter line and grabbed two seats by 12:46 PM (you can still keep your name on the actually waiting list while waiting).
When we finished eating around 1:20 PM, the line for the bar was non-existent so this is probably a good time to come if you don't mind eating at the bar (breakfast doesn't end until 2:30 PM).
What to Order
We ended up ordering:
Banana Waffle with Vanilla Ice Cream
Mike’s Special Scramble
Orange Juice (comes from a jug)
Everything here was delicious. Even the odd pairing of Vanilla ice cream with banana waffles.