August 14, 2006

My Father's Place

523 SE Grand Ave
(503) 235-5494
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My Father's Place
My Father's Place, restaurant side
I love My Father's Place: it's totally unpretentious, cheap, and good. They don't serve espresso, but they do have a full bar and beer on tap. And, more importantly, breakfast served all day.

The specials board rarely if ever exceeds $6. Now this is a special I can get behind! They have a pretty standard breakfast menu, but with a sense of humor. You can get the classic bene, or a country bene (biscuit, sausage, egg, gravy). You can get the veggie omelet, or the hobo (all the meats plus onions), or the combo, which is described as veggie + hobo = smiles. And you have your choice of the best hashbrowns in town, or O'Briens. The most expensive item is that combo omelet/scramble at $8.

The sausage gravy is better than a lot of places (though the winner is still the Overlook for sausagey taste). I wouldn't drink the coffee there. But when you consider that PBR ($1.75), Hamms ($2), and micros (Sierra Nevada Pale, Terminal Gravity IPA, Full Sail Amber, and Widmer Hefeweizen- $3) are on tap, who needs coffee?

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Jon said:

I love My Father's Place! I haven't eaten there for years, though, not since my brother lived on 7th and Yamhill... nothing like cheap eats in the neighborhood dive. :)

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