Portland >Semaphore Restaurant & Lounge
Best Potroast and Drinks are Heavy!. I love this place and I'm definately not a senior. Very mixed crowd and the bartender pours a stiff drink. If you miss good home cooking, this is the place to eat! Kinda back woods/country, but a real mix of people.
Did I come on the wrong days?. Looking at the other reviews, maybe I keep coming here on off days, but all the times I've been here, the food tastes like nursing home fare. Everything on the plate of liver & onions I had recently tasted like it was steamed rather than fried, and the vegetables were an ugly shade of.. of-- well, they weren't green, and turned to mush in the mouth. I notice a lot of seniors tend to eat here, so they probably like food in this style. I'll pass and head down a few more blocks to the Original Hotcake House if it's not crowded.
Food made from scratch!. Everything taste great! Anytime of day, breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Everything on the menu is a good pick. But my favorite has to be the breakfast menu. Because everything is made from scratch. Most recommended are the giant french toast topped with syrup and a side of sausage. The service is friendly and family owned. Returning customers feel right at home up at the counter or in a booth. Don't have to wait to be seated, just sit right down and immediately get a cup of hot coffee!
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