Portland's 4 favorite spots for affordable bagels

Portland's 4 favorite spots for affordable bagels
Rain or Shine Coffee House | Photo: Jamie M./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 18, 2020.

Got a hankering for bagels?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bagel spots in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Half Pint Cafe

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Topping the list is Half Pint Cafe. Located at 537 S.E. Ash St., Suite 108 in Buckman, the coffee roastery is the highest-rated budget-friendly bagel spot in Portland, boasting five stars out of 153 reviews on Yelp.

The cafe serves up a variety of bagels, alongside almond croissants and zucchini cake. There's also a lineup of international coffee blends, as well as chai lattes, London fogs, mochas and more.

2. Rain Or Shine Coffee House

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Next up is Mount Tabor's Rain or Shine Coffee House, situated at 5941 S.E. Division St. With 4.5 stars out of 252 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score coffee and tea, as well as bagels and sandwiches has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.

The shop offers plain and everything bagel breakfast sandwiches, as well as avocado toast, ham and cheese quiche and blueberry muffins. There's also egg nog and cardamom lattes.

3. Blend Coffee Lounge

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Overlook's Blend Coffee Lounge, located at 2710 N. Killingsworth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch spot 4.5 stars out of 121 reviews.

Dine on a bagel breakfast sandwich filled with egg, cheddar and Black Forest ham, or opt for a bagel topped with hummus, jalapenos and sundried tomatoes. There are also signature drinks on the menu like the Honey Badger — a medley of rich espresso, steamed milk, spiced cinnamon and local honey.

4. Pieper Cafe

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Pieper Cafe, a cafe and breakfast and brunch spot that offers bagels and more in Mount Scott, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 102 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6504 S.E. Foster Road to see for yourself.

Shmear your bagel with butter, cream cheese or garlic hummus; there's also a variety of paninis on the menu. 

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