Cafe at the J

with The Best (and Only) Kosher Cafe in Town!
Call us - 503.535.3630

Cafe at the J is Portland's only kosher dairy restaurant certified by Oregon K and offers sandwiches, soups, salads, pizza, falafel, pasta, bagels, and more! It is located inside the MJCC. Surf the net while you enjoy the new cafe. We offer free wireless Internet access.

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Some of our great regular items include daily seasonal home made soups and special salads, baked goods, pasta specials, fish specials, yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit and, of course, your favorite coffee drink.

Our regular menu offers a variety of breakfast options, as well as salads and sandwiches to entice you along with power bars, sports drinks and waters to satisfy your post-workout needs.

Stop by and see us or call in your order and we'll have it ready for you.

The Kosher cafe is open:

Sunday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (limited menu)
Monday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm; 5:30 - 8:00 pm (meat)
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

Orders for Challah and Bagels must be received by Tuesday for pick-up on Friday. Cafe information: 503.535.3630.

Cafe at the J Dinner Menu
Tuesday, January 21, 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Buffet this Week

White Bean & Rosemary Soup
Garden Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette
Winter Squash Salad with Caramelized Onions & Kale
Roasted Squash with Garlic & Basil
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
A Variety of Cakes

Buffet $12.75

MAIN COURSE (prices include Buffet)

Slow Cooked Brisket with Mushrooms, Red Wine,
Herbs & Roasted Carrots ~ $26.75

Traditional Chicken & Dumplings~ $23.75

Pan Seared Salmon with White Wine, Capers & Dill  ~ $23.75

Chicken Schnitzel with Lemon served with French Fries ~ $23.75

 Grilled 16oz Angus Rib Eye Steak served with French Fries ~ $43.75

Burger with Lettuce, Tomato, Fried Onions, Café Remoulade
& Fries ~ $24.75


Burger without Buffet ~ $14.75


For the Kids:  Hot Dogwith Fries  ~ $6.75

Split plate charge ~ $3.00

There will be an 18% service charge added to the bill for tables of 6 & over

Coffee Happy Hours

Weekdays from 2:30 - 3:30 pm all coffee drinks at the Cafe at the J are HALF OFF! It’s Coffee Happy Hour! Get that afternoon “pick-me-up” or decaf. See you there!

For more information call the cafe directly at 503.535.3630.
Cafe at the J is owned and operated by Allen Levin.
Cafe at the J is under the supervision of Oregon K.