To do our part during these uncertain times, Arleta will be closing our doors for a few weeks, effective immediately. Much love to all of you whom we consider part of our family. Take care of yourselves and each other. Stay tuned for further updates. See ya’s on the other side.

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The Arleta Library Bakery & Cafe

Because good food is long overdue.
Weekdays 8-2
Weekends 8:30-2
5513 SE 72nd Ave 503.774.4470 facebook.com/arleta

Our Ethos

The Arleta Library Bakery & Café is a family-owned and operated business dedicated to providing healthy food to its community at a reasonable price. Additionally, we are committed to sustaining our neighborhood and foodshed by purchasing as much organic food from local farmers and producers as possible and ensuring our employees a living wage.

Today's Special

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The Usual Suspects

Weekdays

Portland’s Premiere Biscuits‑n‑Gravy

$13

House-roasted pork loin nestled between two savory biscuits and smothered with peppery rosemary sausage gravy; served with Library Fries.

The Tuscan

$12

Three eggs scrambled with roasted red peppers, SPICY Italian sausage, and an Italian cheese blend; served with Library Fries and toast.

The Portlander

$12.5

Three eggs scrambled with wild mushrooms, Tillamook cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon; served with Library Fries and toast.

The Florentine

$12

Three eggs scrambled with spicy greens, ricotta, parmesan, and breadcrumbs; served with Library Fries and toast.

Semolina Griddlecakes

$10

3 ample buttermilk cakes with whipped honey butter, organic maple syrup, and seasonal fresh fruit.

Add berries or crumbled bacon ($2)

Pane Dolce

$12

Batter-dipped Pearl Bakery brioche griddled with whipped honey butter, organic maple syrup, and seasonal fresh fruit.

The Library Breakfast

$7

Three scrambled eggs alongside Library Fries and toast.

The Bullseye

$7

Two eggs scrambled and topped with cheddar cheese and thick-cut bacon on a brioche bun.

The TG

$7

Breakfast sandwich with braised local greens and an Aardvark fried egg topped with extra-sharp white cheddar on toasted levain.

The Weezie

$9.5

Think BLT on steroids: thick-cut bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, and avocado on toasted levain.

The Witless

$9.5

Roasted turkey, avocado, thick-cut bacon, honey mustard spread, monterey jack, lettuce, and tomato on levain.

The Belmont

$9.5

House-made veggie "burger", tangy remoulade, sharp cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and onion on a brioche bun.

Gooey Grilled Cheese

$5.5

Cheddar, jack, or provolone on Italian or whole wheat bread.

Add sliced tomato ($.50) Add avocado or bacon ($1)

Caesar Salad

$6.5

Crisp romaine tossed with classic caesar dressing, focaccia croutons, and an Italian cheese blend.

Add all-natural roasted turkey ($1)

Librarian’s Salad

$6.5

Organic greens, toasted pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, and bleu.

Soup of the Day

$4.5

From scratch with love. What could be better?

Quiche of the Day

$12

Always fresh and delicious. Served with an organic green salad, toasted pumpkin seeds, and dried cranberries.

Half & Half Special

$10

Can't decide? Sample our menu by choosing two: half sandwich, caesar salad, Librarian's salad, or soup.

Kid’s Lunch Basket

$6

Gooey Grilled Cheese
Turkey & Cheddar

Smaller portions served with fresh fruit. Reserved for patrons 12 and younger. Substitutions graciously declined.

Weekends

Sicilian Hash

$13

Our signature dish. Painted Hills natural beef braised overnight then sauteed with peppers, onions, and potatoes; topped with a soft-scrambled parmesan egg; served with choice of toast or scone.

Portland’s Premiere Biscuits‑n‑Gravy

$13

House-roasted pork loin nestled between two savory biscuits and smothered with peppery rosemary sausage gravy; served with Library Fries.

The Tuscan

$12

Three eggs scrambled with roasted red peppers, SPICY Italian sausage, and an Italian cheese blend; served with Library Fries and toast.

The Grecian

$12

Three eggs scrambled with Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, braised greens & feta; served with Library Fries and choice of toast or scone.

The Portlander

$12.5

Three eggs scrambled with wild mushrooms, Tillamook cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon; served with Library Fries and toast.

The Florentine

$12

Three eggs scrambled with spicy greens, ricotta, parmesan, and breadcrumbs; served with Library Fries and toast.

The Hawthorne

$12

Roasted seasonal veggies sauteed with potatoes and Tillamook cheddar; served with choice of toast or scone.

Add eggs ($1)

Semolina Griddlecakes

$10

3 ample buttermilk cakes with whipped honey butter, organic maple syrup, and seasonal fresh fruit.

Add berries or crumbled bacon ($2)

Pane Dolce

$12

Batter-dipped Pearl Bakery brioche griddled with whipped honey butter, organic maple syrup, and seasonal fresh fruit.

Quiche of the Day

$12

Always fresh and delicious. Served with an organic green salad, toasted pumpkin seeds, and dried cranberries.

Sides & Extras

Disco Fries

$5

Library Fries

$3

Scrambled Eggs (3)

$4.5

Toast w/ jam

$2

Sausage Gravy

$5

Griddlecake w/ syrup

$4

French Toast w/ syrup

$4

Hunk of Coffeecake

$3.5

Thick-cut Bacon (3 slices)

$4.5

Fresh Fruit Trio

$4.5

House-made Seasonal Jam

$1

Extra Organic Maple Syrup

$1

Libations

Prosecco & OJ

$7.5

PBR

$3

Organic OJ

$3.5 (8oz) $4 (12oz)

Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Juice

$3

Chilled Milk

$2 (8oz) $3 (12oz)

Mexican Coke

$3

Stumptown Coffee (bottomless)

$3.5

Coffee To Go

$3 (12oz) $3.5 (16oz)

Hot Tea

$2.5

Sweet Treats

Blue Ribbon Coffee Cake

$4

Muffin of the Day

$3.5