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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

$12.5

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

The Tuscan

$11

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

The Portlander

$11.5

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

The Florentine

$11

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

Semolina Griddlecakes

$9

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

Add berries or crumbled bacon ($2)

Pane Dolce

$11

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

The Library Breakfast

$6.5

Three scrambled eggs alongside Library Fries and toast.

The Bullseye

$6.5

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

The TG

$6.5

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

The Weezie

$9

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

The Witless

$9

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

The Belmont

$9

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

$11

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

Half & Half Special

$9.5

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

Kid’s Lunch Basket

$5.5

Gooey Grilled Cheese
Turkey & Cheddar

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

Weekends

Sicilian Hash

$12.5

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

$12.5

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

The Tuscan

$11

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

The Grecian

$11

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

The Portlander

$11.5

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

The Florentine

$11

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

The Hawthorne

$11

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

Add eggs ($1)

Semolina Griddlecakes

$9

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

Add berries or crumbled bacon ($2)

Pane Dolce

$11

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

Quiche of the Day

$11

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

Sides & Extras

Library Fries

$2.5

Scrambled Eggs (3)

$4.5

Toast w/ jam

$2

Sausage Gravy

$4.5

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

Terminal Gravity IPA

$3.5

Iron City Lager

$2.5

Organic OJ

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

Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Juice

$3

Chilled Milk

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

Mexican Coke

$3

Steelhead Rootbeer

$3

Stumptown Coffee (bottomless)

$3.5

Coffee To Go

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

Hot Tea

$2.5

Sweet Treats

Macaroon

$2

Blue Ribbon Coffee Cake

$3.5

Berry Corn Muffin

$3

Morning Glory Muffin

$3

Chocolate Chimp Muffin

$3