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Strawberry Cream Cheese Scone and new Menu!

Breakfast Scone Portland

Start your day with our Strawberry Cream Cheese Scone at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland with a cup of Caffe Umbria Italian Coffee!  Then come back for lunch and enjoy one of our daily $8 lunch specials, fresh sandwich, gourmet

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This week’s lunch menu at Cafe Voila!

  Wonderful fresh ingredients are our Chef’s secret in making all the food at Cafe Voila.  Our vegan and gluten free Roasted Beet Salad is a perfect example of great ingredients masterfully combined.  This week Chef Tamara’s menu includes Buttermilk

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Tuesday’s Thai Beef Flank Steak Salad at Cafe Voila Portland

Best Thai Beef Salad in downtown Portland

On Tuesday our Thai Beef Flank Steak Salad is the lunch entree at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland.  This fan favorite lunch salad features fresh tomato, cucumber slices, red onion, fresh cilantro and fresh mint over romaine and cabbage lettuces

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The secret techniques behind the Best Portland Lunch Salad

Best Lamb Salad in Portland for lunch

  Inspired by a gourmet lunch in the hilltop town of Chuisi, Italy; Chef Tamara makes our Italian Lamb Salad the best salad in Portland thru the use of modernist cooking techniques.  Sous vide cooking techniques allow us to cook

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Calamari Salad and this week’s seasonal menu!

Inspired by the food of Adalusia Spain, our Spanish Calamari Salad features tender squid and tenicles with red bell peppers and fresh herbs.  Only $350 for a small, $5 for a large, or make it a full lunch with three salad for only $7.

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This week’s specials and our Spring Leek & Spinach Fritatta

Made by hand by our chef-team, our Spring Leek and Spinach Breakfast Frittata is a perfect start for your week in downtown Portland!  Add a cup of Caffe Umbria Italian coffee to start your morning right…..or have a slice for

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Menu Specials for St.Patty’s week!

Celebrating St. Pattys Day at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland all week with our own house cured and slowly braised corned beef made with lean eye of round and served on Grand Central Sourdough bread.  We spread one side of

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Mardi Gras Lunch at Cafe Voila

Portland Lunch Cafe

To celebrate Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Cafe Voila in downtown Portland is having Exec. Chef Tamara’s Crawfish and Andouli Sausage Jambalaya served with Hush Puppies.  Only $8 for lunch, you can add a cup of soup for only $2 more!

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Best Vegetarian Sandwich in Portland

Smoked Bell Peppers, crisp lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes, and our own house-made southern pimento cheese makes this sandwich served on Grand Central Sourdough one of the best vegetarian sandwiches in downtown Portland.  Only $6.50 at our little Cafe Voila on

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Best Portland Salad: Alder Smoked Steelhead Fall Salad

The bounty of fall is shared with one of the best Portland salads from Cafe Voila in downtown portland.  Slow smoked with Northwest Alder, fresh steelhead filet develops it’s sweet and salty and smoky flavor.  Delicous morsels of steelhead are

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Best Lunch Salad

Made by the skilled gourmet chefs of Voila Catering, our everyday salads at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland are some of the best salads in Portland!  This week our salads are: Italian Verde Cauliflower Salad with fresh Parsley & Capers 

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Best Sweet Treats

The best afternoon sweet dessert treats are at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland.  All baked “from-scratch” by the chef team of www.voila-catering.com just for our little downtown lunch and dessert cafe, from left to right: Flourless Chocolate Brownie with 60%

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House Smoked Ham Hock for Cafe Voila Soup and Gumbo

Smoked Ham Hocks For Cafe Voila in downtown Portland

Slowly dry-cured with for 5 days before slowly smoking with Bourbon Barrel and Hickory Wood, our smoked ham hocks are an essential ingredient in many of our soups and gumbo lunch dishes at Cafe Voila made by the skilled (and

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Sofrito preparations for Frittata

  Our chefs starting to make Sofrito for our Roasted Poblano Chile Pepper Frittata!  Real food made by Real Chefs is available at Cafe Voila at SW 9th and Washington in downtown Portland.  Check out some of the best breakfast

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Basil Pesto Lasagna at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland

Fresh Basil Pesto and rich Tomato Lasagna layered with housemade Ricotta cheese and fresh Spinach is served with a side salad for only $ 7.75 at our downtown Portland Cafe Voila at SW 9th and Washington.

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Sweet dessert: SMORES at Cafe Voila Portland

Our own graham Shortbread base is ganached with a rich bittersweet chocolate ganache and topped with our own chef-made marshmallows before caramelized with a blow torch by the chefs of www.voila-catering.com

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Roasted Pork Sandwich at Cafe Voila Portland

Dry-cured for three days before roasting to get a sweet Caramelized crust on this Pork Loin, we shave the meat thin and serve on a baguette with balsamic fig jam and peppery arugula.  Only available from the skilled Chefs of

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The Best Soup in Portland this Fall is at Cafe Voila

  The best soups in Portland this Fall can all be found at Cafe Voila!   Unlike most restaurants that serve pre-made frozen soup in bags, the skilled chefs of Voila Catering make fresh soup from scratch every day for the little Cafe Voila located

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Best Holiday Desserts at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland

Holiday Dessert time at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland starts this week. Baked fresh by the chefs of www.Voila-Catering.com from scratch!       Saffron Almond Shortbread cookies are a wonderful sugar crusted treat for the holidays and a perfect gift

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Best Portland Breakfast Sandwich at Cafe Voila

The Best Breakfast Sandwich in Portland is Cafe Voila’s Canadian Bacon Biscuit Sandwich!  We start by curing whole pork loin for 6 days in a special brine and then slowly smoke with maple wood for hours.  Our chef team even

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