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Breakfast in downtown Portland at Cafe Voila

Enjoy the sweet life at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland…perfect breakfast treats or a sweet dessert with Italian Coffee and Espresso   Freshly baked by the chefs of www.voila-catering.com  our Candied Cranberry Molasses Bread with Bourbon Glaze is a wonderful

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Best Braised Pork Tomatillo Chili Soup

Slow Braised Pork Shoulder and Tomatillo Chili is made from scratch with White Beans and is garnished with a Cilantro Crema  making this one of the best lunch soups in downtown Portland!

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New Roasted Pork Baguette Sandwich

  Thin-Sliced Dry Brined Cured Roasted Pork Loin is the meat of thisBaguette Sandwich with our own house-made Balsamic Fig Jam and a spread of Garlic Aioli with peppery Arugula!   Our sandwich is only $6.25 for a whole or you

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Fall Harvest at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland

Cafe Voila Fall Beet Salad in downtown Portland Oregon

Fresh fall ingredinets are featured in our November menu at Cafe Voila.  Roasted Golden Beets and Gala Apples are tosssed with a fresh Thyme Vinaigrette for one of our current salads.  Served as a side salad for only 3.25 or

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Fall Sugar Pumpkins are here from Sauvie Island!

The chefs of Cafe Voila and Voila Catering only use the best, freshest, and always seasonal ingredients.  And in October, that mean Sugar Pie Pumpkins!  These pumpkins are straight from Sauvie Island farms and will be roasted by our chef

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Cherry Smoked Meatloaf Sandwich at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland

This week, Chef Tamara introduces our Smoked Meatloaf Sandwich at Café Voilà in downtown Portland!  We start with an all-beef, old-fashioned meatloaf which we slowly smoke with cherry wood and then cut into thick slices.  We spread roasted garlic aioli

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Blackberry Breakfast Scone at Downtown Portland Cafe Voila

    Perfect with a cup of coffee, now is the time to enjoy our Rustic Blackberry Scone with local Blackberries before the season is over at Café Voila in downtown Portland located at SW 9th and Washington!

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Breakfast Scone at Cafe Voila in Downtown Portland

Hand made scones baked by the chefs of Voila Catering for our little Café Voila in downtown Portland.  Made with local, fresh hood strawberries and individually coated with a Lemon Icing, this is a perfect breakfast treat with a cup

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Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Coffee Cake

Perfect for breakfast with a cup of Café Umbria at Café Voila is our Strawberry Coffee Cake!  Fresh, local, ripe strawberries are baked with a cream cheese for a decadent coffee cake by the skilled chefs of Voila Catering and

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Italian Lamb Salad for Lunch in Downtown Portland

  Inspired by a meal in a pre-Roman walled city in Tuscany, our Italian Lamb Salad features slices of roasted lamb with arugula, parmesan cheese, roasted tomato and cannellini beans, and crispy toasts….only $8…one of the best lunch salads is

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Portland Rose City Rhubarb Muffin

Our newest breakfast treat is our Rose City Rhubarb Muffin with Rose Water Glaze which is only available at Café Voila in Downtown Portland for breakfast and for a sweet afternoon treat!  

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Red Quinoa and Brown Rice Lunch Side Salad

  Perfect side salad with an lunch entrée or as part of a three salad combo at Café Voila in downtown Portland Oregon.  Enjoy our Quinoa and Brown Rice Salad with dried cranberries, kale, and dressed with our scallion vinaigrette. 

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Cinco de Mayo Shrimp Ceviche Lunch

Fresh Bay Shrimp from the Oregon Coast is featured at Café Voila in Portland Oregon for today’s Cinco de Mayo lunch entrée.  A fresh salad with avocado guacamole is paired with our own crisp tortillas on the side.  This wonderful

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Corned Beef Sandwich at Cafe Voila in downtown Portland

House cured and then slowly braised brisket becomes delicious shaved corned beef as the central ingredient in downtown Portland’s best lunch sandwiches at Café Voila.          

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Portland Salad Entree: Dijon-Buttermilk Chicken Salad

Perfect Portland lunch salad to enjoy in our sunny Cafe Voila Portland or ready to take back to the office, our Dijon-Buttermilk Chicken Salad features poached chicken breast meat, fresh herbs, fresh boiled egg, and red potatoes over spring spinach,

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Portland’s Best Lunch: Fresh Bay Shrimp Salad

Today’s fresh bay shrimp lunch salad features marinated Edamame beans, cucumber, and wonton crisps over shredded vegetables and greens. Dressed in with our creamy wasabi-avocado dressing for only $8 at Café Voila in downtown Portland Oregon.

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Piquillo Peppers for lunch in Portland

  Inspired by the tapas of Southern Spain enjoyed by Chef Tamara, today’s lunch special is perfect for a spring day.  Piquillo peppers are filled with tuna, capers, and fresh herbs served with a shaved fennel salad on a bed

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Andalusian Spanish Calamari Salad at Cafe Voila in Portland

    Chef Tamara introduces a new side salad from her experiences enjoying Spanish tapas in the southern regions of Spain.  This calamari salad is dressed with a Spanish Sherry Vinaigrette.        

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Portland Lunch: Fresh Herb Stuffed Turkey Breast

    Today’s lunch entrée at Café Voila in Portland is our Fresh Herb stuffed Turkey Breast served with a creamy Spring Leek Gratin and with a Dijon Crème for only $8.00.  Remember to add a cup of our housemade

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Lunch Salad: Dijon-Buttermilk Chicken Breast

Our newest salad is based upon fresh Spinach leaves, crisp Romaine Lettuces, and spicy Arugula with lightly poached Chicken Breast Meat, crunchy Celery, hard-boiled Egg, Red Potatoes, and fresh delicate herbs.  We will toss your salad with our own Dijon-Buttermilk Dressing

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