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3439 SE Belmont, Portland, OR 97214

503-232-7508 – Café/To Go

503-232-5525 – Office


For Starters….

Chickpea Fritters (V & GF) $4
Three fritters served over spinach with your choice of spinach-cilantro OR lemon-tahini dressing

Poutine (V & GF) $4.25
A plate of seasoned shoestring fries smothered in cheese sauce & homemade gravy

Nachos (V & GF) $5
House made corn tortilla chips with black bean chili, cheese sauce, diced tomato, cilantro & jalapeno

Chili-Cheese Fries (V & GF) $5
Shoestring fries smothered in black bean chili, house made Queso sauce, topped with green onion

French Fries (V & GF) $4 / $6
Hand cut & lightly seasoned! Real food takes a bit longer to cook but completely worth the wait!

Sante Fe Pita (V) $5
Warm flat bread with black bean hummus, quinoa, spinach-cilantro sauce, tomato & green onion; served with a side of fresh guacamole

“Tots” (V & GF) $3/3.50
“CAJUN tots” – crispy tots tossed with spices…add $ .25
“MAC tots” – Cheese sauce, sour cream & green onion

Burgers & Other Things

Choose from a 1/3 lb grass-fed beef patty or our homemade (V & GF) veggie burger; served on a pub bun; gluten-free bun available for $.50.  Add tots, a cup of soup or chili for $1.75, a small salad or real fries for $2

The Firehouse* (V) $6.75
Onions, jalapenos and bell peppers caramelized together; served with guacamole.

Sunshine Pesto Burger* $6.75
Avocado, tomato, Swiss cheese & basil pesto.

The Basic* $6 w/cheese $6.75
Served with lettuce, tomato, cold brined pickle spear & roasted garlic aioli.

Cheesesteak Burger* (V) $7
Grilled mushrooms, onions, peppers and a side of our house cheese sauce!

Tempeh Reuben $6
Sauerkraut, seasoned tempeh, Swiss cheese on toasted rye with our house dressing.

Paradox Club  (V) $7.95
Toasted whole grain bread piled high with layers of hummus, pesto, lettuce, tomato, tempeh and  roasted garlic aioli.

Da Sub (V) $7.50
House-made meatballs served on a garlic roll with basil pesto & house marinara!

Mac & Cheese (V & GF) $7
Gluten free pasta in our cheese sauce with raw spinach and tomatoes.
Add broccoli to pasta…$1.50
Add basil pesto for $1

Ginger-Peanut Bowl (V) $7.50
Raw spinach, tempeh, veggies, jalapenos, cilantro; tossed with noodles in ginger-peanut sauce; topped with almonds and green onion.

Jooks Bowl (V & GF) $7
Quinoa, black beans, yams, brown rice, cabbage, avocado & tomato!

Belmont BBQ Sammy (V) $7.50
Blended, fresh veggies cooked with BBQ’d ‘beef’ served open face on a grilled pub bun; served with a cold-brine pickle spear.

Fresh & Fresh

Dressings:  Maple-Mustard, Sesame-Peanut, Lemon Tahini, Basil-Pesto Vinaigrette, Caesar, 1000 Island and Ranch.

Deluxe Green Salad (V & GF) small  $4 large  $7
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, raw veggies, sunflower seeds and your choice of dressing on the side.

Solstice Spinach Salad (GF) small $4 large $7.50
Fresh spinach with dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, Fuji-apples, tomato, cucumber and feta cheese served with a side of maple-mustard dressing.

Paradox Taco Salad (GF) small $5 large $8
Mixed greens served over fresh corn tortilla chips with black beans, seasoned taco “meat”, shredded cheese, salsa and sour cream.

Mediterranean Spinach Salad small $4 large $7.95
Raw spinach topped with fresh cucumber, tomatoes, roasted red peppers, feta cheese and your choice of dressing.

BBQ Tempeh & Sesame-Peanut Salad (V) $8
Nappa cabbage tossed with cashews, green onions and crispy yakisoba noodles in Sesame-Peanut dressing topped with tempeh cooked in our homemade Orange-Chipotle BBQ sauce.

Thai Salad (V & GF) $8
Seasoned tempeh, raw veggies, mixed greens, cabbage, cilantro, cashews & cucumber tossed in peanut – coconut dressing served over quinoa.

Caesar BLT Wrap with Avocado (V) $6.50
Mixed greens, tomato, avocado and coconut “bacon” in homemade Caesar dressing; stuffed into a wheat tortilla.

The Dragon Wrap (V) $7
Spinach, cabbage, cucumber, cilantro tossed in peanut-chile sauce in a wheat tortilla with brown rice, hummus and sweet & spicy tofu.

The Bon Bon  $7
Quinoa, raw cabbage, spinach, green onions, roasted peppers, tomato, cheddar cheese, brown rice, black beans tossed with bon-bon (tangy, sweet & spicy) sauce stuffed into a wheat tortilla with hummus.


All of our soups and chili are made with love from scratch and vegan, unless we specifically mention otherwise.

Soup of the Day cup $2.75 bowl $4.75

Holy Mole’ Chili (V) cup $2.75 bowl $4.75

Soup & Salad $8.25
A bowl of soup or chili, fresh bread and your choice of a small deluxe, Solstice or Mediterranean salad.

Oh My Yum!

Served all day!

Cranberry-Hazelnut Whole Grain Pancakes (V)
Oregon hazelnuts & dried cranberries
1 cake – $4.35 2 cakes – $7.35 3 cakes – $8.75

Sweet Surrender Cakes (V)
Our whole grain batter, dark chocolate & toasted almonds
1 cake – $4.35 2 cakes – $7.35 3 cakes – $8.75

Solstice Corn Cakes (V & GF)
Fresh apples & toasted walnuts
1 cake – $4.35 2 cakes – $7.35 3 cakes – $8.75

No substitutions on pancake combos

Corn Cakes (V & GF) Whole Grain Cakes (V)
1 cake $4.25                  $4.25
2 cakes $6.75                  $6.75
3 cakes $8.25                  $8.25

Combine your favorite flavors to any pancake from the above ingredients or make “Happy Heart” pancakes by adding blueberries or bananas for $.50 each!

Paradox Waffle $5
Scottish oats blended into a not-so-vegan, rich batter or try one of our vegan batters cooked waffle style! Yes, we have V & GF.

French Toast (V) $7.50
Sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Earth Balance or butter served by request

Biscuits & Gravy (V) half – $2 full – $4
“HOG” Version: Herb & Onion bread with Gravy…add $.75

Sweet Corn Tamales (V & GF) $7
Three seasoned petite corn cakes cooked with jalapenos topped with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and green onions.

Smothered Taters (V & GF) $4.25
Seasoned red potatoes smothered with your choice of house-made cheese sauce, nacho-style cheese sauce, or almond gravy topped with green onions.

Paradox Breakfast

Served all day!

Basic Beginning* (V) $4.50
Your choice of one egg or tempeh or tofu with either breakfast potatoes or rice; finished off with your choice of toast.
Real hungry? Ask for the basic “doubled-up” for only $2!

Paradox Veggie Scramble* (V & GF) $7.75
Your choice of breakfast potatoes, brown rice or quinoa, with scrambled vegetables; topped with your choice of one egg, tempeh or tofu.
Try it “curry style”; same as above mixed with Asian curry sauce, raisins & toasted nuts…add $1.00.

Belmont Combo* $8.75
Choose from a pancake, French toast or waffle.  Then, choose two sides…sausage, breakfast potatoes, veggies, one egg, tempeh or tofu.

Stumptown Scramble (V) $9
Grilled tofu, smoked apple-sage sausage, onion, roasted peppers & mushroom scrambled with kale; served with a side of cheese sauce, breakfast potatoes and toast.

Country Comfort* (V) $9.50
Your choice of two eggs, tempeh or tofu, veggies or sausage; breakfast potatoes and a biscuit smothered in almond gravy.

The “Big” Burrito* (V) $8.50
A blend of steamed vegetables, your choice of an egg, tempeh or tofu and our house chili; wrapped in a giant wheat tortilla topped with salsa & green onions; served with breakfast potatoes.

The Belmont Bundle* (V) $7.50
Steamed veggies served over a biscuit and gravy topped with your choice of egg, tofu or tempeh.

Paradox Benedict (V) $9
The PDX vegan original! Seasoned tofu and veggie sausage served on thick-sliced sourdough topped with our tree hugger hollandaise.

The Gorge (V) $8.50
Our house-made herb & onion bread smothered with black bean chili and a scramble of tofu, kale & onion; topped with cilantro, cheese sauce and tomato.

HOG Pile (V) $8.50
Grilled tofu, mushrooms and onions scrambled with spinach, served over herb & onion bread smothered with almond gravy!

Rogue River Hash* (V) $8.95
Roasted butternut squash, red potatoes, veggies, sweet potatoes, secret herbs & spices hashed together; served with two eggs, tofu or tempeh; served with toast.

Mt. Tabor Taters (V) $8.75
Veggie sausage, caramelized onion, jalapenos & red peppers, mushroom and tofu scrambled with spinach served over seasoned red potatoes topped with our house cheese sauce.

Eastside Empanada (V & GF) $9
A corn cake empanada filled with seasoned tofu & spinach-cilantro creme served over rice & beans with our house nacho cheese, salsa & cilantro.

On The Side

Fresh Fruit (when available) cup $3.50 bowl $5
Add granola…$.75
Add raisins and nuts…$.50

Side of Veggies small $3.95 large $5.95

Paradox Potatoes $3

One egg* / tofu / tempeh $1.50 / $3 / $3.50

Sausage $3.25 / $ 3.50 / $ 3.75
Veggie (V), smoked apple sage (V), chicken-apple (GF)

Homemade Breads $2.25
Corn Muffins (GF), Herb & Onion or Wheat Biscuits

“Add” mushrooms $1.50

Almond Gravy (V & GF) $1.00 / $1.75

Queso/Mac Sauce (V & GF) $.75 / $1.25

Toast $1.75
Ciabatta, Sour Dough, Rye, or Multi Grain

Sour Cream (GF) $.75 / $1.25

Salsa (V & GF) $.75 / $1.50

Sour Cream (V & GF) $1/ $1.95

Cream Cheese (V & GF) $ 1.50

Guacamole (V & GF) $1.50 / $ 3.50

Basil Pesto (V & GF) $ 1.25

Banana $1.50

Peanut Butter $.95

Almond Butter $1.25

We have special ways to “veganize” or make most anything “gluten-free” that is not prepared that way already. Just let us know!

:) Thank you for your business! :)