Our Very

Cheerful Menu

Cheerful Classics

1. Oven Baked Soft Pretzels

Served with our homemade Cheerful cheese dipping sauce

2. Fish and Chips

Homemade beer battered cod with crispy golden fries served with lemon and tartar sauce.

3. Chili Cheese Fries or Tots

Fries or tots smothered in chili topped with cheddar cheese, onions and sour cream.

4. Baked Mac & Cheese

Homemade! Choice of chicken, bacon or chili.

5. Tachos

A Mountain of Tots, smothered in cheddar cheese, topped with jalapeños and bacon. Served with a side of ancho chipotle sauce.

6. Street Tacos

Your choice of Grilled cajun Cod, Philly steak, Tinga chicken or veggie. Served on corn tortillas topped with onions and cilantro.

7. Nachos

Your choice of Ground beef, Philly steak, Tinga chicken or veggie. Served on corn tortillas topped with onions and cilantro.

8. Quesadilla

Grilled flour tortilla with melted cheese a side of salsa & sour cream. Choice of Tinga chicken, ground beef or Philly steak

9. Chicken Strips and Fries

Three chicken tenders served with ranch dipping sauce - Toss in any sauce .75

10. Cheese Sticks

Six Deep fried, breaded, mozzarella sticks served with marinara sauce.

Cheerful Burgers

1. Tortoise Shell *

Egg, bacon, cheese, ham, on top of a fresh ground burger.

2. Classic Bleu *

Our classic spicy wing sauce topped with bleu cheese crumbles.

3. Garlic, Mushroom & Swiss *

Sautéed mushrooms & garlic topped with melted swiss cheese.

4. Chipotle *

Cajun spices, pepper-jack cheese, chipotle sauce and grilled peppers.

5. Rodeo *

Smothered in BBQ sauce topped with bacon, cheddar cheese and an onion ring.

6. Jalapeño Jack & Onion Ring *

Jalapeños topped with pepper-jack cheese and an onion ring.

All Burgers are Your Choice: Beef, Chicken Breast or Veggie Patty

* Tortoise burgers are made from 100% fresh ground beef chuck, cooked medium. Served w/lettuce, tomato, onion & topped w/a pickle. Served w/your choice of Cheerful Chips, french fries, onion rings or tater tots. Substitute salad or soup $1.00

Healthy Favorites

1. Chicken Caesar

Fresh romaine lettuce w/marinated grilled chicken breast tossed with caesar dressing, parmesan cheese & garlic toast.

2. Tofu Peanut Wrap

Sautéed jalapeños, carrots, green onions, cilantro, cabbage with romaine lettuce wrapped in rice paper. Served with spicy thai peanut sauce, spicy sweet and sour or teriyaki.

3. Chicken Peanut Wrap

Sautéed jalapeños, carrots, green onions, cilantro, cabbage with romaine lettuce wrapped in rice paper. Served with spicy thai peanut sauce, spicy sweet and sour or teriyaki

4. Veggie Plate with Ranch

Enjoy fresh celery, carrots, cucumbers, mushrooms with ranch dipping sauce.

5. Hummus Platter

Served with bread, celery, carrots, cucumbers

6. Spicy Buffalo Chicken

Two buffalo chicken strips, romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheddar cheese with your choice dressing 10.29

7. Chef’s Special

Romaine lettuce, grilled chicken breast, red onion, blue cheese crumbles, bacon, dried cranberries & candied walnuts served with your choice of dressing

8. Dinner Salad

Romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cheddar cheese & onions with your choice of dressing


1. 6 Wings, 1 Flavor


2. 12 Wings, 2 Flavors


3. 18 Wings, 3 Flavors


Cheerful Wings are available w/your choice of flavors: Cheerful Classic, Shanghai Rooster, Spicy Honey Mustard, Original Buffalo, Thai Peanut, BBQ, Jerk BBQ, Turtle Burner, Hawaii 5-0, Spicy Garlic, Spicy Sweet & Sour, Honey Chipotle, Smoky Honey BBQ,

Dry Rubs:
Hot & Smoky, Sw6 Weet & Smoky, Habanero Ranch, Huckleberry.

Served w/Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing

Cheerful Sandwiches

1. Philly Steak or Philly Dip

Sautéed onions, mixed peppers and melted pepper jack cheese served on a hoagie roll.

2. Turkey - Bacon - Swiss

Turkey, bacon, melted swiss cheese on grilled sourdough.

3. Chicken Ranch BLT

Thick sliced bacon, lettuce, tomato w/grilled chicken breast and ranch dressing.

4. Turtle Club

Turkey, ham, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.

Not Your Normal Pizza

1. Loaded Veggie

Pesto or Marinara w/tomatoes, roasted peppers, onions, mushrooms, olives, garlic, basil & mozzarella.

2. Hawaiian

Grilled pineapple & ham.

3. Margherita

Garlic & olive oil, mozzarella, tomatoes & basil

4. Green Goddess

Pesto, mozzarella, & fresh tomatoes

5. Spicy Thai Chicken

Spicy peanut sauce, grilled chicken, tomatoes, pineapple, sesame seeds & chili flakes

6. BBQ Chicken

Grilled chicken smothered w/bbq sauce, bacon, onion, cilantro, cheddar & mozzarella

A new look on pizza! A 12” thin and crispy tortilla crust topped w/our signature pizza topping!

Cheerful Breakfast Specials

1. Seahawks Platter

Country fried steak smothered with country gravy. Served with two eggs, hash browns & toast

2. Cheerful Omelette

Onions, peppers, mushrooms, olives, tomatoes & your choice of meat. Served with hash browns & toast

3. Viking Platter

Your choice of one sausage patty, two slices of bacon or ham, two eggs, hash browns & toast

4. Timber Platter

Three slices of French Toast, two eggs, served with your choice of meat 7.99

5. Thorn Platter

Two pancakes, two eggs served with your choice of meat

6. Veggie Scramble

Southern scramble with tofu, peppers, mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes. Served with your choice of toast.

7. The Traveler

Breakfast sandwich with egg, your choice of any meat & choice of cheese on a hamburger bun

8. Big Sky Burrito

With your choice of meat or veggie, egg, hash browns & cheese. Served w/a side of  sour cream & house made salsa.

Food available To Go - . 50 charge will be added per menu item /.75 charge will be added for additional sides of dressings


1939 SW 6th Ave
Portland State University Campus
Portland OR 97201

Normal Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m

Saturday - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m

Cheerful Hours

Monday - Friday
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Midnight to 2:00am

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving 11:00 am to 2:30 am
(11 am to 5 pm)
Christmas Eve 11:00 am to 2:30 am
Christmas Day 11:00 am to 2:30 am


We NEVER close for inclement weather.