735 SW First Avenue, G/F, Portland, OR 97204
Xia Long Bao - plump and so incredibly tasty! Like a non crispy potsticker or dumpling. I would absolutely order this again. Sesame beef - perfect balance of textures! Chewy, but not tough, meat sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds on a bed of crispy rice noodles. Champagne orange chicken - delicious plump white meat mixed with bell peppers and onions and a surprise twist of Mandarin oranges make this utter perfection. Complete heaven in my mouth!! I'm so confused of why we were the only ones in the restaurant. This place is a gold mine! I visited there once several ...
3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
While Chez Machin’s food is based on the local and rural cuisine of France, it has grown and changed with the times and culture of the Hawthorne neighborhood. Chez Machin offers you a cozy, romantic French country atmosphere where traditional French cuisine is expertly prepared for your pleasure. Keeping things fresh, current, local, and delicious is on the top of our priority list.
729 SW 15th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
Take a step into the Golden Age of Hollywood at Gracie’s , an eatery that has the elegance and glamour of the 1920’s and a menu complete with classic American dishes. Located inside the luxurious Hotel deLuxe in Downtown Portland, Gracie’s offers high end-dining with a capacious menu for both brunch and dinner. They use only local and fresh Pacific Northwest ingredients in their dishes, and the result is nothing short of appetizing. With a high ceiling, large glass mirrors and numerous chandeliers, the sophistication and glamour of Gracie’s is a must-try on many people's dining experience.
411 SW 3rd Ave., Portland, OR 97204
The oldest restaurant in Portland honors its earliest days and patrons with a time-tested menu and persevering commitment to please. Originally opened in 1879, Huber’s made a start by serving a free turkey sandwich with every beer purchase; today, turkey is the clear favorite of patrons and staff alike, and plays a prominent role on the menu. The Roast Turkey Wings with all the fixings will surely whisk you off to happier times and the Turkey Mushroom Pie will warm you inside out. As if Huber’s didn’t have enough going for it, it also happens to be the largest user ...
14500 SW Murray Scholls Dr, Suite 103, Beaverton, OR 97007
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Special Offer
Enjoy a wonderful meal with a charming lake view! Cafe Murrayhill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner – along with tempting desserts and great wines. All in a comfortably chic neighborhood cafe. Don't miss our unbeatable Happy Hour with refreshing cocktails, great Northwest wines, and your favorite local brews.
704 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
$$ Top 10
If elegance and romance signal your perfect evening, look no further then Lucy’s Table, a lively yet lush restaurant dedicated to flavors and savoring. Using fresh and local ingredients whenever possible, Lucy’s options for lunch and dinner offer mouthwatering dishes like Goat Cheese Ravioli, Croque Monsieur, French Dip, and Pomegranate Glazed Baby Back Ribs. French food is meant to be savored slowly, and at Lucy’s, their French-meets-American makes the cuisine approachable, affordable, and appetizing. Featuring a full bar, outdoor seating and valet parking for dinner, Lucy’s pays an attention to detail to their flavorful food—which is what keeps diners coming ...
1752 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
$$ Editor's Pick
Portland locals like their dining the way they like their lifestyle: comfortable, unpretentious and high quality. Castagna delivers on all three counts. The décor in the restaurant is understated and neat, leaving diners free to focus their attention on the exquisite food. The dishes originate from classic French and Italian cuisine, but also highlight ingredients particular to the Northeast region. Expect to see local seafood and several varieties of mushroom sprinkled throughout the rotating menu, which includes such delectable offerings as Grilled Cattail Creek Lamb or Muscovy Duck Legs. For a slightly more casual meal, they also have an informal ...
2112 NW Kearney St, Portland, OR 97210
$$ Top 10
Serratto serves up authentic dishes inspired by Italian, French, and Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on seasonality and freshness. Located in a quaint yet lively neighborhood, Serratto's menu changes seasonally, always offering a new taste of their ever evolving dishes. They also have an extensive wine list focusing on traditional wine regions such as Piemonte and Tuscany, as well as emerging production zones such as Sicily, Friuli, and Apulia. Serratto can be considered an ideal place for lunch meetings, special events, private dinners, or just meeting up for a glass of wine. This neighborhood eatery has a touch of elegance ...
1230 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
Fratelli knows how to create a magical meal for each and every guest. A rich and thoughtful menu of regional Italian cuisine is constructed around locally sourced, organic ingredients that are used simply and elegantly to accentuate their quality and flavor. This rustic inspired eatery tantalizes your eyes and taste buds all at once. Featuring authentic dishes with flavor and flair, Fratelli Ristorante & Bar is a taste of Italy for the Pacific Northwest.
1220 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
Veritable Quandary, located right in the heart of the busy city, is a charming dining garden with an “Old Portland” feel. The dining room’s glass walls can be opened to the outdoor elements, allowing for fresh air and the scent of blossoming flowers or they can be closed to keep guests cozy on a rainy day. The abundance of greenery surrounding Veritable Quandary changes with the seasons, as does Chef Annie Cuggino’s menu. Chef Cuggino uses fresh ingredients from local farmers to create a unique Northwest cuisine that is mixed with some flavors from her past, having previously worked in ...
3839 NE Marine Dr., Portland, OR 97211
Renowned in the Northwest region for their fresh and vibrant seafood and unparalleled service, Salty’s Seafood Grill has won the hearts of locals and tourists alike. Salty’s firm commitment to only serving seafood as it should be served – fresh and local – ensures that visitors enjoy a consistently top-notch experience. From their selection of live Maine lobsters to their offerings of oysters and clams from local beaches, the best of Northwest seafood cuisine is for the tasting. And if “Turf” is more your style, savor any of their USDA prime aged steaks; chicken, pasta, and other specialties are also ...
4703 NE Fremont St., Portland, OR 97213
If you’re looking for a little taste of Italy, look no further. Amalfi’s Italian Restaurant is a quaint family owned restaurant on Fremont Street. Started by a couple in 1959, the restaurant has since been taken over by their granddaughter, Kiauna Floyd.Amalfi’s has come a long way in the past couple of years, and now seats up to 250 people. It offers a variety of pastas, salads, and customized Pizzas. But while this big time pizza maker is constantly expanding, they manage to stay true to their promise of “excellence and commitment” by using only the original recipes and the ...
315 SW Montgomery St., Portland, OR 97201
At Thirst Wine Bar & Bistro, location and wine are everything. The outdoor patio is located downtown on the bank of the Columbia River, and during the summer it bustles with wine lovers sipping vino. During winter, the view can be enjoyed from the elegant indoor dining room through the restaurant’s giant glass windows. Special attention is paid to local wines, and Oregon wine country provides significant inspiration: its selection of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris is always offered by the glass. Many menu items are geared toward accompanying the wines, combining American dishes with fine-dining techniques from Italy and ...
1401 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214
Nostrana, translated as “ours,” focuses on sharing simple, pure food with its guests in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Earning the Best Chef Award by the James Beard Foundation for 2010, Nostrana’s menu is built around regional Italian classics like pastas and traditional Italian-style pizzas including the Dicembre with collard greens, garlic, mozzarella, red onion, and cracklins. For meat-lovers, the diversity of the food offered is evident through menu items like the Sunday Roast Lamb, Idaho Trout and Flat Iron Steak served rare. To round out the meal, a lengthy wine list has wines by the glass, bottle, or region-specific flights.
1129 NW Johnson St., Portland, OR 97209
If you’re craving fresh, homemade pasta – the ultimate in comfort food – head to Portland’s Pizza Italia where you are guaranteed to find “solid, old-school Italian food,” as one critic declared. Favorites on the menu include Linguine Squarciarella -- linguine with stirred egg, prosciutto, onion, parmesan, and black pepper; the Pappardelle al Cinghiale with slow-cooked wild boar meat sauce; or classic lasagna. Don’t be fooled by the casual décor, featuring a slew of soccer jerseys as an ode to the late Italian immigrant owner’s love of the sport; the food is definitely high-class. Staffed mainly by friends and family, ...
10 NW 12th Ave., Portland, OR 97209
Appropriately nestled in a building that crafted beer for more than 140 years, Henry’s Tavern now carries over 100 beers on tap and satisfies diners with a genuine appreciation for history and quality. The original Blitz-Weinhard Brewery building retains iconic features like its smokestack, and an enlivened sense of inspiration finds its way into every pint and plate served. The Henry’s menu takes a fairly avant-garde approach to pub fare, offering everything from sausage tasting plates to 28-day aged steaks. And with its impressive Happy Hour food menu, good eats and a good time are always close at hand.