Dining Alone Restaurants
614 W. Olive St., Newport, OR 97365
$$ Recommended Editor's Pick
Located in beautiful Nye Beach, Zach's Bistro offers an innovative, delicious menu that is never static. Sourcing from Oregon farmers, ranchers, and producers as much as possible. We source organic produce as much possible. Our fish is always wild and sustainable.
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 ...
738 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
Le Pigeon’s burgeoning chef Gabriel Rucker has a knack for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. Having flown the coop from Gotham Building Tavern a few years back to open this small and unfussy eatery, he’s met with nothing but success ever since. His nose-to-tail philosophy of cooking has produced specialties such as Duck-Duck-Pigeon, a pan-roasted squab with duck confit, and Poussin (a young, small chicken) with shell beans, corn, and chanterelles. With his desserts, Rucker veers away from traditional sugar-laden concoctions and opts for savory treats; Apricot Cornbread with Bacon and Maple Ice Cream is one option. With a ...
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.
414 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room View
Seaside’s newest dining option can be found on the Prom, right inside the Best Western Ocean View Resort. This exciting new restaurant is THE GATHERING PLACE where friends and families can meet and relax. Our delightful neighborhood cafe offers a variety of coffees, delicious fresh baked pastries, breakfast sandwiches, pizza, burgers, fish n’ chips, and a full bar. We prepare fresh salads, sandwiches, and other fresh items for take-out. Beer and wine are also available as “Grab & Go” for the beach excursion. At the Ocean Bakery Cafe guests can enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere of the indoor dining. ...
1001 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Located inside the elegant Heathman Hotel, the Heathman Restaurant and Bar offers a casually formal dining atmosphere with French inspired cuisine, innovative cocktails, all which can equate to an intimate yet fun experience. Chef Philippe Boulot, a James Beard Best Chef award winner in 2001, is a Pacific Northwest native with a stress on utilizing the best of Oregon's produce and products. With options for private dining, an afternoon tea room, and catering services, the Heathman Restaurant and Bar is a cozy, casual, and elegant spot for any meal, any time of the day.
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 ...
830 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
Much admired in the local Portland crowd, the below street level Doug Fir Lounge is not only a club, but it’s a club with appetizing food—not to mention a fan following of concert goers of all musical genres and ages. Designed to resemble a chic log cabin, this vintage inspired restaurant is also a bar and a club that is both successful and popular, standing as a staple in Portland culture. Located inside the hip Jupiter Hotel, Doug Fir is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus a happy hour to boot. Featuring menu options for ...
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 ...
1221 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
Wildwood Restaurant offers a market driven menu featuring fresh seasonal ingredients from local farms and purveyors - a sumptuous diversity of meats, seafood, pastas, vegetables, and salads. Try a pizza from the clay oven, or indulge your sweet tooth with one of our luscious desserts, made daily. Located in Northwest Portland, Wildwood Restaurant utilizes sustainable and environmentally friendly ingredients and cooking techniques to produce meals that are rich in flavor and heart. Executive Chef Dustin Clark, a member of the Wildwood team since 1998, creates dishes that are inspired by Oregon and it's unique, fresh produce. Wildwood offers a taste ...
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 ...
7742 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Priding itself on seasonal, locally grown produce, A Cena offers a contemporary yet modern take on simple Italian cuisine. With two rustic dining rooms filled with dimly-lit, subtle décor and a menu that changes with the seasons, Executive Chef Gabe Gabreski brings the comforts of home to the fine dining experience. The extensive wine list features a tour of regional Italian wines in addition to several local selections to accompany their hand-made breads, pastas, and cheeses and fresh cured meats. Be sure to save room for dessert as the hand-crafted gelato is irresistible. From simple pizzas to delicate pan-seared meats, ...
1239 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Modeled on classic French bistros, the two story Higgins Restaurant and Bar features primarily French cuisine with a hint of Pacific Northwest and European influences. Executive Chef and Owner Greg Higgins emphasizes fresh ingredients from local, sustainable farms in each dish on the menu. In addition to the main dining rooms, there is a bistro and bar located on the lower level. Higgins boasts an extensive wine list as well as a broad range of beers from all over the world. Both levels of the restaurant are well-lit with ambient lighting and natural light from large windows that line the ...
627 SW Washington St., Portland, OR 97205
Pazzo Ristorante is the place to go for timelessly enjoyable Italian food and drinks. Pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, seafood, meats, breads, baked goods and desserts are prepared fresh daily by Chef John Eisenhart. A full bar featuring classic beverages and unique creations, an extensive wine list, a variety of American and Italian sodas, and coffees and teas accompanies Pazzo’s vibrant and flavorful menu selections. The chic, yet warm lighting and wood floors bring an intimate vibe to this otherwise busy street-corner location. Whether it’s a group brunch, romantic dinner, quick snack, or a round of drinks you’re looking for, Pazzo ...
7937 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Reasonable in price, but certainly impeccable in taste, Thai Lahnna is Portland's destination for authentic Thai cuisine that won't break your budget. Featuring house specialties such as Pad Thai, House Curries, and other vegetarian-friendly items, this cozy, romantic eatery exposes a simple elegance that is common in Thai cuisine, down from the tableware and decor to the entrees and appetizers. Able to fit a any dietary need, dishes can be altered to your preferences, whether it's chicken, seafood, or tofu. They also offer a line of healthier, low-sodium dishes, meaning an inexpensive, flavorful meal that is priced appropriately. With catering ...
213 SW Clay St., Portland, OR 97201
First opened in Chicago in 1978, Morton’s Steakhouse still retains their vision of quality, consistency, and genuine hospitality today. Co-founders Arnie Morton and Klaus Fritsch invented the “Million-Dollar Hamburger,” which evolved into Morton’s motto for quality and great food. With less than two percent of the nation’s meats designated as “prime,” Morton’s is among one of the steakhouses where prime meats are delivered. The Steakhouse facilitates banquets with their own special linen, silverware, centerpieces and chandeliers along with people dressed to the tees. With over 75 locations, the establishment that had started with hamburgers has evolved into a steak connoisseur’s ...