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 …
2310 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97210
Celebrating the vibrant flavors of her homeland, Chef Bo Lohasawat Kline has created an impressively delicious menu that highlights the full spectrum of Thai cuisine from classic street food staples to the fare of royalty. Showcasing the intrinsically artful palette of Thai cuisine presentation and depths of flavor, Chef Bo brings out the masterpiece in every dish. From decadent seafood creations to warming curries and noodle dishes, the Typhoon! Menu caters to many different palates and cravings. Offering a flood of tasty and satisfying goodness, Typhoon! Is a storm of deliciousness.
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 …
1313 NW Marshall St., Portland, OR 97209
The Bridgeport Brewpub, of the Bridgeport Brewing Company, serves up sophisticated pub fare and award-winning beer in a rustic ad inviting urban space. Thriving under the mantra “Every beer. Every time.” Bridgeport prides itself on presenting consistently excellent ales to guests every single day. Each style of beer is naturally conditioned in its prospective cask, keg, or bottle to ensure a smooth and flavorful product. And the Bridgeport food menu is afforded the same degree attentiveness. Gourmet salads, sandwiches and burgers, along with a thoughtful selection of vegetarian options are for the picking and pair brilliantly with any of their …
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.
1109 SE Madison St., Portland, OR 97214
Despite a recently revised menu that boasts an extensive selection of healthy choices, Madison’s Grill’s modern take on American pub fare hardly suffers from their reduction in fatty ingredients. Offering lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, this charming grill is the place to go if you’re seeking a lively atmosphere in a historic building featuring a full bar, free billiards, and patio dining. The traditional pub treats mingle with some unconventional alternatives such as the Northwest Salmon Picatta and Chicken Bento.
220 A Ave., Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Sunday and holiday dinners were a must in the Tucci family, and that tradition of generosity and unity continues today in this popular Italian eatery where guests enjoy authentic cuisine and genuine hospitality. The rustic décor utilizes warm tones and classic accents to welcome patrons into the space, while the thoughtfully tasty fare keeps them returning time and time again. Much of the produce is locally sourced from the Pacific Northwest region, and every dish boasts Grandma Tucci’s touch. And staying true to its roots, the fine wine selection consists exclusively of Italian varieties.
900 NW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Situated in a sleek, soaring space replete with roll-up garage doors, a flurry of flowing activity from an open kitchen, and limestone-covered columns, Fenouil is the place to check out in Portland for fine French food. Officially coined as an urban brasserie for its relaxed and upscale atmosphere, Chef Pascal Chureau also adheres to the popular philosophy of using local ingredients as they become available seasonally. Live music graces the chic space on weekends, and the bar is a great stop for small bites, creative cocktails, or a glass of wine from their first-rate European wine list.
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 …