Portland - Northwest Restaurants
McCormick and Schmick'sAddress: 235 SW First Ave., Portland, OR 97204
FratelliAddress: 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.
Typhoon!Address: 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.
Bridgeport BrewpubAddress: 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 …
Henry's TavernAddress: 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.
23 HoytAddress: 529 NW 23rd Ave., Portland, OR 97210
With its “new American tavern” philosophy and gastro-pub style, 23 Hoyt offers a fresh take on farm-to-table American classics. The restaurant features a modern yet comfortable dining room filled with understated nature-themed décor as well as outdoor café seating amidst the trendiest boutique neighborhood in Portland. The dinner menu presents a variety of dressed-up American classics and several made-to-share entrees with plenty of vegetarian options. Boasting an extensive happy hour menu with everything from light appetizers and small dishes to Chef Amber Webster’s take on the Deluxe Burger, 23 Hoyt is a great place to stop by for a relaxing …
Piazza ItaliaAddress: 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, …
SilkAddress: 1012 NW Glisan St., Portland, OR 97209
The Silk Vietnamese Restaurant and Bar is located just on the outskirts of The Pearl District, one of Portland’s most well known art scenes and Urban legends. As well as an affordable menu, enjoy Silk’s comfortable outdoor seating and the Pearl District’s chic vibes. The myriad of colorful flavors that frequent Silk‘s dishes seem to be as equally enticing as the dramatic ambiance and setting. Lemongrass, ginger, garlic, and turmeric are just some of the many spices that add to the many exotic dishes served here. Inspired by travels through Vietnam, Silk’s Asian inspired cocktails and dishes are an interesting …
Davis Street TavernAddress: 500 NW Davis St., Portland, OR 97209
Guests entering Davis Street Tavern may feel as if they’re stepping into an elegant, yet domestic cabin- style pub. The brick interior and polished wood-paneled ceiling are matched with candle-lit tables and dangling wooden chandeliers creating a calm and dim setting. This seafood and steak restaurant is led by Chef Gabriel Kapustka, who cooks with locally-grown, fresh produce and variety of meat types. Some sandwiches and burgers offered include lamb, pulled pork and strip loin. Accompanying the hardy and delicious American meal options are draft and bottled beers, specialty and classic cocktails, and a wide-ranging wine list, aiming to please …
Giorgio'sAddress: 1131 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
$$ Top 10
Giorgio’s is a restaurant that continues to be truly authentic to Northern Italian cuisine. Owner/Chef Giorgio Kawas initially learned to love cooking at an early age from his mother in Italy. Gaining interest as he got older, Chef Kawas studied cooking in Northern Italy before opening Giorgio’s. The restaurant’s carefully selected menu items include home-made pastas, seafood and vegetarian options, and an impressive seventy-five bottle wine program with options from Italy, France and Oregon. The atmosphere is sophisticated and comfortable, and although the options may be extensive, Giorgio makes a great effort to focus on providing simple, lingering satisfaction.
Lucy's TableAddress: 704 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
$$ 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 …
Park KitchenAddress: 422 NW 8th Ave., Portland, OR 97209
The quintessential neighborhood bistro, Park Kitchen is located in a historic building on the North Park Blocks. With sidewalk seating looking out over friendly games of bocce and roll up doors leading into a subtle and airy dining room, it’s hard to imagine the food and service living up to the ambiance. It does precisely this however under the cool control of chef and owner Scott Dolich’s masterful direction. The menu takes advantage of the Northwest’s finest bounty to create delectable American dishes that reflect their urban and pastoral surroundings.
AndinaAddress: 1314 NW Glisan St., Portland, OR 97209
Serving native Peruvian food in a colorful atmosphere, this restaurant has garnered a slew of accolades since they opened in 2005. The ambiance, food, and service have hardly suffered since, making this the ideal location for the adventurous diner. The cuisine, an imaginative hybrid, blends the best of traditional cooking methods with their own version of Peruvian influenced Northwest regional food. The result has been coined “Novoandina”, and people simply cannot get enough. Animated music, an earth-toned formal dining room brightly decorated in native arts and crafts, and a bar featuring devilishly delicious cocktails and an award-winning wine list are …
Meriwether's RestaurantAddress: 2601 N.W. Vaughn St., Portland, OR 97210
Meriwether’s Restaurant stands on the site of the famous 1905 World’s Fair and this historic location is just one of the distinguishing aspects of Meriwether’s Restaurant. The restaurant also boasts its own Meriwether’s Skyline Farm, where Chef Earl Hook receives his home-grown produce. The beautiful nature surroundings allows guests the option of scenic outdoor garden dining, or indoor seating in Meriwether’s spacious dining room. The menu offers Pacific North Western cuisine made from local, fresh ingredients, but not only is the food local, the bar is stocked with locally brewed beverages as well.
BluehourAddress: 250 NW 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97210
Restaurateur Bruce Carey’s Bluehour, named for that ethereal time between day and night, is a sophisticated take on Northwest-inspired Mediterranean cuisine. The sleek, contemporary dining room is a harmony of dramatic high ceilings and austere décor. With an intimate private dining space with a wall back-lit with 3,000 wine bottles, this is the ideal gathering place for a group of up to 100 people. Executive Chef Kenny Giambalvo’s fresh menu changes with the seasons but fear not, his signature dishes are as constant as the blue hour that the restaurant is name for.
Paley's PlaceAddress: 1204 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
$$$ Top 10
Located in a charming old Victorian home, Paley’s Place offers Southern French and Northern Italian influenced Pacific Northwestern cuisine. The result, orchestrated by skilled 2005 James Beard Award winner Chef Vitaly Paley, is nothing short of culinary excellence. Whether it be a table on the porch or in the intimate but casual dining room, there’s no bad seat in the house to enjoy some of their seasonal organic specialties such as the Rabbit Ravioli with house bacon, mushrooms and summer squash or 40-Day Dry-Aged Highland Oak Ribeye with sweet onion rings and creamed greens.
WildwoodAddress: 1221 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
Wildwood Restaurant offers a market driven menu featuring fresh seasonal ingredients from local farms and purveyors - a sumptuous diversity of meats, seafood, pastas, vegetables, and salads. Try a pizza from the clay oven, or indulge your sweet tooth with one of our luscious desserts, made daily. Located in Northwest Portland, Wildwood Restaurant utilizes sustainable and environmentally friendly ingredients and cooking techniques to produce meals that are rich in flavor and heart. Executive Chef Dustin Clark, a member of the Wildwood team since 1998, creates dishes that are inspired by Oregon and it's unique, fresh produce. Wildwood offers a taste …
SerrattoAddress: 2112 NW Kearney St, Portland, OR 97210
$$ 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 …