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 ...
912 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
With a menu worthy of an Italian grandmother’s famed home cooking, Iorio Restaurant honors its genre with the finest local organic produce and sustainable meats. Affordable favorites such as the cornmeal-crusted Wild Caught Calamari or Butternut Squash Pizza will please the foodie palate in this small but intimate Hawthorne eatery. Whether you come as part of a couple or with a large party, Iorio encourages a variety of group sizes with their amply-spaced tables. The friendly and inviting décor, low lighting, attentive service, and unpretentious comfort food is sure to give this a permanent place on your list of regular ...
2508 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97255
With its quaint, cottage storefront and bright interior, Broder is a Swedis restaurant that will make diners feel as though they have been transported out of Portland and into Sweden. Serving up breakfast and lunch daily, with dinner only available Thursday through Saturday, Broder is well known for their tasty breakfast menu featuring Danish pancakes. This restaurant also presents specialty dishes for lunch and dinner, such as Swedish meatballs or Danish meat patties. Broder also serves traditional American options, making this restaurant a perfect place to bring even the pickiest of eaters.
1125 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202
Located in Southeast Portland, Portobello Vegan Trattoria features dishes inspired by the culinary traditions of France, Italy, and Spain. Owners Dinae Horne and Chef Aaron Adams emphasize local, organic, and vegan foods and wines as part of a menu that changes seasonally. It includes almost exclusively handmade items, down to the stuffed pastas and cultured cashew cheese. In addition to exclusively vegan fare, Portobello provides soy - and gluten-free options, as well as several completely raw entrées and desserts. With wood paneling and soft green walls, the well-lit dining room is complete with tables and chairs created by a local ...