Dining Month: 3 Courses for $29
Dining Month: 3 Courses for $29
One month out of the year, your key to the city is a fork. During Dining Month in Downtown Portland and beyond, more than 80 restaurants serve up three tasty courses for just $29. Tastes to excite. Savings to savor. Coming March 2014. In the meantime, check out last year’s participating restaurants and their 2013 menus below.
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23Hoyt is a New American tavern restaurant located in the heart of Nob Hill. It is at once an everyday neighborhood favorite and a destination for a special night out – comfortable, modern, delicious and friendly.
3 Doors Down Café
3 Doors Down offers a doff of the hat to Mother Italy and a harmonious affair with locally procured Pacific Northwest and American cuisine. A playful, thoughtful and engaging dining experience begins with the dynamic wine list and cocktails on tap, flowing effortlessly to the inventive starters, big bowls of pasta and shellfish, perfectly grilled fish and meats, and spaghetti-and-meatball Sunday suppers.
- 1303 N.E. Fremont St.
Chef Adam Higgs welcomes you to the finest in New Orleans dining on the West Coast. Located in the Sabin/Irvington neighborhood of Portland, Acadia’s goal is to create modern American cuisine rooted in the “melting pot” food culture that is Louisiana. The menu features locally grown fruits, vegetables and meats, as well as exclusively U.S. wild-caught seafood from the Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest.
- 1303 NE Fremont St.
Chef Adam Higgs welcomes you to the finest in New Orleans dining on the West Coast. Located in the Sabin/Irvington neighborhood of Portland, Acadia’s goal is to create modern American cuisine rooted in the “melting pot” food culture that is Louisiana. The menu features locally grown fruits, vegetables and meats, as well as exclusively U.S. wild-caught seafood from the Gulf coast and Pacific Northwest.
Accanto is a lively cafe, enoteca and neighborhood gathering spot in Southeast Portland. Inspired, by the many neighborhood enotecas throughout Italy, Accanto strives to be Portland’s version of this communal gathering space. The restaurant’s menu changes seasonally but always offers guests an array of starters and antipasti, six different daily house-made pastas and nightly entree specials. The wine list draws from Europe as well as the Pacific Northwest, and guests can also choose from neighboring Genoa’s extensive bottle selection. The beverage list features cocktails made with local spirits, and Italian grappas and digestivos.
In Northeast Portland’s Alberta Arts District, Aviary welcomes guests for dinner at its chef’s counter, communal table and seasonal patio Monday to Saturday. The restaurant space combines urban industrial design with local art, reclaimed wood from the original site and locally crafted lighting, while the three co-chefs collaborate on an eclectic menu of small plates inspired by more than a decade of cooking experience in New York and Portland. The menu focuses on the creative use of quality ingredients and locally sourced product in Asian fusion-inspired dishes.
- 1522 S.E. 32nd Ave.
If monks lived in Portland, this would be their watering hole. Bazi is a Belgian beer bar in Southeast Portland serving European comfort food and 17 Belgian-inspired craft beers on draft, as well as premium liquor and more than 40 bottled beers.
- 2301 N.W. Savier St.
A local institution since 1903, Besaw’s has continued to delight friends and families as their favorite neighborhood café. The building, dating back to the 19th century, is bright and bustling during the day, then cozy and intimate in the evening. Besaw’s breakfast, lunch and dinner use only the finest ingredients from local, cage-free eggs, organic meats, produce and items from the vegetable garden. Unpretentious, delicious dinners are served five nights a week and breakfast and lunch are served seven days a week.
Bistro 921 features finely crafted dishes from local products, assorted Oregon microbrews and a Pacific Northwest-focused wine list. Located in the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, this casual restaurant is just a few short blocks from downtown attractions and is a popular spot for dinner among symphony-goers. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner – Bistro 921 has options for every appetite.
Located in downtown Portland’s Theater District, Bistro Marquee features an open kitchen, expansive bar, airy dining room and year-round seating on the glassed-in heated patio. It offers seasonal menus that marry French-inspired cuisine with high-quality fresh and local ingredients from farms, markets and specialty purveyors.
Gabe Rosen’s renowned Biwa restaurant serves homestyle Japanese food like yakitori, handmade ramen and udon, and plenty of sake. Other highlights include the sashimi, an open kitchen and inviting atmosphere, and the cultishly beloved Biwa Burger (usually only available late-night).
Bluehour is Portland’s premier modern Mediterranean restaurant and bar. Located in the Pearl District, this landmark is a tourist and local favorite for an everyday occasion or a special night out. Chef Dolan Lanes presents an elegant and transporting menu in the dining room and a comfortable, deeply-satisfying menu in the cafe/bar and at lunch.
Tucked away on a narrow street in downtown Portland’s historic Calumet building, the Brasserie Montmartre has evoked the feel of Paris and given a nod to the past while being quintessentially Portland since 1979. Enjoy live jazz four nights a week, one of Portland’s best happy hours and special monthly dinners.
- 7455 S.W. Bridgeport Road
Bridgeport Village offers an exclusive mix of local, regional and the nation’s finest upscale retailers and restaurants unlike any other shopping experience in Oregon. Reminiscent of an open-air European-style shopping experience, with outdoor sound system, outdoor dining, a fire/water fountain, Italian gazebo and kiosks, and bicycle racks.
Bridgeport Village offers unparalleled services and guest amenities including: guest services, valet parking, courtesy shuttle and package carry-out service, wheelchair and stroller rentals, lost and found, free Wi-Fi, ATM, family restrooms, ladies’ lounge and nursing room.
BRIX Tavern marries enduring American comfort food with a classic tavern vibe. From the nostalgia of a chicken-fried chicken breast to the savory flavors of rotisserie prime rib, the menu is built around simple American cooking, enhanced with the freshest in local ingredients. Also enjoy the tavern’s house-made craft cocktails and wide selection of beers.
Charley’s on Grand
- 435 N.E. Wasco St.
The American restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center serves casual, fresh continental fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Charley’s on Grand features a lounge and restaurant to meet all of your dinner needs, from a fun, relaxed atmosphere with big-screen TVs and an outdoor fireside patio to a quiet, fine-dining experience.
In what was not long ago a loading dock, clarklewis is a sophisticated gem on the creative frontier of Portland’s inner eastside. Chef Dolan Lane’s hearty dishes from the wood-fired hearth/rotisserie find their perfect complement in the fresh, unmanipulated flavors of the best in locally sourced produce. Clarklewis is open weekdays for lunch and Monday through Saturday for dinner.
- 1014 S.W. Stark St.
Clyde Common is a lively and acclaimed European-style tavern in the Ace Hotel that offers a regional take on classic dining. The daily menu emphasizes meats butchered and cured in house, along with locally farmed vegetables and Pacific Northwest seafood. A semi-finalist for The James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Bar Program, Clyde’s bar specializes in American whiskeys and is renowned for its craft cocktails–it even pioneered the world’s first barrel-aged cocktails.
Coppia Restaurant & Wine Bar
Coppia Restaurant & Wine Bar is a Pearl District restaurant focused on the cuisine of Piedmont, Italy, with a great reputation for its wine and food pairings. The wine list leans towards Piedmont, but they also offer wines from around the world.
Daily Grill, located in the heart of the city’s business, retail, and cultural district in downtown Portland, is adjacent to the Westin. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus happy hour seven days a week!
Join the Daily Grill and the Westin Portland for your next event. Fully catered by Daily Grill, the Westin Portland features 2,060 square feet of meeting and event space that is perfect for smaller groups.
Located atop the Nines Hotel, Departure Restaurant offers a modern take on Asian cuisine in a sleek, cosmopolitan setting with two outdoor decks and stunning views of the city, mountains and river. Chef de Cuisine Gregory Gourdet creates dishes with a modern twist using traditional Asian preparations and Northwest ingredients. Departure’s bar showcases exotic cocktails, a global wine list and the city’s largest sake list. Sip a cocktail on the 15th-floor outdoor patio and take in the magnificent view of Pioneer Courthouse Square and the heart of downtown Portland.
East India Co. Grill & Bar
East India Co Grill & Bar offers a delectable journey. Subtle complex marinades using time-honored Indian grilling methods created by seasoned master chefs reflect the food trends in today’s India. The menu remains true to classic Indian recipes but is served with verve and style.
The restaurant, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Portland on 11th avenue between Yamhill and Taylor, is open for lunch, happy hour and dinner Monday through Saturday.
Firehouse Restaurant is committed to offering seasonable fare using sustainable fish, meats and produce whenever possible. The restaurant uses a wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill that emphasize technique, seasonality and a simple straightforward approach to food. With a warm and inviting atmosphere inside the old Firehouse 29 building from the early 1900s, this is a place to sit, relax and indulge yourself in a community of diners that all want the same thing: a good meal and wine without any pretext.
- 1230 N.W. Hoyt St.
Ristorante Fratelli has been proudly serving regionally inspired Italian cuisine to Portlanders since 1998. This intimate Pearl District restaurant features a simple and regional approach to Italian home cooking, with dishes that use seasonal and local ingredients from area farmers.
Gather Food & Drink
- 1000 NE Multnomah St.
Gather Food & Drink is Portland’s newest spot to sip, socialize and sample the best of local Northwest tastes. Delight in inspired seasonal fare, with unique selections reflecting the changing array of food and drink produced locally. Share small plates with a group or order a delicious entree for yourself … with free parking and the MAX just steps away, it’s the perfect place to Gather with your friends before the concert or the game.
Gracie’s Restaurant (in the Hotel deLuxe) serves the freshest Pacific Northwest fare, from house-made smoked salmon Benedict and fresh salads to pan-seared halibut with pea risotto or Imperial Stock Ranch lamb chops. Gracie’s provides a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere for the casual diner, business traveler or the dressed-to-the-nines visitor. Valet parking is free and the service is inviting and impeccable.
Huber’s, established in 1879, is Portland’s oldest restaurant and bar. Dinner in the historic dining room, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is like stepping back in time. It has solid mahogany paneling, a terrazzo floor and is crowned by a stained glass skylight. Roasted turkey continues to be the house specialty since the saloon days, but today they also feature fresh seafood and Certified Angus steaks.
Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill
Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill offers a stylish, upbeat atmosphere boasting one of the best views on the Columbia River. Located inside the bustling Red Lion on the River with easy access from I-5 we offer delicious selections for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Known as one of the Happiest Lounges around, our twice-a-day Happy Hour is offered from 3-6 AND 9pm-11pm. In addition to that happiness, we offer the area’s best live dancing music on Friday’s and our DJ spins the sounds every Saturday.
The newest member of the Kells family is the chain’s only brewpub, which brews on-site in Northwest Portland. House brews include an IPA, Irish Lager and Irish Red Ale, all of which are complemented by Kells’ Irish and American pub fare.
Lincoln is a balance between old and new, modern and classic, rustic and refined, casual and formal, everyday and special occasion. Lincoln offers an honest expression of Portland cuisine – direct and elemental yet sophisticated. The front of the house warmth is delivered by a team of seasoned local professionals who focus specifically on genuine and attentive service. The food is direct in style, flavor and presentation. Seasonal fare on the changing menu concentrates on what is grown in the Pacific Northwest. What’s listed on the menu is what’s delivered on the plate.
- 816 N. Russell St.
This north Portland restaurant and lounge was founded by Lucy Brennan, who has been named one of America’s top mixologists by such diverse sources as Playboy and Bon Appetit. Her cocktails blend fresh ingredients and bold flavors, and many of the 40 or so cocktails on 820′s menu use house-infused spirits. Located in the historic Frederick Torgler Building, Mint’s sleek, yet cushy interior allows the vibrant drinks and pan-American bistro cuisine to take center stage, inviting guests to relax and enjoy.
Mother’s Bistro & Bar
- 212 S.W. Stark St.
Chosen as Willamette Week’s “restaurant of the year” after opening in 2000, Mother’s Bistro & Bar serves comfort food classics made from scratch, perfected in the hands of four-star-restaurant-trained chef Lisa Schroeder. With melt-in-your-mouth biscuits, pot roast, chicken and dumplings and a different decadent macaroni and cheese daily, home cooking is elevated to a high art for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Mother’s.
Nel Centro is a modern, light-filled aria to one of the world’s most revered cuisines. Nel Centro (Italian for “in the center”) explores the classic dishes of the Riviera and Chef David Machado’s passion for grand culinary traditions and locally sourced, seasonal food. With several cozy fireplaces, the restaurant’s outdoor patio is a summertime dining and happy hour favorite. Valet parking is available adjacent to the restaurant at the Hotel Modera, 515 S.W. Clay St.
Oba! is a celebrated Nuevo Latino restaurant in the heart of the Pearl District with flavors that sizzle and nourish the soul. It features a 40-foot hammered copper bar serving hand-crafted cocktails, an open and airy central dining room, and a more intimate candle-lit Hacienda room. Happy hour here is widely regarded as one of the best in the city.
Old Wives’ Tales
- 1300 E. Burnside
Old Wives’ Tales has been open since 1980, offering a multi-ethnic menu of vegetarian, chicken and seafood dishes. The extensive menu, including many small plates and a la carte choices, makes it possible to select a range of dining experiences from light meals to multi-course feasts. The restaurant is known for its salad bar and for its Hungarian mushroom soup, which is always available on the soup bar, along with two choices of vegan, gluten-free vegetable soups that change daily. It also features an ocean-themed playroom for kids.
Olympic Provisions NW
Olympic Provisions Northwest is the convivial west-side answer to Olympic Provisions’ intimate Southeast location. Marked by a string of patio lights on an otherwise industrial stretch of Northwest Thurman Street, OPNW offers a menu of lovely rustic European-inspired fare in a warm, windowed setting, accentuated by an antique French rotisserie.
Olympic Provisions SE
- 107 S.E. Washington St.
Olympic Provisions is home to both a European-style restaurant and deli serving lunch and dinner, as well as Oregon’s first USDA certified meat-curing facility (salumeria). The restaurant features cuisine influenced by European and North African flavors that showcases local ingredients. Salumist Elias Cairo crafts “American Charcuterie” using local, high-quality ingredients for wholesale to grocery stores, restaurants and wine bars around the region.
Oven and Shaker
- 1134 N.W. Everett St.
A partnership between three of Portland’s most accomplished industry veterans, Oven and Shaker is a modern urban saloon in the heart of Portland’s Pearl District. It ties the hearty Italian street food and wood-oven-pizza-making talent of three-time James Beard Award-nominated Chef Cathy Whims together with the ingredient-driven classic cocktails of veteran Northwest bartender and Aviation Gin co-creator Ryan Magarian.
Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar
- 1204 N.W. 21st Ave.
Paley’s Place offers Pacific Northwest regional cuisine in the warm, inviting setting of a Victorian home. Chef and owner (and James Beard Award-winner) Vitaly Paley creates seasonal menus from the bounty of the Northwest with Southern French and Northern Italian influences. While the wine list offers an extensive selection exclusively from the wine regions of Oregon, Washington and France, “Wine Wednesday” takes a more global approach to wine tasting with wine flights available from around the world. Seating is intimate yet casual in the dining room and bar or outside on the porch.
Paragon Restaurant & Bar
Paragon is a neighborhood gastropub serving ingredient-driven and honest food with a popular bar offering craft beers, unique artisan cocktails and eclectic wines. Paragon offers a casual and approachable dining experience with a hint of nostalgia that both roots you to the present and takes you back to the familiar. The stylish décor complements the contemporary menu of new and reinterpreted American classics.
Portland Brewing Company Taproom
One of the first craft breweries in the city, Portland Brewing brewed its first beer in 1986. Though it went by a different name for a while, it’s gone back to its roots today (but don’t worry, it still offers the iconic MacTarnahan’s Amber Ale!). The taproom offers more than 12 beers on draft, including year-round, seasonal and taproom exclusive styles to complement the sandwiches, brewer’s plates and other pub fare.
Portland Prime serves local seafood, steaks and chops in a refined setting. The Prime Bar features vintage cocktails, local craft beers and stellar wine list.
Quartet is located alongside the Willamette River on the South Waterfront, offering panoramic views of city lights, bridges and parks. The restaurant serves American regional cuisine with fresh seafood, Prime steaks and many Portland-inspired favorites complemented by an extensive wine list and wide selections of wines by the glass available both in the dining room and the bar. Quartet offers a twice-daily happy hour and Sunday brunch.
- 1205 S.W. Washington St.
Ración Open Kitchen + Bar is a modern Spanish restaurant located in downtown’s West End. With 15 seats at an open kitchen bar, guests can observe chefs Anthony Cafiero and Roscoe Roberson as they create modern dishes rooted in Spanish tradition and serve each guest à la carte ‘raciones’ or plate five-course tasting menus. Lounge seating is also available for the casual cocktail and snack.
Raven & Rose
Raven & Rose offers classic farmhouse cookery and historically inspired cocktails in Portland’s historic Ladd Carriage House. The dining room menu draws inspiration from the Irish and British countryside, driven by simple, pristinely sourced ingredients and exceptional execution in a warm, attentive atmosphere.
Red Star Tavern
Located in the heart of downtown Portland at the Hotel Monaco, Red Star provides fine dining service in a casual atmosphere. Chef Kyle Rourke ensures that fresh, local and seasonal are always the primary ingredients. From the slow-roasted meats and bright salads to the playful flavor combinations from the bar, every menu choice will more than compliment the comforting glow from the wood-fire grill.
RingSide Fish House
RingSide Fish House is to fresh seafood what RingSide Steakhouse has become to legendary steaks, offering the freshest seafood prepared with the best local ingredients available. The menu includes local oysters, Dungeness crab, king salmon, Alaskan halibut, dayboat sea scallops and more depending on seasonal availability. Service is impeccable and the award-winning wine list is unmatched. Enjoy dinner at the Fish House on the Mezzanine level of the Fox Tower overlooking Director Park in downtown Portland, or come by for late-night dining, including the renowned twice-daily happy hour.
RingSide offers the freshest seafood prepared with the best local ingredients available. Service is impeccable and the award-winning wine list is unmatched. Enjoy dinner at the Fish House on the Mezzanine level of the Fox Tower overlooking Director Park in downtown Portland.
RingSide Steakhouse Uptown
This renowned steakhouse has been at its original location on West Burnside for more than 65 years with three generations of family ownership. RingSide Steakhouse has earned a reputation serving the best steaks in Portland, featuring steaks custom dry-aged in-houses. Tuxedoed servers offer impeccable service and can complement your meal with an unmatched wine list of more than 700 labels in a timeless, old-school atmosphere.
Salty’s on the Columbia
The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn’t downtown, it’s on the Columbia River. Salty’s award-winning fresh Northwest seafood cuisine and attentive friendly service is further enhanced by inspiring views of the mighty Columbia and Mt. Hood from its two-story deck and walls of windows. The menu offers fresh Dungeness crab and Maine lobster (so fresh they’re swimming in the lobby’s saltwater tanks) to Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, oysters and clams from Northwest beaches or Certified Angus Beef Natural® steaks, pasta and an award-winning Sunday Brunch. The Bar-Café offers more intimate dining, cocktails, a great happy hour and live jazz on select evenings.
Since 1995, Saucebox has maintained a reputation in the city as the place for the finest in pan-Asian and Pacific Island cuisine with its insider vibe and unique presence. Unforgettable dishes and innovative cocktails have garnered national attention for Saucebox national in The New York Times, Bon Appetit Magazine, Travel & Leisure and The Wall Street Journal – but its local popularity makes this a landmark of Portland restaurant and lounge scene.
Seres Restaurant and Bar
- 1105 NW Lovejoy St.
Seres Restaurant in Portland’s Pearl District is a modern, sustainable interpretation of classic Szechuan and multi-regional Chinese cuisine. What this means is that everything from ingredients to materials and practices follows a commitment to the health of diners as well as the planet.
In addition to using primarily organic produce, Seres’ dishes feature Painted Hills Natural Beef, free-range chicken from Draper Valley Farms, sustainably caught seafood, natural soybean oil and bean curd from OTA Tofu.
Bonus: Make reservations and receive a complimentary dessert!
Sok Sab Bai Cambodian Cuisine
- 2625 S.E. 21st St. #B
Sok Sab Bai Cambodian Cuisine serves traditional Cambodian comfort food with a modern twist. After success as a food cart, Sok Sab Bai just upgraded to a brick-and-mortar restaurant inside an old Victorian house in the Clinton-Division neighborhood of Southeast Portland.
Southpark is a contemporary seafood restaurant inspired by the amazing farmers, fishers and winemakers of the region. Located in the heart of Portland’s cultural core – the historic South Park Blocks, Southpark is the window into Portland’s Arts and Cultural District where guests can relax and take in the vibrant energy of downtown. Stop by for lunch or dinner seven days a week or for happy hour in the wine bar from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Streetcar Bistro & Taproom
- 1101 N.W. Northrup St.
Streetcar is a Pearl District bistro passionate about sustainable, renewable business practices. The restaurant serves meats raised humanely, sustainably and without hormones or antibiotics, seafood from sustainable fisheries, and local and organic produce. The restaurant’s food is complemented by more than 30 beers on tap and a lengthy drink menu.
Tabla Mediterranean Bistro
Tabla is an Italian restaurant specializing in fresh pasta using the best local ingredients. Inspired by the rotating menus of Italy and the fresh, seasonal ingredients they highlight, Tabla seeks a balance of the traditional and modern. It offers both local and Italian wines, seasonal specialty cocktails and local beers on tap.
- 909 SW Park Ave.
Far East street plates inspired by haute Japanese cuisine, Korean comfort foods, Thai fast food and the street cart delicacies of Taiwan and China. An event full of foolish deliciousness [bakuma].
With our specialty woks, each dish is unique and fragrant — filled with the aroma and flavors of the far east. Hand-rolled dumplings are prepared at our dumpling bar, and Tasting East’s Chef Kenny brings the authentic flavors of Asia to each delicious dish.
The Bent Brick
Situated in a charming 1940s brick building in the heart of Northwest Portland’s Slabtown area, The Bent Brick offers home-made sausage, roasts, soups, salads and desserts. The welcoming service, ultra-cozy atmosphere, outstanding cocktails and 16 Oregon and Washington wines on tap make this neighborhood restaurant stand out as a must-visit.
The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar
The Country Cat is a down-home neighborhood restaurant in Southeast that specializes in farm-to-table cuisine. It offers outstanding brunch and dinner in a comfortable, lively, family-friendly environment. From the fried chicken to the “whole hog” plate, everything is prepared and crafted in-house.
The Original – A Dinerant
A new kind of neighborhood eatery, The Orignal is Portland’s downtown destination for unexpected all-day dining. This Dinerant (diner + restaurant) goes far beyond conventional comfort food, updating long-time favorites with a dose of style and sophistication. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Late night dining until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
- 2703 N.E. Alberta St.
The Station is a neighborhood pub focused on great food and drink in a casual, comfortable environment. The restaurant is housed in a 1931 building originally home to the Northwestern Electric Company and now listed on the history registry.
Thirst Bistro offers premiere riverfront dining that highlights Pacific Northwest ingredients paired with local wines, craft brews and spirits. On summer evenings, the waterfront patio dining with views of the river, bridges and city can’t be beat.
- 5222 S.E. 52nd Ave.
Toast is a small, neighborhood restaurant in Southeast Portland featuring cuisine using local, seasonal, fresh and natural products. Toast offers a full dinner menu, but it’s their breakfast and brunch that truly can’t be missed.
Touché offers Mediterranean cuisine in the comfort and warmth of a historic two-story firehouse in Portland’s Pearl District. The space is set off by a beautiful spiral staircase leading to the upstairs billiards bar. The menu features many different pastas, pizzas, calzones, entrees and more.
With a legendary lineup of exotic handcrafted cocktails, delectable tidbits and imaginative entrees, Trader Vic’s is a tropical refuge in the heart of the Pearl District and Portland’s premiere destination for Polynesian cuisine, tropical cocktails, traditional Pupus and Chinese oven dishes. The unforgettable ambiance features traditional Tikis, palm-thatched ceilings and plenty of island spirit.
- 1401 SW Naito Pkwy
At our newly renovated Portland waterfront restaurant, let us dazzle your senses with a seasonal menu showcasing the bounty of the Pacific and the artisanal riches of the Willamette and Columbia Valleys, complemented by an extensive wine list.
Located in Northwest Portland, Urban Fondue is a unique dining experience. Locally owned, Urban Fondue brings fresh, local ingredients to the table creating mouthwatering fondue entrees and an experience not to be forgotten. Favorite menu items to try include smoked farmhouse cheddar fondue, brie and Gorgonzola fondue, Heath Bar chocolate fondue and peanut-butter-and-chocolate fondue. Open daily for dinner at 5 p.m.
Wildwood helped set the standard for farm-to-table and classic Northwest cuisine. Its bar is a beachhead for local distillers as well, offering an impressive list of house cocktails featuring local artisan spirits and innovative takes on classic recipes while highlighting seasonal flavors.
Located at Union Station, Wilfs serves upfront jazz, house-infused libations and classic old-school fare like tableside Caesar salads, Steak Diane, New York pepper steak and Bananas Foster. This retro piano bar is a family-owned restaurant celebrating 35 years in business.
Windows Skyroom & Lounge
- 1021 N.E. Grand Ave.
Windows Skyroom Lounge and Rooftop Terrace boasts the finest skyline view of downtown Portland. Located on the sixth floor of the Red Lion Hotel near the Oregon Convention Center, it’s the ideal place to relax and enjoy some of Oregon’s best microbrews and wines. Check out the city lights while dining on nightly specials and Northwest cuisine or stargaze around the fire pit on the flagstone terrace. Windows also has two large-screen TVs and a nightly happy hour until 7 p.m.
Inspired by the Japanese izakaya concept, Yakuza is a food-lover’s bar serving exceptional food and drinks best shared with good friends. Chef David Gaspar de Alba’s daily food specials are devised around organic, local ingredients, complementing menu favorites like kale salad, Kobe tartare, tempura scallops, hamachi, pork cheek and the legendary Yakuza Burger, Portland Monthly Magazine’s Best Burger in 2009. To wash it all down, the restaurant features a wide selection of sakes, house cocktails, beer and wine.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Crystal Hotel’s first-floor Northwest-style café is an ideal spot to meet up downtown. The Zeus Café features an open kitchen and a menu that uses local, seasonal ingredients. Huge windows will offer plenty of natural light indoors and heated, dog-friendly outdoor seating is available on the sidewalk.
- 10th and Yamhill
- 1st and Jefferson
- 3rd and Alder
- 4th & Yamhill
- Naito and Davis
- 808 Southwest Stark Street