Dinner Restaurants

1010Genoa

Address: 2832 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Genoa
Many are surprised on their first visit to Genoa to discover what lies behind the door of the unassuming storefront. Stepping inside, guests leave urban Portland far behind and travel to another world. As a guest to Genoa you can expect to begin your meal with an aperitif or cocktail and leave completely satisfied. Learn More »

109Serratto

Address: 2112 NW Kearney St, Portland, OR  97210   Make a Reservation
Serratto
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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 … Learn More »

109Fratelli

Address: 1230 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR  97209   Make a Reservation
Fratelli
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. Learn More »

109Wildwood

Address: 1221 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR  97209   Make a Reservation
Wildwood
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 … Learn More »

108Veritable Quandary

Address: 1220 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR  97204   Make a Reservation
Veritable Quandary
Veritable Quandary, located right in the heart of the busy city, is a charming dining garden with an “Old Portland” feel. The dining room’s glass walls can be opened to the outdoor elements, allowing for fresh air and the scent of blossoming flowers or they can be closed to keep guests cozy on a rainy day. The abundance of greenery surrounding Veritable Quandary changes with the seasons, as does Chef Annie Cuggino’s menu. Chef Cuggino uses fresh ingredients from local farmers to create a unique Northwest cuisine that is mixed with some flavors from her past, having previously worked in … Learn More »

108Iorio Restaurant

Address: 912 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Iorio Restaurant
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 … Learn More »

109Clarklewis

Address: 1001 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Clarklewis
Fittingly set in the Industrial District, Clarklewis is housed in an invitingly airy and open former loading dock. Dimly lit with ingeniously placed flashlights at each table to guide along the occasional disoriented diner, it lends the contemporary décor a soft and cozy edge. Emanating from the open kitchen’s wood-fired stove is a warm smoky smell sure to make your mouth water for one of their meat specialties such as the Spit-Roasted Chicken or Hearth-Roasted Carlton Pork Shoulder. Their hearty American fare serves local, organic, seasonal ingredients in a thoughtful presentation that will delight even the most particular of guests. Learn More »

107Madison's Grill

Address: 1109 SE Madison St., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Madison's Grill
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. Learn More »

108Broder

Address: 2508 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR  97255   Make a Reservation
Broder
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. Learn More »

108Beast

Address: 5425 NE 30th Ave., Portland, OR  97211   Make a Reservation
Beast
Standing out from the crowd of typical a la carte restaurants is Beast, serving up thoughtfully genuine meals in a uniquely intimate setting. With a weekly 6-course prix fixe dinner menu highlighting the season’s freshest and finest produce, and a true appreciation for all things carnivorous, Beast creates a dining experience focused squarely of the joys of communing over great food. In addition to the orchestrated menu, Beast only offers two seating times for dinner; this practice ensures that quality of food and service is not compromised to mass turn-out. And on Sundays, all are welcome to join around the … Learn More »

107Thirst Wine Bar & Bistro

Address: 315 SW Montgomery St., Portland, OR  97201   Make a Reservation
Thirst Wine Bar & Bistro
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 … Learn More »

108Le Pigeon

Address: 738 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Le Pigeon
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 … Learn More »

109Heathman Restaurant & Bar

Address: 1001 SW Broadway, Portland, OR  97205   Make a Reservation
Heathman Restaurant & Bar
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. Learn More »

108Nostrana

Address: 1401 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR  97214   Make a Reservation
Nostrana
Nostrana, translated as “ours,” focuses on sharing simple, pure food with its guests in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Earning the Best Chef Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2010, Nostrana’s menu is built around regional Italian classics like pasta and traditional Italian-style pizzas including the Dicembre with collard greens, garlic, mozzarella, red onion, and cracklins. For meat-lovers, the diversity of the food offered is evident through menu items like the Sunday Roast Lamb, Idaho Trout and Flat Iron Steak served rare. To round out the meal, a lengthy wine list has wines by the glass, bottle, or region-specific flights. Learn More »

1010Paley's Place

Address: 1204 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR  97209   Make a Reservation
Paley's Place
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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. Learn More »

1010Bluehour

Address: 250 NW 13th Ave., Portland, OR  97210   Make a Reservation
Bluehour
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. Learn More »

109Andina

Address: 1314 NW Glisan St., Portland, OR  97209   Make a Reservation
Andina
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 … Learn More »

108Park Kitchen

Address: 422 NW 8th Ave., Portland, OR  97209   Make a Reservation
Park Kitchen
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. Learn More »

108Clyde Common

Address: 1014 SW Stark St., Portland, OR  97205   Make a Reservation
Clyde Common
This tavern-style restaurant adjacent to the Ace Hotel offers a unique ambiance highlighted by creative and thoughtful fare by Chef Jason Barwikowski. With a culinary philosophy that incorporates foreign and domestic styles of cooking with local ingredients, one can expect foodie delights such as Foie Gras Torchon with rose sorbet and brioche croutons or Beef Tongue with seared scallops, beets and tomato jam. The space itself has a no frills minimalist décor boasting an open kitchen, zinc-topped bar, and long communal tables ideal for mingling with old and new friends alike. Learn More »

1010Portland City Grill

Address: 111 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR  97204   Make a Reservation
Portland City Grill
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Sitting on the 30th floor of the US Bank tower, Portland City Grill boasts the best view in the city, with a spectacular panorama of the Cascade Mountains. The cuisine is an imaginative blend of Asian, island, and northwestern influences bestowed upon USDA Prime steaks, seafood, and an extensive sushi menu. With a fantastic bar scene and an even better happy hour, it’s a popular spot for after work drinks and small bites among friends and co-workers. If you have the fortune of dining there, don’t miss out on the Misoyaki Glazed Oregon Black Cod or the Dungeness Crab Stuffed … Learn More »