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Best Portland Restaurants

Best Portland Restaurants Guide - Listed below are the best Portland restaurants located throughout our Portland neighborhoods.  Portland has no shortage of great restaurants, and finding your next delicious meal should be easier with this list.

You won't find many corporate chain restaurants here, there are plenty of those in town, but we are focusing on the independent Portland restaurants that stand out in the Rose City.  We hope our insider's guide to Portland restaurants will help you select the best place to eat the next time you are in the mood for a great meal in Portland.  If you're visiting Portland and checking out the sights downtown, there is a huge list of great Portland restaurants in Downtown Portland as well as the Pearl District.  If you head over the river to East Portland, check out some of the best Portland restaurants in SE Portland--there's a huge list to choose from.  Not to be outdone, NE Portland has a growing list of outstanding restaurants, too.

What are the qualities that make for the best restaurant in Portland?  Fresh local ingredients, sustainable business practices, organic meats and produce, and a talented chef and kitchen staff are important qualities.  Equally important to a great dining experience is a great ambiance and exceptional service.  Unique Portland restaurants offer a flair for the unusual, whether it be creative and inventive new dishes, or a fresh take on an old favorite.  We've got great choices for every taste of cuisine, so whether you're in the mood for breakfast, sushi, seafood, or a pizza, here are just a few of the best restaurants in Portland Oregon! 

Best Portland Restaurants by Neighborhood

Downtown and the Pearl District

Andina (Peruvian)
1314 NW Glisan St
Portland, OR 97209
www.andinarestaurant.com
(503) 228-9535

50 Plates
333 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209-3144
www.50plates.com
(503) 228-5050  Online Reservations

Bluehour
250 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
www.bluehouronline.com
(503) 226-3394  Online Reservations

Bay 13 Restaurant 
701 NW 13th St
Portland, OR 97209
www.bay13restaurant.com
(503) 227-1133   Online Reservations

Bijou Cafe (breakfast)
132 SW 3rd Ave
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 222-3187

Byways Cafe (breakfast)
1212 NW Glisan St
Portland, OR 97209-3015
www.bywayscafe.com
(503) 221-0011

Caffe Allora
504 NW 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
www.caffe-allora.com
(503) 445-4612

Carafe
200 SW Market St # P101
Portland, OR 97201-5700
www.carafebistro.com
(503) 248-0004

Chez Joly
135 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209
www.chezjoly.com
(503) 200-5544

Fenouil
900 NW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 525-2225   Online Reservations

Fratelli Ristorante & Bar Due'
1230 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR 97209
www.fratellicucina.com
(503) 241-8800

Fuller's Restaurant (breakfast)
136 NW 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97209-3304
(503) 222-5608

Giorgio's Restaurant
1131 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR 97209
www.giorgiospdx.com
(503) 221-1888

Heathman Hotel Restaurant
1001 SW Broadway at Salmon
Portland, OR 97205
www.heathmanportland.com
(503) 241-4100  Online Reservations

Higgins
1239 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 222-9070

Jake's Famous Crawfish
401 SW 12th Ave
www.mccormickandschmicks.com
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 226-1419  Online Reservations

Jake's Grill
611 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 220-1850  Online Reservations

Karam Lebanese
316 SW Stark St
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 223-0830 

Mother's Bistro
212 SW Stark St
Portland, OR 97204-2603
www.mothersbistro.com
(503) 464-1122

Oba
555 NW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
www.obarestaurant.com
(503) 228-6161  Online Reservations

Oregon Wines on Broadway (Wine Bar)
515 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
www.oregonwinesonbroadway.com
(503) 228-4655 

Park Bistro
615 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205-3120
www.thepark-bistro.com
(503) 227-0400

Piazza Italia
1129 NW Johnson St., Portland OR 97209
www.piazzaportland.com
(503) 478-0619

Portland City Grill
111 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
www.portlandcitygrill.com
(503) 450-0030  Online Reservations

Restaurant Murata (Japanese/Sushi)
200 SW Market St.
Portland, OR 97201
503-227-0080

Ringside (Steak)
2165 W Burnside St
Portland, OR 97210-3598
www.ringsidesteakhouse.com
(503) 223-1513  Online Reservations

Ristorante Roma
622 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 241-2692

Southpark Grill and Wine Bar
901 SW Salmon St.
Portland, OR 97205
www.southparkseafood.com
503-326-1300  

Ten 01 (Happy Hour)
1001 NW Couch St
Portland, OR 97209
www.ten-01.com
(503) 226-3463  Online Reservations

Typhoon Downtown (Thai)
410 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205-3535
www.typhoonrestaurants.com
(503) 224-8285  Online Reservations

Veritable Quandary - VQ
1220 SW 1st Ave
Portland, OR 97204
www.veritablequandary.com
(503) 227-7342

Best Portland Restaurants - Northwest Portland


Bar Mingo (Happy Hour)
811 NW 21st Ave
Portland, OR 97209
www.barmingonw.com
(503) 445-4646 

Bethany's Table
15325 NW Central Dr.
Portland, OR 97229-0986
www.bethanystable.com
(503) 614-0267

Escape from New York (Pizza)
622 NW 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97210

(503) 227-5423

Papa Haydn (Dessert)
715 NW 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97210-3210
www.papahaydn.com
(503) 228-7317

Typhoon (Thai)
2310 NW Everett St
Portland, OR 97210-3530
www.typhoonrestaurants.com
(503) 243-7557

Best Portland Restaurants - Northeast Portland

Beast
5425 NE 30th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
www.beastpdx.com
(503) 841-6968

Ciao Vito Restaurant
2203 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
www.ciaovito.net
(503) 282-5522

Cadillac Cafe (breakfast)
1801 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232-1429
(503) 287-4750

Chameleon Restaurant
2000 NE 40th Ave
Portland, OR 97212-5311
www.chameleonpdx.com
(503) 460-2682

DOC
5519 NE 30th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
www.docpdx.com
(503) 946-8592

Echo
2225 NE Martin Luther King Blvd
Portland, OR 97212-3788
www.echorestaurant.com
(503) 460-3246

Equinox (breakfast)
830 N Shaver St
Portland, OR 97227-1251
www.equinoxrestaurantpdx.com
(503) 460-3333

Firehouse
711 NE Dekum St
Portland, OR 97255
www.firehousepdx.com
(503) 954-1702

Gravy (breakfast)
3957 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227-1162
(503) 287-8800

Halibuts (best Portland fish and chips)
2525 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211-6344
(503) 808-9600

Kir Wine Bar
22 NE 7th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 232-3063

Mint / 820 (Happy Hour)
820 N. Russell Street
Portland, OR 97255
www.mintand820.com
(503) 460-0820

Milo's City Cafe (breakfast)
1325 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR 97232
www.miloscitycafe.com
(503) 288-6456

Navarre
10 NE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 232-3555

Pambiche
2811 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97232-2433
www.pambiche.com
(503) 233-0511

Ringside
14021 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97230-3346
www.ringsidesteakhouse.com
(503) 255-0750

Salty's on the Columbia
3839 NE Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97253
www.saltys.com
(503) 288-4444 Online Reservations

Tabla
200 NE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
www.tabla-restaurant.com
(503) 238-3777

Tin Shed (breakfast)
1438 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211-5044
www.tinshedgardencafe.com
(503) 288-6966

Wine Down
126 NE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
www.winedownpdx.com
(503) 236-9463 

 

Best Portland Restaurants - North Portland

Beaterville Cafe (breakfast)
2201 N Killingsworth St. 
Portland, OR 97217-4442
beatervillecafe.net
(503) 735-4652

Little Red Bike Cafe (breakfast)
4823 N. Lombard St.
Portland, OR 97203
www.littleredbikecafe.com
(503) 289-0120

Por Que No (Mexican)
3524 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227-1155
www.porquenotacos.com
(503) 467-4149

Toro Bravo  (Tapas)
120 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR 97212
www.torobravopdx.com
503-281-4700 

Best Portland Restaurants - Southeast Portland

3 Doors Down
1429 SE 37th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
www.3doorsdowncafe.com
(503) 236-6886

A Cena Ristorante
7742 SE 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 97202
www.acenapdx.com
(503) 206-3291

Apizza Schools
4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97215-3249

(503) 233-1286
www.apizzascholls.com

Arleta Library Bakery Cafe (breakfast)
5513 SE 72nd Ave
Portland, OR 97206
www.arletalibrary.com
503) 774-4470

Bamboo Sushi
310 SE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97214-1808
www.bamboosushipdx.com
(503) 232-5255

Belly Timber
3257 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
www.bellytimberrestaurant.com
(503) 235-3277

Broder Cafe (breakfast)
2508 SE Clinton St
Portland, OR 97202-1239
(503) 736-3333

Cafe Castagna
1758 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214-3723
www.castagnarestaurant.com
(503) 231-9959

Cup and Saucer Cafe (breakfast)
3566 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214-5142
www.cupandsaucercafe.com
(503) 236-6001

Delta Cafe (breakfast)
4607 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 771-3101

Detour Cafe (breakfast)
3035 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202-1479
www.detourcafe.com
(503) 234-7499

Farm Cafe
10 SE 7th Ave
Portland, OR 97214-1244
www.thefarmcafe.com
(503) 736-3276

Flying Pie Pizzeria
7804 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215-2340

(503) 254-2016
www.flying-pie.com

Genie's Cafe (breakfast)
1101 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202
www.geniescafepdx.com
(503) 445-9777

Gino's
8051 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
www.ginossellwood.com
(503) 233-4613

Gold Garden Seafood Restaurant
1818 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 777-3399 

Iorio
912 SE Hawthorne, Portland OR 97214
www.ioriorestaurant.com
(503) 445-4716

Jam on Hawthorne (breakfast)
2239 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214-3920
(503) 234-4790

Ken's Artisan Pizza 
304 SE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97214-1808
(503) 517-9951
www.kensartisan.com

Khun Pic's Bahn Thai
3429 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214-4246
(503) 235-1610

Le Bistro Montage (Happy hour/late night)
301 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214
www.montageportland.com
(503) 234-1324

Nicholas
318 SE Grand Ave
Portland, OR 97214
www.nicholasrestaurant.com
(503) 235-5123

Nuestra Cocina
2135 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202-1242
www.nuestra-cocina.com
(503) 232-2135

Pine State Biscuits (breakfast)
3640 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214-4326
www.pinestatebiscuits.com
(503) 236-3346

The Observatory
8115 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 445-6284 

Pok Pok
3226 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97202
www.pokpokpdx.com
(503) 232-1387

Portobello Vegan Trattoria
2001 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 754-5993
www.portobellopdx.com

Powell's Seafood Restaurant
6633 SE Powell Boulevard
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 775-3901 

Sel Gris
1852 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214-3816
www.selgrisrestaurant.com
(503) 517-7770

Sanborn's (breakfast)
3200 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97202-2430
www.sanbornsbreakfast.com
(503) 963-8000

Screen Door Restaurant
2337 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214-1655
www.screendoorrestaurant.com
(503) 542-0880

Simpatica Dining Hall (breakfast/brunch)
828 SE Ash St
Portland, OR 97214-1240
www.simpaticacatering.com
(503) 235-1600

Sushi Mazi
2126 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202-1243
(503) 432-8651

Tastebud Farm (Pizza)
3220 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97202-2430

(503) 234-0330
www.tastebudfarm.com

The Waffle Window (breakfast)
3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
www.wafflewindow.com
(503) 239-4756

Utopia Cafe (breakfast)
3308 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214-4245
(503) 235-7606

Wong's King Seafood Restaurant
8733 SE Division St, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97266
www.wongsking.com
(503) 788-8883

Wy' East Pizza
3131 SE 50th Ave
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 701-5149

Zell's (breakfast)
1300 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-0196

 

Best Portland Restaurants -East Portland

Le Pigeon
738 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97232
www.lepigeon.com
(503) 546-8796

Noble Rot (Wine Bar/Happy Hour)
1111 E. Burnside
Portland, OR 97232
www.noblerotpdx.com
(503) 233-1999 

Best Portland Restaurants -Southwest Portland

Alba Osteria
6440 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97239
(503) 977-3045

Fat City (breakfast)
7820 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219-2466
(503) 245-5457

Marco's Cafe (breakfast)
7910 SW 35th Ave
Portland, OR 97219-2462
www.marcoscafe.com
(503) 245-0199

Seasons and Regions Seafood
6660 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219
www.seasonsandregions.com
(503) 244-6400


Best Portland Restaurants - by Type of Food

To hone in on your hunt for the best restaurant in Portland, here are a few more "best of Portland" lists, sorted by category:

Best Portland Italian Restaurants

Best Portland Pizza

Best Portland Seafood

Best Portland Wine Bars

Best Portland Happy Hour

Best Portland Breakfast

Best Portland Dim Sum

Best Portland Chinese

Best Portland Ladies Night Out

Best Portland Thai

Best Portland Burger

Best Portland Indian Food

Best Portland Restaurant - Reviews

There are several excellent Portland restaurant review websites.  It's always a good idea to read Portland restaurant reviews prior to selecting a restaurant to get a better understanding of what to expect.  If you find the best restaurant in Portland OR and we don't have it listed, let us know!  Here are links to some of the most popular Portland restaurant reviews:

Portland Restaurant Reviews on Yelp.com

Portland Food Blogs, PortlandFoodandDrink.com and ExtraMSG.com


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