Restaurants in Oregon
Olympia (formerly Olympic) Provisions is a salumeria, deli, restaurant, and bar that opened in 2009. They prepare soups, salads, and sandwiches during lunch hour.
Tommy Habetz and Nick Wood debuted their humble, market-driven sandwich shop in Southeast Portland in late 2008 and now have several locations throughout the city. The co-chefs change their blackboard menu daily, but there are some standbys like the Italian cured meat sandwich.
What was once a former convenience store is now an airy brasserie and a popular butcher shop. Standout menu items at Laurelhurst include the pan-seared imperial Wagyu steak with caramelized radicchio.
Justin Woodward, a Noma alum, spotlights foraged ingredients at Castagna. Diners can expect a 12-course tasting menu with dishes including Dungeness crab and yellow-foot chanterelles with an infusion of hops.
Serving up everything from sandwiches, egg plates and a monster breakfast burrito to delicate pastries and breads, expect an hour-long wait on weekends at this adorable breakfast and lunch spot. Don't miss the salted honey pie, it's sure to delight.
Chef Johanna Ware cooks "inauthentic Asian," offering small plates that are meant to be shared along with larger dishes of noodles and curry, plus beer, wine, cocktails, and sake.
This storied sushi restaurant is known as much for its rolls and sashimi, as well as its award-winning, late-night hamburger.
Cheap and delicious tacos, including a rotating veggie option, and several flavors of agua fresca are the things to order at this tiny, hot spot.
Upping the ante on hotel restaurants, Iron Chef winner Vitaly Paley is at the helm of The Kitchen.
Great views abound from this downtown rooftop restaurant. Run by Top Chef finalist Gregory Gourdet, standout dishes include the Bimbibop with Wagyu beef, egg, kimchee, gochujang and crispy pork belly served with pickled cherries, ginger, pumpkin seeds.
A trendy albeit unpretentious cocktail bar serving up the best vegan bowls and sandwiches in town, Sweet Hereafter's jerk marinated tofu served with coconut kale, black beans and brown rice will leave you hungry for more. Don't miss the daily happy hour from 4pm-7pm.
Local, organic, and totally vegan, Blossoming Lotus serves raw item specials and with a full bar.
Open for breakfast and lunch only, Jam has incredible lemon-ricotta pancakes as well as a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan options.
Known for its brunch with thick, buttery Texas toast, Roost also serves new American cuisine for dinner.
The simple egg sandwich is elevated with "magic dust" and punny music-themed sandwich names at Fried Egg I'm In Love.