Restaurants in Oregon

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This establishment in north Portland has been operating in one form or another for over eight decades. Larry and Carla White have been in charge for... Read More

The restaurant boasts a Napa Valley pedigree and such dishes as Columbia River sturgeon with Chioggia beets and savoy cabbage. Read More

The extensive menu at this upscale Peruvian spot presents some tough decisions. The small-plate selection is awfully tempting, with choices like grilled... Read More

The fresh mozzarella and ricotta, herbs, and extra garlic make Apizza's classic New York White pie as good as any from the Big Apple. Pair with a glass... Read More

Large groups can order from a family-style menu, which starts with fritti misti and features fusilli or cavatelli with sausage, misticanza, and burrata.... Read More

Order signature rolls—we love the tempura shishito and pickled shiitake PDX roll— with sake (or a signature cocktail with Thai chili-infused sake) and... Read More

Like an eccentric dinner party in chef and co-owner Naomi Pomeroy’s exhibition kitchen, the dining area is comprised of twin communal tables, and there... Read More

This restaurant turns out “New Ranch Cuisine” (for example, a sophisticated version of meatloaf) in a converted 1923 smithy. Read More

Don't leave without ordering one of their famous pumpkin cinnamon rolls. They're so indulgent, even carnivores will consider baking these vegan treats. Read More

The restaurant offers exceptional views of the river and bridge, a tasting room for the Oregon Coast's Flying Dutchman Winery, and a small-plates menu... Read More

Tommy Habetz and Nick Wood debuted their humble, market-driven sandwich shop in Southeast Portland in late 2008 and spawned a downtown location in mid... Read More

The co-chefs change their blackboard menu daily, but there are standbys like the Italian cured meat sandwich. They also showcase caramelized pork belly... Read More

There's a 12-course tasting menu with dishes including Dungeness crab and yellow-foot chanterelles with an infusion of hops, though you can opt-in for a... Read More

The restaurant puts local produce to good use: foraged chanterelles in pasta, roasted organic beets with fresh fish. Read More

The industrial space includes roll-up garage doors and exposed ductwork. Stacks of oak by the entrance hint at the Northwest-influenced, rustic Italian... Read More

The best of the area’s seafood cafés, the restaurant serves excellent Dungeness crab cakes and fish-and-chips. Read More

In 2007, Nate Tilden and Matt Piacentini opened their so-called domestic and foreign restaurant on trendy Ace Hotel's ground floor, with high ceilings,... Read More

Jars of homemade green tomato ketchup and pickled vegetables line the shelves at Community Plate, the latest farmer-driven restaurant in McMinnville.... Read More

Great views abound from this downtown rooftop restaurant, which has a swanky, retro vibe with its sleek white interiors and vibrant orange tables. The... Read More

The kitchen serves burritos, margaritas, and delicious wild-boar tacos. Read More

This low-key lunch counter set inside a gourmet grocery called Pastaworks, on Southeast Hawthorne, features jars of pickled vegetables and specials... Read More

The former Victorian home with art-lined red walls and a spacious back patio generally shuns meat in favor of vegetables or seafood: especially popular... Read More

At this food cart in a gourmet "pod" two blocks from the park, Dutch Tacos (pork sausage and maple spread served in a crisp waffle) are a favorite snack. Read More

The simple egg sandwich from Fried Egg I'm in Love—an unforgettable yellow food truck—is served on sourdough bread, elevated with a "magic egg dust"... Read More

Chef Barry Powelson took over this red brick-fronted restaurant in north Portland in 2007. His menu consists of hearty comfort foods like Bear’s... Read More

The restaurant serves fresh seafood and popular wood-fired pizza. Read More

The long, lean, glass-fronted restaurant has twin dining rooms, divided by a semi-open kitchen touting raw materials like whole hams. A back room has... Read More

Jeana Edelman and David Yudkin started building their pizza-fueled empire in 1984 and now have five pizzerias throughout the city, including this glass... Read More

Local legend. When Huber's, Portland's oldest restaurant, opened as a saloon in 1879, its cocktails came with a complimentary turkey sandwich. Read More

Order from the wood-fired grill and rotisserie (fed by native hard and fruit woods) section, which boasts daily sausages with sauerkraut and bacon chops... Read More

Inventive cocktails, happy hour specials, and creative sandwiches (like the smoked trout BLT where the bread is baked to order), are highlights at this... Read More

Irving Street Kitchen boasts cask wines crafted specifically for the restaurant, which is a large, warehouse space made cozier by halos of exposed... Read More

A downtown Portland fixture since 1892, this restaurant specializes in Pacific Northwest seafood. The menu at Jake's Famous Crawfish Restaurant ... Read More

Open for breakfast and lunch only, Jam's name comes from the homemade jams on every table, and the jam bands you'll probably hear in the background—the... Read More

Located in Northwest Portland, Justa Pasta Co. has been producing pasta in its current location since 1998. Roland Carfagno sells six pasta... Read More

A highly-stylized new Russian restaurant that offers dumplings, vodka flights (including a dozen house-infused varieties, like early gray tea or... Read More

If you appreciate wood (nod to Larry David) be sure to check out the bar—it's built from wood salvaged from what was the Jantzen Beach Big Dipper roller... Read More

The restaurant is beloved for its rustic setting in a cabin in Camp Sherman, and for its distinctive Pacific Northwest dishes like buffalo short ribs... Read More

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... Read More

Half civilized French bistro and half culinary crack den, where your darkest desires are realized (think foie gras torchon with buttermilk pancakes or... Read More

Standout dishes include the grilled octopus on the plancha and the bone broth double chicken served with corn, parmigiano-reggiano, duck egg and pig’s ear. Read More

A reliable greasy spoon. Read More

The restaurant serves sustainable seafood (and a kids’ menu) harborside. Read More

Using organic and locally-sourced ingredients plus naturally-leavened dough, Lovely's Fifty-Fifty makes some of the best pizza pies with the softest... Read More

Pick up a flank-steak sandwich with blue cheese or a BLB-bacon, lettuce, and golden beets. Read More

Lucy Brennan opened the Mint, a 40-seat Latin and Mediterranean-tinged bistro, in 2001 in the city's historic Frederick Torgler Building and derived its... Read More

Appropriately named after a region that straddles France and Spain, chef John Taboada’s restaurant in central Portland sources seasonal... Read More

Almost everything on the menu—from the slow-roasted chops and vegetables (think: braised carrots and fennel) to meat pies and flat breads goes into the... Read More

Locals love the French-Italian dishes such as pesto-and-prawn pasta. Read More

Opened by Domenick “Nick” Carlacio, this hot dog emporium is now owned by Tyler Rogoway. The shop still sells its popular coney: an all-beef... Read More

This food truck offers seemingly-simple but incredibly delicious Thai chicken and rice dishes. You can't go wrong with their signature dish, Khao Man Gai. Read More

This convivial space along dapper Nob Hill’s 21st Avenue restaurant row draws a mix of young professionals and beer aficionados enticed by the... Read More

Pizza at Nostrana—a casual space with vaulted, dark-wood ceilings—is served in the traditional Italian style: uncut and dished out with heavy metal... Read More

A dinner menu that changes seasonally may include pan-roasted octopus or choucroute (a dish of sauerkraut, pork, and potatoes). Pair with a wine from... Read More

Olympic Provisions is a salumeria, deli, restaurant, and bar that opened in 2009. The Southeast branch, located in a former warehouse, prepares soups,... Read More

For mid-century style ambience, complete with red leather booths and tiny martini glasses, try Omar's, which cooks up highly regarded steaks and classic... Read More

Chef Michelle Bursey has a loyal following, thanks to sublime dishes like rare Oregon albacore tuna wrapped in alder-smoked bacon; Dover sole over... Read More

The sophisticated spot has delicious muffins and coffee, along with a lunch-and-dinner menu that includes bay shrimp, designer pizzas, and perfectly... Read More

The high-quality take-out fare includes made-from-scratch pastries, egg dishes, pizza by the slice, and, of course, panini sandwiches. Read More

This American brasserie and bar in Portland’s Pearl District has a green and glass front and limited seating on a railed-in former loading dock,... Read More

Housed in a former garage adjacent to the North Park Blocks, this New American restaurant showcases the locally inspired cuisine of chef-owner... Read More

Start the day with omelets and crepes. Read More

With specialties ranging from pear-rosemary tarts to chocolate-covered cherries, Pix is perhaps best known for its French macarons (meringue-based... Read More

The Scene: During peak summer months since 2003, founders Erika Polmar and Emily Berreth have held a series of dinners at working farms within striking... Read More

Specialties include deep-fried chicken wings marinated in fish sauce and palm sugar, as well as stewed mustard greens with pork ribs: both pair well... Read More

Chefs at PREAM (Pizza Rules Everything Around Me—a nod to the Wu-Tang Clan) allow you to DIY your pizza toppings by crumbling the sprigs of house-dried... Read More

Opened in the city's northern St Johns neighborhood in 2006, this vegan establishment houses a market that showcases organic produce, plus a caf... Read More

If you need some picnic fare, head to Red Hills Market in Dundee for hazelnut-topped salads and sandwiches like roast beef with blue cheese and... Read More

The kitchen turns out ambitious cooking; the flatiron steak in guajillo-chili sauce is a standout. Read More

Custom tiles and marble are offset by communal tables hewn from Oregon walnut wood. You won't have any trouble feeling at home with a cup of Stumptown... Read More

Dine on seafood romesco, linguine with clams, and Italian wines. Read More

Be sure to try the Fall Plate with roasted beets, squash, carrot hummus, grilled scallion, and sesame seed butter—or grilled hanger steak with barley... Read More

The locations is part of the popular family-friendly McMenamins chain, where you can chow down on burgers and sandwiches amid railroading memorabilia. Read More

Creative Asian-inspired food and cocktails. Owner Joe Rogers found the name for his bar in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, where it refers to an... Read More

While they're open for dinner during the week, they're best known for brunch. Be prepared for long lines during the weekend rush. Large parties can wait... Read More

Located in an art-lined basement with communal tables in a building east of the Willamette River, this restaurant sprouted from a charcuterie and... Read More

Come for late night Happy Hour, between 10 and 11 p.m., for such playful snacks as candied peanuts with furikake and chicken lollipops with Sriracha... Read More

Best described as elevated pub food, standouts here are definitely the burgers—brioche bun, house-made pancetta—and spicy fried chicken and Belgian... Read More

Serving up everything from sandwiches, egg plates and a monster breakfast burrito to delicate pastries and breads, expect an hour-long wait on weekends... Read More

A trendy cocktail bar serving up the best vegan bowls and sandwiches in town, Sweet Hereafter's jerk marinated tofu served with coconut kale, black... Read More

Situated in the Kerns neighborhood, this small Mediterranean bistro contains a bar area with banquette seating, a dining room with art-lined walls, and... Read More

The restaurant's small size means you won’t have to share the fresh seafood and made-from-scratch desserts with a crowd. Read More

Before IHOP, there was Original. In downtown Portland, this is the original Original location of the national franchise now famous for its air-filled,... Read More

The Painted Lady Restaurant has become even more of a destination with the opening of an adjacent two-bedroom cottage. After dinner, husband-and-wife... Read More

This wine bar and bistro resides near the Willamette River’s western shore, and has expanded since 2006 to include a 125-seat, river-facing patio,... Read More

The restaurant serves excellent fish and is surprisingly affordable. Read More

The lower level is an old-fashioned soda fountain and candy shop. Read More

This smart and unpretentious tapas restaurant brightens an otherwise quiet street with ruby-red walls and dark wood. Local ingredients are used to... Read More

Andy Ricker specializes in fiery northern Thai cuisine, and he created this whiskey-centric bar across the street from his ever-popular Pok Pok... Read More

This popular food truck serves vegetarian and vegan-friendly Middle Eastern offerings. Try the "Out To Lunch" pita wrap (gorgonzola, caramelized onions,... Read More

This storied sushi restaurant is known as much for its rolls and sashimi, as well as its award-winning, late-night hamburger. The latter comes with... Read More

Vibrant walls, mismatched chairs, and unfinished floors give this hole-in-the-wall a lived-in feel. When the place is packed, grab a seat at a picnic... Read More

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