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Chart House Restaurant - Portland
Chart House Restaurant - Portland

Chart House Restaurant - Portland Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chart-house.com
  • Email: chpo@ldry.com
  • Phone: (503) 246-6963
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Happy Hour: Every Day: 4:00pm - 7:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10am-3pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Erik Anderson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Westwood
  • Public Transit: Tri Met Line #65 X
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking only during dinner hours.
A word from Chart House Restaurant - Portland
Located on historic Terwilliger Boulevard overlooking the Willamette River, Chart House features magnificent views of twinkling city lights, the river and both Mt. Hood & Mount St. Helens. It’s one of the most remarkable settings in the Pacific Northwest. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish specialties and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Don't miss out on our exceptional, yet affordable lunch menu available Monday-Friday and a Sunday brunch you won't soon forget.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "great food and view. first time there and will be back next trip up north"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "The service and food was excellent. The view was breathtaking as sun was shining and we could see Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood. We are returning dorm another birthday in June."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Was an amazing experience. We really needed this night to be able to relax and enjoy each other's company and we did. Thank you."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "This place was great. My wife and I went there for our anniversary. The service was exceptional. The wait staff is very knowledgeable of the menu and they even personalized our menus!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I thought the food was excellent. The server was friendly. Service was not flowing like it should. our reservation was at 5 when the place is open for dinner and the staff were still setting tables and coming on shift. I thought as a diner that it was disconcerting to watch and it did not make me feel welcome or at ease."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Another good meal at the Chart House, handled our group of nine very easily."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Always love dining at the Chart House. Food was great, and service was excellent as per usual. Sitting at a window seat watching darkness fall on the Rose City was a plus!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Took excellent care of our party of 7. Best view in town. Food quality uneven."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "There is not a bad seat in this restaurant. Both upper and lower levels provide expansive views of the river and hills and comfortable seating for groups or dates. The Mahi was a tasty asian-style dish with a beautiful peanut sauce and soy swirl and the surf-and-turf shortrib and scallop combo was delectable. The mashed potatoes that came with it were worth coming back for alone with the perfect light blend of creamy and lumpy with hints of butter and spices. The lava cake to finish it off was just oozing with rich warm fudgy chocolate and the cool ice cream on top just quenched the passion enough to keep coming back for more. Attentive wait staff and open kitchen on upper level complete the enjoyment for the evening. Recommended!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Chart House has always had the best view of Portland and surrounding mountains. Great place to out of town guests. Place is a bit oid fashion modern 60 feeling but that ok. We went the for lunch, for average, not great by Portland standards. However, there is a varied menu with salads, sandwiches and fresh fish. Try the tuna appetizer which is great, forget the spring rolls which were dry and uninteresting. If you have a cup of soup you can easily split a salad entree if you want to keep the price down. Still a $50 lunch but it is worth for the view on a nice day."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Great view in the evening. Should make reservation in advance to be sure have a table. At the arrival, if they have any table by the window available, they will accommodate you. The foods here are a bit expensive to eat here, but pay for the view and good service on top that."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We have celebrated many memorable occasions at The Chart House and this was another very good experience. The table was set up for a window view as requested,the waiter was very personable and efficient and the nice touch on the menu of recognizing the birthday was unique and the food was delectable."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We sat downstairs. We had a party of 7, with children ages 8, and it was the perfect place to seat us. We were near another table that had a large party and neither table were bothered by the other. Most places you need to be aware not to disturb other guests when you are a large party. The downstairs was quiet and we had it mostly to ourselves and it was nice to not be overly conscientious of other patrons so our large party would not disturb anyone. It was very relaxing."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Yes, the view was really nice. The Caesar salad was crisp and tasty, but with unremarkable croutons. The shrimp and artichoke linguine was strange with what seemed to be an overpowering artichoke brine flavor that didn't jibe with the feta cheese, in my opinion. My companion's red snapper was bland, but the dessert-like corn pudding it sat upon was good. We told our server we would split the key lime pie, but no effort was made to facilitate that. It was impossible to cut through the crust without a knife. We had to use the coffee saucer for the slice that was finally hacked apart which meant the coffee that was oozing out of the side of the cracked cup we were given seeped out onto the tablecloth."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The service was impeccable as well as the food. The artichoke starter was divine as well as the shrimp linguini!! And the view of the river was gorgeous! This is definitely a restaurant where a special occasion is called for !!!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our latest dinner at The Chart House. The view was amazing even though it was overcast and raining. About two-thirds of the way through dinner a large double rainbow appeared and stayed through the end of our dinner. It was spectacular. Our service was outstanding and unobtrusive and the two fish dishes we chose were well-prepared. We chose the Lava Cake for dessert which was delicious as well."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Enjoyed our first visit to the chart house. We've always wanted to come in and used your $29 dinner menu as an incentive. We loved it and will be back to enjoy the rest of your menu selection, even without the discount, it was that good! Thank you so much!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "The Chart House has been my families favorite spot for special occasions for years. They have never let us down."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Took my children to the Chart House for a special dinner. Everything especially the service was outstanding. We had a fabulous time. Thank you for making the time with my family special. Cheers!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Went for daughter's birthday. They were prepared with their best table, special menus and all management and staff wish her a Happy Birthday. The food was good and service was great. My daughter's steak was supposed to be rare and it was served medium well. The quality of beef however was so good my daughter chose to keep the steak and was very satisfied. Very professional and we had an excellent experience."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "I cannot say anything even slightly negative about Chart House - the cocktails were delish and well poured, the service was outstanding, the food was superb and well priced (this is a five star place so it's a little pricey but well worth it). The wine selection, though for glasses was a little limited, was very well paired with everyone's meal. Definitely going back."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Best view, excellent service, give food 8 out 10 but would definitely return."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The restaurant has, without a doubt, some of the best views in Portland. However, the food was a little lackluster. Our caesar salads were limp and entrees underseasoned. At least there were salt and pepper shakers at the table. There was nothing wrong with the food per se, but the food was exactly what you would expect at Macaroni Grill or Olive Garden, but pricier. The service was also very slow, albeit courteous when present. I appreciate when restaurants encourage patrons to drink or enjoy the ambience, but the server visited us so infrequently we barely got to order two drinks."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We had a business dinner that was not a good one. Service was slow especially when we were finished with each course and dirty plates sat and sat while we watched empty handed served glide by. I ordered a filet and asked if it was "center cut" to which she said yes. Either the waiter did not know what center cut was or she didn't think I knew what it was. The bright spot was the jumbo prawns. I wish I had ordered that for an entree. Landry has some work to do here. I will watch reviews before I return."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Kelly our server was friendly. Lots of choices on the menu including the Dine out month menu. Variety of drinks from the bar. Delicious desserts."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "This is the best view in Portland. We also had a wonderful and attentive waitress. The food was pretty good too! Try it."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "I recently had a business dinner at the Chart House with out of town guests. The views were absolutely amazing from our window side table. The appetizers of Shrimp cocktail and Oysters were fantastic! Large prawns amazingly fresh reminded me of the best seaside restaurants. Our next course included splendid Gazpacho Soup. All the entrees were spectacular and robust with flavor. It is nice to see that even though Portland has so many restaurants fit for foodies, a "chain" as the Chart House can still step up and play ball with the big guys! Job well done!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The food was amazing and the 3 courses super filling. Every seat is basically a window seat. Fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The food and beverages are good and the view is one of the best in town. The service is excellent and valet parking handles the small parking area, so there are no worries."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "I picked the Chart House for my 50th birthday dinner with my family and friends. It did not disappoint! My only complaint was that the service was a little slow. Other than that, it was a perfect evening!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Excellent selection for fantastic food with a beautiful city view."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "we had a most excellent meal at the Chart House for our anniversary. Food was outstanding. Service was very good. We would definitely recommend this for a special occasion or date night dinner."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I dined here for Portland dining month. It's definitely an upscale and expensive place, but it is so worth it. The food was some of the best I've eaten in years. The view of the river is beautiful too, and the service was wonderful. I will definitely be returning sometime soon, and my girlfriend agrees."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "We had not eaten at the Chart House for several years and generally did not think about it as an option when considering places to eat in Portland until Portland Dining Month gave us a reason to reconsider it! It was as fantastic as I ever remember it to be! Great view of the river and the city and the service and food was exceptional. And, we discovered that the Chart House always has a "three course for $29.00" option on their menu, not just during Portland Dining Month! We will be back soon, and we joined the Landry's Rewards program so we will be earning points for discounts for future visits!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "They were prepared for our reservation. It was birthday dinner; the birthday guest's names were printed on the menus. The food was well prepared and was as expected in quality, as ordered and as described. The staff was friendly and interacted well with us. Excellent view."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We decided to try The Chart House for our Portland Dining Month choice this week. It was a little bit of a drive for us, but it was worth it. Sitting up in the hills, overlooking the city, it was relaxing to see the city lights come on as the sun went down. Food arrived promptly and presentation was very nice. I especially enjoyed the short ribs my husband ordered. The sauce was incredible, and the meat was fall-apart tender. We would go back just for those! It was a bit loud, and we had to keep repeating ourselves, so might not be the best choice for a quiet night out."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We brought an English colleague here for dinner. The evening was perfect -- inside and outside. The moon was full and the view was clear. Our food couldn't have been better. I had the seared tuna entrée and it was wonderful. Our English colleague loved his dinner and the view. I was impressed with the service. There was a large party on the lower level but it didn't impact us diners on the upper level. We'll be back . . ."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Despite the waitress being very pleasant she was clearly instructed to aggressively sell the food and other features of this restaurant. This DID NOT enhance the dining experience."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "The only negative I can say about this place is that it closes at 9:30 pm."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "HIGH prices. AVERAGE food. Lovely ambience. Great view. limited parking."
    Dined on 3/3/2014