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Stanford's - Jantzen Beach
Stanford's - Jantzen Beach

Stanford's - Jantzen Beach Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.stanfords.com/
  • Phone: (503) 285-2005
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm -12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Dave Brown
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North Center Ave
  • Public Transit: Take Bus to Jantzen Beach Shopping Center.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Great large parking lot.
A word from Stanford's - Jantzen Beach
Whether you are craving fresh seafood, a gourmet hamburger, a perfectly prepared steak or another of our delicious offerings come join the neighborhood crowd for lunch, dinner or our popular happy hour. Signature dishes include our cedar plank-roasted warm brie, our famous barbecue ribs, and delicious cocktails created by our talented team of local bartenders. Our classy and comfortable atmosphere surrounds you with warm wood and intimate lighting, and our experienced restaurant team is eager to please and delight you.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "This is an OK restaurant. It's a chain, what do you want? The service was good. The food was average. The decor is predictable."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We have discovered Happy Hour here, also a good menu for other meals. By registering their card many generous discounts are available. They also give gift cards on special occasions such as Mother's Day and Father's Day. Food is very good and well presented. We go here two or three times a month."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Entertaining out-of-state relatives for dinner is so easy with Stanfords. Waiters with respect and a smile do as much for a great meal as good food. We were blessed with both. Darrin was the epitome of good service. My 81-year old cousin remarked that she had believed that this type of service had died in the US. He was courteous but, most importantly, not flippant. Not once did he say "you guys" or something to that effect. The meal was outstanding, as usual. Thank you for helping make a long, overdue, family reunion a great success."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I regularly use Stanford's for business lunches and interview candidates."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Needed a way to feed extended family before my son's graduation. Stanford's has something for everyone, accommodated a group of 8 quickly and provided wonderful service."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Food and service were good. No waiting for table was great"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Our waiter was great!!!! The food was good and didn't take too long considering we had 6 in our party. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "One of my favorite places!!!! GOOD FOOD & GREAT SERVICE!!!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Spent a wonderful time with Mom and we all thought the food was excellent. Our waiter was attentive, knowledgeable and nice. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I really like the background music from the 70's. And the food was excellent. The salmon was a little dry but deliciously prepared. The service was wonderful and I noticed the way the other customers were treated,too. The waiters were busy but stayed on top of things gracefully. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Consistently excellent food and service :0). Service allows you to have a great meal during a work lunch time!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Excellent experience- comfortable surroundings, great service, good food"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "We've been to a few Stanford's around the Portland area and have had a great experience every time. They're great for special occasions but still kid-friendly. They're a bit pricey, but if you buy some gift cards from Costco it becomes more reasonable. "
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "food delivery slow; size of portions large; left hat when departed--we will see if returned? leftovers great."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "We have recently rediscovered Stanfords at Jantzen Beach. It has become one of our favorites for Happy Hour. With a registered parton card many special offers are available."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Never again for a special occasion. Runny eggs, steak not cooked as specified, and the breakfast burrito was so tough you couldn't easily cut it. The price and quality were in conflict. Our server was wonderful though. We've always loved Stanford's at Jantzen Beach and will stick with lunch and the bar."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "My wife and I ordered the Halibut fish and chips. The oil that the fish and fry's was not hot enough so all of the oil was absorbed by the batter and the fries. Because of this It was hardly edible. I will not go back. It is too bad, because the service was excellent."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Good food as usual. Like the dining rewards and special rewards program with the restaurant chain, prompting me to dine there more often. Some sites fairly close to home for us, making it more convenient."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We were seated within 5 minutes of arrival. So glad we made a reservation. We both had the grilled steak salad. It was excellant. The meat was cooked perfectly, the dressing tasty, and the cheese bread was to die for. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We usually go to the Stanford's at Lake Oswego, or at the Clackamas Towne Center. Both are just fine. Good food, good service. NOT SO at Jantzen Beach. Food below standard, restaurant untidy, table not well kept, even the menu was "sticky" from the last customer? I would go to Denny's before I spent any time returning to this location. Sorry, this one let me down."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We took 4 of our friends to the restaurant and enjoyed ourselves tremendously. I had a prime rib and usually never have it , but boy was it delicious. i was treated to a $100 gift card and a $50 gift card and a 10% discount from Stamford's and so the $205 bill came down to $35. It was so nice but I did give the gal a very nice tip. My husband had the fajaitas but he was not thrilled with them. but over all the rest of the group also enjoyed their meal. Jean Bartholomew"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We had a business recognition lunch at Stanford's. It's a good place for that as the food and service are good and it's relatively quiet."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Was glad we had reservations. When we arrive, at 6:15, the restaurant was full and many, many people waiting to be seating. We were seated immediately, but one of the worst seats in the house. When we inquired about moving to the both next to it, were told someone had specifically requested it. That was not believable. It felt like the hostess just did not want to accommodate. Th start, service was slow , bar was waaaaay, backed up, but eventually waitress got up to speed and addresses our every need. The evening was enjoyable with above good food."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Took client to business lunch and was very satisfied with experience."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "We love dining at this Stanford's. It's the best service and food around. The ribs are amazing!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Good service, a little slow to take our order. The bacon on one of the orders was blackened and didn't look or taste appetizing; my friend ordered her chicken sandwich without bread so the bacon was exposed and overcooked. Deserts were very good. All 3 other meals were good."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The food, service, and ambiance were perfect. At one point we noticed that the salmon was under cooked, which my wife was eating. I called over a server who said "we cook it a little 'rawer' than other places" however our server rushed over and made it right. Took it back to be cooked properly and returned with a replacement."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We were late due to unusually heave traffic! The Hostes still had us seated in 15 min on Valentines eve I was very surprised and extremely happy. The food was prepared just rite and the service was great as always!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "No bread or salad that is offered.The 12oz $30. rib eye had an inch of fat on the outside and middle of steak.The lobster was a joke.Was still a little Hungary after dinner,ordered dessert which was very good.I guess that's why they don't have bread or salad before meals so that you might buy dessert. "it worked"But wont be back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "While a bit pricey, Stanford's continues to be one of my favorites. While their food is what I would consider average-good, their servers are always wonderful and their desserts are scrumptious. During the summer, we love to come and sit on the patio and sip iced tea. Plus, it's great for a couples night out such as a birthday or Valentines Day. We like the bar for Game Day as well. Overall, its really the atmosphere that makes this restaurant and thats why we love it."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "They have the most amazing colby beef hamburger with a crab sauce. This hamburger will melt in your mouth. Have that along with their salmon soup which has great flavor and big chunks of salmon in it. Kuddos to the chef, that is why I continue to come back!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I made reservations for 6pm . Due to traffic we were running a bit late, on valentine's day. One simplebphone call and there was still a table waiting for us. Great service, great drinks!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The overall taste and quality of food was really nice. The atmosphere is quiet and private, but the whole experience was negated by the cost and lack of side dishes with main courses. When I order a $29 ribeye, it ought to come with salad, soup, or bread. Yet at Stanfords, you will pay extra for any of the above. Our steaks were tender, flavorful, and cooked well. The salmon was bland and unimpressive. Cobbler bad, cheesecake good. For the overall cost, we expect more. We could get the same experience for a lower price elsewhere. We have payed comparable prices for a much better experience elsewhere. We enjoyed the quiet and private environment, but the prices will probably take us to restaurants that price their experience more accurately."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "I enjoy dining here every time! This last visit, we had Nick as our waiter - he was exceptional! Thank you for the great service and fantastic food."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We frequent this establishment because it has a professional atmosphere that promotes good business related dining and the food is superb."
    Dined on 1/6/2014
  • "This place never disappoints - the food is fantastic, the service is great, and the ambiance is wonderful!"
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "We took my elderly parents to a special Christmas dinner out, because they often go only for a sandwich closest to home. My mother in particular enjoyed ordering and eating the salmon! The service was excellent!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Had a nice dinner with the family. Food was very good and the service was good. The waiter was very accommodating and just forgot a couple of things, but was quick to act and bring the wine that he forgot, etc. Love this restaurant and will be back."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Food and service by Soon were both super excellent. Loved it all and so did our friends,. Thank you for a great night out."
    Dined on 12/9/2013
  • "I met my elderly mother and several family friends for a wonderful 2 hour lunch at Stanfords. None of us had been there before, and we were pleasantly surprised. The cost was a bit high, but the food was excellent and service was well done. Definitely try their cedar plank salmon and their onion rings if you get a chance. Yum!"
    Dined on 11/30/2013