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About Cassidy's Restaurant & Bar
A Portland favorite since 1979, Cassidy's Restaurant is located in a historic building in the heart of downtown Portland, within walking distance of major hotels and steps from the Crystal Ballroom. Cassidy's menu features creative regional cuisine of local seafood, premium-cut meats, and fresh pasta. We offer a well-chosen winelist, a beer selection including the best microbrews, classic cocktails and a bar that has earned its reputation as one of the finest in town--all in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
Portland, OR 97205
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 2:00am.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Full service catering for intimate dinners up to receptions for hundreds.
Street parking and 2 pay lots within a block
MAX stops at SW 10th and at SW 18th
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Cassidy's Restaurant & Bar Ratings and Reviews
Went to show at Crystal Ballroom. Went to Cassidy's for pre-show meal. Our server was excellent. He made great recomendations for meal choice. My wife had ravioli and I had cod with Brussel sprout-lemon flavored appitizer. Wonderful flavors and unique flavor palette. Excellent drinks, campy atmosphere. I will definitely go back.
I was a bit concerned when we walked in as there were so few people. Our reservations were for 7 PM. It's a limited menu but the food was good and so was the wine . The place is funky and staff was great. Our group enjoyed the quiet evening. U imagine they are really busy during games.
This restaurant was not busy at all. We went on a Saturday night during the summer, yet we were the only ones in there for part of our meal. The lack of customers made me nervous about the quality of the food; but the meal was incredible! I ordered a baseball steak. It was delicious, and it came garnished with roasted red potatoes and grilled green beans. The presentation was much nicer than I expected given the lack of flare in the restaurant (the restaurant had a low-quality feel and look, with old tables and boring decor).
Bottom line, the food was really good!!
I'd describe this place as upscale casual. We went on a Saturday night and there was only a few other people there so it was quiet. Happy hour menu was great, really good food for the price. Their beer was good also. My only complaint, and it's kind of a big one, is that as the night went on we had quite a few fruit flies buzzing around our table. By the time it became a real nuisance we were just about done so rather than find a different table we just mentioned it to our server before we left.
Engaging menu with creative combinations of foods and flavors. I had the beef/mushroom ravioli topped with arugula; it had subtle yet bright flavors and the crunch and mild bitterness of the arugula deliciously contributed to the sweet complexity of flavors.
Partner had the braised beef shank on mushroom risotto. Rich and immensely satisfying for even big appetites. Tender beef fell from the bone and melded with the creamy ravioli. So yum. Dessert was flourless hazelnut torte and homemade vanilla ice cream. Dreamy!
We had an excellent experience for a friend's birthday party. The staff was especially accommodating to our need for extra space. The food was excellent and the pricing decent. We had a brand new server, who handled our group like a pro. Kudos to her. Thank you, Cassidy's for a perfect evening
Don't let the non descript outside fool you. Cassidy's serves up some fantastic grub. Our server Jenn was great at knowing the menu and providing timely service. The cocktails are ample with some unique combinations and are very affordable. Their wine list is very local .
I had the beef short ribs which were cooked perfectly with a wonderful shroom polenta. My wife got the Halibut special. We both won the clean plate club.
We will be back for sure and they are starting a new menu and new happy hour menu change this upcoming week. With all of the entertainment venues close by, this is a great choice. Also, they have two happy hours....the late one being 10p-2a.....so that is good to know when you have out of town guests arriving late at PDX.
This is an older restaurant so its not fancy, but the food was wonderful! We did the Portland Monthly menu and had fish and French onion soup with the cherry bread pudding for dessert. I saw people getting the mussels and pomme frites and that looked fantastic! Have to try that next. This is a nice place for good casual dining.
Cassidy's is a Portland gem. It's a fantastic location for dinner before heading to events at the Crystal Ballroom. The restaurant isn't trendy, but it is one of the rare ones that have stood the test of time and the food has always been great. The Rockfish and the kale/butternut squash salad were on the Portland Dining Month menu were wonderful. The interior is a throwback to the yesteryear of Portland. The service has always been reliable too.
We stopped by before heading to our show. The waiter was very attentive and the food was a great value. My wife and I both mentioned that we would go back. We started with a kale and butternut squash salad with a preserved lemon vinaigrette, candied walnuts and feta which was very tasty. I had braised beef short rib with polenta, braised greens and pickled horseradish . The short ribs were fork tender and delicious. My wife had the rockfish with a bacon and brussels sprouts hash, lemon, thyme and butter sauce. For desert she had tart cherry bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream and caramel sauce. I hade Crème brulée which I thoroughly enjoyed. We were both so full afterwards but, it was worth it.
The service was excellent. The waitress was fast and efficient. Bob Cassidy himself came out to greet us and chat for a it. It felt like a very comfortable yet classy dine. The food was also delicious. I ordered the steak and it was perfectly cooked. My date ordered the rockfish and she was very impressed. I would definitely come here again. The prices are steep, but the quality food and quality experience are worth it.
There were six in our group. We got 2 orders of calamari to start with which we all enjoyed. For sides, we got the broccoli and brussel sprouts. For a few in our group, it was alittle spicy but we like it. Two in our group got the chicken, one pork, one fish, one steak salad and I got the vegetable linguine. Everyone loved their dishes except me because it tasted like they used frozen vegetables and the dish was super salty. We did enjoy our drinks. I got the Long Island ice tea
Cassidy's has good food and is located in a Beautiful old building. The Red Wine selection by the class is limited (no Oregon Pinot) but the food menu has a nice variety. The Asparagus appetizer is great. Reasonable prices and good quality. We discovered this by trying it during Portland Dining Month.
Went to Cassidys for the first time on a Wednesday. It was quiet with only 6 quests at 6:30. Menu had variety and we ordered a salad, pork main course and hamburger. Salad was very good, pork and hamburger were very good. Generous portions so we took some home. Price was reasonable.
Server was pleasant and attentive without hovering. We inquired when they were busiest and she told us Friday and Saturday evening and events. This would be important since the parking is mostly street and it was limited the night we were there.
We would go back on a low volume night for above average food and value.
I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. We decided to try some new places as part of the Portland Dining Month and this one sounded great. My husband actually did not order the Portland Dining Month menu because other choices were so great. Only thing I would change is they need to add some Oregon Pinot to their wines by the glass. This one will be a repeat.
My date and I dined at Cassidy's prior to a concert at the Crystal Ballroom. The location was perfect as it was raining (as usual) and the venue was just around the corner.
We wanted to take advantage of the Portland Dining Out menu but decided their regular Happy Hour menu had some great choices too and went with the French Onion soup (cheese on top cooked perfectly, Calamari (delicious) , the risotto and some great wine recommended by our
top notch server, Jesse.
Jesse deserves kudos for juggling all the diners and making us all feel well attended to. He was very patient with me regarding the wine list and his recommendations were perfect.
I also want to add my Grey Goose martini was PERFECT. I like it up, very cold and one twist of lemon.
You would be surprised how many bartenders don't know what a twist is and actually squeeze a lemon wedge into your martini. Not at Cassidy's though!
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