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Best American Restaurants in North Portland


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A photo of Tartuca restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northeast Portland
Booked 23 times today
Since 2022, Tartuca has been a quintessential Pacific Northwest restaurant, contextualizing its hyper-local, farm-direct produce through an Italian lens on the bustling strip of Mississippi Avenue in North Portland. Chef Jamie Wilcox has formed partnerships with local farmers and respects their soulful work by treating their produce as simply as possible, letting the quality of the ingredients shine above all else. Inside Tartuca is a hip, bustling environment powered by a grooving soundtrack and abundantly flowing wine from a tightly curated All-Italian list that exclusively features small, artisanal producers making wine naturally from organic and biodynamically farmed vineyards, often from over-looked regions. For those seeking a quieter experience, Tartuca's best kept secret is a cozy back patio featuring a garden full of herbs that likely will garnish your pizza or bowl of pasta. We are excited to serve you! Abbondanza!
A photo of Portland City Grill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 122 times today
Portland City Grill perfectly encapsulates the essence of delectable seafood cuisine. According to numerous, glowing reviews, the restaurant is commended for its superior quality seafood dishes such as shrimp, crab roll, and seafood Alfredo which have been described as "lovely", "delicious", and "cooked perfectly". The seafood Cioppino also garnered praise for its excellent preparation. Besides their seafood offerings, the restaurant's welcoming ambience, outstanding service, and breath-taking view from the 30th floor add to the unique dining experience. Their diverse menu, flavored bottomless mimosas, and exceptional staff make Portland City Grill a must-visit destination for any seafood connoisseur visiting Portland.
A photo of Screen Door - Pearl District restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 55 times today
Screen Door in Pearl District is renowned for its flavorful Southern cuisine. Raved about by many reviewers, its dishes such as the chicken and waffles, black-eyed pea fritters, and the Southern-style banana French toast were particularly appreciated. Interestingly, some reviewers highlighted the pleasant differences in the menu from its East-side location. Customers also delighted in the service, describing it as 'friendly', 'attentive', and 'knowledgeable'. This spot is also noted for its ambient setting, with a 'southern diner style' decor that's a draw in itself. Overall, Screen Door in Pearl District's adherence to authentic Southern cuisine and its high standard of service have earned it a place among the best of Portland's dining scene.
A photo of Arden restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 16 times today
Arden, a highly-praised restaurant located in Portland, offers an exquisite Contemporary American cuisine experience. Reviews consistently highlight the establishment's outstanding food and service. As one diner exclaims, 'AMAZING food!' Moreover, they highly recommend the burrata, and mention that it is one of their top 5 PDX picks. Another customer praises the 'creative and tasty dishes' from Chef Eric Van Kley. They describe the atmosphere as friendly and the service as top-notch, recommending the 'chef's choice with wine flights'. Diners find the fair prices, great wine list, and fantastic service make Arden a place for adventurous dining. From the savory crab pasta to the elegantly presented beef and cod, every dish stands out as a culinary masterpiece.
A photo of Jake's Famous Crawfish restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 51 times today
Jake's Famous Crawfish is widely recognized in Portland for its outstanding seafood cuisine, having been a staple in the city for more than 40 years. Patrons consistently commend the restaurant for its fresh, well-prepared seafood dishes, with oysters and seafood fettuccine being particularly praised. Reviews also highlighted the 'Seafood Newberg' and 'crayfish dish' as a "must-try". The clam chowder, made in-house, is another beloved dish. Besides the food, customers frequently commend the restaurant's exceptional service, knowledge about the food and preparation, and its classic atmosphere. The restaurant represents a blend of tradition and quality, making it a favorite place for seafood lovers in the city.
A photo of Metropolitan Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 30 times today
Metropolitan Tavern is a highly commended American cuisine restaurant acclaimed by recurring patrons for its outstanding service, enticing ambiance, and delectable food offerings. The restaurant is praised for its remarkable authenticity, consistent quality, and knowledgeable staff. Patrons have appreciated the diverse offerings, including tasty Wygu beef burgers, irresistible Eggs Benedict and Belgian Waffles for brunch, delicious cocktails, and exceptional Jameson's whiskey French toast. Certain dishes like the biscuits and gravy with eggs are so delightful that not a crumb is left on the plate. Despite its bustling environment, particularly on Friday nights and during pre-concert rushes, Metropolitan Tavern impressively maintains its prompt service and excellent food. This restaurant surely does not disappoint.
A photo of Screen Door - Eastside restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Northeast Portland
Booked 95 times today
Screen Door - Eastside in Portland is a must-visit for connoisseurs of Southern cuisine. Celebrated for its amazing food, excellent service, and great value, patrons rave about the diabetic-friendly plates, copious vegetarian options, and delectable sides. Noteworthy offerings include the Praline Bacon starter, Chicken & Waffles, Sawmill Breakfast, and the blueberry upside-down cake. Guests particularly appreciate the restaurant's commitment to locally sourced ingredients. Reviewers frequently highlight the ambiance as bustling, but note that the exquisite food and top-tier wait staff more than compensate. Screen Door - Eastside is loved for its authentic and phenomenal Southern meals, making it a worthwhile dining experience.
A photo of Canard - Burnside restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northeast Portland
Booked 18 times today
Wine bar meets casual eatery in the heart of Portland's Central East Side. From the team that brought you Le Pigeon.
A photo of Brix - Downtown Portland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 9 times today
Nestled in the heart of Downtown Portland, "Brix" is highly revered for its delicious comfort food cuisine. According to customer reviews, the establishment offers an array of menu options that consistently exceed expectations. Particularly noteworthy are their brunch offerings, as well as their traditional Thanksgiving meal. Patrons have mentioned their satisfaction with the comforting and inviting ambiance. The restaurant also seems to have an edge with its attentive and friendly service, that includes accommodating seating arrangements for diners with special needs. They've been recognized for ensuring comfortable spacing between the tables. Celebrations, be it birthdays or annual gatherings, seem to find a special spot here. Brix is a gem that combines upscale comfort food in a casual and fun atmosphere.
A photo of Bellpine at The Ritz-Carlton Portland restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 21 times today
Located on the 20th floor, Bellpine presents panoramic views of the city and beyond. Acclaimed Executive Chef Pedro Almeida, whose previous restaurants earned Michelin Stars under his leadership, leads the culinary artistry of Bellpine. Inspiration is drawn from Oregon’s bountiful Willamette Valley, the state’s farms, ranchers, rivers, and the Pacific Ocean. The menu features ingredients indigenous to the region as well as items from local purveyors and skilled artisans. The culinary journey is accentuated with world-class wine selections featuring exceptional Oregon wineries and unique spirits crafted by the region’s master distillers.
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