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Best American Restaurants in Pearl District

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A photo of Screen Door - Pearl District restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(592)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 35 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.
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4.8
Exceptional(842)
Price: Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 7 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 Brix - Downtown Portland restaurant
4.3
Awesome(2418)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 25 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 Jake's Famous Crawfish restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(6578)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 31 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 Verde Cocina en la Perla restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(300)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 9 times today
Verde Cocina en la Perla is a gem in the realm of Northwest cuisine. This restaurant serves a unique blend of Mexican and Pacific Northwest food, providing a fresh and flavorful twist to traditional Mexican dishes. It is highly praised for its scrumptious entrées such as Chile Relleno and Chicken Verde Enchiladas, and its superb beverage selection. Its vegan options are particularly appreciated, signifying its dedication to cater to different dietary needs. With a track record of excellent service and delectable food, this restaurant always leaves a lasting impression on its customers. Its fresh ingredients, hearty meals, and unique flavor profiles highlight the very essence of Northwest cuisine.
A photo of Backwoods Brewing Company restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(177)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 5 times today
Backwoods Brewing Company consistently earns high praise for its exceptional American cuisine. According to numerous customer reviews, the food is "delicious" and "on point", with standout dishes including the Cobb salad and distinctive offerings like the pecan pie porter. The restaurant also stands out for its "excellent service", described as "friendly", "attentive", and "professional". Patrons appreciate the diverse selection of food and beer and particularly recommend the creative smoky old fashioned drink. Whether you're a local or visiting, the Backwoods Brewing Company is a must-visit for a taste of great American cuisine in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere.
A photo of Tanner Creek Tavern restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(267)
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 2 times today
Tanner Creek Tavern is a standout spot in Portland, renowned for its outstanding American cuisine. Applauded for its vibrant yet cozy dual-setting layout, guests can enjoy a quieter dining experience or a more lively atmosphere, providing flexibility for diverse dining preferences. The cuisine boasts a variety of flavors, with mentionable dishes such as the grilled asparagus with divine aged soy Hollandaise sauce, and succulent pork shoulder over cheddar polenta. Patrons have consistently praised the "welcoming" and "knowledgeable" staff, and the high-quality service. Particularly noteworthy are the rave reviews for group dining experiences and special events. The innovative menu, impressive wine list, and the warm, accommodating ambiance make Tanner Creek Tavern a quintessential American dining experience.
A photo of Hal's Cafe restaurant
4.2
Awesome(162)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 1 time today
McMenamins Zeus Café in Portland is a standout in the realm of Contemporary American cuisine. Customers praise not only their delicious food but also their excellent service, with reviewers noting it as "phenomenal" and "terrific." The café caters for various dietary needs cheerfully and efficiently, creating a great culinary experience. The friendly staff's expertise and commitment to ensuring a good dining experience are evident in the reviews. Their locally-sourced, thoughtfully prepared, and beautifully presented meals are a hit, with their brunch being a customer favorite. The unique location and décor, coupled with the attentive service, definitely make McMenamins Zeus Café a must-visit spot for an authentic Contemporary American cuisine experience.
A photo of Portland City Grill restaurant
4.4
Awesome(9176)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 57 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 Bellpine at The Ritz-Carlton Portland restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(236)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 16 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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