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Best American Restaurants in Portland


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A photo of Portland City Grill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 96 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 Chart House Restaurant - Portland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 54 times today
Chart House Restaurant - Portland is widely recognized for its exceptional Seafood cuisine. The restaurant receives high praise from customers, with one reviewer stating, "the food is one of the best seafood I've ever had". This acclaim is reinforced by others who dubbed it as having "the best Seafood in Portland" and another commenting on the "excellent" choices in seafood. The food quality is consistently lauded, with dishes being described as "delicious" and "outstanding". Reviews also specifically highlight the Portuguese Seafood Stew and calamari appetizer as exemplary dishes. Not only does it pride itself on providing an excellent culinary experience, but the Chart House also creates a comfortable and engaging atmosphere, with scenic views and exceptional service.
A photo of Screen Door - Pearl District restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pearl District
Booked 66 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 Bellpine at The Ritz-Carlton Portland restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 40 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.
A photo of Arden restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northwest Portland
Booked 19 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 38 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 25 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 Noble Rot restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Northeast Portland
Booked 13 times today
Noble Rot, located in Portland, has been highly praised by its patrons for its extraordinary American cuisine. Many reviews highlight their unforgettable dishes, such as the onion tart and chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, as well as the innovative presentation. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience, providing a twist to the usual with each dish. Their creative menu, combined with a well-curated wine selection, makes for an impressive dining experience. They also prioritize locally sourced ingredients, even growing their greens in a rooftop garden. Patrons commend the excellent view of downtown, friendly staff, and creative food presentations, making it a must-visit for lovers of good American cuisine.
A photo of Olympia Provisions Southeast restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Southeast Portland
Booked 25 times today
Olympia Provisions Southeast situates itself as an exceptional dining establishment in Portland, praised for its Contemporary European cuisine. Patrons of the establishment commend its deviation from traditional American breakfast, offering European-inspired dishes that "dance in your taste buds." Customers also appreciate the eatery's attention to detail, noting that the management and staff are meticulous and conscientious. The restaurant is also renowned for its charcuterie board, described by many as "unmatched" and "superlative." Other dishes, such as the pork pistachio pate and steak tartare, have been highlighted as standouts. The establishment has been consistently lauded for its great service, ambiance, and notably, its wine list, which is considered "superb" and "chosen with care."
A photo of Jake's Grill - Portland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 24 times today
Jake's Grill in Portland stands out as a classic steakhouse, renowned for its exceptional food, wine, and service. The restaurant maintains an old-school charm and offers a selection of delectable steaks that have been highly praised in numerous reviews. Its unique ambiance, located in the heart of downtown, provides a perfect setting to indulge in their highly recommended bread pudding dessert. Friendly and efficient service, coupled with an atmospheric setting, clearly places Jake's Grill amongst the best steakhouses. Its consistency in delivering great food and service has made it a favorite spot for many, whether for business lunches, brunch, anniversary celebrations, or just a regular meal out.
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