About Huber's Restaurant

Established in 1879, Huber's is Portland's Oldest Restaurant. It was originally called the "Bureau Saloon". Mr. Huber was involved from the beginning as a bartender, bought out the original owner then changed the name to Huber's.
In the old days if you bought a drink you got a free turkey sandwich. This is how the turkey tradition started. Today Huber's cooks 150 lbs of turkey a day. It's Thanksgiving everyday at Huber's serving a traditional turkey dinner every day. We also serve Certified Angus Beef and fresh seafood. Huber's is also known for its famous Spanish Coffee. The drink is made table-side with great fanfare. It's is a lot of fun and very tasty. Come in and enjoy Old Portland at its best.

411 SW 3rd
Portland, OR 97204
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30 Am - 4:00 Pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 Pm - 12:00 Pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00 Pm - 1:00 Am, Sunday: 4:00 Pm - 11:00 Pm

Cross Street:
Stark Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 228-5686

Website:
http://www.hubers.com/

Catering:
Huber’s offers full service catering for any event. Wedding receptions, trade shows, plated dinners, buffets and cocktail parties.

Parking Details:
There is metered parking around the restaurant. One must pay until 7 PM after which all the metered spots are free. There is a pay to park lot across the street from the restaurant which is usually 4 dollars after 5 PM.

Public Transit:
The light rail train(MAX) stop about 3 blocks from Huber's. Get off at the Oak Street station then walk 3 blocks west to 3rd Ave. We are just off Stark St. on 3rd Ave at 411 SW 3rd.

Executive Chef:
Julius Baliola

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Huber's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (41)
Handcrafted Cocktails (38)
Special Occasion (37)
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Authentic (33)
Good for a Date (33)
Vibrant Bar Scene (29)
Bar Seating (27)
Fun (27)
Happy Hour (25)
Casual (24)
Business Meals (20)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Good for Groups (19)
Great for Lunch (19)
Cozy (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
People Watching (14)
Late-night Find (13)
Romantic (11)
Seasonal (11)
Hot Spot (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Afternoon Coffee (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Healthy (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Kid-friendly (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Great Beer (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Scenic View (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Portland)·Dined 2 days ago

Oldest restaurant in PDX! Classic menu, lots of food options, most of which (but not all) are top notch. Love watching a Spanish coffee being made. The noise level however was louder than any restaurant I've been to in a very long time--I could not hear my grandmother sitting across from me at all.

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined 2 days ago

Our service was horrible. I believe our waitress didn’t put our order in right away as we waited over an hour for our food!

Tags: Cozy
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined 2 days ago

Great service awesome food

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 (Portland)·Dined 2 days ago

Restaurant was practically empty, but we still waited almost 40 min for our food. Our server was nice, but she was absent a lot, which was surprising considering how few other diners were there. Food was lackluster. I was disappointed. This isn't the Huber's I remembered.

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 (Portland)·Dined 4 days ago

We went to Huber’s before the Blazers game. I had a yen for turkey. Their $22 special (soup/salad, turkey and a choice of dessert) was the selection for two of us. The soup and turkey were great, but I was disappointed in the bread pudding which was dense and cold. I ended my meal with their signature Spanish coffee (still a great after dinner drink). We sat in the bar which was jammed due to happy hour. All-in-all a good but not great meal experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Fun, Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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·Dined 6 days ago

Huber's is a Portland gem; one of the oldest restaurants in Portland and amazingly, one of the best. Great service, the turkey is perfect (after 100+ years, they obviously know what they are doing)! Two bar areas, lots of space... There is a rumor that the restaurant could possibly be closing in the coming few years, GET IN HERE NOW!!

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Healthy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 16, 2018

It was a good experience, although, it was not up to its' usual standards.I guess that is to be expected on a Tuesday night when the A team is probable off.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We had reservations for a party of six. I was impressed that the restaurant called to confirm on the day of our reservation (most do not) and we were also seated early in a nice roomy booth. There was absolutely no wait. The wait person came over right away and was very attentive the entire evening (we actually closed down the place) and she was so nice. Loved how they made their signature Spanish coffee. It was quite the production and it was well worth the extra tip. We only ordered appetizers but they were VERY tasty! The spinach and artichoke dip was awesome and we kept sending her back for more. The clam chowder was better than I have tasted in a long time and she ended up getting a bowl for everyone at the table. The only downside is the food is a little on the pricey side even with appetizers, so pay attention to what you order. Our rounds of appetizers and drinks came close to $200. Other than that, I would heartily recommend Huber's. It has a great atmosphere and ambiance. Next time I visit Portland, I will definitely head that way.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Hubers has always been in my restaurant repertoire but its been a while since I visited. I kicked off my birthday celebration month there, so much fun noshing on appetizers (you simply MUST HAVE the spicy prawns! but not on a date, lots of garlic) and downing Spanish Coffees. John was our man that nite and he's always fun to chat with. Hubers is a classic gem and I always look forward to visiting!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Romantic, People Watching, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

My wife and I had dinner once before in the front of the restaurant and the service, food and atmosphere was perfect. We were excited to return and brought our family in for our daughters birthday. Sadly we were seated in the back area which was very loud, the server, she was less than aconidating or friendly, and the meals were simply adequate. We will go again as I support restaurants that have a history to tell as it adds to the ambiance. I will request a table in the front room and a server that has been with the restaurant awhile.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 8, 2018

We had an evening of contrasts: the calamari was dry and tasteless but the roast turkey dinner (a specialty) was delicious. Our server was a bit pushy and loud but the gentleman who made our Spanish coffees was great (we recommend the Spanish coffee for both presentation and taste). The hostess messed up our reservation, made multiple excuses and then denied what she said, but the manager on duty was friendly and very professional. Despite the disappointments, we enjoyed our meal. Huber’s is a solid bet for comfort food and a cozy dining room. The bar is larger and louder, which can also be fun.

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·Dined on January 8, 2018

It was my aniversay and wanted to have a nice dinner with my wife before blazer game. I made reservations. We seen that a booth was open and asked for it, but was told it was reserved.
It took over an hour for our dinner, only seen the waitress maybe twice in that time.
She didn't ask if we needed anything else. Brought us the check while we still were eating and didn't show us desert menu. I really enjoyed the Spanish coffee and the over setting. Maybe just a better waitress

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Nice wait staff, but extremely slow service. Expensive overall for the quality.

Tags: Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

I had a great time at this historic location. The antiques and old style architecture made for great conversation.

Tags: Quick Bite, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Business Meals, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The best fish and chips in Portland . Our search is over.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

My husband and I had a wounderful time. I had my first spanish coffee, wow it was good. I also had a second one. I would come back for the coffee.

Tags: Seasonal, Healthy, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food. From comfort food to unique creations, the food was fabulous. The restaurant has interesting features and history. The barkeep made excellent drinks. Yet, the main event is watching the making of the Irish coffee, and drinking afterwards. I will definitely come again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Huber’s never disappoints! Loved the smoke salmon fettuccini and the steak melts in your mouth

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our friends had a less than stellar Christmas so we all went out to Huber's to celebrate and be with them. They said that the experience made it feel like Christmas to them and were very grateful. The food and drinks were also excellent, especially the Spanish Coffees (yes plural) we had. Thank you.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Really disappointed in the food and the service. Our waitress was very dismissive and uninformative. The person who filled our waters spilled water and ice and left it for us to clean up. The food was bland, way under seasoned and some of our food was cold. We were so excited to go to one of the most iconic restaurants in Portland to celebrate our son and daughters birthdays - a yearly tradition. Unfortunately it was a big let down for all of us. I left a review on Yelp along the same lines as this review and the manager at Huber's did respond and asked for a call back so he could hear more details. It was a very nice call - he was apologetic and concerned that we didn't have a good experience. It shows that they care which goes a long way with me. However I doubt we will return as it was very expensive and we aren't willing to gamble that it was just a fluke and a rare bad night for them.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

I’ve loved Huber’s since first eating there 35 years ago. The turkey is great, of course. But they do a fine job with steaks and fish as well. Great service, great history, a great story, and very good, straightforward food. I’ve eaten there dozens of times and enjoyed every one.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fun, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We love Huber's and have eaten there for many years. We planned our most recent meals with friends, who are also long time customers. The food was excellent, the service excellent and Huber's is always charming, BUT the noise level was beyond "energetic." It was mind-numbing, making conversation almost impossible. I'm not sure what you can do about customers who think they are at a football game. It was a holiday weekend night and seemed more crowded than normal and that may have escalated the noise. Perhaps you can put cards on the tables reminding people to use their "inside voices." I feel for your staff, who must go home with ears ringing.

Tags: Business Meals, Seasonal, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Yummy Thanksgiving meal all year round, delivered in quirky old building...only in Portland. A classic.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Authentic
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The traditional Spanish is classic, but Iced Spanish Coffees are the bomb!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Really a great place. The vibe is loud but not from music, it is loud because of all the lively conversations going on at all of the tables. Very good food, not experimental in anyway but solid basic American/Continental Cuisine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, People Watching, Fun, Good for Groups, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food as usual. Unfortunately we had to sit up front next to the drafty front door. About froze us every time someone came in. We prefer that seating in the back of the restaurant.
Molly was wonderful!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Huber's is a Portland institution and provides comfort food, both literally and figuratively. From the complete turkey dinners to the Spanish coffees, you know exactly what you're going to get at Huber's. They're good at what they do, very reliable, very consistent. Unfortunately, the same can not be said of their service.

For a recent family holiday meal, we made a reservation and were seated promptly upon arrival. However, after over 30 minutes of waiting the only thing we had on the table was water. I realize that it was a busy evening after the holiday--I can handle that. What I can't handle was the indifferent, apathetic waiter who finally showed up to take our order and made us feel as if we were an inconvenience as opposed to patrons. I've been coming to Huber's periodically for years and everyone can have an off night. Will I give the restaurant a second chance? Absolutely. But there are a lot of other great restaurants in the area that will also receive my consideration.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

I knew that it was the oldest restaurant in Portland and I heard about the turkey dinner being served all year. What I found was a warm setting, excellent staff and the best darn turkey dinner I have had in too long. It was a special occasion in a special place.
And...so helpful when we tried to get a cab on a snowy night.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

I had made reservations for a party of 4 assuming we would be seated in the dining area. We were instead seated in the middle of the bar where the noise was absolutely deafening and the service from the hostess and waiter were subpar. The person making the Spanish Coffees was the only bright spot of the experience. He was exceptional. Unfortunately we were not offered second rounds by our waiter, etc. We were hoping to give out of town guests the best of Portland as we had previously experienced at Huber’s. Unfortunately it fell drastically short.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We made our reservation well in advance and asked for a table in the dining room instead of the bar, however we were seated in the bar in the middle of the room. It is excessively loud and tight quarters in the bar, especially in the center of the room. If we couldn't be seated in the dining room then a both on the side would have been appreciated. This has happened a couple of years in a row now and I doubt we will schedule our celebrations here again.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Authentic, Business Meals
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Treated some special friends to dinner for their Holiday gift and we had a wonderful time.
Fabulous service and wonderful food..... and of course the Spanish Coffee was amazing as always !

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Yet another 5 star experience at Huber's! Great service, great food and awesome atmospher3.

Tags: Seasonal, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great historical building. Consistently great food, service and atmosphere. Some go for the Spanish coffee, I go for the turkey legs!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, People Watching, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

The BEST Spanish Coffees!! Great service and delicious food. The best atmosphere!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, People Watching, Casual, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

The Spanish Coffee wasn't for us, but the Turkey Meal is delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Birthday for a friend

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great place to take in some portland history and people watching. Drinks are worth trying and entertaining. Food is all good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Actually we end up not eating there. When we arrived the hostess told us to go the bar to be seated and we did and it took forever for someone to seat us. When we were seated we against a wall next to a very large party which made it very crowded and load but my coat actually had to be hung by my face and we sit there for about 15 minutes and we didn't get menus or even noticed so we left. It was our anniversary and we wanted a nice meal and quite. We know it's the holidays. We have plenty of meals at this place and the food is good. But we did make reservations two weeks in advanced so to tell feel like you don't matter is not going to get a dime from me. We went another place and had a fantastic meal. So it all worked out.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Birthday complete with cards and free dessert from proprietor! Super fun!

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Downtown location is great.

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