Discover the Best New Restaurants in Portland

The OpenTable Team

One of the hippest cities in the world, the Oregon hub of Portland likes to "keep things weird". That they do with its arts scene, creative eateries, and quirky culture - unique enough to earn its own sketch comedy show, Portlandia! The best new restaurants in Portland drive the city's cool vibe, delivering a wide array of creative dishes with influences from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Portland heading out to when they're looking for a new place to eat? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know Portland diners to put together this list of the coolest new spaces in Portland. From local beer and burger joints to cool pizza places and upscale restaurants, the best new restaurants in Portland have something for everyone. Grab a table in Portland tonight and enjoy!

Restaurants:The Star Portland, The 1905, Gustav's Pub & Grill - Tigard
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Pizzeria, Pizza Bar, German
Neighborhoods:Pearl District, North Portland, Tigard

The Star Portland

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Pearl District
135 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

This celebrated pizza spot is one of the best new restaurants in Portland. It's the spot to go in town for both deep-dish and thin-crust pizza, served in a relaxing and welcoming P...

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82% recommended
Good for Groups in Portland
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The 1905

$$$$·Pizza Bar·
North Portland
138 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

The 1905's tagline reads “Eat Pizza - Drink Booze - Listen to Jazz.” Sounds pretty good, right? This intimate spot in the heart of Portland's North Shaver neighborhood is one of th...

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98% recommended

Gustav's Pub & Grill - Tigard

$$$$·German·
Tigard
237 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion

The nearby town of Tigard offers one of the most unique and most fun new spots in Portland. Gustav's is a traditional and lively German favorite spot for great beers, great good, a...

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88% recommended
Good for Groups in Westside

DEDIKo

$$$$·Georgian·
Vancouver
92 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic

The nearby city of Vancouver (the one in Washington) is one of the best new restaurants in Portland. It features one of the more intriguing styles of cuisine in the Pacific Northwe...

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97% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Portland / Oregon

Vaux

$$$$·American·
Pearl District
15 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients

An upscale restaurant in Portland's fast-rising Pearl District, Vaux is inside the Canopy Portland hotel. One of the best new restaurants in Portland, Vaux boasts a creative menu f...

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83% recommended
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OK Omens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Southeast Portland
256 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

The newest creation from celebrated chef Justin Woodward, OK Omens is one of the best wine destinations in Portland. A welcoming and green spot off of Southeast Hawthorne Street, O...

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95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Portland / Oregon
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