Portland's Most Iconic Restaurants

The OpenTable team

Seasons change, trends come and go, but these restaurants have withstood the test of time—and have become integral parts of the Portland dining scene. Here are Portland’s OpenTable Classics: the places that continue to excel after 10+ years. There’s a reason they’re still around: they keep giving us a reason to come back.

Restaurants:Andina, Jake's Famous Crawfish, Jackrabbit
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Peruvian, Seafood, American
Neighborhoods:Pearl District, Downtown

Andina

$$$$·Peruvian·
Pearl District
7,870 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
While you’re in Portland, take a little detour to Peru by way of Andina. They’re serving up colorful and exotic versions of Peruvian classics, and have super fresh ceviches and pulRead more
95% recommended
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Jake's Famous Crawfish

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
5,777 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Jake’s Crawfish is definitely famous. They’ve been around since 1892 as part of the McCormick & Schmicks family of restaurants (along with Jake’s Grill, also on this list), and ZagRead more
94% recommended
Seafood in Portland / Oregon
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Jackrabbit

$$$$·American·
Downtown
788 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Celebrity chef and meat master (as well as Top Chef Master) Chris Cosentino is doing deliciously naughty things with proteins here. These four winners are available at both lunch aRead more
82% recommended
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Il Solito

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
1,460 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Their name means “the usual,” and they’re referencing those comforting dishes that you always go for when you need a food hug. The chef wanted his menu to be full of options that fRead more
85% recommended
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clarklewis

$$$$·Northwest·
SE Portland
2,171 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
When you first walk into this expansive Italian-American eatery, you’ll see a neat stockpile of wood near the entrance and an entire wall of the restaurant covered in glass-paned gRead more
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Portland / Oregon
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Serratto

$$$$·Italian·
Pearl District
1,541 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
If you like European food, but can’t choose a favorite, the answer for you lies in Serratto’s seasonal menu that mixes together Italian, French, and Mediterranean flavors. Their inRead more
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Portland / Oregon
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Masu Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
891 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
For over a decade, this swanky Japanese restaurant has been rolling out some of the freshest, most beloved sushi in Portland. With honey lighting, lots of wood, and slightly retro-Read more
100% recommended
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Gracie's

$$$$·Northwest·
Downtown
1,836 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
With glitzy chandeliers, ornate crown molding, and deep purple banquettes, Gracie’s is glam and guests have loved it that way for a long time. This classy spot is in a category of Read more
82% recommended
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Jake's Grill - Portland

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,544 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
American food can often seem like a melding of different cultural influences, but dining in a classic grill feels like a real cornerstone of Americana, and that’s what Jake’s is ceRead more
92% recommended
Special Occasion in Portland
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Bluehour

$$$$·Modern European·
Pearl District
2,068 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
In Portland’s popular Pearl District, Bluehour has been masterfully celebrating ingredients from the pacific northwest for two decades now, with a Mediterranean-leaning menu that cRead more
88% recommended
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