Hard to Get Reservations in Portland

Every day, we have hundreds of thousands of reservations flying through our system—and some are tougher to get than others. According to our data, these are the restaurants in Portland where it’s hardest to snag a reservation. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

The OpenTable team
Restaurants:Kachka, Departure Restaurant and Lounge, Willow Restaurant
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Eastern European, Asian, American
Neighborhoods:Southeast Portland, Downtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Kachka

$$$$·Eastern European·
Southeast Portland
1,161 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine

This place is wonderfully unusual for a few reasons: they serve Belarusian food, the menu was created using the chef’s mother’s recipes, they have a large variety of infused vodkas, and the decor is r...

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Fit for Foodies in Portland / Oregon
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Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,968 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies

Top Chef finalist Gregory Gourdet is cooking up delicious Asian-inspired dishes in a stunning restaurant space on the top floor of The Nines (swanky) hotel. All of their dishes—but, in particular, the...

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Hot Spot in Portland
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Willow Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Southeast Portland
422 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine

The two chefs—Doug Weiler and John Pickett—at the helm of this lovely concept restaurant, greet their guests at the top of the stairs with a smile and a handshake, before inviting them into a space in...

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Best Overall in Portland / Oregon
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Portland City Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
8,227 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic

Some of the most breathtaking 360-degree views of Portland’s skyline are from Portland City Grill’s dining room (or lounge). One of Rose City’s most iconic restaurants is (oddly) located atop a downto...

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Seafood in Portland / Oregon
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RingSide Steakhouse - Uptown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Northwest Portland
5,507 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

When you walk into this classic steakhouse that’s been operating for over sixty years—with waiters in tuxedos—you’re transported to another time. Wooden beams, a brick fireplace, and red leather booth...

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Special Occasion in Portland / Oregon
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