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About Portland City Grill

The Portland City Grill.
Enjoy spectacular views at Portland's most popular restaurant, offering USDA Prime steaks, fresh Hawaiian Pacific Coast and Alaskan seafood prepared with classic, Northwest, island, and Asian influences. Fabulous views of downtown Portland and the Cascade Mountains. Our complete sushi menu features traditional sushi, sashimi, and a broad selection of classic and contemporary rolls. **Please note: OpenTable.com online reservations are for our Main Dining Room only, not for our lounge. If you are requesting a table for a special Holiday Buffet or in one of our Private Dining Rooms, then you must make those reservations by phone. No reservations for lounge seating.

111 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT RESERVE WINDOW TABLES. THEY MAY BE REQUESTED UPON ARRIVAL.

HOURS:
Monday-Thursday 11am to 12 midnight (Last reservation at 10:45 PM),
Friday 11am to 1am,
Saturday 4pm to 1am.
Sunday Brunch Buffet 9:30 AM to 2 PM. Adults: $45. Children 6-12 years: $18. (Special Holiday Buffet prices subject to change)
Sunday Dinner 4 PM to 11 PM. DINING ROOM CLOSED 2 PM to 4 PM
Happy Hour Mon-Sat 4pm to 7pm & 9pm to Close, Sun Noon to 11pm.
Lunch Hours: Mon-Fri 12-4 PM No lunch on weekends.
Dinner Hours 4 PM to close nightly
Open all Major Holidays-
PLEASE NOTE: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day Holiday Buffet reservations cannot be made through Open Table-please call for reservations and menu details.

Please Note: OpenTable.com online reservations are for Dining Room only. Happy Hour is ONLY available in the lounge for guests 21 and over, open seating-no reservations.

Cross Street:
Burnside

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 450-0030

Website:
http://portlandcitygrill.com/page/home

Entertainment:
Enjoy live piano performances in our lounge from some of Portland's finest players nightly from 6 to 9pm.

Catering:
Our banquet facilities can cater to your specific needs ranging in size from 12 to 100. We offer a full range of menu choices. Let our sales department help cater your next event and make it a success.

Our Chef's Table is an elegant private room with sunset views and is located in our kitchen where you can watch the excitement as you enjoy an intimate gathering for groups up to 14 people.

Take a virtual tour online at portlandcitygrill.com.

Parking Details:
Parking is available under the building entering from SW Pine. Validation for 2.5 hours. If, your vehicle is over 6' additional parking is provided across the street at Unico Tower Parking on SW Pine between 4th and 5th Ave.

Public Transit:
Public transportation is available via Max Transit system and Tri-Met.

Executive Chef:
Amanda Sullivan

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Valentine's Day Romance Event
Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day Sunday Buffet Brunch
Thanksgiving Holiday Buffet
Christmas Day Holiday Buffet
New Year's Eve Party

Call for details.

Private Dining

We have several rooms with breathtaking views that can accommodate small groups, and can open up to accommodate groups of up to 200 cocktail style.

Portland City Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (201)
Special Occasion (197)
Good for a Date (189)
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Romantic (164)
Good for Anniversaries (146)
Good for Birthdays (114)
Happy Hour (84)
Business Meals (69)
Bar Seating (66)
Vibrant Bar Scene (66)
Notable Wine List (62)
Handcrafted Cocktails (61)
Worth the Drive (60)
Creative Cuisine (55)
Good for Groups (53)
Hot Spot (50)
Fit for Foodies (47)
Cozy (46)
Fun (45)
Quiet Conversation (42)
Pre/post Theatre (37)
People Watching (37)
Late-night Find (33)
Seasonal (31)
Sunday Lunch (30)
Waterfront (29)
Authentic (28)
Great for Brunch (26)
Great for Lunch (26)
Neighborhood Gem (24)
Casual (23)
Comfort Food (21)
Live Music (19)
Tasting Menu (19)
Healthy (17)
Local Ingredients (14)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Disabled Access (4)
Great Beer (4)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
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 (Seattle)·Dined 2 days ago

We've been her numerous times and this was the first time that service was off. One of our dishes arrived cold, which needed to be sent back, and seemed like every server disappeared for several minutes. Usually much better service, food was great, and we'll definitely return.

Tags: Scenic View, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 2 days ago

Love the views! Beautiful setting and staff was great!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Great service, great ambiance and excellent food, made our wedding anniversary even more special!

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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and a wonderful view of the Portland skyline. The steaks are done to perfection.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

AJ was one of the best servers I have had! He was knowledgeable about both the food and wine. He was kind and caring and a lot of fun to talk with. When we go back I will definitely ask to sit in his section! Oh the food was delicious and the view beautiful! Thank you for a great evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 3 days ago

We had a great anniversary dinner we were very pleased thank you so much we will surely return

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Anchorage)·Dined 3 days ago

The steaks were perfectly prepared and seasoned and the creme brulee was done exactly right! Great service, portions and menu options. Our only complaint was the noise level, but a restaurant this good is bound to be crowded. Make a reservation and check this place out. We highly recommend.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

Celebrated my wife’s birthday here. Since it was a Friday night, the place was pretty busy and moderately noisy, but the atmosphere was still nice, and the view is always great.

We both had the 10 oz. Wagyu steak, and it was fabulous. Mine was medium, hers well-done (and delicious), and the green beans had a light lemon-butter sauce on them. Baked potato could have had more butter and sour cream, and the bread was just average. But we enjoyed the steak so much that we didn’t mind. And our Cabernet (H3 from Columbia Valley) was good too.

Despite the expected crowd on a Friday night, we enjoyed our dinner date and left satisfied. We don’t get here often, but we always love it when we do!

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Fun, Quiet Conversation
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 (Portland)·Dined 4 days ago

Very excited for treat my daughter to a 5 star meal for her birthday and the Portland City Grill did not disappoint... it was great and I bet they do it every night

Even though the Grill is a top notch steak house we were in the mood for seafood and it was exceptional, starting with a deluxe sushi roll and cocktails, then entrees'... smoked pallea and crab stuffed halibut, with a botrle of French Riesling...perfect

A thoughtful birthday moose with a candle made it complete,

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (Portland)·Dined 4 days ago

Great atmosphere and view. All staff are very pleasant and the food is excellent.

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

City Grill is just great. Love going in small groups and sitting next to the windows for the view and the food is outstanding.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 15, 2018

I love this place. I had only been here before in the evening so I didn't see the spectacular view other than the lights. It was a clear beautiful day and you can see all of Portland including the beautiful mountains. We started with some cocktails which were delicious then onto salad and the entree which were a great option for lunch. I would strongly recommend this to anyone who wishes to really enjoy a meal. The food, ambiance and service were fantastic.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

Overall was good but bartender gurl was a b*tch seems like she a ruff day

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2018

A very nice experience. My wife had salmon which was great, I had lamb which was tough and overly seasoned with fennel. Overall it was an okay experience. Service was very professional.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Delicious food, excellent service, a window view of the city...tipt top! I hadn't been to PDX City Grill in about 12-15 years, and it was a DELIGHT to return and have such a wonderful dining experience. Loved it, will come back much sooner than 12-15 years (!), and will recommend it to my friends. Thank you for offering such a great Sunday evening!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Fun, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Dad’s 65th birthday

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Delicious food, superb service, view is gorgeous! Will definitely be back!!

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 14, 2018

With a formal restaurant on one side and a bar/lounge on the other, The City Grill is a wonderful place for many occasions: we took our daughters to dinner at the restaurant and had an incredible view of the Wilammette, the city & Mt. Hood. Dinner was pricey but very good. At the end, they got a special dessert. They lived it.

I’ve taken out of town friends here to the bar and it is much less expensive and the food is great. The views are beautiful and when the pianist is there, it’s quite an elegant experience!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Live Music, Bar Seating, Waterfront
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Every thing was awesome From the food to the waitress it was great. Looking forwardtaking the rest of our family for a visit

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Scenic View, Happy Hour
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Great food, great service. Waitress did a great job keeping track of time for us to go to the symphony after dinner. Only miss is on the wine list - need to have Lady Hill wines from Oregon in the NW Red offerings.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

It was my wife’s birthday. Excellent food excellent view

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·Dined on January 14, 2018

The overall experience was good, I would highly recommend More menu options

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Cozy, Late-night Find
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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great view and location. Our waitress was excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Excellent food, excellent service, nice surroundings, great view. Back soon.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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·Dined on January 10, 2018

Always great food & service

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·Dined on January 9, 2018

Went to Portland City Grill for an anniversary. The restaurant was mostly empty but we were still seated close to a very very loud table, which was annoying since we were the two occupied tables on that side of the restaurant. The server prioritized the loud table over us and we had to wait a little time just to get a little service. In the end as the other table was finally leaving we finally got better service and he waiter paid attention to us again. Overall it was a good experience but I wish the other table hadn’t been so obnoxiously loud or that we had been seated further away from them to receive better service.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 9, 2018

It was good, real good, uh huh, uh huh

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Food and service was outstanding

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Second time coming here and the second time they mixed up my steak with another customers. Waiter took care of the situation but still got a bad stomach ache after taking a bite out of a raw steak. Could improve on making sure the customer gets what they ordered.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

PCG delivered big time. The table was decorated for the birthday celebration i had reserved and the service was impeccable. The seasonal entree menu was fantastic as was the beautiful dessert.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Appetizer sushi deluxe roll absolute best, honestly could have just settled for that as a meal, expensive but fair in portions and view and atmosphere certainly made it worth it. Also had the salmon, very fair portions and honestly should have split (especially including bread, drinks and appetizer). Absolutely delicious!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Food was excellent; staff superb. Perfect environment to see the city views.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

I had a hard time reading the menu, lighting was way to low.

Tags: Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch
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 (Boise)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We went to celebrate my daughter’s 25th birthday. Upon arriving, the hostess was less than cordial and couldn’t seem to be bothered to answer our questions. We were told that 5 people can’t be seated at a window table, which I understand, but she assured us it was a nice table. It wasn’t.
The food was good and the waiter was kind if a little hurried.
Overall I was disappointed as I was expecting so much more.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent dining experience. The service was professional yet friendly. A menu with wide varieties was offered, and the food was prepared with the changes we requested. Overall a fine evening. I have dined there before and will continue to do so.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Fun, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This place is worth every cent-unbelievable food, wine, and service, 30th floor with a spectacular view of the city, the whole experience is fabulous and so memorable!! -my husband and I LOVE this place and it’s now our once a year treat while in Portland visiting family💓

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Frequent diner there usually 110% great service but this was the first time the service was utterly terrible. The waiter was very rude and inconsiderate, the water man ended up taking care of us better.

Still great food and view though!

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Overall good food however, one of the bartenders was quite rude.

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·Dined on January 2, 2018

We went for an anniversary and they had confetti on the table & a dessert with "happy anniversary" piped. Our server was fantastic, though we ordered a cheese plate that was never brought out. Overall great cocktails and entrées (steaks, pork double chop, and chicken with prosciutto/goat cheese are great!).

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 2, 2018

One of my favorite places in Portland! Great rib-eye with a perfect view of Portland!

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