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Portland City Grill

4.6
5805 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
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  • Good for a Date
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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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood, American
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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 11:45pm,
Saturday 4pm to 11:45pm.
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.
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Phone number
(503) 450-0030
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Amanda Sullivan
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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.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Burnside
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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.
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Public transit
Public transportation is available via Max Transit system and Tri-Met.
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Entertainment
Enjoy live piano performances in our lounge from some of Portland's finest players nightly from 6 to 9pm.
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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

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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

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.

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Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Serving Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner May 13th - book your holiday table today!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 5805 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.6
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4.1
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Awesome dinner. Happy anniversary sprinkles all over the table. Great window seat. Couldn't have asked for anything better!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Portland City Grill obviously has terrific views as well as having a pleasing decor. The wait staff consists of well trained professionals who are very attentive.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Very welcoming!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great place to celebrate a birthday.

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

The view is very nice and it’s a good place to take out of town guests for this reason. I was entertaining guests from out of town and was very embarrassed. The salad we ordered was awful! The server was quite rude. It was not a very busy evening and we felt very rushed. I don’t think I will return.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Food was fantastic,service was great highly recommend

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Excellent food and excellent view or city. Rack of lamb was terrific.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

I think people go there for the view. Certainly not for the food. Very disappointed in the lack of attention to detail. All the buffet plates were warm and made my salad/fruit plate wilted. Also the cold seafood on a warmed dinner plate was unappetizing. We went in the waiters station and took small plates to get condiments to share (cocktail sauce, lemons). Had to ask for spoons for yogurts day hand wipes after cracking crab. Service was good and we weren’t rushed. So it was ok but very expensive for what is offered.

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My husband and I frequently dine at the brunch at Portland City Grill. It’s actually one of our favorite places to go. We decided to bring my brother and sister in law to celebrate the announcement of them having a baby.
We had a party of 10, which they added 18% gratuity to our bill, which wasn’t a problem as we always tip. The problem lies in the service. We have NEVER had such horrible service. EVER! Like I said, we frequently have brunch here. Our server was Autumn. I guess since she already knew she was getting her 18% tip from our table, that meant she didn’t need to assist us with ANYTHING.
People at our table waited over 15 minuets to get juice and coffee. We had to find other wait staff to assist us, which they PROMPTLY got what we asked for. Like in less than 40 seconds. Then it literally took her 27 minuets to get our bill once we asked for it.
Sadly, it deterred our other family members from returning.
My husband and myself still love the place, however, our service was so horrible this trip, it may be a while before we return.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Our over all experience was amazing. We weren't able to get a window seat, but even though we didn't we still really enjoyed the restaurant. The food is outstanding. The fillet was extremely juicy and tender. Asparagus and mash potatoes were delicious. The complimentary bread is nice, warm and fluffy. We were celebrating our anniversary so they decorated the table for us. Also, they gave us a complimentary desert and put "Happy Anniversary" on it which was super sweet. Our waitress was extremely friendly and right now. She made sure we had our drinks and food on time and kept checking on us to make sure we were enjoying our experience. If you are visiting Portland, this restaurant is a MUST GO for sure. It's perfect for any type of celebration and special occasions.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Overall it was an amazing time and experience! 😄 Can’t wait to go back!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had not been in years and so glad we did. We opted for a light dinner from the appetizer menu and enjoyed all of the variety. Chef had a special halibut and shrimp ceviche special that was fantastic and very very fresh! We also enjoyed the California roll, Spring Rolls and steamed clams. Our waiter was wonderful, considerate of our pace, and very knowledgeable of the menu and wine list selections. People were waiting up to an hour for a window seat; we sat in the center of the restaurant and enjoyed a beautiful view without the wait.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great place to eat with a view. Very pricey $$ for what you get.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The food was so interesting and tasty!! And of course the view was unbelievable! Somehow we got a nice window seat and it made a great meal even better!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Must do if new to the city! Amazing views of the city from the 30th floor, excellent menu and top notch experience! Five star experience without any pretentiousness!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Always enjoy celebrating a special occasion here. Food was great and our family had a wonderful evening together. Great wine menu and not overpriced

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The Calamari was ridiculously good! The view was amazing and the Halibut was incredible. Other than that is was just fantastic :)

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Good view but the food was just OK.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent view. Very romantic. Great service and great food!

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The view is amazing. Service is excellent. Food is good but pricey.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Fantastic location for Sunday Brunch. Food is spectacular, as is the view. Really nice for a special occasion or just a friends get together.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Always great food. We flew in from Denver for our birthday dinner. Izzy, our waiter, by far the best we have ever experienced at any restaurant. Give that guy a raise and praise, he deserves every bit of it.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Decided to try out Portland City Grill for my husband's birthday...great choice for a celebration! Our table was decorated with birthday confetti and a signed card from the managers (plus a yummy chocolate mousse dessert at the end). Even though we didn't get a coveted window seat, we could still enjoy the view from a table one off (plus it was rainy!). The service and the food were EXCELLENT! we did get the steamer clams to start, so we were happy with the entree portions. The short ribs were divine!!! Paella flavorful and full of good stuff, and the clams were just right. Perfect start to another year!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Really good and respectful server

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Anniversary date for the wife and I. We had a great dinner and a great evening.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Was disappointed with the food. Maybe our selection wasn't good. The beef ribs were tinder but way too sweet. The lobster was so so. The duck appetizer and Caesar salad were excellent though.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Tanner was fabulous!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The service was excellent and personable, the food was almost spectacularly delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Pleasant and respectful wait staff. Also love Sunday brunch. You will be on time for any event you will be attending.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We came here for my wife’s birthday and from out of state. Nice scenic view of the waterfront. We had reservation and got their early. We sat at the bar and were given menus. I asked for a beer since the bartender never asked what we wanted. We wanted to get some appetizers, but the bartender didn’t ask if we wanted anything else. We then were shown our table by an employee. Our server was very good and checked us on several occasions. The food was good. We also were able to order some appetizers. Our seating area was perfect with a nice view of the waterfront.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Getting married in a few weeks. Went out on a date night and very much enjoyed the experience. Cost is high but so is the experience and the food is excellent!!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Wonderful service at each stage (reservations changed and were accommodated several times - thank you!) made it a special event for my dad's 73rd birthday!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The food was very good, and Service was great. As an older couple, we really appreciated the soft music, which allowed us to carry on a normal conversation without having to shout into one another's ears! We were also there to talk with the event coordinator, Stepanie, who did a great job showing us the Jefferson Room where we will have both our simple wedding ceremony as well as a luncheon reception in a couple of months. Menu choices, ability to customize for our special occasion, the lovely room, spectacular view from two sides of the room, the very moderate price for such service, and lovely surroundings made this a very easy choice to make from among many venues in the area. We are confident that everything will be just as we have planned because the staff at Portland City Grill provide professional, efficient and friendly service.

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2.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The waiter was rude which ruined the experience. The views are great and the food mediocre. Save your money and time and go somewhere else.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Relatively expensive but classy and pleasant restaurant with a superb view of Portland. Definitely request a window table if you want to maximize this experience. The service was attentive and the food was quite good-- with the surprising exception of the Wagyu steak. I ordered this to be prepared very rare (bleu) and was served a somewhat tough piece of meat which was barely pink in the center and would have to be described as well done. The server agreed with my assessment, and offered to take it back but I declined as my guests had also been served and I did not want to disrupt the flow of the meal. The wine list was extensive and reasonably priced, and we were able to enjoy a fine Argentine malbec with our meal.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Easter..was a wonderful time out with family.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Our server was delightful, knowledgeable and sincerely interested in making sure we composed and received a lovely meal. Bravo!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch. Food was ok. Drinks not great. Restaurant had a old dated feel. View was Great! 45.00 per person eggs were cold. Prime rib was very good. We didn’t feel rushed and the waiter was very nice.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Awesome food and view. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We've been to brunch several times, this was the first time for Easter Brunch and they didn't' disappoint. The food is fantastic as always with a few additional items for Easter. Instead of trying to maximize the turns on the tables, they staggered the reservations like some less expensive restaurants do not so there wasn't a mob at the buffet making it difficult to get to the food.

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