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Benihana - Beaverton
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Japanese | Beaverton
Oswego Grill - Kruse Way
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Steakhouse | Lake Oswego
a Cena Ristorante
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Italian | SE Portland
Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace
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Italian | Lake Oswego
Tavern on Kruse
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Northwest | Lake Oswego
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Portland

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Brazil GrillBrazil Grill
1076 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Downtown, Portland

The only negative observation I had was the service was slow. The host did initially apologize that they were understaffed, which I appreciate knowing the expectation going into the experience. More

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Red StarRed Star
651 reviews
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American | Downtown, Portland

Service and food was great. Ahi Tuna was amazing. I'll be back soon!!!!! More

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800 Wilfs Restaurant & Bar800 Wilfs Restaurant & Bar
715 reviews
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American | Pearl District, Portland

Great food, great service and wonderful live music. More

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Von Ebert BrewingVon Ebert Brewing
25 reviews
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Contemporary American | Pearl District, Portland

Came here with a large group. We’re happy to split checks which was great More

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Hoda's Middle Eastern CuisineHoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
104 reviews
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Lebanese | SE Portland, Portland

When our visitors return to Portland, they request another meal at Hoda's. The combination of great food and friendly ambiance make it always a pleasure. More

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Willow Restaurant1. Willow Restaurant
285 reviews
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American | SE Portland, Portland

Best food experience you will ever have!! More

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Clockwork Rose Tea Emporium2. Clockwork Rose Tea Emporium
251 reviews
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Afternoon Tea | Beaverton, Westside

Beautiful afternoon tea service with cute Steampunk flair! We loved our afternoon tea service, and will most definitely be back! It was so delicious, and they clearly love tea, as they were able to describe the flavors of their many tea selections to help you choose. I would highly recommend checking this place out for a special occasion or just because! More

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The Stephanie Inn Dining Room3. The Stephanie Inn Dining Room
132 reviews
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American | Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast

The menu is limited but that way they can make what they offer really well. More

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Rosmarino Osteria Italiana4. Rosmarino Osteria Italiana
630 reviews
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Italian | Newberg, Willamette Valley

Ottimo! Absolutely delicious! More

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La Rosa - Brookswood Plaza5. La Rosa - Brookswood Plaza
41 reviews
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Mexican | Bend, Bend / Deschutes County

I love La Rosa Brookswood. Friendly staff, always fresh ingredients and quality meat. More

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Claim Jumper - ClackamasClaim Jumper - Clackamas
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American | Clackamas, Clackamas

Our friendly environment is ideal for celebrating special occasions, hosting a business lunch or gathering for a delicious meal with friends and family. Our saloons are a comfortable gathering place to relax after a day at work, to catch a game or share an appetizer with friends. The saloon menu features signature cocktails, chilled martinis, premium and ultra-premium spirits, specialty non-alcoholic beverages, an extensive wine list, and imported and American craft beers including Claim Jumper’s own Honey Blonde, Original Red Ale and IPA. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Claim Jumper offers a selection of freshly prepared items using only the finest ingredients available. Favorites include Certified Angus Beef®, fresh fish, rotisserie chicken, baby back pork ribs, fresh baked pot pie, specialty salads, wood-fired pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and more. More

Claim Jumper - TualatinClaim Jumper - Tualatin
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American | Tualatin, Westside

Our friendly environment is ideal for celebrating special occasions, hosting a business lunch or gathering for a delicious meal with friends and family. Our saloons are a comfortable gathering place to relax after a day at work, to catch a game or share an appetizer with friends. The saloon menu features signature cocktails, chilled martinis, premium and ultra-premium spirits, specialty non-alcoholic beverages, an extensive wine list, and imported and American craft beers including Claim Jumper’s own Honey Blonde, Original Red Ale and IPA. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Claim Jumper offers a selection of freshly prepared items using only the finest ingredients available. Favorites include Certified Angus Beef®, fresh fish, rotisserie chicken, baby back pork ribs, fresh baked pot pie, specialty salads, wood-fired pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and more. More

The Deck PortlandThe Deck Portland
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American | NE Portland, Portland

Welcome to The Deck! We are a seasonal floating restaurant that is located on the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon. You can enjoy great food and beverages on our fun outdoor floating decks. We offer happy hour cocktails and appetizers Monday-Friday from 11am to 6pm. Come join us for your river get-away!

We are dog friendly!More

The Happy PigThe Happy Pig
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German | NW Portland, Portland

The Happy Pig in Portland, OregonMore

The Sun Room at Salishan ResortThe Sun Room at Salishan Resort
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American | Gleneden Beach, Oregon Coast

Enjoy casual fare with exquisite ingredients and our signature wine collection. The Sun Room offers guests and locals enticing breakfast and dinner options.

Excellent casual fare for breakfast and dinner. The Sun Room is one of the most memorable Gleneden Beach restaurants. Soups, salads, sandwiches, and our signature wine collection are all available here.More

Discover Portland

If Portlandia’s eccentric humor made you anxious to visit this west coast gem, rest assured, food is no laughing matter to these folks. This quirky City of Roses, beloved for its food truck scene, is holding its own in the world of fine dining, as well. Farm-to-table is practically a religion here, so whether you’re grabbing some bar bites, coursing through a James Beard-awarded tasting menu, or sampling a unique treat from a food cart, everything will be fresh, both in style and quality. Portlandians dress casually, act friendly, and are always up to get a little bit weird… or a lot. If an open-minded curiosity takes the lead, you can enjoy devilish doughnuts, reverse happy hours, or a filet at a famed strip club. Unexpected as it may be, their options for Sushi and Thai are plentiful and flavorfully spot-on. Whatever strikes your fancy in this inventive cycling city, your taste-buds will be doing wheelies all the way home.

Discover Portland

If Portlandia’s eccentric humor made you anxious to visit this west coast gem, rest assured, food is no laughing matter to these folks. This quirky City of Roses, beloved for its food truck scene, is holding its own in the world of fine dining, as well. Farm-to-table is practically a religion here, so whether you’re grabbing some bar bites, coursing through a James Beard-awarded tasting menu, or sampling a unique treat from a food cart, everything will be fresh, both in style and quality. Portlandians dress casually, act friendly, and are always up to get a little bit weird… or a lot. If an open-minded curiosity takes the lead, you can enjoy devilish doughnuts, reverse happy hours, or a filet at a famed strip club. Unexpected as it may be, their options for Sushi and Thai are plentiful and flavorfully spot-on. Whatever strikes your fancy in this inventive cycling city, your taste-buds will be doing wheelies all the way home.