Best American Restaurants in Southeast Portland

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Best American Restaurants in Southeast Portland

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Oswego Grill - Kruse Way
(324)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Lake Oswego
Tavern on Kruse
(155)
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Northwest | Lake Oswego
Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace
(217)
$$$$
Italian | Lake Oswego
a Cena Ristorante
(288)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland
Benihana - Beaverton
(541)
$$$$
Japanese | Beaverton
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Southeast Portland Restaurants

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Southeast Portland Restaurants

Willow Restaurant
Willow Restaurant
(305)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Willow was honestly one of the best meals and experiences at a restaurant I've had in awhile! More

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Holdfast Dining
Holdfast Dining
(255)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Still one of the most fun dining experiences in Portland. Super innovative food and wine pairing with really friendly staff. More

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Castagna Restaurant
Castagna Restaurant
(762)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

This was definitely one of the best dining experiences ever! More

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Olympia Provisions Southeast
Olympia Provisions Southeast
(654)
$$$$
Contemporary European | SE Portland, Portland

Great drinks, the best sausage ive ever had. I should absolutely recommend OP! More

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Nostrana
Nostrana
(2756)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

Everything was really nice. Good food, service, atmosphere. Didn’t quite understand the policy of no separate checks for over 5 people. Would have been so easy. More than 5 people is when you most need separate checks. More

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Kachka
Kachka
(542)
$$$$
Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland

What a lovely meal, nourishing and reminiscent of my grandmother's cooking More

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Cibo
Cibo
(106)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

We stood in the doorway for a solid 5 minutes as employees passed us by over and over again until someone said - hello. We had a reservation, which was a good idea. Food was superb! More

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Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
(108)
$$$$
Lebanese | SE Portland, Portland

Just damn good middle eastern fare. Best hummous ever. More

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The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar
The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar
(719)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Food was great! Loved everything! More

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La Moule
La Moule
(403)
$$$$
French American | SE Portland, Portland

The food here is amazing. Wine pairing was perfect and we are glad we took her recommendation! More

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3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge
3 Doors Down Cafe and Lounge
(1047)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed our evening at 3 Doors Down. Great food, service, and atmosphere. We’ll be back for sure. It won’t be soon enough! More

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Yama Sushi & Izakaya
Yama Sushi & Izakaya
(316)
$$$$
Sushi | SE Portland, Portland

I love Yama Sushi. I used to live in SE Portland and it was a regular haunt. Now that I live outside the city, it's a special treat. Their Kobe beef roll is unbelievable. One of my favorite things on their menu. And I also really enjoy their house sake. Their food looks and tastes so clean. Fabulous place! More

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a Cena Ristorante
a Cena Ristorante
(2146)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

Still one of my favorite places to eat. Good cocktails and great food. Be ready to spend some money though. More

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Bergerac
Bergerac
(173)
$$$$
French | SE Portland, Portland

Excellent food, especially the pate and omelettes... truly a beautiful French restaurant! More

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Bocci's on 7th
Bocci's on 7th
(246)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

This was my 2nd visit and everybody enjoyed our evening. Love the place, service was friendly and efficient. Last time I had the Chicken Picata and loved it. This time I got the Veal Parm, not bad but definitely preferred the Picata. More

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Portofino Cafe Italiano
Portofino Cafe Italiano
(47)
$$$$
Contemporary Italian | SE Portland, Portland

Portofino is one of our favorite places to dine - a great wine list and a wonderful constantly changing menu. It is one of the few restaurants in Portland where the noise level actually allows conversation. We've had it with the off the charts noisy hipster spots. Give us prompt service, a good bar and terrific food anytime. More

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Normandie
Normandie
(3)
$$$$
Seafood | SE Portland, Portland

The service was lovely and professional and the food was on point. We never wanted for anything for long. One dish was taking awhile so the chef sent out something on the house to tide us over. It was a wonderful dining experience. More

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Studio One Live
Studio One Live
(38)
$$$$
Farm-to-table | SE Portland, Portland

Met friends for dinner & listen to live jazz. Moët & Chandon special event was going on as well. Incredible new champagne from them! We had the Ono fish special (shipped in fresh from Hawaii & paired with Frank Family Chardonnay. Awesome dish! Great night!! More

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clarklewis
clarklewis
(1973)
$$$$
Northwest | SE Portland, Portland

Always a fun evening with great food and drink. Something for everyone. More

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Bar Casa Vale
Bar Casa Vale
(61)
$$$$
Spanish | SE Portland, Portland

I’ve been twice - one brunch, one dinner, a year apart. I liked it, now I love it. We had a great meal. Every dish had stellar flavors. Our waitress was very patient and thoughtful. More

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Bread and Ink Café
Bread and Ink Café
(193)
$$$$
Contemporary American | SE Portland, Portland

Always good food, wait staff is friendly and attentive. A favorite spot for breakfast. So excited to be able to make a reservation. More

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Portland Seafood Co. - Mall 205
Portland Seafood Co. - Mall 205
(552)
$$$$
Seafood | SE Portland, Portland

Excellent experience great service and an outstanding menu. More

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Hello India Restaurant & Lounge
Hello India Restaurant & Lounge
(24)
$$$$
Indian | SE Portland, Portland

Great food and wonderful service. We had a little one with us and they were very accomodating. More

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Famous Dave's - Portland
Famous Dave's - Portland
(21)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Great service More

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Culture
Culture
(3)
$$$$
Mediterranean | SE Portland, Portland

As you enter into Culture you're enveloped on one side by the warmly lit bar guiding you into an embraced on your left by the long many pillowed bench. This embrace, like a warm hug, pulls you in, past the blue and yellow curtains , towards the corner stage. As you round the bar from the stage oh, you coming to the main dining area. The inside walls are a warm and golden with playful splashes of cool blues. Along the right is a hallway with  a Multi cultural mural. At the end of the room and to the right is the entrance to the outside veranda which can be seen through many windows along the wall. Here we are seated and then comes the food. We started with the cocktail the flour and Vine it was a tart sweet that makes you make a kissy sound oh, I love that. It was served with four grapes instead of olives. First we were served the lentil soup it was just this right side of al dente and had the right level of flavor to heat ratio. It was followed by an appetizer platter, which consisted of pickled garden vegetables that were crisp and tart and brightly colored. The tomatoes and cucumbers were cool and tasted of the garden. And the tabouli was a nice balance of Tangy and sweet. The stuffed grape leaves were delicious and beautifully made. The hummus and pita bread was a nice contrast to and, and palate cleanser from, the appetizer platter. Because now we were ready for the main course. The lamb Shawarma on a spit it took an hour and a half to cook;  I recommend calling ahead for this particular dish, but well worth it. Cameron came out and showed us how to carve the lamb and allow the slices to fall on the fries a raid beneath.  The lamb was tender  and delicious  and the fries were crisp on the outside and  fluffy on the inside .  To one side of the dish  were these delightful little falafel. More

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Pacific Pie Co.
Pacific Pie Co.
(36)
$$$$
Australian | SE Portland, Portland

Our food was delicious & we had great service. Will go again. More

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Turning Tables Bistro
Turning Tables Bistro
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American | SE Portland, Portland

Turning Tables Bistro is a pop-up brunch featuring prix-fixe, three course menus paired with cocktails, and classic vinyl spun by local DJs.

SEATING TIMES
9am – 11:00am
11:30am – 1:00pm
Depending on party size and table availability, guests may be placed with additional diners.

Please arrive by seating time to ensure service. Late parties will not be accommodated and will not be issued a refund.

EVENT TICKETS
$40 per person
Includes 3 courses and two cocktails. Nonalcoholic and vegetarian options available.

RESERVATIONS
Event reservations are not complete until tickets are purchased. Guests will be contacted for their payment information after reservations are made. A confirmation email will be sent with their table placement.
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Fukami Sushiya
Fukami Sushiya
(54)
$$$$
Japanese | SE Portland, Portland

Completely by chance amazing tasting menu. Best sushi experience I've had in my life. This is coming from a chef who has traveled all over Asia including Japan and Taiwan. More

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A Tony Starlight Show
A Tony Starlight Show
Reviews Coming Soon
American | SE Portland, Portland

The Tony Starlight Show is Portland's premier dinner and show experience. Tony Starlight Showroom is a love letter to the bygone days of live stage entertainment. Inspired by Darin at The Landmark, Sammy at The Cocoanut Grove, Dino at The Sands, Ricky Ricardo at the Copacabana, and Neil Diamond at the Greek Theater, Tony believes in putting the show back into “Show Business.” Join us for dinner and a show! All shows require pre-payment for your tickets.

Upon completing your OpenTable reservation, we will contact you to confirm your dinner preference and seat. Prices vary. Premier Dinner & Show is $70 pp (includes private table close to stage); and a Standard Dinner & Show is $60 pp.More

Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge
Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge
(16)
$$$$
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | SE Portland, Portland

Menu selection was unique and plentiful. Portions were good, food was excellent! More

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Afuri
Afuri
(27)
$$$$
Ramen | SE Portland, Portland

Great food! Have been 2x now and have enjoyed every item we've ordered. Only issue that seems to be consistent is that the temperature in the restaurant is not comfortable. It's very warm and then you start eating ramen and it gets warmer. The AC kicked on after we were done eating. Dress in layers! More

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Southeast Portland Diners' Choice Winners

Southeast Portland's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Willow Restaurant
Willow Restaurant
(305)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Willow was honestly one of the best meals and experiences at a restaurant I've had in awhile! More

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Holdfast Dining
Holdfast Dining
(255)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Still one of the most fun dining experiences in Portland. Super innovative food and wine pairing with really friendly staff. More

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Castagna Restaurant
Castagna Restaurant
(762)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

This was definitely one of the best dining experiences ever! More

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Olympia Provisions Southeast
Olympia Provisions Southeast
(654)
$$$$
Contemporary European | SE Portland, Portland

Great drinks, the best sausage ive ever had. I should absolutely recommend OP! More

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Cibo
Cibo
(106)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

We stood in the doorway for a solid 5 minutes as employees passed us by over and over again until someone said - hello. We had a reservation, which was a good idea. Food was superb! More

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Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
(108)
$$$$
Lebanese | SE Portland, Portland

Just damn good middle eastern fare. Best hummous ever. More

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Kachka
Kachka
(542)
$$$$
Eastern European | SE Portland, Portland

What a lovely meal, nourishing and reminiscent of my grandmother's cooking More

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The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar
The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar
(719)
$$$$
American | SE Portland, Portland

Food was great! Loved everything! More

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Nostrana
Nostrana
(2756)
$$$$
Italian | SE Portland, Portland

Everything was really nice. Good food, service, atmosphere. Didn’t quite understand the policy of no separate checks for over 5 people. Would have been so easy. More than 5 people is when you most need separate checks. More

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Yama Sushi & Izakaya
Yama Sushi & Izakaya
(316)
$$$$
Sushi | SE Portland, Portland

I love Yama Sushi. I used to live in SE Portland and it was a regular haunt. Now that I live outside the city, it's a special treat. Their Kobe beef roll is unbelievable. One of my favorite things on their menu. And I also really enjoy their house sake. Their food looks and tastes so clean. Fabulous place! More

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Discover SE Portland

A hallmark of the Portland dining experience is the food truck. With over 600 food trucks and a large number of independent restaurants, Portland is an ideal place to sample a huge variety of dining choices. The city shares the reputation with the rest of the Pacific Northwest as a place for local, hand-crafted beer and strong coffee. It is also a pioneer in the farm-to-table dining movement. The southeast quadrant of Portland is primarily residential. At the different gatherings of food trucks along SE Foster Road, you can enjoy burgers, organic ice cream, or a variety of Mexican and South American foods at indoor seating areas. At more conventional establishments, you can find everything from Pan-Asian dishes to Cuban delights.

Discover SE Portland

A hallmark of the Portland dining experience is the food truck. With over 600 food trucks and a large number of independent restaurants, Portland is an ideal place to sample a huge variety of dining choices. The city shares the reputation with the rest of the Pacific Northwest as a place for local, hand-crafted beer and strong coffee. It is also a pioneer in the farm-to-table dining movement. The southeast quadrant of Portland is primarily residential. At the different gatherings of food trucks along SE Foster Road, you can enjoy burgers, organic ice cream, or a variety of Mexican and South American foods at indoor seating areas. At more conventional establishments, you can find everything from Pan-Asian dishes to Cuban delights.