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23Hoyt

4.4
593 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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The restaurant scene in Portland is among the most vibrant and interesting in the country. 23Hoyt's crave-able menu (with the best burger in town) still fits within the realm of "gastro-pub" with familiar offerings that exceed expectations on your first bite.
The comfortable cafe, bar and dining room features several seating areas including extensive outdoor cafe tables on bustling NW 23rd Avenue, in Nob Hill, the best boutique shopping neighborhood in the city.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Northwest, Gastro Pub
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday night from 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Friday - Saturday night from 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Phone number
(503) 445-7400
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Josh Johnson
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hoyt Street
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Parking details
Easy parking is always available in the pay lot located directly behind the restaurant.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

With our two-level space, your event can be either intimate or convivial. Whether you host an event at a white-clothed table in our tree topping mezzanine overlooking the breathtaking dining room, or have a gathering at the wine table your guests will feel lightened, happy and at home at 23Hoyt.

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Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Chefs love Moms and that's why Mother's Day Brunch is so special. This year we are offering a three-course menu with options at each course. BOOK NOW!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 593 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

I’ve been there twice for brunch. Food and drink are amazing, service was sweet and attentive. My friend couldn’t eat though because no vegan options. But my food was awesome. Should have called ahead because the menu changed slightly, maybe? Highly recommend

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We have been to 23 Hoyt several times in the last year and each time had a great time and great food! We enjoyed a Saturday night out with friends recently and everyone was happy! See you again soon.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic. Every detail.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

We enjoyed a very pleasant birthday dinner celebration at 23 Hoyt. We had a great dinner and great service. Thank you for making our evening so special.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

23Hoyt is reliably great every time!

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My Family and I enjoyed a nice Sunday brunch at the venue. The $2 mimosas were definitely welcomed, along with a good selection of other libations. It would be beneficial to have a more diverse kids menu or the option to substitute portions of meals to better fit the diet needs of children.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Our party of 5 had a terrific meal on Saturday night! Our server was very attentive and made a great wine reco for us. Our food was delicious all around! We enjoyed the corn bread app, the Caesar salad was terrific, the salmon was great with the tasty sauce, and others enjoyed the chicken and steak frites. Would highly recommend 23Hoyt!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The menu was very intriguing from the cocktails and appetizers to the mains. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. I had the Wagyu tartar - followed by the gnudi (a naked ravioli if you will). Both were exceptional! My husband enjoyed the cast iron cornbread followed by the steak frittes. The steak was a little undercooked for his liking but the flavor made up for that. Overall we both really enjoyed the meal, the venue and the service.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch was wonderful!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

My husband and I went for Easter brunch and it was amazing. Andrew was our server and he is always attentive and friendly. 23 Hoyt is a special place for us, as my husband proposed to me there, 2 years ago. The food is always on point and we love how they have drink pairings that match perfectly. We really enjoy the ambiance and the staff are welcoming and super nice. We usually dine there 2-3 times per year but always hope to go more often!

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1.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Extremely disappointing! The service was slow and sporadic. The food was not interesting as described. The huevos rancheros had no ranchero sauce and were quite bland. The tortilla was not gluten free as advertised. The coffees were significantly overpriced.

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Really long wait for food to arrive. Our first course came in an hour. Our second course was 30 min later. Good thing we weren’t in a rush!

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2.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We made a reservation and ate dinner at 23Hoyt on Thur, Mar 29. Beautiful restaurant, but the food was mediocre, and the service was downright terrible. It took our server more than 10 minutes to initially arrive at our table. This guy had 0 personality, he made no effort to be polite or engaging, and he could not be bothered to tell us anything about the menu. Unfortunately, it did not get any better, as our server was MIA throughout the entire meal. I would definitely NOT recommend 23Hoyt, based on our dining experience that night.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Excellent food! Great atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

i have eaten at 23 hoyt six or so times and always come away very satisfied. I was surprised
to hear one of my guests comment this past weekend that "even the coffee was good". I do agree in an era of dark roast (bitter to me) restaurant coffee, there's is a nice medium roast.
Every item on the plate stands on it's own. An the environment lends itself to one being relaxed. The high ceiling minimizes the noise. Not to overlook one can also shop for gifts during lunch. Reminds me of shopping duty free on long haul flights of days past. Perfectly prepared food.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We came after seeing the matinee of Hamilton at the Keller. It was the first time at 23Hoyr for all four if us. The atmosphere was great, service fantastic, the menu selections were delicious. A perfect place to go after the theatre.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Been here many times and never disappoints!
Thanks much!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Always great food

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2018

We had the Portland dining month menu so I’m not sure if they adjust the portion size but we both walked away feeling hungry. It could have done with more seasoning. I might try again with the regular menu.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Food was delicious and good portion sizes. Nice selection on menu. Great that you can reserve a spot for brunch.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

This was my second trip to 23Hoyt, the first for dinner and the latest for brunch. I made a reservation for 11:30am and our party of four was taken right away. We started with the donut holes, which were heavenly (warm and wonderful with caramel). Three of us had coffee, which was only refilled upon request (actually, vigorously flagging someone down). The restaurant was not busy by any means, but it took an extraordinary amount of time for the food to get to the table. Our waitress was polite to the point that she had to be, but certainly didn't go out of her way (see coffee comment). When our entrees finally arrived, they were hot and delicious, great presentation, and nicely sized portions.

My first experience was a couple of months ago when I met a friend for dinner. The waiter we had that evening provided excellent customer service, was engaging, and frequently checked in with us. The food was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Wonderful meal...had a reservation...thw booth was awesome....great service and wonderful brunch.....great choices and wonderful mimosas....will plan to rwturn to try dinner!!!!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I loved the music they played for Sunday brunch. It was very upbeat and happy!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

First timer - great food, ambiance, and character. Excellent service - overall, we were impressed and would come again. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Our waitress was outstanding! We were very pleased with the gluten free options, and the care that the kitchen took in preparing our meal. The food was delicious!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Such a fantastic experience. Food was great! Service was perfect!

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2.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Service was far below expectations; server stated she was overwhelmed with too many tables, didn't really take care of us, acted like it really didn't matter and that she couldn't change the situation. She comped us one meal, but we would rather pay for the meal and get great service than get poor service and free food.

There did not seem to be a Mgr. on duty or anyone visiting tables that would have discovered that there was a problem with the service - a big miss on the whole front of house team.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Went with a friend for Portland Dining Month. The menu was superb, service was great, overall a terrific experience.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

I like to know what eateries are serving up before I eat out. I like to know what's in the dish? Is it a local farm, fresh, purveyor? Is it organic or using sustainable earth friendly practices? If it is meat, is it raised on a factory farm and if so I say "NO" Thanks! To me, paying a little more for higher quality ... that's inexpensive health insurance that also tastes best! Win win! So what about 23 Hoyt? Don't panic ... it's organic! How do I know? Check this out ...

Well ... on a bunch of Saturday's at the PSU farmers market, I have bumped into chef Lorenzo pulling a wagon and filling it up with organic produce? Lovely! We shop at the same organic farms. First time I bumped into Chef I asked "where you going with that wagon loaded with yummy, hearty and seasonal veggies" ... he said "23/Hoyt!" "Are you the Chef?" "Yes!" OK ... I'm there. I knew we had to go to this restaurant. So here is how our dining experience went.

For dinner we tried: 1) Gnudi which is a rolled up rich tasting dumpling with ricotta, nettle and some hedgehog mushrooms served over fava sprout pesto and sprinkled with heirloom popcorn. 2) Seared Duck Breast served with robuchon mashed potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli and duck jus. Duck source unknown? 3) Fried Chicken (NW free range) crunchy outside and moist inside served with cast iron cornbread, bacon braised and sweetened collards topped with a jalapeño honey glaze. Nice plated presentations! All exceeded our expect-taste-in's! Chef's team knows how to cook up them seasonal, farm fresh veggies with or without meat dishes.

When you step through the front door the mood is inviting. The decor is contemporary, elegant yet simple, candles, interesting plants, lots of windows, open airy space. Our servers picked up the ball and keep us moving at a pleasant pace through our dining experience. All good!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Portland March Restaurant month. Very good and great value!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food was great. The service experience was very good but slow which is what led to the 3 star rating.

Otherwise, luv 23 Hoyt!

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3.0Dined on March 7, 2018

service wa poor. Slow and inattentive staff that seemed uninterested in the restaurant. Food was ok but not up to par for the prices.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

SUBLIME.
Subtle and artistic service; more like a leader on a dining expedition than “service”.
Comforting welcoming ambience with Scandinavian charm: split wood with scent of burning wood; shadows and light with candles.
Wonderful food.
Perfect

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3.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Waitress was not attentive. The food was definitely average: a charcuterie plate that has prosciutto and spam like meat isn’t very impressive. The cheese plate was just a Brie, let’s say, an expensive Brie. With so many delicious cheeses in the world and only one is served.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Great cocktails and great food. My wife and I went here on a whim and will definitely be returning.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

23 Hoyt’s food has really gotten better (in our opinion,) over the last 6 months or so. I used to only get Burgers, now I trust the kitchen for their specials and other items on the menu, which is very welcome.
Wait staff is always attentive. The kitchen was really really backed up on Friday night- but our wait person was great, brought us out some extra items to hold us over and it made the wait ok. In addition, and most important- when our food did arrive, it was prepared with real care- the kitchen might have been backed up, but they clearly made sure every plate went out as it should have. Really appreciated!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food was amazing and the service by Aaron was excellent!

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1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This was the most awful dining experience I have ever encountered. I have never had a restaurant be as neglectful and rude as I experienced here. Right from the get go we were treated poorly, not receiving water fro over 10 minutes or bread for almost an hour. The waiter never brought our drink order, after checking our ids, saying he never remembered us ordering drinks and by the time the food arrived an hour and a half after we were seated, it was undercooked and cold. The only saving grace of this restaurant was that the manager comped our meal after we had to seek him out to relay how awfully we were being treated - no one ever came to our table to check on us. For what would have been a $200 meal, the service was the worst I’ve ever encountered and the food was subpar. I would not recommend this to anyone and will not be back.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Waiter was over the top great! Great service! We were at the Jay-Z table. Going back as long as
We get the same waiter. 👍

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