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Beast

4.8
1437 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
Perfect For:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
BEAST features the bounty of the Northwest with French inspiration in mind. A six-course prix-fixe dinner is offered five nights a week in a communal setting. The menu changes Wednesday and remains the same for the next two weeks based upon the ingredients of the season. A three-course prix-fixe brunch is offered every Sunday.

Wine pairings are available for dinner and brunch. As our menu changes every two weeks, so do they.

We politely decline substitutions as we offer a set menu only but are often able to accommodate allergies with advanced notice.

A credit card is required to secure all reservations. We have a 24-hour cancellation policy for parties up to five people and a 48-hour cancellation policy for parties of six or more. Any cancellations within the aforementioned timeframes will result in an $85 charge per person and $30 for brunch.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
French, Northwest
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 6:00 pm and 8:45 pm seatings.

Sunday Dinner: 7:00 pm seating.

Sunday Brunch: 10:00 am, 11:30 am and 1:00 pm seatings.
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Phone number
(503) 841-6968
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Naomi Pomeroy
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Private party facilities
We have one table seating eight guests, another larger table seating 16 guests, and two high-backed bar stools along our butcher block as part of our chef's counter. Partial and full buyouts are options Wednesday-Sunday. Opening the restaurant Tuesday evening for your party is negotiable as well.

Please email us with your party's details at beast@beastpdx.com to check availability.
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Private party contact
Maya Hamanishi: (503) 841-6968
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Killingsworth
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Parking details
There's plenty of parking on the surrounding neighborhood streets.
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Public transit
NE Portland, just off the corner of NE 30th Ave & Killingsworth St.
Additional
BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 1437 People Are Saying
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4.9
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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Four of us recently enjoyed dinner at Beast. I have been several times, and it has always been a superb experience, but this time was perhaps the best ever. Every dish was spectacular, particularly the green garlic and squid ink past course, the quail main course, and the dessert. (The menu is a pre-fixe tasting menu and changes constantly, so check the website when you book, but I have never had a bad dish.) We did the wine pairing and drank some very interesting wines that complemented each dish. The ambiance was quiet (unusual these days) and comfortable. (And the foodie quotes from famous people in the restroom are not to be missed!) Expensive, but worth it.

We started off with cocktails at Expatriate, Beast's companion bar across the street, which is also excellent and quite fun. Service at both Beast and Expatriate was top notch.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

One off the top 10 meals I’ve had.
If you like great flavors and interesting food you have to dine here.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was delicious, something anybody in that area looking for good food to try out. When I’m in Portland again I will definitely be coming back.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great good, reasonable prices. Definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Exceptional in every way.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

6 course dinner $125
Wine pairing for each course $50

Overall it was impressed with each dish in different degrees. Not too overwhelming more like traditional technique with a twist of something. I also really enjoyed the wine pairing that Michael brought up. Had few wines that I would never pick to pair which went so darn good.

So why 4 out of 5: garlic was repeatedly used, over salted with few things. Specially I didn't like the frontage blanc, was salty. Saltier than the cheese dish served right before that.

The best dish for me was squid ink pasta with octopus ragu and paired with LeCoste 'Bianchetto' Vino Etna Rosso.

Highly recommend. I would come back here again if I have a chance to visit Portland again.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Everything was great except for the $20 beer pairing. The tasting was only three small pours and not worth the $20.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food was delicious and thoughtfully prepared. Loved the seating arrangements - we met lovely people who shared our table but had enough privacy to hold our own conversation too. The service was attentive but not overbearing. Chef was right there with us preparing the meal so we could see what was being made. The wait staff announced each dish as it was served. The food was completely delicious - no additional seasoning required. A great experience all around.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

It was really an awesome experience. Worth the money. I will definitely go back and try the dinner menu.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Without the Charcuterie plate, Beast is nothing special. Just white noise charging way too much. We won’t ever go again.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Fabulous food, wine pairings and service.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food and service were both excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Went to Beast for Sunday brunch with my wife and I visiting from SoCal and my son and his girlfriend that live in Portland. Very welcoming as we entered the restaurant. The staff were very attentive and friendly. this was a 3 course fixed menu, each unique in presentation and taste from starting with a pastry, bacon sweet/savory combination moving on to 2 other courses, all extremely tasty and aesthetically prepared. Bottom line, really good and we all want to come back for the evening meals.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

My fourth time, always sublime.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

I'm not surprised that I really enjoyed this dining experience and I'm glad for that.
The menu was fantastic and the wine pairing (for $50 additional) was such a delicious experience. I really appreciated the waiter and sommelier's expertise/ professionalism as well. Both gave us great food and wine descriptions and everything tied together seamlessly. I'd highly recommend Beast. Especially for special occasions or celebrations.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great food served at communal tables. They catered to my GF diet pretty well.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Incredible, low-key atmosphere. Fantastic food. The menu changes frequently, but I'm sure it will be fantastic whenever you go. My wife and I had a wonderful time catching up and enjoying the incredible food. We both love scallops and were very impressed with the salt-cured scallops. Such a great surprise!

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3.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Love the setting, however was expecting more from the food. Everything was just way too salty, and it was like they were trying too hard. Nothing stood out as amazing. Some dishes, like the salad, were almost too salty to eat, yes the salad was salty. Was hoping to find a great place, that didn't happen. Maybe it was a bad night, but for $300 its not worth trying again. Wanted to love this place, but just couldn't.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Incredible food. My wife and I were gifted a dinner for two with wine pairings by a business partner, and I think I'll always remember the meal I had there. Incredible complexity, a terrific "story arc" (in a sense) of courses, and expert introductions to each course / wine by the very kind, courteous sommelier. Thanks, Beast!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Amazing! Always consistently good. First time at brunch- and not the last!

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3.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This is an incredibly special restaurant and I highly recommend it to anyone.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

One of the best fine dining experience you’ll have in Portland

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

I maybe be a bit biased as I have followed Naomi's gastronomical exploits for more than a decade, but she always delivers an exceptional meal and experience. It's a true value as well.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We really enjoyed the Beast. We felt very welcomed upon our arrival. It was our first time doing a tasting meal and it was fun to see what was coming next and hear about all the ingredients in the dishes. All the dishes were delicious, and the Bloody Mary was quite delicious.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

This was my 5 or 6th visit to Beast and oddly although it was thoroughly enjoyable, it was the lowest key menu I've eaten there. Still extremely good and well worth the value.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Beast never fails to impress. Another outstanding meal at Beast, the best we've had in the last year. Ms. P and her dream team provide some of the best food on this coast. Thank you! John and Marry

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

It’s my second time going to Beast for a special event and both times it has been REMARKABLE. Worth every penny! The food was exquisite and full of fascinating/unique flavors that I couldn’t get enough of (I could have eaten a whole meal of each dish!). The wine pairings were impeccable and the stories behind them were even better. I can’t thank the Beast team enough for making my boyfriend’s birthday so special, we can’t wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Is it possible that this place gets better over time? I think it is. There just seems to be no end to the creativity that goes into the menu, and everything is so artfully presented. I'd highly recommend the wine pairings, well worth the money for the interesting and expertly-paired wines that you get. There isn't anything about this place that is short of stellar.

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3.0Dined on February 1, 2018

Food was very good but way too expensive. Not worth the experience. Probably would not go back.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Had brunch with wine pairing. Excellent food and friendly server.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

The atmosphere and food at Beast are lovely. Great time.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

We had an awesome brunch - service was on point, and the food was perfect!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Had 2 members of our party of 6 cancel for illness and their cancellation policy is extreme.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Amazing prix fixe dinner for a group of friends. Pairings were fantastic, especially the wine. Lots of wines from less known regions that meant something to the restaurant and paired really well with the meal. Did not feel heavy or over full at the end, as I have with other multi-course dinners. Overall a really great experience

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

We went here not knowing what to expect. Yes, it is pricey but my daughter and I tasted food that we never would have ordered and it was great. The wine pairings were perfect. Great for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Awesome . Did brunch . Perfect amount of food and it was amazing!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Beast has to be the best restaurant in Portland. I have seen restaurants come and go and Beast keeps improving and getting better and better.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Everything was amazing, the food, the service. Could not ask for a better dining experience.

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

I love this place, the staff are always friendly, non-pretentious and very knowledgeable. The food is knock your socks off good and the wine pairing is spot on!

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4.0Dined on January 10, 2018

I love Beast. Plan on a 2.5 food event. You will not be disappointed.

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